Bayer is asking the court to dismiss the complaint. In 2005, Monsanto grabbed 40% of the U.S. seed market and 20% of the global seed market when it bought out Seminis, making them the largest seed company in the world. It is the same as buying Kashi organic cereal and it is owned by Kelloggs or Naked Juice is owned by Pepsi. I would recommend Mountain Valley to other GDW members without hesitation. and have YOU actually contacted any of these companies yourself or did you just cut and paste this taking someones word for it? so what are you trying to say? It was headquartered in Creve Coeur, Missouri.Monsanto developed Roundup, a glyphosate-based herbicide, in the 1970s, and became a major producer of genetically engineered crops. Burpee is NOT owned by Monsanto. I will never support a company who gives money to Monsanto. The seeds were was foil packed and shipping was VERY fast. This Blog is about me and my family's trials and tribulations as we create a viable homestead. Advertise | I need seeds in large quantities instead of the little packets you get in stores. I ordered some cherry tomato seeds this spring and they filled my order correctly and it arrived quickly. Small home garden pks. As time has passed, we’ve seen that this corporation has done far more harm than good. Have used Mountain Valley Seed for two years now. Otherwise I’ll toss your catalog.”Which is what I just did, tossed them both. Quoted from the article: "Both Johnny’s and Territorial have received strikingly similar missives with nearly the same wording, demanding that the firms reveal their Seminis’ varieties “so I can avoid them at all costs. can you possibly give me a refund??? Monsanto will go down without this kind of slanderous info being passed around about honest family owned businesses. But Mike Demetrio at Mtn Valley Seeds gave us awesome care and service. The many scientists, organizations, governments and members of the public who are against GMOs have expressed concerns about the safety of the foods themselves, as well as the agricultural practices they are proliferating. The seeds … Tiny seeds such as petunias can be ordered pelleted which is a God send. Please take the time to double check info before slandering decent folks. Since the beginning of the 20th century, Monsanto Company has maintained a large presence in the industrialization of agriculture. Monsanto imposes contracts and wields patents that forbid farmers from saving seeds year-to-year, a practice that has been part of agriculture for centuries. I will be a returning customer. We do carry a few products which are purchased from Seminis, which is owned by Monsanto but this is a very small percentage of our offering. As a novice garder, I don't know how long seeds are supposed to last, but I was impressed. the can is unopened and been refrigerated. are they all owned or not? Now if you wish to not buy seed that came from Seminis as their parent company is Monsanto so there is a money trail back to them, that is another story. In 2018, it was acquired by Bayer as part of its crop science division. The site is nice and ordering was easy. http://www.seedalliance.org/Seed_News/SeminisMonsanto/, http://www.agardenforthehouse.com/2012/02/keep-monsanto-out-of-your-veggie-patch/. document.write("