Last spring, thousands of dead honeybees were laid on the steps of the Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to raise awareness of the growing numbers of bee deaths in Poland and worldwide. Over 1,500 beekeepers, increasingly concerned that both agrochemicals and GMOs are playing a significant role in destroying bee colonies, joined members of GMO Free Poland to protest. As a result, Marek Sawicki, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, announced that he had set in motion a ban on GM maize, the only licensed GM food crop in Europe aside from ...


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