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Contamination videos

Contrary to the claims of biotech companies, GM crops do not mean more choice: they mean that choice is taken away as everyone’s crops get GM-contaminated.

And an excellent Canadian Broadcasting Corporation news broadcast takes a revealing look at how GM crops are researched and monitored for safety (or not) – and how GM genes can’t be contained.

Seeds of Dissent

Cunderdin farmers Ian and Jodi James describe their heartbreak after a severe storm washed GM canola from the neighbour's property onto theirs late last year. (Time: 5:02)

I Stand with Farmers vs Monsanto

On 31 January 2012, 55 farmers and plaintiffs traveled to Manhattan to hear oral arguments regarding Monsanto's motion to dismiss their lawsuit, Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (OSGATA) vs. Monsanto filed earlier this summer. (Time: 3:04)

Why take action to stop GM alfalfa?

A video on how important alfalfa is to food and farming, and the threat that GM alfalfa poses to family farms and organic production. Alfalfa growers do not need or want genetically modified (GM) alfalfa and have been trying to stop GM alfalfa in Canada for at least five years.

Percy Schmeiser

Talk by Percy Schmeiser, the Canadian farmer who was sued by Monsanto for having its patented genes on his land. A must-see for all farmers considering growing GM crops. (Time for all 3 parts: 45:05)