More than 270,000 organic farmers are taking on corporate agriculture giant Monsanto in a lawsuit filed March 30. Led by the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association, the family farmers are fighting for the right to keep a portion of the world food supply organic—and preemptively protecting themselves from accusations of stealing genetically modified seeds that drift on to their pristine crop fields.
We were just discussing this as we drove past miles of Montsanto mono-crop in Southern Alberta on the weekend.
Have you seen Food Inc? It includes a section about Montsanto, and farmers trying to fight them + many other horrifying food practices.