February 22nd, 2011
Nature Happens - Humans Can't Control Everything, Particularly GE Alfalfa
By Lisa J. Bunin, PhD. Organic Policy Director, Liana Hoodes and Michael Sligh, National Organic Coalition
Last week, USDA announced its decision to allow the planting of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready (RR) GM alfalfa without any ongoing monitoring or regulation whatsoever. Despite widespread consumer, farmer, and food industry opposition and contrary scientific evidence, the Agency proclaimed Roundup Ready alfalfa: “ as safe as traditionally bred alfalfa."
This is simply not true…