gmo wheat escapes - warning labels in eu
1. GMO wheat escaped the test fields and has been found growing in Eastern Oregon by a farmer who then notified OSU, which told the FDA. This is of concern because it's the same strain that Monsanto planted a decade ago as an "experiment", an experiment that ended in 2005 after failing to get approval for growing in the US.
Since we export around half of our wheat, and other countries don't want GMO in their food this could have some pretty dire consequences for the industry, especially in Oregon where 90% of wheat grown is exported.
Also of concern is that it wasn't approved, it's not safe, and it's replicating and growing out there. What will this do to wheat as a source of food for Americans?
2. Kraft has to label their mac-cheese in EU with the following warnings:
"This product may have an adverse effect on activity and attention in children."
"GMO declaration: Made from Genetically Modified Wheat (May contain GMO)"
So where did KRAFT get their wheat? Who is growing GMO wheat? Or if no one is, are they just having to label it because our soil is considered to be GMO after all the GMO crops that have been grown in it? People forget the soil is a living thing...the whole business astonishes me!
Here are a few links:
Here is a link that might be useful: Illegal GMO Wheat