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At the same time, the Conservative government is bent on dismantling the Canada Wheat Board, which for decades has protected Canadian agriculture from predatory international grain conglomerates, and provided fair prices to our farmers.

And finally, the Canadian government has worked hand-in-hand with bio-tech companies to promote untested and potentially dangerous genetically engineered foods, including the extremely controversial Terminator seeds. This reckless promotion of a potentially dangerous technology only furthers the growing corporate control of our food sources, and undermines the traditional sustainable seed saving practices of farmers. The Council calls on the federal government to ban Terminator seeds, to strictly regulate genetically engineered crops, and to institute mandatory labelling of all genetically engineered foods, so that consumers can at least make informed choices when they purchase their food.

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