A recent court decision prevented Monsanto from suing farmers for patent infringement when their crops become genetically contaminated with GMO seeds. But the ruling is insufficient to protect farmers in the real world, where contamination events are often much higher than only one percent of a field, as specifically prescribed in the ruling. Read more: http://gmoinside.org/monsanto-can-sue-farmers-when-gmo-contamination-goes-over-one-percent-of-their-crop/ #GMOs #contamination #farmers
Since 1997 Monsanto hasn't lost a single case against a farmer. Keep in mind these farmers all didn't want GMO seeds, didn't want GMO plants and in turn couldn't sell those GMO crops. Farmer Steve Marsh's fight is fighting a recent contamination case against Monsanto. Learn more here: http://www.dailyfinance.com/2014/02/13/monsantos-gmo-seeds-may-no-longer-be-invincible #iamstevemarsh #contamination #GMOs #StopMonsanto
Monsanto. No Patents on Life! http://www.osgata.org/category/et-al-v-monsanto/ The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision, on January 13, 2014, in the landmark federal lawsuit, Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association et al v. Monsanto. The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the case, denying family farmers their right to argue on behalf of gaining protection from patent litigation abuse by Monsanto.
Monsanto is the largest producer of GMO seeds on the planet. They are the world’s leading producer of Roundup- an herbicide with the active ingredient glyphosate. Roundup KILLS EVERYTHING except the growing Roundup ready GMO crop. Please share Ronnie Cummins of the Organic Consumers Association's great quote. #GMOs #RightToKnow #OrganicFood #Monsanto
The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) is completing its USDA Organic Survey. http://www.cornucopia.org/2015/03/usda-survey-asks-question-about-gmo-contamination-and-drift/ #GMOs #contamination #farmers #food #righttoknow
The mystery of what is causing thousands to die each year from a fatal kidney disease may now be solved, with evidence pointing to the world’s most heavily used herbicide Roundup (glyphosate) as the primary culprit. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/03/11548 #roundup #contamination
Farmers from the biggest U.S. corn-growing states have sued Syngenta AG over sales of genetically modified corn seed not approved by China, joining global exporters in pursuing damages from the Swiss-based company. More here: http://gmoinside.org/u-s-farmers-latest-sue-syngenta-gmo-corn-rejected-china-cnbc #food #corn #China #GMOs #farmers
Don't let corporate interests fool you! The above quotation is from the abstract for the study "Feeding the world: genetically modified crops versus agricultural biodiversity." http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13593-013-0138-9