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February 10, 2020 - Collective Spark

Food Brands Owned By Monsanto

Food Brands Owned By Monsanto
Herbicide being sprayed on crops File Image: (c) Photabulous!

Monsanto is a biotech corporation that was founded in the early 1900s. They produce genetically modified foods (GMOs) and many chemicals that are sprayed onto our food, including several pesticides.

The stranglehold that corporations like Monsanto have on governments and government agencies like the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is quite strong. Monsanto was recently acquired by Bayer Pharmaceuticals. Big food and big pharma are one in the same. They own the press, they own politicians, and they practically dictate government policy. Glyphosate, an active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, has been implicated in thousands of cancer cases, and Monsanto has already paid out billions of dollars to multiple victims.

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