In the mid-eighties science, with the help of genetic technology, finds the key to mastering the earth and especially its creatures. Suddenly, everything seems possible! (Time: 8:07)
Contrary to the claims of biotech companies, GM crops do not mean more choice: they mean that choice is taken away as everyone’s crops get GM-contaminated.
And an excellent Canadian Broadcasting Corporation news broadcast takes a revealing look at how GM crops are researched and monitored for safety (or not) – and how GM genes can’t be contained.
Cunderdin farmers Ian and Jodi James describe their heartbreak after a severe storm washed GM canola from the neighbour's property onto theirs late last year. (Time: 5:02)
On 31 January 2012, 55 farmers and plaintiffs traveled to Manhattan to hear oral arguments regarding Monsanto's motion to dismiss their lawsuit, Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (OSGATA) vs. Monsanto filed earlier this summer. (Time: 3:04)
A video on how important alfalfa is to food and farming, and the threat that GM alfalfa poses to family farms and organic production. Alfalfa growers do not need or want genetically modified (GM) alfalfa and have been trying to stop GM alfalfa in Canada for at least five years.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's national news takes a look at how GM crops are being monitored in Canada. (Time 9:54)
Talk by Percy Schmeiser, the Canadian farmer who was sued by Monsanto for having its patented genes on his land. A must-see for all farmers considering growing GM crops. (Time for all 3 parts: 45:05)