Monsanto plans to dominate the $3 billion global produce market
by making their GE seeds the primary source of the nation’s vegetables and
fruits. The company plans to marry conventional breeding methods with its vast
technological resources to bring about changes in fruits and vegetables in
months or years, rather than in decades.
There is mounting
evidence casting doubt on the safety of GMO. Tell USDA, FDA, and Congress
to prohibit Monsanto or other genetic engineering companies from moving further
into the produce aisle unless two conditions are met: (1) the GMO produce must
be clearly labeled, and (2) the government cannot promote or subsidize GMO
products (as it has most recently with AquaBounty salmon) and then review and
approve the same products—such actions are complete conflicts of interest, and they
undermine citizens’ faith in the approval process.
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