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New App That Lets You Boycott Monsanto By Scanning Your Shopping Cart

Anna

It's hard to know what you're buying... especially when a few large company conglomerates own lots of brands. A new app called Buycott lets you figure out what to buy and not buy based upon the companies that make the products. "Once you’ve scanned an item, Buycott will show you its corporate family tree on your phone screen. Scan a box of Splenda sweetener, for instance, and you’ll see its parent, McNeil Nutritionals, is a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson."

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  • Justine Highsmith

    This app is a powerful alternative for those who cannot March Against Monsanto today.

  • Sam Rye

    Where's the "this is the best thing ever" button?

  • Brandon

    it would be better if you didn't have to join...

  • Ben Goldhirsh

    fascinating. thanks for sharing. going to get this now.