Read the article and numerous others written by Vandana Shiva. She is an advocate for the local farmers and her logic and arguments are sound.
Supporters are now helping to
Dow's 2,4-D. It's half the formula for Agent Orange, the Vietnam War herbicide responsible for severe illnesses in people directly exposed to it, and also in their offspring and future generations. It's a known cause of cancer in farmers who routinely use it on their crops. Now, 2,4-D is about to be unleashed in greater strengths, in amounts estimated at more than 50 times what farmers are…
Remember Agent Orange? The 2,4-D chemical concoction commissioned by the U.S. Army to defoliate jungles and destroy food crops during the Vietnam War? U.S. corn and soybean farmers could soon be using more of this toxic herbicide than ever before. Unless we convince the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to put the brakes on plans to approve Dow AgroSciences' new "Enlist" brand corn and…
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