07 Jun '11, 4pm

The Organic Trade Association must deliver victories. #stopmonsanto #noGMO #gmos

The Organic Spies are 100% committed to reform, transparency and a strong future for the Organic Trade Association. Accepting and identifying that we, as the organic movement have failed on labeling GE (Genetically Engineered) foods is the first step towards political reform. An estimated 25% - 35% of U.S. farmland is GE crops and growing. As the only policy and lobbying organization in the U.S. representing organics, the OTA must deliver victories, results, massive media awareness and political education about the global destruction by Monsanto, the largest owner of GE seeds, not just policies and a few lawsuits that are mostly led by others. Lawsuits against Monsanto over the past century related to Agent Orange, DDT, PCB's & Dioxin have yielded minimal results compared to the deaths and lifelong injuries these products have caused. Monsanto has mastered the art of litig...

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