27 Feb '12, 8pm

This is your government, which takes your tax dollars, to protect . . . #Monsanto, not you.

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page and our Millions Against Monsanto page . Public interest in genetically modified (GMO) crop approvals and legal challenges to those approvals, along with increasing demand for more organic foods, is leading the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to speed up the approval process for more genetically modified crops, according to Bloomberg News. In an interview with the news service, USDA deputy administrator Michael Gregoire said that the agency wants to cut in half the time it takes for Monsanto, Dow AgroSciences, and other chemical and seed companies to get their genetically modified crops to market, from the current average of three years to just 18 months. Some crops could be approved in little over a year from the time the application is submitted. The USDA actually announced these...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_24956.cfm

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