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Re: [GreenYes] How about some good news? GIANT CANADIAN FOOD CHAIN REJECTS CHEMICAL PESTICIDES
By curious coincidence, today's mail brings my copy of Greenpeace Magazine, also out of Toronto, which features a photo essay titled: Loblaw's refuses to label GE food:

Like most large grocery chains in Canada, Loblaws refuses to label genetically engineered (GE) foods. In addition Loblaws has blacked out 'GE-free' labels on organic foods...

H.

At 06:11 PM 03/13/2002 -0600, Stephan Pollard wrote:
http://ens-news.com/ens/mar2002/2002L-03-12-01.html

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, March 12, 2002 (ENS) - Canada's largest food
distributor has made a public commitment to stop marketing chemical
pesticides by next spring. Loblaw Companies Limited announced today that
it
will no longer sell chemical pesticides in all of its 440 garden centers

across Canada by 2003.

Stephan Pollard
Environmental Dynamics Ph.D. Program
Research Specialist, Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies
University of Arkansas
Ozark Hall, Rm 12
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Tel: (479) 575-3981
Fax: (479) 575-5218
http://www.cast.uark.edu/~sp/


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