08 Jul '12, 1am

Monsanto May Lose Billions in Brazil Over "Monsanto Tax"

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page , Millions Against Monsanto page , and our California News page . Brazil, the second-largest producer of genetically modified (GM) crops (after the U.S.), is the latest country to take a stand against biotech giant Monsanto, which could end up handing over at least $2 billion as a result. A war has been waging against Monsanto in Brazil for nearly a decade, virtually ever since the country legalized farming of GM crops in 2005. Since then, Monsanto has been charging Brazilian farmers double - once for their seeds, and again when they sell their crops. Farmers Have Had Enough With Monsanto's Royalty Taxes and Penalties In case you're wondering how Monsanto has risen to the ranks of a superpower, a major reason is their patent on GM seeds, like the GM soya seeds in Brazil, which account fo...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25794.cfm

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