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US alfalfa already genetically contaminated with Monsanto trait

In March 2011, Phillip Geertson (of Monsanto v Geertson Seed) spoke with Jeff Rense and advised: “The truth of it is [genetically modified alfalfa] is already spread all over the country, because in 2005 they deregulated it.” He tested wild alfalfa and found that 90% of it held the Monsanto trait.

Below the video is Geertson’s in-depth article discussing alfalfa and how genetic contamination has destroyed most of the alfalfa export market. In June 2010, the US Supreme Court upheld the commercial planting of GM alfalfa.

Rense introduces the video: “Monsanto successfully contaminated the US Alfalfa industry during a 2005 ‘window of opportunity’. Heroic alfalfa seed farmer, Phil Geertson, tells of the Monsanto nightmare and his newest court effort to stop them from permanently further destroying the environment with their GM alfalfa … approved for a second time for open use in America.”

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