GM Crops Banned in 38 Countries Worldwide
Following the recent eco-friendly wave of genetically modified (GM) crop cultivation bans across the European Union, we made a decision to research which countries have decided to officially ban the cultivation of GM plants around the Globe.
This research study has caused the exploration that there is an expanding swell of government level support around the world for restrictions on GM crop farming for both health and also environmental reasons.
Thirty eight (38) countries worldwide have officially prohibited the farming of GM crops as well as only 28 really expand GM crops (the majority of which expand under 500 thousand hectares). The imagine paintinged by the Biotech industry and also the United States government that GM crops have been accepted by the bulk of nations worldwide is consequently quite clearly incorrect.
Numerous countries have actually recently begun to place in place laws to protect their populace and atmosphere from the environmental and health and wellness damages caused by GM plants.
Official GM crop growing bans:
The image on GM growing prohibits throughout Africa is unclear due to the existing pressure being placed on lots of African federal governments by the Biotech industry as well as the Gates Structure to raise enduring bans on the import of GMO seeds or GMO food aid, however two countries do still have full lawful bans on GM crop farming:.
Algeria (since 2000)
Madagascar (since 2002)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ukraine (although there is massive GM contamination in the country)