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European Commission Seeks To Criminalize Nearly All Seeds And Plants Not Registered With Government

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 1:17
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“The problem with this law has always been that the Summary says lots of nice fluffy things about preserving biodiversity, simplifying legislation, making things easier etc – things we all would love – but the Articles of the law actually do completely the opposite. And the Summary is not what becomes the law…. Nearly all varieties of heirloom vegetable seeds (Natural non-’suicide’ seeds) will be criminalized under this proposed EU law. This means the act of saving seeds from one generation to the next — a cornerstone of sustainable living — will become a criminal act.    A new law proposed by the European Commission would make it illegal to “grow, reproduce or trade” any vegetable seeds that have not been “tested, approved and accepted” by a new EU bureaucracy named the “EU Plant Variety Agency.”

It’s called the Plant Reproductive Material Law, and it attempts to put the government in charge of virtually all plants and seeds. Home gardeners who grow their own plants from non-regulated seeds would be considered criminals under this law.

The draft text of the law, which has already been amended several times due to a huge backlash from gardeners, is AVAILABLE HERE.

The United States is also on this path to deny soveriegnty

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  • Geneww1938

    Only huge organization like Monsanto register brands of seed. The non genetically modified seeds are not registered hence can not be used.
    Read “Wheat Belly” and see how the modified wheat is killing people and making the grossly overweight.

  • Anonymous

    It is to late. Maybe if you move to a non-Monsanto country.

  • Anonymous

    There are 140 pages in that EU document. But think, all the employees of Monsanto will die with everyone else. Of I forgot-many of us have “seed banks”

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