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Tag Archive: Monsanto
One of the most compelling promises that the biotech industry makes to justify the need for their products (genetically engineered crops and portfolio of chemicals needed to grow them) are that these ingredients are needed to feed the world. Who can argue with that if it’s working? But it’s not.
Transparency is sexy. Misleading people, not so much. If you had no idea that ingredients, labeled by the EPA as pesticides, are hiding in your food, you’re not alone. Here are nine dirty little secrets about GMOs that impact everyone from farmers to families to the financials of our economy:
The world’s most widely-used herbicide, glyphosate, has been in the headlines a lot lately. California’s EPA recently announced that it plans to label the ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup as “carcinogenic” which isn’t good news for its manufacturer, Monsanto, which has been trying to ink a deal with Syngenta.