Monday, March 26, 2012

Monsanto-Death is Our Business, and Business is Good

http://www.opednews.com/articles/Monsanto-a-half-century-o-by-Soren-Seelow-Le-M-120325-363.html
The giant U.S. agribusiness Monsanto was found guilty on Monday Feb. 13, after being sued by a small farmer from Charente who had been poisoned by a herbicide. This event is a first in France. On the scale of the history of the one-hundred-year-old multinational, this sentence constitutes just one more episode in an already long record of court procedures.
PCBs, Agent Orange, dioxin, GMO, Aspartame, growth hormones, herbicides (Lasso and Roundup) ... a number of products that have made the fortune of Monsanto, have been marred by health scandals and trials sometimes leading to their prohibition. But nothing has so far hindered the irresistible rise of this former chemical giant who converted back to biogenetics and has mastered the art of lobbying. Portrait of a multinational multi-recidivist.
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1 comment:

  1. I lost my husband in 2006 from Agent Orange just after he retired. Lynol served in Vietnam in 68 and was proud to serve his country. HE didn't know the war wasn't over. I miss him everyday.

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