Biden Picks "Mr. Monsanto" Tom Vilsack the Head the USDA

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It figures it'd be something like that.

During his eight years under Obama, Tom Vilsack earned the nickname “Mr. Monsanto” for approving more new genetically modified organisms than any Agriculture Secretary in history, and for making gobs of money for every approval.

The Organic Consumer’s Association has compiled a list of GMOs we have to thank him for:

Roundup Ready sugar beets. A judge ruled Monsanto’s sugar beets would inevitably contaminate other crops, eventually “eliminating a consumer’s choice to eat non-genetically engineered food.”

Roundup Ready alfalfa. Monsanto’s first genetically modified perennial went wild, costing alfalfa growers millions.

Monsanto’s DroughtGard corn. The GMO seeds actually ended up yielding 11% LESS corn than conventional corn during the 2012 drought.

Dicamba-tolerant Xtend soy and cotton. Several states have banned Monsanto’s dicamba herbicide since its approval in 2015, after it drifted and destroyed millions of acres of conventional soy, as well as nurseries, vineyards, vegetables, trees and native plants.

Roundup Ready lawn grass. Vilsack told the Scotts Miracle-Gro it didn’t need permits to sell genetically engineered grass commercially.

Agrisure corn. Vilsack allowed Syngenta to sell corn seed with genetically engineered traits that were illegal in China to U.S. farmers. The corn crop was rejected by the markets, costing farmers $1.5 billion.

Ethanol-only corn. Unsuitable for human or animal consumption, Syngenta’s ethanol corn has the potential to destroy the genome of edible corn where cross contamination occurs.

2,4-D-tolerant corn, cotton and soy. A known endocrine disruptor, Dow’s 2,4-D is linked to cancer, thyroid disorders, decreased fertility and birth defects. Vilsack’s approval of the crops increased the use of 2,4-D as much as 600%.

Innate potatoes. The former Monsanto scientist who invented this “RNA interference” GMO exposed the dangers of his work four years after Vilsack approved it. He found an accumulation of toxins in the potatoes, and even scarier, he found their double-stranded RNA enters the human bloodstream, where it can influence our own cell function.

Arctic Apples. These ever-green apples don’t turn brown when they bruise or start to rot, and even retain their bright green pigment when they are juiced. These GMOs were also created using RNA interference technology.

Cloned animals. When Vilsack was asked in 2010 if cloned cows or their offspring had made it into the North American food supply, he claimed he “didn’t know”. Needless to say, this aroused alarm. While Europe responded with an embargo, Vilsack left the door open for cloned animal products to be labeled “USDA Organic.”

“It is very likely that the offspring of cloned animals are now being used to produce organic milk and other food,” the Organic Consumer’s Association says.

Synbio dairy substitutes. Vilsack allowed companies like Perfect Day to begin usinggenetically-altered yeast cultures to manufacture synthetic dairy substitutes. Most vegans have no idea their non-dairy cheese is a product genetic engineering.

Lab-made meat. Vilsack gave companies like Memphis Meat the green light to engineer cell-cultured meat without requiring USDA inspection or labeling. A former USDA staffer of his ended up lobbying for the company.


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Wait a second - you mean Biden didn’t pick his son-in-law or his ex-caddie or the son of his lawyer to run this agency?
**Diversion Alert**
What diversion? You Trumpanzees were fine with whatever clown Trump wanted in whatever position.
The RWNJs should be thrilled Status Quo Joe chose a corporate stooge, it's exactly what a Republican would do.

(Only a weasel would throw the insurgents he sent to the Capitol to attempt his coup, under the bus by blaming them for everything, AND saying they should be severely punished.)

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Monsanto has a neat trick. They spray close to a neighbor's farm, and the mist wafts over to the neighbor's crops. Then they sue the neighbor for using Monsanto to engineer the plants on the farmer's property. Then they end up with the neighbor's farm. Welcome to socialism. You'll eat what they give us, if they give us...
Monsanto has a neat trick. They spray close to a neighbor's farm, and the mist wafts over to the neighbor's crops. Then they sue the neighbor for using Monsanto to engineer the plants on the farmer's property.

How does spraying Roundup on a neighboring farm "engineer the plants"?
It kills the neighbor's crop, so that nothing will grow, except for Monsanto's engineered seed. So farmers have to buy the engineered seed or sell out to them.
 

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It kills the neighbor's crop,
So when you said it engineered, you were lying. Or stupid.

So farmers have to buy the engineered seed or sell out to them.

They're too busy suing the neighbor, not Monsanto, that killed their crop.
 

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It kills the neighbor's crop,
So when you said it engineered, you were lying. Or stupid.

So farmers have to buy the engineered seed or sell out to them.

They're too busy suing the neighbor, not Monsanto, that killed their crop.
Apparently I'm not the lying, stupid one. You are, Todd.

But some farmers say they face a difficult choice — either buy the much more expensive new genetically modified seeds or run the risk that their soybeans would be damaged more by a neighbor’s spraying of weed killers than by the weeds themselves.
“If you don’t buy Xtend, <(modified seeds) you’re going to be hurt,” said Michael Kemp, a Missouri farmer, referring to the brand name of Monsanto’s seeds.
“You’re going to have to buy their product because their chemical is drifting around,” he said, adding that growing crops that are not modified is becoming impossible.
Another:
A Missouri peach farmer notched a rare 265 million dollar courtroom victory this month, defeating the former Monsanto Co. and chemical giant BASF in the first of what is expected to be a series of court fights over claims that the companies are responsible for pesticide damage that has wiped out orchards, gardens, and organic farm fields in multiple states.
 

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It kills the neighbor's crop,
So when you said it engineered, you were lying. Or stupid.

So farmers have to buy the engineered seed or sell out to them.

They're too busy suing the neighbor, not Monsanto, that killed their crop.
Apparently I'm not the lying, stupid one. You are, Todd.

But some farmers say they face a difficult choice — either buy the much more expensive new genetically modified seeds or run the risk that their soybeans would be damaged more by a neighbor’s spraying of weed killers than by the weeds themselves.
“If you don’t buy Xtend, <(modified seeds) you’re going to be hurt,” said Michael Kemp, a Missouri farmer, referring to the brand name of Monsanto’s seeds.
“You’re going to have to buy their product because their chemical is drifting around,” he said, adding that growing crops that are not modified is becoming impossible.
Another:
A Missouri peach farmer notched a rare 265 million dollar courtroom victory this month, defeating the former Monsanto Co. and chemical giant BASF in the first of what is expected to be a series of court fights over claims that the companies are responsible for pesticide damage that has wiped out orchards, gardens, and organic farm fields in multiple states.
But some farmers say they face a difficult choice — either buy the much more expensive new genetically modified seeds or run the risk that their soybeans would be damaged more by a neighbor’s spraying of weed killers than by the weeds themselves.
“If you don’t buy Xtend, <(modified seeds) you’re going to be hurt,” said Michael Kemp, a Missouri farmer, referring to the brand name of Monsanto’s seeds.
“You’re going to have to buy their product because their chemical is drifting around,” he said, adding that growing crops that are not modified is becoming impossible.


You said the spray modified your crops and then Monsanto sued you.

You lied.

Monsanto has a neat trick. They spray close to a neighbor's farm, and the mist wafts over to the neighbor's crops. Then they sue the neighbor for using Monsanto to engineer the plants on the farmer's property.

See the lie?
 

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Wait a second - you mean Biden didn’t pick his son-in-law or his ex-caddie or the son of his lawyer to run this agency?
**Diversion Alert**
What diversion? You Trumpanzees were fine with whatever clown Trump wanted in whatever position.
Anything on topic, Troll?
Yes. I already said it.

If any of you expect to be taken seriously with this shit you’re going to be disappointed. You had no issues with any Trump appointee no matter how unqualified or how many conflicts of interest. Now you can all fuck off.
So, i assume you will have HIGH standards for everything Biden does, correct? :lmao:
 

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It kills the neighbor's crop,
So when you said it engineered, you were lying. Or stupid.

So farmers have to buy the engineered seed or sell out to them.

They're too busy suing the neighbor, not Monsanto, that killed their crop.
Apparently I'm not the lying, stupid one. You are, Todd.

But some farmers say they face a difficult choice — either buy the much more expensive new genetically modified seeds or run the risk that their soybeans would be damaged more by a neighbor’s spraying of weed killers than by the weeds themselves.
“If you don’t buy Xtend, <(modified seeds) you’re going to be hurt,” said Michael Kemp, a Missouri farmer, referring to the brand name of Monsanto’s seeds.
“You’re going to have to buy their product because their chemical is drifting around,” he said, adding that growing crops that are not modified is becoming impossible.
Another:
A Missouri peach farmer notched a rare 265 million dollar courtroom victory this month, defeating the former Monsanto Co. and chemical giant BASF in the first of what is expected to be a series of court fights over claims that the companies are responsible for pesticide damage that has wiped out orchards, gardens, and organic farm fields in multiple states.

A Missouri peach farmer notched a rare 265 million dollar courtroom victory this month, defeating the former Monsanto Co. and chemical giant BASF in the first of what is expected to be a series of court fights over claims that the companies are responsible for pesticide damage that has wiped out orchards, gardens, and organic farm fields in multiple states.


Thanks for the link.
It didn't mention Monsanto suing the peach farmer.

Weird.
 

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It figures it'd be something like that.

During his eight years under Obama, Tom Vilsack earned the nickname “Mr. Monsanto” for approving more new genetically modified organisms than any Agriculture Secretary in history, and for making gobs of money for every approval.

The Organic Consumer’s Association has compiled a list of GMOs we have to thank him for:

Roundup Ready sugar beets. A judge ruled Monsanto’s sugar beets would inevitably contaminate other crops, eventually “eliminating a consumer’s choice to eat non-genetically engineered food.”

Roundup Ready alfalfa. Monsanto’s first genetically modified perennial went wild, costing alfalfa growers millions.

Monsanto’s DroughtGard corn. The GMO seeds actually ended up yielding 11% LESS corn than conventional corn during the 2012 drought.

Dicamba-tolerant Xtend soy and cotton. Several states have banned Monsanto’s dicamba herbicide since its approval in 2015, after it drifted and destroyed millions of acres of conventional soy, as well as nurseries, vineyards, vegetables, trees and native plants.

Roundup Ready lawn grass. Vilsack told the Scotts Miracle-Gro it didn’t need permits to sell genetically engineered grass commercially.

Agrisure corn. Vilsack allowed Syngenta to sell corn seed with genetically engineered traits that were illegal in China to U.S. farmers. The corn crop was rejected by the markets, costing farmers $1.5 billion.

Ethanol-only corn. Unsuitable for human or animal consumption, Syngenta’s ethanol corn has the potential to destroy the genome of edible corn where cross contamination occurs.

2,4-D-tolerant corn, cotton and soy. A known endocrine disruptor, Dow’s 2,4-D is linked to cancer, thyroid disorders, decreased fertility and birth defects. Vilsack’s approval of the crops increased the use of 2,4-D as much as 600%.

Innate potatoes. The former Monsanto scientist who invented this “RNA interference” GMO exposed the dangers of his work four years after Vilsack approved it. He found an accumulation of toxins in the potatoes, and even scarier, he found their double-stranded RNA enters the human bloodstream, where it can influence our own cell function.

Arctic Apples. These ever-green apples don’t turn brown when they bruise or start to rot, and even retain their bright green pigment when they are juiced. These GMOs were also created using RNA interference technology.

Cloned animals. When Vilsack was asked in 2010 if cloned cows or their offspring had made it into the North American food supply, he claimed he “didn’t know”. Needless to say, this aroused alarm. While Europe responded with an embargo, Vilsack left the door open for cloned animal products to be labeled “USDA Organic.”

“It is very likely that the offspring of cloned animals are now being used to produce organic milk and other food,” the Organic Consumer’s Association says.

Synbio dairy substitutes. Vilsack allowed companies like Perfect Day to begin usinggenetically-altered yeast cultures to manufacture synthetic dairy substitutes. Most vegans have no idea their non-dairy cheese is a product genetic engineering.

Lab-made meat. Vilsack gave companies like Memphis Meat the green light to engineer cell-cultured meat without requiring USDA inspection or labeling. A former USDA staffer of his ended up lobbying for the company.


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Poisoning the world one toxic product at a time.
 

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It kills the neighbor's crop,
So when you said it engineered, you were lying. Or stupid.

So farmers have to buy the engineered seed or sell out to them.

They're too busy suing the neighbor, not Monsanto, that killed their crop.
Apparently I'm not the lying, stupid one. You are, Todd.

But some farmers say they face a difficult choice — either buy the much more expensive new genetically modified seeds or run the risk that their soybeans would be damaged more by a neighbor’s spraying of weed killers than by the weeds themselves.
“If you don’t buy Xtend, <(modified seeds) you’re going to be hurt,” said Michael Kemp, a Missouri farmer, referring to the brand name of Monsanto’s seeds.
“You’re going to have to buy their product because their chemical is drifting around,” he said, adding that growing crops that are not modified is becoming impossible.
Another:
A Missouri peach farmer notched a rare 265 million dollar courtroom victory this month, defeating the former Monsanto Co. and chemical giant BASF in the first of what is expected to be a series of court fights over claims that the companies are responsible for pesticide damage that has wiped out orchards, gardens, and organic farm fields in multiple states.
I remember reading about how this farmer had land next to a companies plot. I cant remember if it was monsanto but it probably was.. they are assholes.
Anyways, they sued the farmer because his crops benefited from their "oversprays" of chemicals and shit.
They actually sued the guy and won. The farmer had to pay the company money from benefiting from their product next door.
 

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It kills the neighbor's crop,
So when you said it engineered, you were lying. Or stupid.

So farmers have to buy the engineered seed or sell out to them.

They're too busy suing the neighbor, not Monsanto, that killed their crop.
Apparently I'm not the lying, stupid one. You are, Todd.

But some farmers say they face a difficult choice — either buy the much more expensive new genetically modified seeds or run the risk that their soybeans would be damaged more by a neighbor’s spraying of weed killers than by the weeds themselves.
“If you don’t buy Xtend, <(modified seeds) you’re going to be hurt,” said Michael Kemp, a Missouri farmer, referring to the brand name of Monsanto’s seeds.
“You’re going to have to buy their product because their chemical is drifting around,” he said, adding that growing crops that are not modified is becoming impossible.
Another:
A Missouri peach farmer notched a rare 265 million dollar courtroom victory this month, defeating the former Monsanto Co. and chemical giant BASF in the first of what is expected to be a series of court fights over claims that the companies are responsible for pesticide damage that has wiped out orchards, gardens, and organic farm fields in multiple states.
I remember reading about how this farmer had land next to a companies plot. I cant remember if it was monsanto but it probably was.. they are assholes.
Anyways, they sued the farmer because his crops benefited from their "oversprays" of chemicals and shit.
They actually sued the guy and won. The farmer had to pay the company money from benefiting from their product next door.
Anyways, they sued the farmer because his crops benefited from their "oversprays" of chemicals and shit.

Sounds like bullshit. Got a link?
 

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It kills the neighbor's crop,
So when you said it engineered, you were lying. Or stupid.

So farmers have to buy the engineered seed or sell out to them.

They're too busy suing the neighbor, not Monsanto, that killed their crop.
Apparently I'm not the lying, stupid one. You are, Todd.

But some farmers say they face a difficult choice — either buy the much more expensive new genetically modified seeds or run the risk that their soybeans would be damaged more by a neighbor’s spraying of weed killers than by the weeds themselves.
“If you don’t buy Xtend, <(modified seeds) you’re going to be hurt,” said Michael Kemp, a Missouri farmer, referring to the brand name of Monsanto’s seeds.
“You’re going to have to buy their product because their chemical is drifting around,” he said, adding that growing crops that are not modified is becoming impossible.
Another:
A Missouri peach farmer notched a rare 265 million dollar courtroom victory this month, defeating the former Monsanto Co. and chemical giant BASF in the first of what is expected to be a series of court fights over claims that the companies are responsible for pesticide damage that has wiped out orchards, gardens, and organic farm fields in multiple states.
I remember reading about how this farmer had land next to a companies plot. I cant remember if it was monsanto but it probably was.. they are assholes.
Anyways, they sued the farmer because his crops benefited from their "oversprays" of chemicals and shit.
They actually sued the guy and won. The farmer had to pay the company money from benefiting from their product next door.
Anyways, they sued the farmer because his crops benefited from their "oversprays" of chemicals and shit.

Sounds like bullshit. Got a link?
Its been a couple years. you can believe me if you want :dunno:
 

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It kills the neighbor's crop,
So when you said it engineered, you were lying. Or stupid.

So farmers have to buy the engineered seed or sell out to them.

They're too busy suing the neighbor, not Monsanto, that killed their crop.
Apparently I'm not the lying, stupid one. You are, Todd.

But some farmers say they face a difficult choice — either buy the much more expensive new genetically modified seeds or run the risk that their soybeans would be damaged more by a neighbor’s spraying of weed killers than by the weeds themselves.
“If you don’t buy Xtend, <(modified seeds) you’re going to be hurt,” said Michael Kemp, a Missouri farmer, referring to the brand name of Monsanto’s seeds.
“You’re going to have to buy their product because their chemical is drifting around,” he said, adding that growing crops that are not modified is becoming impossible.
Another:
A Missouri peach farmer notched a rare 265 million dollar courtroom victory this month, defeating the former Monsanto Co. and chemical giant BASF in the first of what is expected to be a series of court fights over claims that the companies are responsible for pesticide damage that has wiped out orchards, gardens, and organic farm fields in multiple states.
I remember reading about how this farmer had land next to a companies plot. I cant remember if it was monsanto but it probably was.. they are assholes.
Anyways, they sued the farmer because his crops benefited from their "oversprays" of chemicals and shit.
They actually sued the guy and won. The farmer had to pay the company money from benefiting from their product next door.
Anyways, they sued the farmer because his crops benefited from their "oversprays" of chemicals and shit.

Sounds like bullshit. Got a link?
Its been a couple years. you can believe me if you want :dunno:
It sounds unbelievable.
 

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It kills the neighbor's crop,
So when you said it engineered, you were lying. Or stupid.

So farmers have to buy the engineered seed or sell out to them.

They're too busy suing the neighbor, not Monsanto, that killed their crop.
Apparently I'm not the lying, stupid one. You are, Todd.

But some farmers say they face a difficult choice — either buy the much more expensive new genetically modified seeds or run the risk that their soybeans would be damaged more by a neighbor’s spraying of weed killers than by the weeds themselves.
“If you don’t buy Xtend, <(modified seeds) you’re going to be hurt,” said Michael Kemp, a Missouri farmer, referring to the brand name of Monsanto’s seeds.
“You’re going to have to buy their product because their chemical is drifting around,” he said, adding that growing crops that are not modified is becoming impossible.
Another:
A Missouri peach farmer notched a rare 265 million dollar courtroom victory this month, defeating the former Monsanto Co. and chemical giant BASF in the first of what is expected to be a series of court fights over claims that the companies are responsible for pesticide damage that has wiped out orchards, gardens, and organic farm fields in multiple states.
A Missouri peach farmer notched a rare 265 million dollar courtroom victory this month, defeating the former Monsanto Co. and chemical giant BASF in the first of what is expected to be a series of court fights over claims that the companies are responsible for pesticide damage that has wiped out orchards, gardens, and organic farm fields in multiple states.

Thanks for the link.
It didn't mention Monsanto suing the peach farmer.

Weird.
You're weird.
Here ya go:

Their spray can float in the air for miles. Once it hits your farm your crops die and your soil is worthless. You either buy Monsanto expensive seed which is now the only thing that will grow on your land, or you sell out.

It kills the neighbor's crop,
So when you said it engineered, you were lying. Or stupid.

So farmers have to buy the engineered seed or sell out to them.

They're too busy suing the neighbor, not Monsanto, that killed their crop.
Apparently I'm not the lying, stupid one. You are, Todd.

But some farmers say they face a difficult choice — either buy the much more expensive new genetically modified seeds or run the risk that their soybeans would be damaged more by a neighbor’s spraying of weed killers than by the weeds themselves.
“If you don’t buy Xtend, <(modified seeds) you’re going to be hurt,” said Michael Kemp, a Missouri farmer, referring to the brand name of Monsanto’s seeds.
“You’re going to have to buy their product because their chemical is drifting around,” he said, adding that growing crops that are not modified is becoming impossible.
Another:
A Missouri peach farmer notched a rare 265 million dollar courtroom victory this month, defeating the former Monsanto Co. and chemical giant BASF in the first of what is expected to be a series of court fights over claims that the companies are responsible for pesticide damage that has wiped out orchards, gardens, and organic farm fields in multiple states.
I remember reading about how this farmer had land next to a companies plot. I cant remember if it was monsanto but it probably was.. they are assholes.
Anyways, they sued the farmer because his crops benefited from their "oversprays" of chemicals and shit.
They actually sued the guy and won. The farmer had to pay the company money from benefiting from their product next door.
As it is with the gas and oil companies, the court favors the companies over the little guy. So now the farmer is getting screwed on top of his soil and under it. Chesapeake Oil cheated them out of their royalties, declared bankruptcy and sold off what remains to Encino who theft is actually worse.
 

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Their spray can float in the air for miles. Once it hits your farm your crops die
It kills your crop, it doesn't engineer it? No shit.

So where was Monsanto suing the farmer again? DURR.

your soil is worthless. You either buy Monsanto expensive seed which is now the only thing that will grow on your land, or you sell out.

There is no Monsanto peach seed
 

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Here you go, Toddsterpatriot:
How plants are engineered by Montsanto.

You know how bees collect pollen from one plant and drop some of it off at the next plant they land on? And then that pollen is transferred..... and so on.
The farmer's plants turned into a different plant because of cross pollination. The cherry on top is that Monsanto sued the farmer for patent infringement. And won. The court did allow the farmer to keep his own contaminated farm...whose soil will no longer grow anything but Monsanto seed.
Others weren't so lucky.

After hearing that GM crops could potentially increase yields, three farmers in Schmeiser's region planted fields of Monsanto's seed. Winds pushed pollen from GM canola into Schmeiser's fields, and the plants cross-pollinated. The breed he had been cultivating for 50 years was now contaminated by Monsanto's GM canola.

Did Monsanto apologize? No. It sued Schmeiser for patent infringement — first charging the farmer per acre of contamination, then slapping him with another suit for $1 million and attempting to seize his land and farming equipment. After a seven-year battle, the Canadian Supreme Court eventually ruled against him but let him keep his farm and his $1 million.he was one of the lucky ones.
 
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Here you go, Toddsterpatriot:
How plants are engineered by Montsanto.

You know how bees collect pollen from one plant and drop some of it off at the next plant they land on? And then that pollen is transferred..... and so on.
The farmer's plants turned into a different plant because of cross pollination. The cherry on top is that Monsanto sued the farmer for patent infringement. And won. The court did allow the farmer to keep his own contaminated farm...whose soil will no longer grow anything but Monsanto seed.
Others weren't so lucky.

After hearing that GM crops could potentially increase yields, three farmers in Schmeiser's region planted fields of Monsanto's seed. Winds pushed pollen from GM canola into Schmeiser's fields, and the plants cross-pollinated. The breed he had been cultivating for 50 years was now contaminated by Monsanto's GM canola.

Did Monsanto apologize? No. It sued Schmeiser for patent infringement — first charging the farmer per acre of contamination, then slapping him with another suit for $1 million and attempting to seize his land and farming equipment. After a seven-year battle, the Canadian Supreme Court eventually ruled against him but let him keep his farm and his $1 million.
You know how bees collect pollen from one plant and drop some of it off at the next plant they land on? And then that pollen is transferred..... and so on.
The farmer's plants turned into a different plant because of cross pollination. The cherry on top is that Monsanto sued the farmer for patent infringement. And won.


Thanks. Nothing in there about Monsanto suing the farmer because of chemicals sprayed
on neigboring farms.

The court did allow the farmer to keep his own contaminated farm...whose soil will no longer grow anything but Monsanto seed.

The article didn't say the farm was contaminated. In fact, the farmer didn't even use Roundup. You're lying again.
 

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Here you go, Toddsterpatriot:
How plants are engineered by Montsanto.

You know how bees collect pollen from one plant and drop some of it off at the next plant they land on? And then that pollen is transferred..... and so on.
The farmer's plants turned into a different plant because of cross pollination. The cherry on top is that Monsanto sued the farmer for patent infringement. And won. The court did allow the farmer to keep his own contaminated farm...whose soil will no longer grow anything but Monsanto seed.
Others weren't so lucky.

After hearing that GM crops could potentially increase yields, three farmers in Schmeiser's region planted fields of Monsanto's seed. Winds pushed pollen from GM canola into Schmeiser's fields, and the plants cross-pollinated. The breed he had been cultivating for 50 years was now contaminated by Monsanto's GM canola.

Did Monsanto apologize? No. It sued Schmeiser for patent infringement — first charging the farmer per acre of contamination, then slapping him with another suit for $1 million and attempting to seize his land and farming equipment. After a seven-year battle, the Canadian Supreme Court eventually ruled against him but let him keep his farm and his $1 million.
You know how bees collect pollen from one plant and drop some of it off at the next plant they land on? And then that pollen is transferred..... and so on.
The farmer's plants turned into a different plant because of cross pollination. The cherry on top is that Monsanto sued the farmer for patent infringement. And won.


Thanks. Nothing in there about Monsanto suing the farmer because of chemicals sprayed
on neigboring farms.

The court did allow the farmer to keep his own contaminated farm...whose soil will no longer grow anything but Monsanto seed.

The article didn't say the farm was contaminated. In fact, the farmer didn't even use Roundup. You're lying again.
He didn't have to. It can migrate for miles. That's was explained in the article. Here are some more:

Farmers Sue Monsanto and Other Corporations for Spraying ...
'Buy it or else': Inside Monsanto and BASF's moves to force ...
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So, we have covered engineering, killing, contaminating, pollinating, crossbreeding, suing farmers for patent infringement, and on and on. I have proved my case several times over. I ride my horse in the summer through rows of corn and soy bean fields as far as the eye can see. I live with the farmers, I understand their plight. You do not. Hence the personal attacks. You can't manage a civil debate, and I really don't give a shit what you say, so Mr. Greenjeans, you may have the last insult.
 

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Wait a second - you mean Biden didn’t pick his son-in-law or his ex-caddie or the son of his lawyer to run this agency?
**Diversion Alert**
What diversion? You Trumpanzees were fine with whatever clown Trump wanted in whatever position.
Anything on topic, Troll?
Yes. I already said it.

If any of you expect to be taken seriously with this shit you’re going to be disappointed. You had no issues with any Trump appointee no matter how unqualified or how many conflicts of interest. Now you can all fuck off.
So, i assume you will have HIGH standards for everything Biden does, correct? :lmao:
You can assume that I will laugh at any criticism you have.
 

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