Farmworker advocates press EPA to update pesticide rules by Ronnie Greene for The Center for Public Integrity Saying they are plagued by pesticides but protected by only a thin layer of government regulation, farmworkers and their advocates are […]
Once released into the environment, genetically modified seed contaminates and destroys organic seed for the same crop. For example, soon after Monsanto introduced genetically modified seed for canola, organic canola became virtually extinct as a result of contamination. Organic corn, soybeans, cotton, sugar beets and alfalfa now face the same fate, as Monsanto has released genetically modified seed for each of those crops, too. Monsanto is developing genetically modified seed for many other crops, thus putting the future of all food, and indeed all agriculture, at stake.