I, as a South African citizen, would like to see Monsanto and all genetically modified seed companies removed from my country.
modified seeds are bio piracy. The produce from these seeds do not
themselves produce seeds. As a result all farmers are forced to buy
their seed from Monsanto. Further more, Monsanto patents these seeds,
which makes it illegal for any other individual, farmer or South
African to develop seeds from the natural productivity of any plant
that produces seeds of it's own.
In effect this is a
corporate take over of the food industry, forcing all South Africans to
be dependent on a company whose profits do not benefit the people of
South Africa, but the investors of Monsanto who are off shore
billionaires living in other countries.In the end, the South African
farming industry will be owned by corporations and not by the people of
Not only is Monsanto a corporate take over
of food production in this country, but genetically modified seeds are
not nutritious and what is more, they are in fact poisonous. The
development of GM foods is in line with Codex Alimentarius and Agenda
21, both of which are aimed at reducing the world's population through
lack of nutrition and starvation.
I appeal to all South Africans to
Demand that all GM produce, or produce that contains GM ingredients be
clearly marked, so that the South African population not only know
what is being fed to them, but can at least make a choice not to buy
b) Like India who has now taken Monsanto
to court for bio piracy, that South Africans rally to do the same and
prevent Monsanto from corporatising our food industry.
c) That all fields containing Monsanto GM seeds be burned as they have recently done in Hungary.
is abundant, every apple contains seeds, as does every single food
baring plant. GM plants do not do this, and the farmer is totally
reliant on buying yearly seeds from corporate GM producers like
Monsanto. It is a form of slavery, and the South African farmer is well
on the way to being enslaved by GM food products.