01 Dec '11, 3pm

Lone Farmer Tackles Corporate Giant #Monsanto #gmo

Lone Farmer Tackles Corporate Giant #Monsanto #gmo

Who says monsters can’t be beaten? Certainly not Percy Schmeiser—a humble farmer in the Canadian prairies. When he planted seeds he probably didn’t realize he would come up against the genetically-modified seed giant Monsanto as part of a decade-long lawsuit. More than that, he probably never imagined he’d be sitting in the victor’s seat. But that’s just what he’s doing. Monsanto has the reputation of a billion-dollar wielding bully. They’ve slapped lawsuits on many farmers including Percy Schmeiser. But in this modern day David-and-Goliath story, Percy fought back. Monsanto charged him with patent infringement. Over 320 hectares of his land were found to be contaminated with the company’s patented “Roundup Ready Canola.” Innocent or not, most farmers settle with the corporate giant rather than face huge legal bills and years of stress. “I never put those plants on my land...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/lone-farmer-tackles-corp...

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