30 Oct '15, 6pm

American Academy of Pediatrics Cuts Ties with Monsanto #GMO

Months ago Mamavation learned that the American Academy of Pediatrics was in a sponsorship relationship with Monsanto , a chemical company and makers of DDT, PCBs, Agent Orange, glyphosate & GMOs. In fact, Monsanto has been deemed the 3rd most hated company in the United States by the Harris Poll this year measuring “reputation quotient” which basically means how people feel about them. Baffled by this relationship, Mamavation founder Leah Segedie contacted the AAP through a close friend and colleague and was put in touch with their Public Affairs team. “I was completely shocked that the American Academy of Pediatrics, an organization that moms put their trust in at some of the most vulnerable times in their lives was associating with a company that didn’t elicit trust at all. I knew this association was potentially damaging to the AAP and that Monsanto was getting far mor...

Full article: https://www.organicconsumers.org/news/american-academy-pe...

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