The headline of this post (I didn’t write it) about the much maligned Monsanto Protection Act just cracks me up: Monsanto provision tucked in spending bill draws critics – ya think maybe a little bit?
But the source is more neutral so I’m just glad people are noticing. Written by Alan Bjerga & Derek Wallband on Bloomberg, here is an excerpt:
The measure, tucked into a bill to fund the federal government through Sept. 30, was backed by Republican Senator Roy Blunt from Monsanto’s home state of Missouri. The provision allows farmers to plant products developed by the world’s biggest seed seller while their approval is being challenged in federal court. Read full article.