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Comment: I thought these companies only sold seed with the ‘suicide gene’ to the 3rd world (how very kind of them), and in doing so, making it obviously impossible for the farmers to collect their own seed, meaning they’d have to buy new seed every year.
As the principle goes: ‘if governments (run by corporations now) have no problem inflicting injury on the most vulnerable, how will they treat the rest?’. Consequently, western farmers are now reliant on corporations to supply new seed each year, which gives them too much control, and threatens food production/security in every country.
Date: 30 September 2015
Author: J. D. Heyes
(NaturalNews) The rapid advances in agriculture involving the use of genetically modified foods and seeds has progressed largely without a great deal of scrutiny, leaving millions of Americans wondering about their effects on humans and the environment. While GMO pushers and the government agencies that shield them insist nothing is amiss, science is finally beginning to catch up to the technology, and the consequences of the “head in the sand” policy that has protected the bio-ag industry are finally becoming known.
Melody Meyer, the vice president of policy and industry relations at United Natural Foods, writes in The Huffington Post that agricultural economist and scientist Chuck Benbrook has spent a great deal of his career studying agriculture and its effects, particularly GMO crops.
In 2012, he released a study, “Impacts of genetically engineered crops on pesticide use in the…
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