For organic food advocates like myself, I certainly hate reading an article discussing the increased cost or demise of organic food. It seems as though 5 large bio-tech companies, Monsanto, Syngenta, Bayer, Dow and DuPont have been quietly acquiring over 200 companies, seed companies. What's alarming about these acquisitions is the fact these major companies are … Continue reading Is The End of Organic Food In Sight?
"If you put a label on genetically engineered food you might as well put a skull and crossbones on it." - Norman Braksick, president of Asgrow Seed Co., a subsidiary of Monsanto, quoted in the Kansas City Star, March 7, 1994 Monsanto and Food Inc.'s hold over the nation's food and farming system is about to … Continue reading Monsanto Executive’s 10 year old quote is haunting them today!
Monsanto's Round-up is in the news again. If you use Round-up and believe it is the best thing since sliced bread please read this Reuters article about Monsanto and Round-up. The main ingredient, glyphosate, has come under attack in many forms, one being a number of lawsuits. Millions Against Monsanto is a non-profit group spreading the … Continue reading Monsanto in the news again!