Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

WATCH: Colbert Takes on Monsanto for GMO "Frankenwheat"

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

Stephen Colbert took on every GMO hating person’s least favorite company: Monsanto. In this two part bit on “The Colbert Report”, the host discusses the genetically modified wheat found in Oregon that hasn’t been produced since 2005. Monsanto claims they are mystified as to how it got in this farmer’s field. But the company could be facing criminal prosecution and a fine of one million dollars for its discovery. As Colbert jokes, Monsanto will probably made that amount in the time it takes you to watch one of his four-minute clips.

See below for the full story on the problem with this strain of wheat, why Japan has canceled its wheat order with the state of Oregon (potentially costing them millions of dollars), and how Monsanto somehow can’t be sued for a period of six months thanks to some “lucky” legislation.

The Colbert Report
Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,Video Archive

The Colbert Report
Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,Video Archive

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments

Kendall Jenner’s calfskin shoes illustrate how society values animal products

Press releases often find their way into my inbox. Occasionally, they’ll centre around a new animal rights initiative or vegan product, but usually, they’re unsolicited dribble e-blasted to every unprotected news media email address available. So when news of some…

Seductive and Destructive: The Insidiousness of “Happy” Exploitation

We need to shatter and dispel once and for all the insidious myth that it is somehow possible to exploit non-human animals “humanely.”

How I Got Ill on a Vegan Diet and Why I Ended Up Listening to My Body

Let me tell you, when I made that choice, I didn’t feel good about it.