21 Mar '12, 7pm

Outrageous Lies Monsanto and Friends Are Trying to Pass off to Kids as Science

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page and our Millions Against Monsanto page . It's not enough that the biotech industry - led by multinational corporations such as Monsanto, Dow, Syngenta, BAS, and Dupont - is poisoning our food and our planet. It's also poisoning young minds. In a blatant attempt at brainwashing, the Council for Biotechnology Information (CBI) has widely circulated what it calls a Biotechnology Basics Activity Book for kids, to be used by "Agriculture and Science Teachers." The book - called Look Closer at Biotechnology - looks like a science workbook, but reads more like a fairy tale. Available on the council's Web site, its colorful pages are full of friendly cartoon faces, puzzles, helpful hints for teachers - and a heavy dose of outright lies about the likely effects of genetic engineering on health, t...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25077.cfm

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