Monsanto announced on August 6 it will sell off its controversial genetically engineered animal drug, recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH). Organic Consumers Association helped organize an email campaign against the drug for the last several years, generating over a quarter of a million emails and petition signatures against the use ofr rBGH. Historically, Monsanto also made Agent Orange, PCBs, and herbicides that produced dioxin as a byproduct. The chemical production side of the company was spun off and rebranded as Solutia
Not one to be deterred either, Organic Consumer Association will continue with their “Millions Against Monsanto” campaign, this time petitioning for the labeling and safety testing of genetically-modified foods.