Sunday Night Movie: The Genetic Conspiracy (3/3) - about Monsanto
Here's a short film (8 min, 42 sec) about Monsanto's "round-up ready" genetically modified seeds and the farmers who use them. Watch interviews with farmers who have had to use increasingly more pesticides instead of less and who are now experiencing health problems.
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For more information about genetic engineering and your food, read Seeds of Deception by Jeffrey M. Smith. The editorial review by Publishers Weekly suggests that Smith's book is one-sided. Given the millions of dollars Monsanto spends to promote their products, seems to me like they have presented their side enough already. Why would Smith give them even one page of his book? This book is a great intro to what goes on behind the scenes in the food world.
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Posted by Mary Ellen at September 7, 2008 6:00 PM