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Russia Wants to Lead the World in Organics and No GMOs


Touch the Soil News #257 Recently, Russian President Vladimir Putin told the Russian Parliament that Russia should become the world’s largest supplier of organic foods. As Putin said: “It is necessary to have a nationwide approach on the issue and also by 2020 to fully meet Russian demand for locally produced Russian food.” Vladimir Putin (63) is publically ostracizing GMO foods and striving for an organic-based farming culture in Russia. In January 2015, Putin signed the Russian Federation Code of Administrative Offences into law, which included a new article establishing liability for the violation of mandatory labeling of food products that contain GMO’s. Russia is adopting a policy of not…

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