Starbucks Promotes GMO Ag Model


This in from the OCA:

Starbucks uses more than 93 million gallons of milk per year, according to 2011 figures (and the company has only grown since then).

That’s enough milk to fill 155 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

Too bad it’s not organic.

Starbucks likes to tout the fact that since itstopped selling milk that contains Monsanto’s rBGH growth hormone, it uses “GMO-free” milk.

That may be true. But by its refusal to switch to USDA certified organic milk, Starbucks is promoting the GMO agriculture model—because dairy cows are fed a steady diet of GMO feed, including corn, soy, alfalfa, and cotton seed.

That’s an unhealthy diet for the animals. And an unsustainable model for agriculture.

TAKE ACTION: Tell Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz: Switch to Organic Milk!

Call Starbucks at 1-800-782-7282

Post on Starbucks facebook page

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