So, true organic will become scarce, creating an uptick in price, and non-GMO will become like USDA Certified Organic – spendy and requiring certification.
Revoking this patent is an important success. It was more or less based on a combination of fraud, abuse of patent law and biopiracy. The patent could have been used to monopolise important genetic resources. Now breeders, growers and consumers have a chance of benefiting from a greater diversity of tomatoes improved by further breeding.
Monsanto wants control of ALL seeds.
You have to know how to turn losses into victories. You can’t be a goody-good who thinks a decision by the authorities is the end of the battle. It’s fuel for the fire. You make hay out of it. You use it to arouse the public.
The people in Hawaii County voted that they did not want GMOs. The court overruled that vote in favor of the biggest pro-GMO agricultural corporation of all – state and federal biotech interests.