Vatican Official Condemns GMOs as 'New Form of Slavery'
For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page , Millions Against Monsanto page , and our Genetic Engineering page . In an interview with the magazine L'Osservatore Romano on January 5, a prominent member of the Vatican spoke out against genetically modified crops. Cardinal Peter Turkson said that genetically modified crops are a "new form of slavery," and went on to discuss the impact that they have on both the environment and the economy. Regardless of religious association, anyone speaking out against genetically modified should be listened to. As a prominent leader of the Catholic people, Cardinal Turkson has the ability to inform millions worldwide regarding the negative effects of genetically modified food. Even farmers have risen up against Monsanto and genetically modified seeds, with Monsanto forcing thousands of farmers int...