Jeannie Moulton recently wrote a good post over on our sister site Eat Drink Better on an action opportunity I think many of you would be interested in helping out with. Here’s the intro to the piece:
Monsanto has a history of suing farmers for patent infringement over the years, often wrongfully. Well, the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (OSGATA) has decided to sue Monsanto for wrongful patent infringement lawsuits.
Problems with genetically modified seeds
Giant corporations are coming to control the food supply. The system they instill is set up perfectly for monoculture, which destroys ecosystem diversity.
Ecosystem diversity is important for controlling disease and pests. Company like Monsanto attempt to control this by using chemicals and genetically modified seeds (which are failing). They are shrinking the world’s seed diversity through these tactics.
Read more on Eat Drink Better: Organic Seeds Growers are Suing Monsanto – support them.