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Stanford's recent study on Organic Food linked to Monsanto & Tobaccor industry

Original post made by PA resident, Adobe-Meadow, on Sep 17, 2012

The timing of Stanford's study on organic food declaring that organic food is not necessarily healthier for you is questionable given the current ballot initiative to pass Proposition 37 to label genetically modified foods.

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Posted by pa resident
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Sep 17, 2012 at 8:18 am

The Cornucopia Institute Web Link recently pointed out that:

"Cargill, the world’s largest agricultural business enterprise, and foundations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which have deep ties to agricultural chemical and biotechnology corporations like Monsanto, have donated millions to Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute, where some of the scientists who published this study are affiliates and fellows. Stanford researchers had touted their independence by stating they had not received outside financial support for their study, but failed to delineate the close ties between their internal funding sources and industrialized agriculture and biotechnology interests."
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