“We don’t want [Monsanto’s] seed. We don’t want their gene-spliced technology. We don’t want to have to defend ourselves from aggressive assertions of patent infringement because Monsanto refuses to keep their pollution on their side of the fence.” - Jim Gerritsen
Check out what I found while skinning a bag of potatoes at the Fry Shop! Does this studly spud remind you of anyone?
Maybe a certain blogger?
It’s me! It looks just like me!
I’m sure the boys in the White House Science Lab would have you believe this agricultural abnormality is nothing to worry about, but my tater twin here is no doubt part of a plan to replace all of mankind with high carb clones! Who could be behind such a ssssinister ssscheme? The answer lies in all those extra s’s! Ssssssee you next time, Weirdateers!
Why were GMOs very quietly but deliberately unleashed onto America’s grocery shelves in the mid 1990’s without OUR knowledge and consent?
I have yet to find a legitimate answer to this question, no matter how much I get trolled by Monsanto’s minions on social media.
It is no coincidence that big biotech, major food corporations, and government agencies like the FDA, USDA and EPA are no longer trusted by a majority of Americans. Would you rely on people that have intentionally poisoned you for decades? Why would anyone blindly put their trust in corporations and governments who have proven beyond all reasonable doubt that they are paid liars like the media that sells those lies to you every second of every day?
Where are the most basic questions about GMO health and environmental safety that any rational individual can ask? I can tell you that the answers are NOT found in any 90 day, short-term rat health study that big biotech like Monsanto passes off to the FDA for rubberstamp approval! Why were these GMOs so quickly approved by a government agency that is supposed to protect us?
What about our Congress? The DARK Act was passed by both the senate and house. Then, the backstabbing of consumers (that’s all of us) was given a final jab at the hearts of all Americans when our Traitor-in-Chief signed the DARK Act that our elected leaders passed, despite the fact that about 90% of Americans wanted and still want transparent GMO labeling. You will hear the same old, tired excuses from food companies that it costs too much to change a label, but they do it whenever they ship their GMO, poison-laden food products overseas. They have to; otherwise, their GMO junk will never make it further than a Boston tea party.
Why don’t the corporations that ship food and beverages to foreign countries every day at least label these genetically modified products that are made in the U.S.A.? Doesn’t it seem a bit suspicious to you that these same major corporations, like Coca Cola and Kraft, funneled millions of dollars to the Grocery Manufacturers Association, or GMA, to defeat GMO labeling laws in Colorado, Washington State, Oregon and California (twice)? In the meantime, biotech brat Monsanto stole Vermont’s GMO labeling law, and turned it into a weak federal labeling law (the DARK Act) that has the same eight, glaring loopholes in it that Vermont’s state GMO labeling bill had before our elected leaders and president deserted us, again, by signing this sinister act of American betrayal.
I am sure you are wondering at this point how much of what I stated is true. Where are the facts? They have been in front of you the entire time. I repeatedly point them out in my articles and social media posts. Other basic human rights activists have been doing the same for years. For big biotech, big Ag and big food, this is all just a money game. The losers in the end are the confused consumers who willingly keep shoving “glyphotoxic” (glyphosate and genotoxic) crap down their throats and also into the mouths of their children and grandchildren.
So, ask yourself all of the questions that I asked again, starting with the first one. Can you come up with any simple answers?
Or, maybe you already have that bitter taste of betrayal that consumes America’s barely beating heart.
“If it is left to me, I would certainly not eat it. We are putting new things into food which have not been eaten before. The effects on the immune system are not easily predictable and I challenge anyone who will say that the effects are predictable.
And on the ability of the regulatory system to cope with prospect of the arrival of large numbers of GM crops:
Once the floodgate was opened, it’s almost impossible. A committee cannot deal with it.”
- Dr. Arpad Pusztai, Professor of the Food, Gut and Microbial Interactions Group, Rowett Research Institute - on the health risks associated with genetically engineered food. After 36 years at the Institute, following his controversial research on GM potatoes, Rowett did not renew his contract.
It’s not the first time there has been controversy over the use of
genetic engineering to solve vitamin A deficiency. Since 1982,
researchers have been trying to genetically engineer carotenes into
rice. In 2000, the cover of Time declared that “golden rice,” as it was
named, could “save a million kids a year.” But that was premature: The
successful development of golden rice has been thwarted by both
technical challenges and protesters.
This is a lot bigger than a squabble between student protesters and
scientists. More than 100,000 children around the world still die every
year from a lack of vitamin A. The pro-GMO and anti-GMO contingents have
accused each other of taking advantage of these vulnerable people to
advance their own causes. There’s no doubt that biotechnology boosters
have used Golden Rice as a public relations tool, and there’s also no
doubt that it could be a legitimate solution that has been delayed by
Now we’re seeing the beginnings of the same debate as researchers
from Iowa State, Uganda, and Australia team up to reengineer the staple
food of Uganda, the cooking banana. Clearly, this strategy can be both
difficult and controversial, so why do people keep trying to genetically
engineer their way out of malnutrition?