In 2009, President Barack Obama selected Monsanto executive Michael Taylor to be the nation’s first food safety czar.
In 2012, citizen Frederick Ravid collected 186,000 signatures on a petition at signon.org to force Taylor’s removal. All those signatures lead us to ask…
Should Monsanto be in charge of America’s food safety?
This Saturday at 9am Pacific, the Food Chain Radio show with Michael Olson hosts citizen Frederick Ravid for a conversation about the relationship between the federal government and the Monsanto Corporation.
On January 31st, family farmers from across the county will take part in the first phase of the OSGATA et al. v. Monsanto court case filed to protect farmers from genetic trespass by Monsanto’s genetically modified (GMO) seed, which can contaminate organic and non-GMO farmers’ crops and open them up to abusive lawsuits.
Meet at Foley Square in Manhattan at 9 am on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012. [Image]
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