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GroundTruth “Mother takes on Monsanto, wins global prize” Argintine Hero

A wonderful MUST read story of how one courageous woman risked everything, including being held at gunpoint in her home, in her mission to protect her Argentine community – which had a cancer rate 41 times the national average – from the negative effects of Monsanto’s Roundup drift. Bravo! Jim & Megan

GroundTruth “Mother takes on Monsanto, wins global prize” Argintine Hero

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Alternet “Cheerleading for Monsanto? The Shocking Lack of Difference Between Oxford University Press and Fox News” Oxford University Press Lowers Standard

Anna Moore Lappe tackles corporate collusion in academia. Please help Anna by signing the petition at articles end – support her effort of transparency about sources, disclosure of conflicts of interest and accurate promotion. Please spread the word! Thanks. Jim & Megan

Alternet “Cheerleading for Monsanto? The Shocking Lack of Difference Between Oxford University Press and Fox News” Oxford University Press Lowers Standard

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Via Campesina “Opposition to biotech giant Monsanto growing worldwide, new report shows” Resistance Hurting GMO Introductions

“This report demonstrates that the increasingly vocal objections from social movements and civil society organizations are having an impact on the introduction of GM crops…” The power of the people. Good news for a Sunday. Jim & Megan

Via Campesina “Opposition to biotech giant Monsanto growing worldwide, new report shows” Resistance Hurting GMO Introductions

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Green Living Review “Organic Farming: A Mind Set” Bryce Stephens Interviewed

Organic farmer Bryce Stephens of Stephens Land & Cattle Co. in Jennings KS has been our friend for almost 20 years. He is our OSGATA V.P. and we guarantee that you will enjoy this interview that provides a rare glimpse into the life of an intelligent activist multi-generational family farmer who has spent his life working for change. Jim & Megan

Green Living Review “Organic Farming: A Mind Set” Bryce Stephens Interviewed

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Blog Talk Radio. Jim Gerritsen – Organic Farmers Appeal OSGATA VS Monsanto. Audio Interview (56:25) by Host June Stoyer. (04/11/12)

Host June Stoyer recently interviewed Jim (56:25) in his role as President of lead Appellant Organic Seed Growers and Trade Assn in the landmark organic community lawsuit challenging Monsanto’s GMO patents. You can listen and learn the latest lawsuit developments. Jim & Megan

Blog Talk Radio. Jim Gerritsen – Organic Farmers Appeal OSGATA VS Monsanto. Audio Interview (56:25) by Host June Stoyer. (04/11/12)

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Natural Society “Explosive: Monsanto ‘Knowingly Poisoned Workers’ Causing Devastating Birth Defects.” Argentinean Farmers Sue.

“…the tobacco companies were ‘motivated by a desire for unwarranted economic gain and profit,’ with zero regard for the farmers and their infant children – many of which are now suffering from severe birth defects from Monsanto’s products.”.

Natural Society “Explosive: Monsanto ‘Knowingly Poisoned Workers’ Causing Devastating Birth Defects.” Argentinean Farmers Sue.

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Food and Drink Digital “Monsanto Threatens to Sue Vermont for GMO Labeling Bill” Connection with OSGATA v. Monsanto

“The agency in particular cited a study, financed by the 2,4-D manufacturers and conducted by Dow, in which the chemical was put into the feed of rats. The study did not show reproductive problems in the rats or problems in their offspring that might be expected if 2,4-D were disrupting hormone activity, the E.P.A. said.” Jim

Food and Drink Digital “Monsanto Threatens to Sue Vermont for GMO Labeling Bill” Connection with OSGATA v. Monsanto

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Natural Society “Monsanto’s GMO Seeds Contributing to Farmer Suicides Every 30 Minutes.” Documentation on Culpability.

“Monsanto’s cost-inflated and ineffective seeds have been driving farmers to suicide, and is considered to be one of the largest – if not the largest – cause of the quarter of a million farmer suicides over the past 16 years.” Jim

Natural Society “Monsanto’s GMO Seeds Contributing to Farmer Suicides Every 30 Minutes.” Documentation on Culpability.

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SavingSeeds “Where’s the (Real) Beef? Accountability Rally & March for Food Sovereignty April 17” Support Farmer Dan Brown

“Where’s the (Real) Beef? Accountability Rally & March.” Even in a progressive state like Maine there are forces to be battled to uphold farmers’ right to farm and the people’s right to eat. Find links to the petition plus good information on Maine’s battleground raw milk struggle. Jim