Mark McKennon
Mark McKennon

The submissive response is to surrender and eat any of the crap these companies produce. The cynical response is to claim that, in this day and age, most politicians, sport stars, entertainment celebrities, and so on, are seldom as personable or as honest as promoted. Why would food be any different? It's no secret that slapping food product packaging with the proclamation that it's ORGANIC (given the somewhat lax or at least not strictly enforced FDA guidelines for that) is really just a...

The submissive response is to surrender and eat any of the crap these companies produce. The cynical response is to claim that, in this day and age, most politicians, sport stars, entertainment celebrities, and so on, are seldom as personable or as honest as promoted. Why would food be any different? It's no secret that slapping food product packaging with the proclamation that it's ORGANIC (given the somewhat lax or at least not strictly enforced FDA guidelines for that) is really just a ploy for dollars. O$G$N$C. Then, when a company seems to have confirmed it is "organic", but is really a cheat, well, that just supports the whole conclusion that the system is corrupt and few can be trusted. Santa Cruz, an "organic" company, hobknobbing with Monsanto. Gee, that's what they call a RED FLAG. That's like discovering that an idealistic, untainted animal rights group has been meeting for strategy marketing with the Pork Growers of America.
One answer: drastically reduce the purchase of products from major producers. Make your own. It's gratifying, it's usually more healthful, on balance it's usually cheaper, and for those reasons it's good revenge. As far as it's practical, I'll walk an extra mile to save a dollar on the crap at the standard neighborhood grocery store so I can buy something that meets quality standards at my food co-op.

Rachel Prince
Rachel Prince
  • Mark McKennon

Choice= the power and voice of the consumer. Choose wisely.

Melody Park
Melody Park
  • Mark McKennon

Right on Rachel ! :) Probably the most power of people/the masses dealing with all corporations,companies,governments... ect... They will make only produce what they can sell... The addiction to things "we want" and do not need is biggest trouble to getting us all to do The right thing...Smartest thing for our healthiest survival .... CHOICE=POWER ! :) like

Michelle McHenry Edrington

Don't ask don't tell was over turned!

Melody Park
Melody Park

why do we allow the few who we voted to govern.... TO NOT MAKE IT A ENFORCED LAW THAT ALL FOOD IS LABELED with the wants and needs for some of us, about what is tottally in the food that we buy and consume? WE WANT TO KNOW NOW! NO MORE PUTTING UP WITH THE B.S. about how or why it was not done at least a decade ago and would should have been a well oiled running department/minestry that is deeply respected... by the people who care about this very fundementally important situation for...

why do we allow the few who we voted to govern.... TO NOT MAKE IT A ENFORCED LAW THAT ALL FOOD IS LABELED with the wants and needs for some of us, about what is tottally in the food that we buy and consume? WE WANT TO KNOW NOW! NO MORE PUTTING UP WITH THE B.S. about how or why it was not done at least a decade ago and would should have been a well oiled running department/minestry that is deeply respected... by the people who care about this very fundementally important situation for themselves/thier families/thier neighbours and friends/ thier COUNTRY AND ENDLICH THE WHOLE PLANET! Education being a big fundamental part of it's success.... Will we ever wake up in time.... or have we reached a tipping point that we failed to navigate it's path successfully and stepped back from.. Thanks for your post Mark McKennon...when I read it it got me thinking....I liked many of the comments here :) Thanks everyone for doing something....even if it is just words typed from some desk or table...we never now how far such a ripple may travel hey ;) God/Gods/creator ect... bless us all :) and have a nice night.

Joshua Harding
Joshua Harding

If its not enough, we have to watch our backs now from companies lying to us flat out about their products then by their own actions, incriminate themselves and expect no one to notice. How dumb is the American public? Obviously dumb enough for these companies to poison us legally. Wake up. Knowledge is power!

Dawn Barnett
Dawn Barnett

Choice = power, choose wisely, stay informed and refuse to spend on food that contains GMO.....

Don Parker
Don Parker

Smucker

Yuko K. Halada
Yuko K. Halada

It is exciting that this issue has been surfacing as a big issue these days..

Leslii McCaskill
Leslii McCaskill

Liars come in all shapes and forms but we've known about Monsanto "raping" farmers and consumers for quite a few years, but guess who has the most money to by their own lies? Ugh. More of the same---money and politics,

Karen Sherman
Karen Sherman
  • Leslii McCaskill

Leslii McCaskill You might be interested in checking out the Cornucopia Institute... right out of the Coulee region. They are doing good work. http://www.cornucopia.org

Calvin Cotton
Calvin Cotton
  • Leslii McCaskill

I used to buy Smucker's products because of the quality - although I always thought that they could have used a better name. Now I realize that I would be a schmuck to continue to support them. Today it is unfortunate that we have to spend so much time researching before we can take a bite of anything.

Dale Rice
Dale Rice

Human beings were never designed to be experimental guina pigs, we have a threshold that when we expose our bodies to chemical/or organisms the result is disease/and or cancer....stop screwing with our food!

Bunny Snow
Bunny Snow
  • Dale Rice

Stop poisoning us for Monsanto's profits!

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