03 Sep '11, 1am

Our latest #Newsletter. Read, Share, Subscribe. #organic #nogmo #gmo #monsanto #worldfood

Our latest #Newsletter. Read, Share, Subscribe. #organic #nogmo #gmo #monsanto #worldfood

"Extreme weather, crop failures, commodities speculation, land grabs, escalating prices, soil degradation, depleted aquifers, routine contamination, food-related disease, and mass hunger represent the 'new norm' for food and farming. The global agricultural system, with the exception of the rapidly growing organic sector, rests upon a shaky foundation. Patented seeds, genetically engineered crops, expensive and destructive chemical and energy-intensive inputs, factory farms, monoculture production, eroding soils, unsustainable water use, taxpayer subsidies, and long-distance hauling and distribution, including massive imports that amount to 15% of the U.S. food supply amount to a recipe for disaster..."

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/bytes/ob291.htm

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