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7/11/14 4:01 P

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Best to buy organic whenever possible and local as well to protect not only ourselves but the planet too.

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7/11/14 3:05 P

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Gross! It's greedy commercialism at its best.

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7/10/14 4:49 P

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Another related article, "Monsanto's Herbicide Linked to Fatal Kidney Disease Epidemic" www.truth-out.org/news/item/24876-mo
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which contains this postscript:

"After articles about the seed dispute appeared in the media, The New York Times reported that the United States has reversed its position and will stop pressuring El Salvador to buy Monsanto's seeds. Thus far, the aid money has not been released."

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7/10/14 3:25 P

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It is the same in the UK , so much corruption that they will kill us all in the end just for a fast buck.

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The US needs to ban Monsanto, but they probably fund the politicians here.

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Good for the farmers! I hate that Monsano has so much power.

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The US government has been requiring El Salvador to use Monsanto GM seeds in order to receive an aid package of $277 million. After great Salvadoran pressure it is unclear if the US will continue this requirement: www.truth-out.org/news/item/24811-el
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