Peru bans genetically modified (GM) crops - 23 Jul 2011  
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The country’s Plenary Session of the Congress has put into effect an initial 10-year prohibition on the use of GM organisms. President of Peru’s Agrarian Commission, Mr. Aníbal Ovidio Huerta Díaz, expressed the need to prevent potential dangers from biotechnology.

Other Members of Congress stated their support of agricultural biodiversity.
Congratulations, Peru, on this significant step. May organic crops flourish, providing delicious and healthy plant-based sustenance to the nature-loving people of your nation.