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19.03.2005 |

Half of Poland Declares Itself GMO Free

Mazowieckie Province (with capitol Warsaw),with a population of over five million, has become the sixth Province in Poland whose local authorities have passed a resolution declaring themselves a GMO Free Zone.Similar decisions were made by the boards of Podkarpackie, Malopolska (Krakow), Podlaskie (Bialystok), Lubelskie (Lublin) and Kajawsko-Pomorskie (Torun). Further, strong declarations of intent against GMO's have been made by the main farmers organisation in Donaslaskie. Together with single communities in different parts of Poland, in total almost half the Polish population are now living in an area where local authorities have declared GMO Free Zones.Another four Provinces are currently taking steps in this direction</p><p><a href="http://icppc.pl/pl/gmo/eng_index.php">Source: ICPPC</a>

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