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Monsanto and Seed Patents. As Only Jon Stewart Can Explain It.
Business  (tags: Farmers, Seeds, Crops, Patent laws, attorneys, lawsuits, Monsanto, Daily show with Jon Stewart )

Diane
- 362 days ago - thedailyshow.com
The world according to Monsanto: "Sometimes farmers act in a manner that is not in the best interest of the biotechnology seed companies." Golden.
Monsanto in Haiti
Business  (tags: corporate, money, Monsanto, Haiti, Peasant Movement of Papay, farmers, seeds, dependence, danger, risks, USAID, destruction, environment )

Naoko
- 1163 days ago - pambazuka.org
Last spring, Haiti's minister of agriculture gave agribusiness giant Monsanto permission to 'donate' 505 tons of seeds to Haiti 'to support the reconstruction effort'. A year later, Beverly Bell asks what has become of the seeds that Monsanto gave, and >>
What Monsanto's Fall From Grace Reveals About the GMO Seed Industry
Business  (tags: agriculture, biodiversity. business, food, GMO. pesticides, seeds )

Julie
- 1437 days ago - grist.org
As Monsanto execs scramble to win back their mojo with Wall Street investors, the rest of us would do well to remember that the surest path to a bountiful future lies in supporting biodiversity, not in handing away the globe's seed heritage.
Roundup Resistant Weeds Pose Environmental Threat
Business  (tags: business, corruption, dishonesty, environment, government, technology, Monsanto, seeds, Roundup, Roundup Resistant Weeds )

Carol
- 1551 days ago - usatoday.com
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- When the weed killer Roundup was introduced in the 1970s, it proved it could kill nearly any plant while still being safer than many other herbicides, and it allowed farmers to give up harsher chemicals and reduce tilling that can contri
Canadian Farmers Seed Saving in Jeopardy
Business  (tags: farmers, farming, agriculture, seeds, etchics, corruption, unfair, business, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, humans, lies, law, labor, money )

Elena
- 1580 days ago - manitobawildlands.org
Boehm went on to explain that CETA would give seed companies the power to seize crops, farm property, seeding and harvest equipment, and freeze farmers' assets. Seed companies would also have a veto power over independent seed cleaners. "If farmers can't
Grain Companies Exploit GM Flax Contamination to Stop Seed Saving
Business  (tags: agriculture, farming, farmers, seeds, GMOs, genetically midified, ethics, corruption, government, humans, lies, money, dishonesty, farms )

Elena
- 1702 days ago - nfu.ca
SASKATOON, SK--Grain company Viterra wants to force all farmers wishing to grow flax in 2010 to purchase certified seed. AViterra spokesman delivered that message in a presentation on January 11 at the Crop Production Show in Saskatoon.
Big Ag's Big Lie About Organic Food
Business  (tags: agri-business, produce, farms, world, asia, africa, organic, monsanto, GM, crops, seeds, patents, chemicals, money, greed, cover-up, dishonesty, corruption, government, money, politics, environment, Sustainabililty, health, ecosystems )

Tom
- 1913 days ago - alternet.org
There's a lot of pressure right now to pass a new bill that would "help" the world's 1 billion hungry people by promoting chemical agriculture. We are devastating our own environment with these techniques, and doing so with little benefit to our farmers.
   

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