14 Feb '12, 10am

Farmers Sue Monsanto Over GMO Patents

Farmers Sue Monsanto Over GMO Patents

This is really the crux of the issue. Farmers raising non-GMO crops should not be held responsible for naturally occurring cross-pollination. In fact, one might argue that it is the farmers growing GM crops who are contaminating the organics. Regardless of what the FDA says about the safety of GMOs, there are many people who are concerned that these foods have not been sufficiently tested to guarantee their safety. These people are entitled to an alternative, though that alternative is becoming more and more scarce.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/02/farmers-sue-monsanto-...

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