BREAKING: European Commission to criminalize nearly all seeds and plants not registered with government
| (NaturalNews) A new law proposed by the European Commission would make it illegal to “grow, reproduce or trade” any vegetable seeds that have not been “tested, approved and accepted” by a new EU bureaucracy named the “EU Plant Variety Agency.”It’s called the Plant Reproductive Material Law, and it attempts to put the government in charge of virtually all plants and seeds. Home gardeners who grow their own plants from non-regulated seeds would be considered criminals under this law.
The draft text of the law, which has already been amended several times due to a huge backlash from gardeners, is viewable here.
“This law will immediately stop the professional development of vegetable varieties for home gardeners,
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Posted on May 8, 2013, in Europe & EU, Fascism, Food Security, Law & Government, Reblogged. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.
Sounds horrific, but it will never work. Nature can not be patented and no amount of scrutiny will ever be able to classify every single seed or keep a watch on every rebel-gardener.