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)


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Do we really want to eat food created by Monsanto and sprayed with Monsanto’s chemicals? Before we take another bite, a bit of research is in order.

This is the first sentence of the Monsanto Pledge, taken from http://www.monsanto.com:

“We want to make the world a better place for future generations.”

Really? This sounds so good. Environmentally responsible people looking out for the good of humanity. However, I believe that no matter what is said, we can judge the fruit of this company by its actions. Please read the following article from SourceWatch, and judge for yourself if Monsanto’s claim that “a healthy, sustainable environment is important to our business” is true, or just another Public Relations spin. READ MORE…