Thank you Meeka for posting this.
I have read up on this issue and it concerns me. I really think if you have to suit up like an astronaut in a hostile to life space environment to use a chemical, that chemical doesn’t belong on our food. To me this seems an issue of a powerful company trying to force others to use their special brand of seed or they will kill off the competing crops. Seems like a strong arm criminal tacit to me. I signed the petition with the hopes it will do some good. Please take a look. Hugs
Monsanto’s RoundUp Ready was bad enough, but Dicamba is an order of magnitude worse. It’s a form of toxic, aerial blackmail.
“It’s no surprise farmers are up in arms. Dicamba spreads death with the wind, drifting onto their crops, trees, soil, and water. Farmers are now faced with a terrible choice — switch to Monsanto GMO seeds, or watch their crops die.
It’s a greedy, dangerous scheme that will make Monsanto billions and could destroy our food system.” AVAAZ
You can read more about Dicamba here:
AVAAZ is campaigning for a million signatures to try to stop Monsanto. I’m not American so my signature won’t count, but if you live in the US and you care about food and justice, please sign the petition and ask your friends to sign too.
The petition is here:
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