Barbara H. Peterson on September 28th, 2014

In 1996, Monsanto introduced its first GMO seeds. It ensured that farmers could not save the seeds and essentially lose the ownership of their seeds. Consequently, the power balance shifted away from the farmers to corporations who now own 80 percent of GM corn and 93 percent of the GM soy market. Now farmers not only have to buy the seeds from the corporations year after year, but they are also forced to comply with the rules and regulations embedded in the contracts, which are designed to put the farmers at a juridical disadvantage. Since they have been wrongly accused, Dave Runyon, Troy Roush and Moe Parr have traveled the world speaking out publicly about Monsanto’s reckless business policies.

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Barbara H. Peterson on September 25th, 2014

Recombination with random extracellular DNA must often cause deleterious effects. For a single-celled species this may not be a significant problem because an unlucky cell simply dies, while other colonial cells continue uninterrupted. However, for multicellular species such deleterious mutations may have severe consequences for the remaining cells.

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Barbara H. Peterson on September 3rd, 2014

Monsanto’s relationship with the earth.

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Barbara H. Peterson on August 31st, 2014

Use a GMO contaminated bag of conventional seed, get sued for patent infringement. By the way, expect contamination.

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Barbara H. Peterson on August 29th, 2014

Genetic engineering, cloning and mutagenesis “all natural?” Seriously???

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Barbara H. Peterson on August 28th, 2014

The effects of any dsRNA in GM crops are completely unpredictable and could impact generations to come.

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