GMO Awareness

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#Monsanto, Millions Against Monsanto, Toronto 25 May 2013, Protest March Against #GMO (Photo credit: Roberrific)

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Monsanto will halt production of genetically modified corn in all of Europe, except Spain, Portugal and Czech Republic. The agribusiness multinational states not to spend any more money on trials, development, marketing, court cases or anything else to get GM corn accepted in Europe.–5/30/13

Why?

Health risk assessments by Institute for Responsible Technology

What Countries Have Stopped Monsanto?

Countries Against Monsanto

Hungary has taken a bold stand against biotech giant Monsanto and genetic modification by destroying 1,000 acres of maize found to have been grown with genetically modified seeds, according to Hungary deputy state secretary of the Ministry of Rural Development Lajos Bognar.

Unlike many European Union countries, Hungary is a nation where genetically modified (GM) seeds are banned. In a similar stance against GM ingredients, Peru has also passed a 10 year ban on GM foods. (March 2013)

HOW WE CAN DEFEAT MONSANTO:  http://www.alternet.org/food/how-monsanto-can-be-defeated?paging=off

All Out for Washington State Nov. 5, 2013

But first things first. The consumer, farmer and fishing community insurgency that frightens Monsanto and its allies the most is the upcoming ballot initiative (I-522) in Washington State on Nov. 5. As Monsanto and its allies, such as the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) understand, this is the most crucial battle against GMOs today. If voters pass mandatory labeling in Washington, reinforced by contingent state labeling laws already passed or in progress in Connecticut, Maine and Vermont, it could mean the end of the road for genetically engineered food in U.S. grocery stores.

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COVERAGE ON MARCH AGAINST MONSANTO ON JUNE 10, 2013:  

June 10 (Reuters) – Monsanto Co. on Monday won another round in a legal battle with U.S. organic growers as an appeals court threw out the growers’ efforts to stop the company from suing farmers if traces of its patented biotech genes are found in crops.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a previous ruling that found organic growers had no reason to try to block Monsanto from suing them as the company had pledged it would not take them to court if biotech crops accidentally mix in with organics.

Organic farmers and others have worried for years that they will be sued by Monsanto for patent infringement if their crops get contaminated with Monsanto biotech crops.

In its ruling Monday, the appellate court said the organic growers must rely on Monsanto assurances on the company’s website that it will not sue them so long as the mix is very slight.

“Monsanto’s binding representations remove any risk of suit against the appellants as users or sellers of trace amounts (less than one percent) of modified seed,” the court stated in its ruling.

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WRITE YOUR SENATORS, PETITIONING THAT THEY REPEAL THE MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT.

Dear Senators,

I urgently request that you repeal the Monsanto Protection Act. I am outraged that the so-called “farmer assurance provision”, Section 735, currently included in HR 933, was not struck from the Continuing Resolution spending bill passed by Congress this past March.

It’s time for Congress to reject the corporate takeover of our food supply! I’m asking you to repeal the Monsanto Protection Act, Section 735 of H.R. 933 and block any other amendment or provision that would limit state or local elected officials from effectively governing food and agriculture at the local level. Don’t let Monsanto, biotech lobbyists or Congress short circuit the growing grassroots movement to label GMOs at the state level.

Please protect the American people, our Constitution and our farmers and repeal the Monsanto Protection Act. It’s time to put America’s farmers and the health of our nation’s citizens over corporate profits.

Sincerely, [Your Name]

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The Monsanto Protection Act has been called the most outrageous corporate handout in recent history.This dangerous provision, strips judges of their constitutional mandate to protect consumer and farmer rights and the environment, while opening up the floodgates for the planting of new untested genetically engineered crops, endangering farmers, citizens and the environment.

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MONSANTO USING US GOVERNMENT TO FIGHT ITS WAR IN COLOMBIA (August 27, 2013):  http://www.naturalnews.com/041792_Obama_Colombia_secret_war.html

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