Dump Monsanto Stock Day: Friday, May 9th
Food Democracy Now (FDN) and GMO Inside.org are promoting a day of financial ‘returns’ for Monsanto, the premier genetically-modified-organism (GMO) chemical company.
The ‘return’ both these organizations are promoting is the return of Monsanto stocks back to Monsanto, (divesting/selling/cashing in holdings) by conscientious consumers of their stock portfolio holdings of Monsanto stock held either directly or via mutual funds.
Fidelity alone owns more than $3.2 billion in Monsanto stock. In total, Fidelity manages more than $4.6 trillion in assets and more than 20 million customers in the U.S.
Here’s a website that has a table of mutual funds and companies that have stocks/investments in Monsanto http://www.ethicalinvesting.com/monsanto/avoid.shtml .
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Here’s a webpage listing companies that support Monsanto.
According to a newsletter this writer received from GMO Inside,
This coming Friday, May 9th, FDN is leading flash mob protests in select cities across the U.S. at Fidelity Investment offices to let them know that we’re serious about dumping Monsanto’s toxic assets.
Fidelity alone owns more than $3.2 billion in Monsanto stock. In total, Fidelity manages more than $4.6 trillion in assets and more than 20 million customers in the U.S. – Are you one of them?
This Friday [May 9th], join all of us at Food Democracy Now!, Natural News, Organic Consumers Association, Cornucopia, Green America, GMO Inside, Millions Against Monsanto, Babes Against Biotech, Food Babe, Hawaii GMO Justice Coalition, Institute for Responsible Technology, GMO Free USA and March Against Monsanto.
The groups encourage consumers and socially-conscious investors to join in the action around the country.
They suggest consumers participate in Divest Monsanto Now! action here:
1. National Day of Action Page:
Fidelity Investments, 245 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210-1116
3. New York City:
Fidelity Investments, Fidelity Investments, 350 Park Ave, NY, NY 10022
Philadelphia Stock Exchange, 1900 Market St Lbby I, Philadelphia, PA 19103
5. Washington DC:
Fidelity Investments, 1900 K St NW, Washington, DC 20006
Fidelity Investments, 401 N Michigan Ave #100, Chicago, IL
7. San Francisco:
Fidelity Investments, 8 Montgomery St. San Fran, CA 94104
8. Los Angeles:
Fidelity Investments, 1200 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403”
It looks like action is needed in the middle part of the country. Plains states folks, won’t you please join the “dump Monsanto stock day” by locating a Fidelity Investments branch office in your area and show up? Here’s a website to find a Fidelity Investments branch location anywhere in the country. http://www.fidelity.com/branchlocator/
Additionally, readers may want to watch the video “Take the Monsanto Stock Plunge”
According to GMO Inside,
If you divest from Monsanto, choose more responsible funds to invest in a greener future by reading Green America’s Guide to Socially Responsible Investing.
By the way, readers may want to know that I ‘housecleaned’ my portfolio in June of 2013.
Money talks! Big business corporations understand that language. Let’s make May 9th a memorable “money talks day.”
Catherine J Frompovich (website) is a retired natural nutritionist who earned advanced degrees in Nutrition and Holistic Health Sciences, Certification in Orthomolecular Theory and Practice plus Paralegal Studies. Her work has been published in national and airline magazines since the early 1980s. Catherine authored numerous books on health issues along with co-authoring papers and monographs with physicians, nurses, and holistic healthcare professionals. She has been a consumer healthcare researcher 35 years and counting.
Catherine’s latest book, published October 4, 2013, is Vaccination Voodoo, What YOU Don’t Know About Vaccines, available on Amazon.com.
Her 2012 book A Cancer Answer, Holistic BREAST Cancer Management, A Guide to Effective & Non-Toxic Treatments, is available on Amazon.com and as a Kindle eBook.
Two of Catherine’s more recent books on Amazon.com are Our Chemical Lives And The Hijacking Of Our DNA, A Probe Into What’s Probably Making Us Sick (2009) and Lord, How Can I Make It Through Grieving My Loss, An Inspirational Guide Through the Grieving Process (2008).