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An article published yesterday by Ronnie Cummins of Organic Consumers Association (a great organization, check them out here) illustrates a very disturbing trend; organic companies like Whole Foods Market (WFM), Organic Valley and Stonyfield Farm are caving to Monsanto…. from the article:

“Why Is Organic Inc. Surrendering?

According to informed sources, the CEOs of WFM and Stonyfield are personal friends of former Iowa governor, now USDA Secretary, Tom Vilsack, and in fact made financial contributions to Vilsack’s previous electoral campaigns. Vilsack was hailed as “Governor of the Year” in 2001 by the Biotechnology Industry Organization, and traveled in a Monsanto corporate jet on the campaign trail.”

We see this corporate, behind-the-scenes quid pro quo so much, it appears to be the norm, rather than the exception. Something must be done.

As I have said before, and I will continue to shout it from the rooftops: Vote with your wallets.  DO NOT BUY GMO PRODUCTS! Together, we can have an impact. For the rest of the article, click here.

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