It’s unbelievable, but Monsanto and Co. are at it again. These profit-hungry biotech companies have found a way to gain exclusive control over the seeds of life – the source of our food. They’re trying to patent away varieties of our everyday vegetables and fruits like cucumber, broccoli and melons, virtually forcing growers to pay them for seed and risk being sued if they don’t.
But we can stop them from buying up Mother Earth. Companies like Monsanto have found loopholes in European law to have exclusive rights over conventional seeds, so we just need to close them shut before they set a dangerous global precedent. And to do that, we need key countries like Germany, France and the Netherlands -- where opposition is already growing -- to call for a vote to stop Monsanto’s greedy plans. The Avaaz community has shifted governments before, and we can do it again.
Many farmers and politicians are already against this -- we just need to bring in people power to pressure these countries to keep Monsanto’s hands off our food. Sign now and share with everyone to help build the biggest food defense call ever.
~Sign Petition: http://www.avaaz.org/en/monsanto_vs_...loc/?slideshow
Pesticide Action Network
Global GMO Alert! - New Scientific Evidence Proves Danger:
Toxin from GMO crops detected in Canadian Blood: http://whynotnews.eu/?p=1057 & http://goo.gl/qyRQT
~FDA Deletes 1 Million Signatures for GMO Labeling Campaign - FDA slave to Monsanto? http://youtube.com/watch?v=MVwqLfAMvuo
Just Say No 2 GMO:
If you are against GMO, Rate, Fav, Comment, Share, Tweet, Facebook, Digg it:
Tell Congress to Support Labeling and Safety Testing of GE Foods! It takes less than 1 min:
GM Corn Varieties on Mammalian Health:
GMOs are killing the Bees:
Monsanto's GMO Corn Linked To Organ Failure:
Union Of Concerned Scientists have some excellent reports and resources:
Failure to Yield: their investigation into the biotechnology industry's claims that GM will produce higher yields
Gone to Seed: investigation into contamination of traditional seeds by Genetically Engineered crops:
Institute on Responsible Technology- have consumer guides to avoiding GMOs, lists of ingredients that have a high likelihood of genetic modification.
Non GMO Shopping Guide
Patent for a Pig:
Killing off our farmers:
~Sign Petition here (English): http://www.avaaz.org/en/monsanto_vs_...loc/?slideshow
French Version: http://www.avaaz.org/fr/monsanto_con...ature_rb/?fpla
Dutch (Nederlands): http://www.avaaz.org/nl/monsanto_vs_...arth_loc/?fpla
German (Deutsch): http://www.avaaz.org/de/monsanto_vs_...arth_loc/?fpla