Alert on GM maize imports into Southern Africa

In this Alert, the ACB explains how South Africa, through various grain traders, imported GM maize from the US, Argentina and Brazil during Jan-April 2017 due to the drought that hit parts of Southern Africa. It also shows how GM maize is then exported out of South Africa to Swaziland and Zimbabwe and there pushing up prices of maize and contaminating local GM varieties-aside from the biosafety risks the GM maize poses to consumers in all three countries.. Alert GM Imports download .pdf