France Takes a Stand Against GM foods - They BAN itPARIS, March 19 (Reuters) - France's top legal authority on Wednesday upheld a government decision to ban commercial use of the only genetically modified (GM) crop grown in the country by rejecting an emergency injunction filed by the pro-GM camp.
France issued decrees banning the use of MON 810 maize seeds in February after a government-appointed committee said it unearthed new evidence of damage GM products could inflict on the environment.
Ecologists and ordinary consumers hailed the ruling, but seedmakers, including MON 810 creator Monsanto, and maize farmers lodged an emergency injunction in an attempt to overturn the ban.
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[Rob's Note: why would a fat loss expert be bringing genetically modified food stories to your attention rather than info about exercise or weight loss? because it's all about food really. Messing with what mother nature provided for us is just asking for trouble.]