Farmers union protests genetically modified alfalfa in eastern Canada

| October 26, 2012
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The discourse surrounding a new genetically modified crop is heating up. The National Farmers Union is protesting the possible
introduction of genetically modified (GM) alfalfa into eastern Canada, saying the crop jeopardizes the entire organic farming industry. On Wednesday around 100 protesters gathered in Kitchener, Ont., shouting “no way to GM hay!” as members of the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) held a workshop to discuss GM alfalfa.

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