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Unapproved Monsanto Crop (Wheat) Found Growing in Oregon, Whilst “Monsanto Protection Act” Sneaks Into Law

A genetically modified strain of wheat that was never approved by the United States Department of Agriculture as been discovered growing in Oregon, triggering a federal probe that is now spanning several states. The GMO wheat was made by biotech company Monsanto and was tested in parts of the US until 2006, at which point Monsanto stopped pursuing the USDA’s approval. Investigators are now trying to figure out why the pesticide-resistant crop was still growing years later, and it couldn’t come at a worst time for Monsanto. Backlash against the company continues to grow, and over the weekend millions of people around the world participated in anti-Monsanto demonstrations. Meanwhile, a so-called "ag-gag" law being proposed in North Carolina would make it illegal to expose any wrongdoings committed by Monsanto and other agriculture companies. Andy Stepanian of Sparrow Media joins Meghan Lopez to discuss. — YouTube

Meanwhile, the "Monsanto Protection Act" sneaks into law:

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  1. Ah, the worlds greatest corporatocracy ( it ceased being a democracy years ago) controlled by the corporations for the corporations. Shame, shame, shame.

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