Monsanto, the TPP and Global Food Dominance

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Earth Systems Science

Monsanto, the TPP and Global Food Dominance

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By Ellen Brown, Web of Debt

This piece first appeared at Web of Debt.

“Control oil and you control nations,” said US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in the 1970s.  ”Control food and you control the people.”

Global food control has nearly been achieved, by reducing seed diversity with GMO (genetically modified) seeds that are distributed by only a few transnational corporations. But this agenda has been implemented at grave cost to our health; and if the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) passes, control over not just our food but our health, our environment and our financial system will be in the hands of transnational corporations.

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