Daily Archives: February 19, 2014

Meet the New Monsanto: Dow Chemical… and Their New ‘Agent Orange’ Crops

By Andrew Kimbrell – If you’re like me, then you are probably overwhelmed with emails and articles opining on the evils of Monsanto — and for good reason. Monsanto is a chemical company that began genetically engineering seeds in order to sell more chemicals. The company’s business model is based on privatizing life, privatizing our genetic heritage (seeds), and poisoning the Earth.  But did you know that Monsanto is just one of the major chemical players that have taken over our agriculture? Others include Syngenta, Bayer, DuPont, and BASF. Monsanto is corporate villain number one, providing PR cover for these other companies that do the same thing with far less public attention.  That is about to change. There is one company that may even be worse than Monsanto. And unless we act soon, that company is going to start contaminating our farms and our food in ways we have never seen before. Meet the Dow Chemical company. …

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