No to Monsanto!

Mars and Beyond (1957)

Company Information

 Monsanto Company (Monsanto), along with its subsidiaries, is a provider of agricultural products for farmers. The Company's seeds, biotechnology trait products, and herbicides provide farmers with solutions that improve productivity, reduce the costs of farming, and produce better foods for consumers and better feed for animals. It manages business in two segments: Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. In April 2010, the Company completed the acquisition of a corn and soybean processing plant located in Paine, Chile from Anasac, a company that provides seed processing services. In October 2009, the Company completed the acquisition of Seminium, S.A. (Seminium), a corn seed company. In February 2011, the Company acquired Divergence, Inc.

GMO Poll Results

1. Does it bother you that there are genetically engineered ingredients in most of the foods sold in American supermarkets?
Yes: 618
No: 107
Maybe: 11
Need More Information: 9
2. Do you want the products that contain genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled “Contains Genetically Engineered Ingredients”?
Yes: 664
No: 67
Maybe: 10
Need More Information: 5
3. Do you think that government agencies should enact stricter regulations for testing, growing, and marketing of GE crops and other products?
Yes: 637
No: 62
Maybe: 23
Need More Information: 19

4. If genetically engineered salmon were to come on the market, it would not be labeled according to current policy and would therefore be indistinguishable (visually, at least) from other farm-raised salmon. Would this curb your overall purchasing of salmon? (Vote-Counter’s Note: Some of the people who answered “No” to this question said they already don’t buy farmed salmon, or, for one reason or another, don’t eat fish in the first place.)
Yes: 527
No: 154
Maybe: 38
Need More Information: 8
Would you buy food with genetically modified ingredients if you knew they were in there?
Yes: 48
No: 429
Maybe: 19
Need More Information: 24
Would you buy food with genetically modified ingredients if you knew they were in there?
Yes: 31
No: 418
Maybe: 32
Need More Information: 12

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