Splitter's ultimate premise is that we Americans have "one of the safest food systems in the world," so while "kids in other
On Tuesday, the Hawai'i County Council will decide whether to form an ad hoc committee of council members to analyze GMO issues and give the council recommendations for action. Otherwise, the mayor will do the analysis in-house.
Farmers and other Ag and business people on the Big Island are in disbelief - to put it mildly - that Mayor Kenoi signed Bill 113, the anti-GMO bill, last week, without first putting together a group to research the science and investigate the serious, unintended consequences we know will result.
You can read more about the background on what's being called the Séralin affair on Wikipedia. From the Economist: But the
All of this hullabaloo about the Big Island's Hawaii County Bill 113, the anti-GMO bill - What it's really about is that we need to take a little more time, so we can be sure we are making good and informed decisions.
But it is far from clear that those who called Carvalho names and who have promised to end his political career will be detrimental
We are on the verge of forcing insidiously powerful corporations to disclose what kinds of toxic experiments they are conducting on our land and people. And this is just the very tip of what is happening on Kauai, and what is increasingly happening around the world.