Thursday, August 18, 2011

INDIA SUES MONSANTO OVER GENETICALLY-MODIFIED EGGPLANT




Folks - this is VERY good news. Monsanto is getting hit left and right -- and it is waaaaay overdue. With our fake president having just appointed Monsanto's Vice President as senior advisor to the Commissioner at the FDA, we need to be very grateful to those countries whose leaders have not been bought off by this very evil company.

Hooray for India!!! Hooray for our planet!

"In 2009, Indian regulators gave the insect resistant eggplant carrying the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) gene the green light, but India’s former minister of the environment, Jairam Ramesh, imposed an indefinite moratorium on its cultivation only a few months later. The National Biodiversity Authority of India (NBA) has decided to sue Monsanto, the St. Louis, MO-based biotechnology power-house, and the company’s Indian partners who developed the Bt eggplant."

Here's the full article:
India Sues Monsanto Over Genetically-Modified Eggplant
http://www.forbes.com/sites/williampentland/2011/08/12/india-sues-monsanto-over-genetically-modified-eggplant/