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Seeds, Inc.

(article, Culinate staff)

Way back when Culinate first started, we wrote about seed diversity. Now Marion Nestle is reminding us that part of the fight to preserve the planet's agricultural health involves seed patents. Not wild about patented seeds running wild? Check out the No Patents on Seeds coalition. 

As Nestle points out, the coalition's latest report (PDF) offers a neat wrap-up of the situation:

bq. Here is a terrific summary of the current patent situation, the growing concentration of the seed industry, the legal situation (not pretty), and ideas for doing something about it.