“a determination of non-regulated status … is or has been invalidated or vacated, the Secretary of Agriculture shall, notwithstanding any other provision of law, upon request by a farmer, grower, farm operator, or producer, immediately grant temporary permit(s) or temporary deregulation in part.”
“The United States Congress is telling the Agricultural Department that even if a court tells you that you’ve failed to follow the right process and tells you to start over, you must disregard the court’s ruling and allow the crop to be planted anyway”
“Not only does this ignore the constitutional idea of separation of powers, but it also lets genetically modified crops take hold across this country --even if a judge finds it violates the law!"
“once again, agribusiness multinational corporations putting farmers as serfs.”
“I think the Monsanto Protection Act and how it was passed and how it was slipped into law is just another example of how this company operates, how they manipulate our democracy, and they buy off our elected officials,” —Dave Murphy, Food Democracy Now
“an interesting narrative, worthy of a B grade movie script.” —Monsanto
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“In exposing the bullying and deceit of of the biotech industry, Jeffrey Smith’s mesmerizing film shines a bright light of hope that we can reclaim our health and our food systems. Meticulously documented, thoroughly comprehensive, and rivetingly presented, this is more than an adventure story with intense drama and high stakes. It is in fact one of the most important stories ever told. Watch it and be galvanized, inspired, and engaged. Then tell everyone you know.” —John Robbins, Founder and Board Chair Emeritus of EarthSave International
“Genetic Roulette unveils a world most of us have never seen. It raises alarming questions about GMOs, and we deserve answers. For all that you love, hear this message and act now.” —Frances Moore Lappé, EcoMind
“The current intellectual property environment of transgenic crops has spurred the privatization and concentration of the world’s seed supply…Market concentration has resulted in 10 multinational corporations holding approximately two-thirds (65%) of commercial seed for major crops, reducing choice and innovation, and increasing prices for the American Farmer.”
Soylent Red and Soylent Yellow – high-energy vegetable concentrates, and the “new delicious” Soylent Green – “the miracle food of high-energy plankton gathered from the oceans of the world”, which because of its popularity is in short supply.
Have you ever given any thought to the food you buy?
Where is your food grown?
Who grows your food?
Is it genetically engineered?
He oversaw the Food and Drug Administration’s decision not to label genetically modified foods.
The public needs to be aware of such an issue, especially when deregulation is strongly required. Monsanto is currently expanding to alfalfa.