"The fight to ban genetically modified foods has won more converts -- some employees of Monsanto the company that is doing the most to promote GM products.So why is it lobbying so hard (and so far successfully) that GMO products must not be labeled as such? We like choice, too!
The Independent newspaper reports that there is a notice in the cafeteria of the Monsanto pharmaceutical factory is High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, advising customers 'as far as practicable, GM soya and maize (has been removed) from all food products served in our restaurant. We have taken the steps to ensure that you, the customer, can feel confident in the food we serve.'
The notice was posted by the Sutcliffe Catering Group.
Monsanto confirms the authenticity of the notice, but company spokesman Tony Coombes says the only reason for the GM-free foods is because the company 'believes in choice.'
FYI: the only way the avoid is to go ORGANIC.
Read more (once you stop barfing) here.
Most recent shenanigans from Monsanto: bribes for GMO. Read the Treehugger story here.