Fact: Between 1997 and 2010 Monsanto admits to filing 144 lawsuits against America’s family farmers, while settling another 700 out of court for undisclosed amounts. Due to these aggressive lawsuits, Monsanto has created an atmosphere of fear in rural America and driven dozens of farmers into bankruptcy.
Fact: “Non-GMO Verified” has become the fastest growing food label in N. America as sales of certified products hit $1 billion in sales in 2011.
Fact: More and more countries are banning GMO crops due to public outcry.
Fact: We currently grow enough food to feed the world. Sustainable farming practices are already proven and do not rely on patented organisms (such as GMO crops), allowing the control of our food supply to remain with the farmer.