Posts Tagged ‘crops’

Nationwide Monsanto Protests

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

UNITED STATES — Protests against Monsanto were held throughout the nation including several locations in the Delaware Valley. Consumers are concerned about their health and wellness of Monsanto. The pesticide Round Up is speculated to be behind the bee colony collapse, as well as, neurological disorders to humans.

The company’s attempt to create a monopoly over seeds through GMO patents was one of the crowds gravest concerns.



Monsanto’s Roundup-tolerant Genetically Modified Corn

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Many people are concerned about Monsanto genetically engineering food crops; however, there is no evidence that genetically modified food is harmful to your health. That is to say, at least the plant is harmful to humans.

On the other hand, Monsanto developed Roundup — a commercially available herbicide (also known as Glyphosate.) Roundup has been proven to be harmful to humans. By developing a Roundup-tolerant crop, isn’t Monsanto promoting the use of the herbicide?

Also, the development of similar resistance in some weed species is emerging creating Monsanto-resistant plants.

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