2,000 words Topic – GMOs and ethical issues with focus on GMO corporations, food control, and monopolies.

Topic – GMOs and ethical issues with focus on GMO corporations, food control, and monopolies.

1)     the danger of seed monopolies/global food control, 2) the abuse of GMO corporate seed patents and the subsequent damage inflicted on independent farmers, and 3) GMO/biotech/agritech corporations controlling and also funding scientific research into genetically modified foods. 

2)     I’ve attached several links with info regarding the subtopics listed above, some of the sites also include general info about how GMO corporations work/some historical context. After reading through the references I’ve attached.

3)     Your paper should be of the persuasive genre with evidence that supports the proposition that your group is exploring about GMOs.

http://foodandwaterwatch.org/sites/default/files/Monsanto%20Corporate%20Profile%20Report%20April%202013.pdf

http://www.salon.com/2013/05/30/monsantos_patent_lawyers_get_a_gift_from_the_supreme_court/

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/02/201224152439941847.html

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2016/sep/26/farming-mega-mergers-threaten-food-security-say-campaigners

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/colin-todhunter/bayer-monsanto-monopoly_b_12025918.html

http://haasinstitute.berkeley.edu/bowman-v-monsanto-monopoly-over-global-food-system

http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2008/05/monsanto200805

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/do-seed-companies-control-gm-crop-research/

http://www.alternet.org/food/how-monsanto-went-selling-aspirin-controlling-our-food-supply

http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-seeds-of-suicide-how-monsanto-destroys-farming/5329947

https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/vandana-shiva-corporate-monopoly-seeds

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2013/01/201311071754973439.html

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