«Lobbyists» of large international corporations intend to receive in Ukraine, large areas of farmland, to spend on their experiments for their products, said during a press conference on the theme «Agricultural lobby Parliament prepares Ukrainians to the genetic experiments. Bill No. 6606» the owner of group of companies UKRAVIT Vitaly Ilchenko. The correspondent reports about it «GORDON».
A press conference was held in conjunction with the fact that at the plenary meeting of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on March 1, will consider second reading of bill No. 6606 «On amendments to article 4 of the law of Ukraine «On pesticides and agrochemicals» with respect to the importation of pesticides into the customs territory of Ukraine.
This document cancels the norm of the law of Ukraine «On pesticides and agrochemicals», which established that a prerequisite for the import and use in Ukraine of unregistered pesticides for state tests and scientific researches and trials is a documentary confirmation of their registration in the country where they are produced.
As stressed by Ilchenko in the European Union the process of testing and registering a new drug lasts for 10 years. Whereas in Ukraine – about two years. Therefore, the «lobbyists» of large international corporations intend to take advantage of the opportunity to obtain large areas of farmland for the accelerated experiments for their products.
«In addition, they can avoid reputation losses. If, for example, after 10 years of testing on European sites would be that the substance is harmful to the environment, to humans or animals. In Ukraine, for them, these risks are reduced. At the same time confusing the motives of the deputies who submitted the bill, and lobbyists. In particular, the «European business Association». The impression is that they are not going to live in our country and raise their children, so they don’t care that she can turn into a testing ground for chemical substances and its citizens, in fact, in Guinea pigs», – said Vitaly Ilchenko.
He also added that scientific research and experiments indicated restrictive rule will not be an obstacle, because the importation of substances for this purpose are regulated by absolutely other documents on which branch of science has been working without any problems.
Our country may become a testing ground for chemical – owner of group of companies UKRAVIT Ilchenko on bill No. 6606 28.02.2018