Corruption - Monsanto vs. Mother Earth

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Monsanto vs. Mother Earth
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To the governments of Germany, France and the
Netherlands and all contracting states of the European
Patent Convention:

As concerned citizens, we urge you to take the lead to fix
European patent law by calling on the Administrative
Council of the European Patent Organisation to close the
loopholes that allow corporations to patent plant
varieties and conventional breeding methods. Clear and
effective safeguards and prohibitions are needed to
protect consumers, farmers and breeders from the
corporate takeover of our food chain.

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Posted: 12 April 2013
It's unbelievable, but Monsanto and Co. are at it again. These
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profit-hungry biotech companies have found a way to gain exclusive
control over the seeds of life - the source of our food. They're trying
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to patent away varieties of our everyday vegetables and fruits
like cucumber, broccoli and melons, forcing growers to pay

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exclusive rights over conventional seeds, so we just need to
close them shut before they set a dangerous global
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