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on January 3, 2016 in World News

Venezuela Passes Law Banning GMOs, by Popular Demand

Farmer, Cooperativa Aracal in the State of Yaracuy. Credit: Fred Mills Venezuela Passes Law Banning GMOs, by Popular Demand by William Camacaro – Frederick B. Mills – Christina M. Schiavoni The National Assembly of Venezuela, in its final session before a neoliberal dominated opposition takes the helm of legislative power on January 5, passed one of the most progressive seed laws in the world on December 23, 2015; it was promptly signed into law by President Nicolas Maduro. On December 29, during his television show, β€œIn Contact with Maduro, number 52,” Maduro said that the new seed law provides the… View Article

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