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Aha! You're finally getting to the real economic issue. Monsanto sells its GMO seed to farmers and then sues nearby farmers for stealing their "iintellectual property" when pollen from that crop infiltrates a crop that wasn't from Monsanto.
This started at least 10 years ago when Monsanto sued a corn farmer over this issue because his crop included GMO pollen evidence. Monsanto is working to corner the entire seed/crop market and has the capital to drive small farmers out of business with lawsuits.
This issue was on the front page of the Capital Press recently...related to alfalfa crops in Oregon.
Please get your Capital Press person to comment.
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