Barbara H. Peterson on December 22nd, 2014

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.

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Barbara H. Peterson on November 4th, 2012

Percy Schmeiser, Canola farmer, tells his story about his fight with Monsanto after his fields got contaminated with GMOs.

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Barbara H. Peterson on November 28th, 2011

These patents fuel the commercialisation of the human body. Living beings and their genetic conditions are not an invention and should not be subjected to patents.”

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Barbara H. Peterson on January 24th, 2010

Essentially the same thing is happening in agriculture that happened in 1913 with the Federal Reserve. Thomas Jefferson gave us a stark warning during his era. The central banks & the corporations that grow up around them are more dangerous than any standing army.

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