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NaturalNews – PF Louis – Hawaii House Committee Passes Buffer Zone Bill To Protect Children From Agricultural Chemicals – 6 March 2015

NaturalNewss Logo-April-2014(NaturalNews) According to the biotech industry’s front group on the Hawaiian Islands, the Hawaii Crop Improvement Association (HCIA), “Hawaii has been the gateway for the future of worldwide agriculture through the efforts of our local seed industry. Virtually all of the products that our member companies sell spend some of their development time in Hawaii.”

And those member companies include Monsanto, Dow, Syngenta and DuPont Pioneer. Hawaii’s largest landowner, Kamehameha Schools, a private college-preparatory school and land trust, owns roughly half of Hawaii’s farmland. Kamehameha currently leases thousands of acres of land to those four listed biotech companies for seed production and open-field agrochemical testing. Continue reading