6 Big Ag giants control nearly 70 percent of the world's seed market, much of which has been genetically-modified so they can reap profits on every seed they sell.
4 global corporations control 75% of all global grain trade.
Top 10 global food processing companies control 26% of the global food markets.
Animal livestock (beef, chicken, etc.) -- mostly grown on industrial factory farms -- is responsible for 18 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, more than the combined exhaust of all motor vehicles worldwide.
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In the North, in Haparanda, Greenpeace activists marked and sealed off the potato fields that were recently discovered to be contaminated with the illegal, unauthorised genetically engineered potato, named Amadea.
When the German Minister of Economics and Technology recently endorsed a Genetically Engineered (GE) potato, he said "no" to public opinion, "no" to the health and safety concerns of scientists, "no" to biodiversity, "no" to farmers'...
Activists in protective clothing display a banner reading 'No GMO's X' as they place GE corn into a container in a GE contaminated field. The team from Italy, Austria, Germany and Hungary are quarantining illegal genetically engineered (GE) crops...
The introduction of genetic engineering (GE) in plant breeding has been accompanied by the expansion of patent monopolies.
Image: Dry canal in Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh, where the failing monsoons of 2009 left farmers struggling with drought and water-demanding crops, including rice and cotton. © Peter Caton / Greenpeace
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