Feeding current and future generations safely, 2011

Submitted by: The European Union of Women (British Section)

The National Council of Women, in Conference assembled, aware of the need to safeguard future generations around the world and the consequent obligation to ensure the protection of the entire food chain and the water, air and soil fundamental to this, urgesHer Majesty’s Government (a) to make every effort to raise awareness among farmers, food producers, supermarkets and other commercial interests, scientists and all those engaged in these areas of the long-term impact of new technologies such as genetic modification of foods and the use of pesticides and chemical fertilisers; (b) to act now to reduce waste throughout the food chain, from production and specification through to better waste management and consumer education about the issues.

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