25 Aug '12, 6pm

Major new ALERT TARGETS protest emails to #MONSANTO re: their seed patents & refusal to label #GMO food - pls send

Civil society organizations, small-holder and organic farmers, local communities, and social movements globally are increasingly resisting ecocidal and socially destructive industrial agriculture. Corporations like Monsanto have created a global food emergency through genetic engineering of seeds, and resisting labeling genetically modified organisms (GMO) grown for food. 90% of U.S. soybeans, corn, canola, and sugar beets are now genetically engineered and routinely inserted into human and animal foods with no labels or independent safety testing – and GMO food is spreading globally. Monsanto's GMO foods have failed to deliver higher yields or drought-resistance. Sustainable, just and equitable food systems are threatened by patents on seed which create monopolies and make it illegal for farmers to save and exchange their own seed. Recently the U.S. moved to deregulate ...

Full article: http://forests.org/shared/alerts/sendsm.aspx?id=monsanto

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