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Appalling level of GM suicides in India

Date Published: 11/11/2008

The Daily Mail has run an excellent piece on the impacts GM crops are having on parts of India’s rural community.

Thousands of farmers, its says, are dying because of the debts they accrue when their GM crops fail. And of course the ‘terminator technology’ means their only option is to go back and buy more of the same. This is a heart-rending piece.

We’re not Luddites here, but so many people saw this coming. What haven’t we yet seen coming from this appalling and unnecessary technology?