Jun 20, 2013

Life in the Rural Police State of Monsanto

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 09:08
By Richard Schiffman, Truthout | News Analysis
There has been mixed news for the agrochemical giant Monsanto recently. On the one hand, there was the surprise announcement on June 1 by company spokesman Brandon Mitchener: "We are no longer working on lobbying for more cultivation in Europe... Currently we do not plan to apply for the approval of new genetically modified crops."

The embattled corporation has decided to stop tilting against the windmill of European resistance to its controversial biotech seeds. Eight EU nations have already prohibited GM (genetically modified) cultivation on their territory and banned the import of genetically modified foods from abroad. Full Story: Life in the Rural Police State of Monsanto

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