African Center for Biosafety is at the forefront of the GMO battle in South Africa

acb , the executive director of the African Center for Biosafety has been leading the battle against genetically modified organisms in South Africa. Her organization was instrumental in pushing for South Africa’s current labeling law that is in the final process.

The institute was also the to analyze and the extent of labeling fraud that is permeating the South African consumer market.

On the 15 of March 2012 the African Centre for Biosafety () published a press statement stating that the GMO testing facility at the University of the Free State carried out tests on behalf of the . Their tests revealed that South Africa’s most popular Nestle’s , Cerelac Honey was found to contain 77.65% of .

Bokomo’s Wheat Free , who assured the , that their product was GM free was found to contain 90.36% and 71.42% GM soya.

Futurelife Energy meal, a general tested 100% positive for and contained 36.13% of GM soya.

Impala maize meal, a staple in the South African diet was found to contain 66.18% .

The has lead the way in raising consumer awareness and with their in handling GMO issues in South Africa and oversees.

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ACB Media Release
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    • April 23, 2014 at 8:49 am
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      Futurelife has made the move to Non-GMO and we would appreciate you please amending this post to reflect so?

      Thank you so much

      Regards
      david

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