IYunivesithi yaseFlorida Ibhekele Ukwehluleka Ukukhipha Amarekhodi Omphakathi Embonini Yezolimo

Phrinta imeyili Ungahlukıselana Ephathwayo

Izindaba Release
Ukukhishwa Ngokushesha: NgoLwesibili, ngoJulayi 11, 2017
Ngemininingwane engaphezulu Xhumana: UGary Ruskin (415) 944-7350

Iqembu elibuka imboni yezokudla iqembu i-US Right to Know lifake i icala namuhla ukuphoqa iNyuvesi yaseFlorida ukuba ihambisane nezicelo zamarekhodi omphakathi mayelana nobudlelwano benyuvesi nezinkampani zezolimo ezikhiqiza imbewu nezibulala-zinambuzane ezakhiwe ngezakhi zofuzo.

"Senza uphenyo ngezimboni zokudla nezolimo, amaqembu abo aphambili kanye nezinhlangano ezisebenzisana nomphakathi, ukuxhumana kwabo namanyuvesi, kanye nobungozi bezempilo kwimikhiqizo yabo, kusho uGary Ruskin, ongumqondisi obambisene ne-US Right to Know. "Umphakathi unelungelo lokwazi ukuthi amanyuvesi nezifundiswa ezixhaswa ngabakhokhi bentela zisebenzisana nini nezinkampani ukukhuthaza imikhiqizo yazo kanye nemibono yazo."

NgoSepthemba 5, 2015, the I-New York Times ishicilele i-athikili esekhasini lokuqala, ngokususelwa kuzicelo zamarekhodi omphakathi e-USRTK, mayelana nokuxhumana kwemboni yezolimo noprofesa baseyunivesithi yomphakathi, kufaka phakathi noyedwa wase-University of Florida.

NgoSepthemba 3, 2015, i-USRTK yacela ama-imeyili athunyelwe evela futhi athola iNyuvesi yaseFlorida nge-pro-agrichemical industry listserver "AgBioChatter." NgoMashi 7, 2016, iYunivesithi yaseFlorida yahlinzeka ngamakhasi angama-24 ama-imeyili, kwathi ngoJuni 17, 2016 yanikeza amanye amakhasi angama-57, kodwa yasiphika isicelo esiningi. I-USRTK ivuselele futhi yasivuselela isicelo samarekhodi womphakathi ngoJulayi 16, 2017.

Ngaphezu kwalokho, ngo-Okthoba 27, 2015, i-USRTK yacela ama-imeyili mayelana nemboni yezolimo ethunyelwe nguJack M. Payne, iphini likamongameli omkhulu kwezolimo nemithombo yezemvelo e-University of Florida, kubasebenzi be-University of Florida Foundation. NgoDisemba 15, 2015, iYunivesithi yaseFlorida yahlinzeka ngamakhasi angama-42 emibhalo, kodwa yenqaba ukukhishwa kweminye imibhalo ephendulayo.

"Sifuna la marekhodi ukuze sifunde kabanzi ngokusebenzisana kweYunivesithi yaseFlorida nemboni yezolimo," kusho uRuskin.

Cishe ngesikhathi lapho i-New York Times ishicilela khona Ukudla kwe-University of Florida Foundation nokunikela ngomkhakha wezolimo abanikeli abakhulu, isisekelo sisuse lokhu kudalulwa kuwebhusayithi yaso.

Uphenyo lwe-USRTK lwezimboni zokudla nezolimo lusetshenzisiwe izindaba eziningi, Kubandakanya i I-New York TimesBoston Globe, BMJ, lo GuardianOkwezweSTATCBC futhi umama Jones.

Isikhalazo se-USRTK sokubhalwa kwe-mandamus ngokumelene ne-University of Florida Board of Trustees siyatholakala ku: https://usrtk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Petition-For-Writ-Of-Mandamus.pdf. Isikhalazo sifakwe eNkantolo Yesekethe Yesekethe Lamajaji Eighth, e-Alachua County, eFlorida. Icala lelo yi-US Right to Know v. The University of Florida Board of Trustees.

Imininingwane engaphezulu mayelana namacala obala we-USRTK iku: https://usrtk.org/our-litigation/.

I-US Ilungelo Lokwazi iyinhlangano engenzi nzuzo ephenya ubungozi obuhambisana nohlelo lokudla lwenkampani, kanye nemikhuba kanye nomthelela wemboni yokudla kunqubomgomo yomphakathi. Siphakamisa umgomo wemakethe wamahhala wokungafihli lutho - ezimakethe kanye nakwezepolitiki - njengokubaluleke kakhulu ekwakheni uhlelo lokudla olungcono, olunempilo.

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