14 Aug '11, 12am

#Monsanto- the black stain on the #biotech industry. #nogmo #gmo

The Monsanto company does not have a Facebook page. They are well aware that if they did, it would just become a wall of constant protest. There's good reason for the resentment, too: a long, complicated history including everything from poisoning public waterways to manufacturing Agent Orange, bovine growth hormones, and DDT pesticides. They've become the black stain on the biotech industry to anyone with a CSA subscription and a reusable bag. In fairness, that was the legacy of the "old Monsanto". The company was restarted in 2001 and focuses entirely on agriculture now. But while they may no longer be dumping PCBs in Alabama streams or helping create atomic bombs, a new series of books and documentaries are again pointing angry fingers at the company. Between Monsanto's past liabilities and more recently filed suits against Canadian and American farmers, the folks weari...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23774.cfm

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