07 Oct '11, 5pm

#Monsanto creates super broccoli that helps your body fight pollutants- such as its own toxic products. Oh the irony.

Clean air haters, Yellowstone meltdown, killer cantaloupe Photo courtesy of sk8geek Monsanto’s new broccoli designed to fight company’s own environmental pollution Perhaps dismayed by the public’s outcry to genetically engineered (GE) crops and their environmental effects, last October America’s favorite biotech company, Monsanto, released a non-GE product that combines two different types of broccoli to create a sort of super broccoli that’s chock-full of nutrients, reports Grist . The problem, of course, is that broccoli is already considered a super food. According to the USDA, one medium stalk provides 200 percent of the daily recommended intake of vitamin C, 16 percent of recommended dietary fiber, and 10 percent of recommended vitamin A in the form of betacarotene. Broccoli also contains folate, potassium and several other minerals, providing 6 percent of daily calci...

Full article: http://earthjustice.org/blog/2011-september/friday-finds-...

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