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Crossposted from Axis of Logic

"Its [Monsanto's] objective is to control all the world's food production."

      - atrributed to anti-GMO activist in Paraguay**

The French documentary that pulls the covers off all the Monsanto lies "The World According to Monsanto" is now for sale in English.

The long-awaited film by French filmmaker Marie-Monique Robin is now available in the U.S.!

Go to Seeds Of Deception and you will get further information at the Institute for Responsible Technology.

The moment has come when we might finally be able to deliver a deadly blow to the biotech industry. The giant Monsanto corporation is in the lead when it comes to selling and making huge profits from GMO seeds, pesticides and fertilizers.

These are toxic products that are right now in the process of ruining the earth's ecosystems and which are also in the food we eat, since we are the unknowing guinea pigs for this catastrophic experiment, callously engineered by the biotech companies, GM food sold without proper labeling.

GM cultures are replacing biological and small-scale farming by giant monocultures of genetically modified crops that have clearly verified health hazards – from cancer to skin diseases.

Only through infiltration by Monsanto high-level employees of agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has this gigantic corporation managed to make their way unhindered to an already well-on-the-way take-over of the world's agriculture.

While the biotech corporations make billions, small farmers are forced to leave their land, move to city slums where they slowly starve to death with their families or outright commit suicide when they are so deeply in debt to these biotech sharks that they see no way out of their misery.

Read 'The Monoculture of the Mind' about Dr Vandana Shiva, based in Delhi, India.


The moment for action has arrived. Movements are active in the world, and not just in India, such as Letter From Langdon: Talking Seeds and Freedom at Mark Twain State Park

Also see Linn Cohen-Cole: 'During a world food crisis, Monsanto just raised the price of its corn seed $100 a bag'

The right to food is one of the most basic human rights. The former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Jean Ziegler, says:

“In a world overflowing with riches, it is an outrageous scandal that more than
852 million people suffer hunger and malnutrition and that
every year over 6 million children die of starvation and related causes.
We must take urgent action now.”

Jean Ziegler, April 2008


** At the time of publication, this quote was attributed to a high-level Monsanto spokesman. We have since learned this is incorrect; the words were those of an anti-GMO activist in Paraguay speaking about Monsanto. We cannot verify that this is Monsanto's policy. Siv O'Neall and Axis of Logic regret the error.  - Editor, Axis of Logic - July 29, 2008

 

Siv O'Neall was born and raised in Sweden where she graduated from Lund University. She has lived in Paris, France and New Rochelle, N.Y. and traveled extensively throughout the U.S, Europe, and other continents, including several trips to India. (more...)
 
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People are overwhelmed on having to deal with so m... by wendynyc on Sunday, Jul 27, 2008 at 7:41:02 PM
We should confiscate the property of all corporati... by John Hanks on Sunday, Jul 27, 2008 at 9:06:34 PM
Monsanto's actions in GM seeds is criminal. Th... by Rolland Miller on Monday, Jul 28, 2008 at 12:06:28 AM
With their 'Round-Up' lethal herbicide and... by amazin on Monday, Jul 28, 2008 at 2:02:26 AM
We, the people, do have the power to change this s... by Caronome on Monday, Jul 28, 2008 at 7:49:01 AM
Caronome - Monsanto has been using the revolving d... by Siv O'Neall on Sunday, Aug 3, 2008 at 2:38:20 PM

 

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