AUSTRALIA: Research group worries about impact of GM-free zones
The Council of Grain Grower Organisations (CGGO), an agricultural research group situated in West Australia, has expressed concern over the impact of an expected announcement by WA primary industry minister Kim Chance that the state will be a GM Free zone. CGGO chairman Bruce Piper claims that the much-anticipated decision to make WA a GM-free zone would be disastrous. He told ABC Rural News that on top of the recent US farm bill subsidies, the GM-free zoning means that local farmers "are going to become very uncompetitive in the world market".
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