Booted Out of Germany – the Ignorance that Could Destroy Your Health


Booted Out of Germany – the Ignorance that Could Destroy Your Health
By Dr. Mercola

In Germany, massive resistance to genetically engineered (GE) foods, both among politicians and the general public, has caused chemical giant BASF to close its German biotech division.

European opponents of GE foods are jubilant.

A reported 75 percent of Germans oppose genetically engineered foods, and few politicians are in favor of genetic technology.

Over there, opposed to the US, it’s actually politically risky to support it!

This explains why BASF is moving its genetically modified (GM) plant science headquarters from Germany to Raleigh, North Carolina…

According to Farmers Weeklyi:

“BASF will transfer some GM crop development to the US but stop work on crops targeted at the European market—four varieties of potato and one of wheat.

The decision, which involves a net loss of 140 highly skilled jobs in Europe, also signals the end of GM crop development for European farmers.

Bayer CropScience, BASF’s German competitor, is working on GM cotton and rice in Ghent, Belgium—but not for European markets.

“There is still a lack of acceptance for this technology in many parts of Europe—[by] the majority of consumers, farmers and politicians,” said Stefan Marcinowski, a member of BASF’s board of directors.

“Therefore, it does not make business sense to continue investing in products exclusively for cultivation in this market.” The company instead plans to focus on plant biotechnology markets in the Americas and Asia.” [ continued … http://ow.ly/9Lb8C ]

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