16 May '11, 3pm

Greenwashing Genetically Modified Crops:

Greenwashing Genetically Modified Crops:

Monsanto advertises that biotech crops can feed the world “from a raindrop,” suggesting that GE crops are especially climate change resistant. In 2011, Roger Beachy, then-director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s primary research agency, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, suggested to Scientific American magazine that GE crops protect traditional small farmers by reducing the need for agrochemicals. But this greenwashing doesn’t change what is just agribusiness as usual: more agrochemicals, more fossil fuels and more intensive agricultural production.

Full article: http://eatdrinkbetter.com/2011/05/16/greenwashing-genetic...

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