Only Waitrose holding out now ... and I don't like their stuff.
Just have to buy 'organic'.
But Peter Melchett from the Soil Association
said: ‘The idea that there is a shortage of non-GM animal feed is
a myth peddled by companies selling GM feed.
AT LONG, LONG, LAST THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA OPENS HALF OF ONE EYE!
‘The fact is that 20 to 25 per cent of Brazilian soybean
production is free from genetic modification for the 2012-2013
crop – more than enough to supply the whole of the demand from
‘China and India soybean production is 100 per cent non-GM.’
Pete Riley from the group GM Freeze, said the retailers, ‘could
have retained their non-GM policies by increasing prices paid to
farmers, however farmers and consumers appear to come a very poor
second to profits and share dividends’.
Waitrose is now the only large retailer to have a total ban on GM
feed for chickens producing meat and eggs. It allows it for most
What a pity they didn't open it until the situation got this bad (...
but then, that's probably a part of the overall 'plot')