Non-choicesBy Pamela Drew

Source: Newsvine

Monsanto needs phosphate to make Roundup, and so wants a new phosphates mine in Idaho. Three of the company’s phosphate mines have already been declared federal Superfund sites, while the fourth is currently in violation of the Clean Water Act. EPA officials say the mines are leaking selenium, cadmium, nickel and zinc into rivers that flow to the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Park. That makes for opposition to the new mine, but Monsanto’s friendly lobby group “Growers for Biotechnology” are ever ready to lend a hand. READ MORE…

Picture note: Blocks from Ground Zero, a classic Checker Cab offers three food choices, two that American consumers don’t have the right to make. There is no gmo labeling and no country or origin disclosure. Free Markets in The Land of the Free re-engineered into the corporate free pass. (Pamela Drew)