GM feed for animals bad for environment and people – Boylan

The Sinn Fein MEP Lynn Boylan says farmers
in Ireland should move away from giving genetically modified feed to their animals.
Ms Boylan was speaking in the European Parliament which today voted against a
draft EU law that would enable any EU country to
restrict or prohibit the sale and use of EU-approved GMO food or animal feed on
its territory. Here’s Lynn Boylan.
 

Out words: own
seed

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European Parliament rejects national GMO bans – Boylan

A draft EU law
that would enable any EU country to restrict or prohibit the sale and use of
EU-approved GMO food or animal feed on its territory was rejected by the
European Parliament today. Many farmers in Ireland use genetically modified
feed for their animals. A ban on animal GMO feed could have a negative impact
on their incomes. However, the Sinn Fein MEP Lynn Boylan says Irish farmers
should avoid giving GM feed to their animals.

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EU political will there to tackle unfair trading practices – McGuinness

The Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness says
the political will exists at an EU level to tackle unfair trading practices in
the food supply chain. Ms McGuinness met the EU Commissioner for the Internal
Market this week. She called on
Elżbieta Bieńkowska to introduce laws that would
tackle unfair trading practices and enable farmers to get better money for their
produce.
 

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