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What are your feelings on Monsanto: The evil corporation in your refrigerator?

Asked by EverRose11 (1026points) January 22nd, 2012

Monsantto was f ounded by Missouri pharmacist John Francis Queeny in 1901, Monsanto is literally everywhere. Just about every non-organic food product available to consumers has some sort of connection with Monsanto. Anyone who can read a label knows that corn, soy and cotton can be found in just about every American food product. Upwards of 90% of all corn, soybeans and cotton are grown from genetically engineered seeds, also known as genetically modified organisms (GMOs). These genetically enhanced products appear in around 70% of all American processed food products. And Monsanto controls 90% of all genetically engineered seeds. In other words, Monsanto controls—and owns patents on—most of the American food supply. I recently switched to eating just organic and my health has improved more than I had ever imagined.

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marinelife's avatar

I hate what they stand for. I read labels very carefully. I avoid corn syrup and soy in my food.

Adirondackwannabe's avatar

I don’t care for them either. I’m just waiting for one of their experiments that goes wrong and screws up some part of the world. I try to eat organic whenever I can.

everephebe's avatar

I hope ELF, or the like, bombs them to bits.
I have actually been inside Monsanto’s headquarters.

wundayatta's avatar

I’ve been eating organic and local for more than a decade. I still need help with my cholesterol and blood pressure and I have a number of other health problems. Perhaps it’s just what happens when you are 55 years old.

SpatzieLover's avatar

Monsanto isn’t in my fridge. I keep them out.

We eat organic. Local when possible. We do not eat any meat fed with GMO’s, either.

incendiary_dan's avatar

I approve of the large application of fire that some countries have decided on. I just wish it didn’t end at the seeds.

flo's avatar

Monsanto Food Wars: GMO Seeds and Animals


Monsanto’s side

11 year old about Monsanto

Not everyone can afford organic though, And some farmers are claiming to be organic when they are not, that is the thing.

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