Virtually all plants, vegetable seeds and gardeners to eventually be registered by EU government
(NaturalNews) In a 147 page proposal, ' 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 viewable here.
"This is an instance of bureaucracy out of control," says Ben Gabel. "All this new law does is create a whole new raft of EU civil servants being paid to move mountains of papers round all day, while killing off the seed supply to home gardeners and interfering with the right of farmers to grow what they want. It also very worrying that they have given themselves the power to regulate and licence any plant species of any sort at all in the future - not just agricultural plants, but grasses, mosses, flowers, anything at all - without having to bring it back to the Council for a vote." '
Given the trend towards world centralized rules and regulation and the unrelenting efforts of Monsanto and other mega agrabusinesses to control seed ownership and distribution both in the States and worldwide, the US would not be long to follow.
Have no doubts big agrabusiness is behind the move to control the world's seed markets through means of government regulation. They will persist until there is total control of your and my individual food supplies - UNLESS there's an awakening and actions taken at the local and national levels by the general population.
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