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Seed Companies Owned and NOT Owned By Monsanto

Health & Wellness  (tags: health, food, family, environment, Monsanto, ecosystems, wildlife, business, Congress, corruption )

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As of 2005, Monsanto owns Seminis. It is estimated that Seminis controls 40 percent of the U.S. vegetable seed market and 20 percent of the world market--supplying the genetics for 55 percent of the lettuce on U.S. supermarket shelves, 75 percent of the...

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Judy C (97)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 2:35 pm
Thanks for this very important information. Everyone planting now needs to read this! Thanks, Nancy.

Mike M (40)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:19 am

S S (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:53 am
Thank you.

Les M (3)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:03 am
with the smaller companies, you can't always find what you want. so browse a few and you'll usually find everything you're looking for.

Teresa Cowley (274)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:33 am
Thanks Nancy--I'm going to try growing some of my own vegetables, and was just wondering (last night) how I could be sure of getting non-GMO's.
Have saved this list and will share it with others.

Arielle S (313)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:39 am
The anti-GMO companies most always have disclaimers in their catalogs saying they will not knowingly sell GMO seed - I always look for that before I buy.

Jo S (619)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:01 am
Wow, what an eye opener. This is really frightening! Thanks Nancy.

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:17 am
Noted & posted

Sue Matheson (79)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:26 am

Lesa Tschopp (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 12:30 pm
Timely information since I'm getting ready to do some spring planting. Thanks!

Birgit W (160)
Friday April 5, 2013, 1:07 pm
NO GMO seeds please!

Shirley B (5)
Friday April 5, 2013, 1:17 pm
Kudos Nancy. Just the info I was hoping for with planting season under way. I usually plant already potted. Maybe you know a nursery that sells organic planlings. I never have any luck with seeds.

. (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 1:58 pm
Good to know as I plant my garden this year-thanks

Past Member (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:01 pm
Thank you.

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:45 pm
Thank you for the lists.

Devon Leonar (54)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:56 pm
Thanks again Nancy for sharing this, sad though may it be.... I'm always finding myself taking deep breaths and initiating mini prayers for an increase in the empowerment of all us people to re-claim our natural and healthier ways of living in harmony here on our home...mother earth. These giant hollow hearted monster corporations do not have our best interests at heart....... They are up to no good. Our voices need to ring out......................

Judith Hand (55)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:13 pm
Noted. Good to have. A couple that suprised me; Audubon for one.

Donna G (42)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:32 pm
I wish I had seen this list before I bought seeds. I want to plant sunflowers outside my bedroom window so that they will block the afternoon sun. Also, I would rather see greenery than to see the house that is back there. Last year when I bought seeds, the brand that I got was NK for Northrup King which I didn't see on either list. The brand of sunflower seeds that I got this year are from Ferry-Morse which is on the first list. I also bought some flower seeds that are from Lily Miller and didn't see that brand on either list. I guess I will look for some Ed Hume seeds. I really want sunflowers, the kind that grow tall and leafy. Not necessarily the kind with the biggest flowers.

Helen Porter (39)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:32 pm
They're inseminating (f word) the good for you foods!

The dark and negative enemy is determined to destroy our planet.

But Love and Light can be our shield.....................
with a lot of hard work.

Eternal G (745)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:31 pm
What an amazing site, can't seem to subscribe though :) not much use in Australia necessarily... but very interesting nonetheless, we do all live on the same planet!
Thank you Nancy for posting this!

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:40 pm
Frightening. The Monsanto Plague must be stopped, they are a blight on the planet!

reft h (66)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 12:15 am
thank you

Lindsay K (6)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:54 am
Thanks for this info.

Kerrie G (116)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 11:05 am
Noted, thanks.

Catherine Turley (192)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 11:59 am
very helpful. i would have thought burpee was not a good company based on the similar marketing strategy it has to all of the offending companies.

Lois Jordan (63)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 2:58 pm
Noted. Thanks so much for the info, Nancy. I will be saving it for reference.

Linda h (86)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:10 pm
Thank you for this.

Ethel Harris (0)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:28 pm
Monsanto wants to control all the water and the food, what is next the air we breathe? or maybe the sunlight?

Charlene Rush (79)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 9:10 pm
Any way and/or any how these people can be stopped, is alright with me.

Christina G (11)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 11:45 pm
thank you so much!

Christina G (11)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 11:49 pm
i love Horizon Herbs, JL hudson, Bountifulgardens, peacefulvalleygroworganic, etc

Juliana D (18)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 12:07 am
Im lucky that folks in my area sell NON gmo seeds

Carol H (229)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 6:15 am
noted and info saved, thanks Nancy

Sandra ;atterson (59)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 9:46 am
noted,I will be growing my own veggies this year

Sharon W. (4)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 11:23 am
Thank you!
This sends a shiver down my spine.. luckily, you can avoid Monsanto in Europe, as long as you are willing to do a little research before buying your food.

Sheila Stevens (50)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 6:39 pm
Although I too am one of those "already potted" planters, I will stick with Burpee Seeds and products. Shared with friends as well. Thanks!

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 7:47 pm
Thank you so much for this frightening information. I fear we have all ingested large quantities of this produce without the slightest idea. (N, P, T)

Patricia H. (440)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:04 pm

Kim O (396)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 11:43 pm
Thanks for the info, Nancy!

Brandi Varnell (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 12:43 am
Great! Thank you :)

Carmen S (611)
Monday April 8, 2013, 2:21 pm
thanks Nancy

Patricia R (13)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 8:31 am

Melania Padilla (122)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 2:35 pm

Sergio Padilla (65)
Friday April 19, 2013, 9:36 am

Elizabeth M (65)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 12:02 pm
Thank You Nancy. I almost missed this - but it is now posted on my desktop.
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