Across the pond

News from the UK about genetically modified wheat. Thanks to the Real Bread Campaign for keeping us informed:

‘In 2010 UK farmers grew enough wheat to cover an area 90% the size of Wales. But this spring Rothamsted Research will plant an open air trial of a new genetically modified (GM) strain of wheat in Hertfordshire. It’s a solution to a problem that doesn’t exist, and a growing number of people, organisations and businesses are saying it just isn’t worth the risk.’

To read more click here 

For more on Genetically modified wheat in Canada click here and see this list of 10 reasons why we don’t want GM wheat.

And, on a less depressing note, a simple way to keep your bread fresh and lookin’ good. A reusable bread bag. These ones are handmade in England.


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