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Monday 05/27/13

Monsanto Protests and the Public Policy Debate
Monsanto Co. was the center of protest news over the weekend due to a global protest rally sparked through social media.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 8:09PM CDT 05/27/13 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (8)
Whole Foods needs to learn that check off organizations become their own monster that then allies with corporations,,,, the Soybean Association is totally behind Monsanto, NOT American farmers! Also Chris you are very wrong saying that Monsanto is a "company and technology created primarily to help increase annual crop production" they are a company created and dedicated to make huge profits, PERIOD! The public wants labeling, they deserve it! Let the markets decide their fate even if GMO's are safe the people feel that Monsanto is not right in making these decisions!
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 8:35AM CDT 05/28/13
Right Jay, nobody should strive to make a profit !!! Monsanto would not be in business if no one bought their product . I did not realize you were the spokesperson for all American Farmers, excuse me.
Posted by Dick Doriguzzi at 1:20PM CDT 05/28/13
The only company(s) created to lose money, Jay, are those founded for tax write-offs. EWG, for example. Good Grief.
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 6:52AM CDT 05/29/13
Trouble is the the Big Mon wants to own every farmers future by tying up patents for ever. The technology is OK.
Posted by Vince Moye at 7:00AM CDT 05/29/13
Making money with no limits is what Monsanto is about, whatever happened to anti-trust laws and monopolies? Why is it that Clarence Thomas got to make a decision on the supreme court case when he was once employed by Monsanto? Dick is right, Monsanto wouldn't be in business if no one bought their product,,,,, who else has a product? What other company sues their own customers? You know Dick there are some farmers (including me) that aren't blind corporate Lemming/clones and don't wish to farm for the "company store" corporate giants!
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 10:33AM CDT 05/29/13
Kind of like Walmart, Jay?
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 3:55PM CDT 05/29/13
I'd say Walmart and Monsanto are evil twins Bonnie.
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 5:39AM CDT 05/30/13
Just Label It!
Posted by ron shepard at 6:42AM CDT 06/02/13
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