|Vatican Condemns Monsanto
Genetically Modified Crops as “New Form of Slavery”
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may have heard about the infamous Monsanto, producer of GMO foods (and
incidentally Agent Orange, used in the Vietnam War!) - with genetically
modified sterile seeds - trying to take over the world's food production.
virtually forces farmers to buy their sterile seeds, which means that the
farmers cannot "save seeds" in the traditional way, and have to buy more
for each crop.
GMO foods have not been correctly tested for human consumption and are,
for the most part, extremely bad for you.
also sues farmers for "patent infringement" in the event that their seeds
blow on to the farmer's lands and take root. Many organic farmers
have been put out of business purely because seeds that they certainly
DON'T want, have landed (without any fault of their own) on their farms.
the other hand, farmers are now also suing Monsanto:
than 270,000 organic farmers are taking on corporate agriculture giant
Monsanto in a lawsuit filed March 30. Led by the Organic Seed Growers and
Trade Association, the family farmers are fighting for the right to keep
a portion of the world food supply organic—and preemptively protecting
themselves from accusations of stealing genetically modified seeds that
drift on to their pristine crop fields... read more at:
against Monsanto: http://www.organicconsumers.org/monsanto/index.cfm