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How and why Monsanto has "devastated" agriculture.

Monsanto got approval to sell its soybeans genetically engineered for its Roundup herbicide by telling the USDA that glyphosate (the main poison in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide) is a low risk for weed resistance.

Since then, some 20 weed species have evolved resistance to glyphosate and Roundup, becoming "Super Weeds" that are very hard to kill.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/19/us-monsanto-superweeds-idUSTRE78I4BA20110919

Now, in order to kill these Super Weeds, farmers are forced to resort to expensive, dangerous and time-consuming weed killing methods.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2012/03/12/monsanto_and_roundup_resistant_weeds.html

Monsanto's genetically modified corn, which manufactures its own poison, has had the same effect on the bugs it's designed to kill -- forced them to evolve resistance to the poison. Plus, it's probably toxic to humans.

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-12-06/monsanto-corn-may-be-failing-to-kill-bugs-in-4-states-epa-says.html

Monsanto's GMO soy and corn is added to the vast majority of processed foods in the supermarket and at fast food restaurants. There's almost know way for consumers to avoid these crops, as Monsanto's shills in Congress refused to require the labeling of GMO food.

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/15/why-arent-g-m-o-foods-labeled/

Agriculture isn't the only thing Monsanto's Roundup is devastating. They're also devastating the environment and human health.

http://thetruthpursuit.com/front-page/monsantos-roundup-ravaging-butterfly-populations-study-shows/11100

http://www.dailytech.com/Monsanto+Defeats+Small+Farmers+in+Critical+Bioethics+Class+Action+Suit/article24118.htm

http://www.ucsusa.org/food_and_agriculture/science_and_impacts/impacts_genetic_engineering/promoting-resistant-pests.html

Pic props: http://www.odinistpressservice.com/2011/12/19/monsanto-defeated-by-super-weeds/
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