My word, Monsanto can spin things faster than a dreidel on a table in December! Anything for their bottom line. An early November article on Ecowatch outlines the biggest from the spinmasters at Monsanto.
8 Myths about Pesticides that Monsanto Wants You to Believe details some of the silliest and illogical misconceptions about pesticides. Really? If pesticides aren’t that bad for you, why does the farm worker look like he is going on a moon walking mission when he is spraying?
Don’t bother trying to explain that it’s because it IS bad for the worker if it is being handled in a large volume. That’s ridiculous…if it’s bad in huge volume, does it somehow miracously become safe when we buy that vegetable at the store? How?
As more and more people begin to put pressure on companies like Monsanto and Syngenta they are going to have to change the way they do things. Or maybe Monsanto will just try again to buy Syngenta and take them out. And by change, I mean more than just buying up organic companies! Talk about playing both sides of the fence.
Let’s not forget how many people sitting in US government were once on the payroll at Monsanto. Clarence Thomas, from the Supreme Court? Here’s an infographic with thanks to geke.us that lists just a few more.
Become aware with what is happening with our food supply – it is vitally important. Read our past articles about the dangers of Monsanto and please share this post.
Read this easy explanation of what Monsanto is doing to farmers all over the world – doesn’t make much sense how they get away with it, does it?