08 May '12, 8pm

'Bitter Seeds' Documentary Reveals Tragic Toll of GMOs in India

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Farm Issues page and our Genetic Engineering page , and our Millions Against Monsanto page . When home-front battles over GMO labeling, beekeeping, and the Farm Bill get heated, we can sometimes lose sight of the fact that Big Ag's influence extends far beyond our own borders. Micha Peled's documentary Bitter Seeds is a stark reminder of that fact. The final film in Peled's "globalization trilogy," Bitter Seeds exposes the havoc Monsanto has wreaked on rural farming communities in India, and serves as a fierce rebuttal to the claim that genetically modified seeds can save the developing world. The film follows a plucky 18-year-old girl named Manjusha, whose father was one of the quarter-million farmers who have committed suicide in India in the last 16 years. As Grist and others have reported, the motivations fo...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25401.cfm

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