Has the EU gone completely mad???? Update : Video added.

Please, everyone share this post. We must wake up and realise what is happening to our food (our seed) before it is too late.

Meeka's Mind

This video clip explains the importance of seeds, and seed diversity far better than I can.

This is huge, and truly HORRIBLE.

I’ve just learned the EU is trying to pass a new law that would outlaw the selling or trading of heirloom varieties of seeds. If passed, this law would benefit only the multinational seed companies – like Monsanto – while endangering biodiversity and the safety of future food production.

If this is a sign of things to come, we are all at risk, not just the countries of Europe.

http://www.realseeds.co.uk/seedlaw.html

Why does any of this matter? The answer is complicated but I’ll try and boil it down to a few key issues.

1. Farmers are currently growing crops based on a few hybrid seed varieties.

2. These hybrid seeds are owned by a few, ginormous, multinational seed companies who own the patents, and have a virtual monopoly…

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6 thoughts on “Has the EU gone completely mad???? Update : Video added.

    • Thanks for visiting and commenting. I wish I could tell everyone and we would all stand up and say, “No, we don’t want this.” But unfortunately…people are too busy to bother. This is what I find most of the time. They don’t believe it and then they don’t have the time to learn the truth.

        • Yes, apathy. You can take over a country–or control of the world’s seeds–while people are taking care of more ‘important’ stuff like mowing their law, waiting in line for the next generation of gadgets or watching stupid reality shows.

          • Yup. I care a lot and yet… I looked away for 2 years. No reality shows or gadgets but it’s the same difference. I really hope this march against Monsanto makes a few more people sit up and take notice.

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