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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
- 2128 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.
The Farmer Who Beat Monsanto
Business  (tags: corrupt, crops, organic, genentically engineered foods, control of seeds, bullies beating and scaring farmers )

Bonnie
- 2765 days ago - articles.mercola.com
There always has to be one brave soul who will begin the fight and then others can take over. Percy Schmeiser in Canada started the fight. His victory has let others continue the fight.
Patent Grab Threatens Biodiversity and Food Sovereignty in Africa
Business  (tags: corporate, environment, government, money, agrichemical corporations, patent claim, biodiversity, dangerous, climate-ready, crops, genes, plants, technology, biomass, africa, Dow, Dupont, Monsanto, BASF, maize, threat )

Naoko
- 3172 days ago - pambazuka.org
'Under the guise of developing "climate-ready" crops, the world's largest seed and agrochemical corporations are pressuring governments to allow what could become the broadest and most dangerous patent claims in intelectual property history.'
STOP WASTING FOOD: Florida Farmer Plowing Under Strawberries Instread of Harvesting
Business  (tags: Florida, farming, strawberry farmers, water resources, bad decisions, wrong priorities, wasting food, plant, crops, food prices, hungry people, hungry animals, wastefulness )

IE
- 3402 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Floridians are outraged as farmers allow strawberries that survived the cold snap and frost to rot in the fields or plow them under because prices crashed - and this after monopolizing water to save the plants at a cost to the residents.
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
- 3679 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.
Asian Development Bank: Biofuels Making Food More Expensive
Business  (tags: economy, food, Asia, biofuel, crops, farming, land )

Eduardo
- 4107 days ago - physorg.com
Developed nations should stop paying agricultural subsidies to encourage biofuel production because the payments are making staple foods more expensive, the Asian Development Bank said Monday.
   

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