14 Sep '11, 12pm

#Organic Seed Growers are Suing #Monsanto – support them #gmo

In the natural world of breeding and cross-breeding, insects and diseases have developed resistance to naturally occurring plant defenses since the beginning of time. This is nothing new. It’s known as “Evolution.” I disagree that Monsanto is attempting to control our food supply through chemicals and biotech. Actually large agchem companies such as Monsanto, Dow, DuPont, Bayer, Syngenta, BASF and many others, are obviously trying to make a profit, but also are trying to help farmers work on a commercial scale to feed all of us at an affordable price and environmentallly safe as can be. I’ll admit this problem of cross-contamination has to be dealt with by having perhaps larger buffer zones or some type of enclosure structures to prevent GMO seeds from drifting off site, but to paint large chemical companies as demons and evildoers is a bit unfair. I also take issue with y...

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