Monsanto Pros

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Ever since the Fast food controversy with the usage of pink slime American’s have attempted to fight against GMO’s to permanently discontinue the products productivity. Through many attempts, only regulations were placed on the products, or a seal of approval by the FDA. They tested that the food was harmless to people as long as it is not consumed on a daily basis. Although data has revealed that an average American will consume a GMO product every single day. GMO’s are strictly regulated or banned in multiple countries, yet the US still regularly processes them despite the bans for health reasons. Companies in the US show no interest of stopping the production of the products as long as a profit can be made. 26 Countries have banned GMO products…show more content…
GMO’s are in foods that are considerably healthy, like our produce, with many individuals trying to get healthy, while droughts are thorough major crop states, the next best thing is to use GMO’s so that food prices can stabilize and keep the people fed. In short, they are stating that we can’t survive without them. Monsanto in general will pose as an innocent charitable company,” The choice of Monsanto’s man” triggered accusations of prize buying. From 1999 to 2011, Monsanto donated $380,000 to the World Food Prize Foundation, in addition to a $5 million contribution in 2008 to help renovate the Hall of Laureates, a public museum honoring Norman Borlaug, the scientist who launched the Green Revolution.”(The Nation p. 3). This move allowed Monsanto to deepen their experimentation with the product unscathed by any…show more content…
With Monsanto practically calling the shots, they force their product on non-GMO farmers, claiming that it allows famers to be able to grow their crops and livestock at a faster rate for a profit. Even after these Non-GMO companies filed a lawsuit, there was no chance against Monsanto’s hierarchy. “Monsanto filed a motion to dismiss the case, which was heard in Federal District Court in New York City on January 31st, 2012. In February 2012, Federal Judge Naomi Buchwald dismissed the case, ruling that the farmers lacked legal standing regarding the concerns over genetic contamination and resulting economic harm”. (FDN
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