Russia going organic
Jul 15, 2015
(NaturalNews) The future of agriculture in Russia won't involve genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), says the country's Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich. In order to preserve the quality and integrity of its food supply, Russia plans to stick with growing methods that protect the soil and boost yields naturally, a move that Dvorkovich says will make his country's food among the "cleanest in the world."
Russia does not import GMOs like most of Europe currently does, nor does it grow them. Unlike the U.S., Russia has deep concerns about the safety of GMOs and has chosen to implement an extended moratorium on their use as it looks to other, safer technologies that don't come with the risk of birth defects, endocrine disruption and cancer....
The Vice President of Russia's National Association for Genetic Safety, Irina Ermakova, had this to say recently about the issue:
"It has been proven that not only in Russia, but also in many other countries in the world, GMOs are dangerous. Consumption and use of GMOs obtained in such way can lead to tumors, cancers and obesity among animals...."
With all this in mind, the American media's "Russia is evil" ruse becomes increasingly less convincing. Americans would be hard-pressed to ever have a politician stand up against GMOs like Russia's leaders have, and yet they're the "bad guys" and we're the "good guys"? Perhaps it's time for more Americans to reevaluate who's really calling the shots in the "land of the free" and what their motivation might be to vilify a country that has chosen to reject bio-piracy and uphold true, free-market agriculture in the interest of public health and national sovereignty.
With freedom on life support here in America, it's good to see that some other nation has taken up the banner.
Dr. Stephen Jones