The World According to Monsanto: Pollution, Corruption, and the Control of the World's Food Supply
The result of a remarkable three-year-long investigation that took award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker Marie-Monique Robin across four continents (North and South America, Europe, and Asia), The World According to Monsanto tells the little-known yet shocking story of this agribusiness giant—the world’s leading producer of GMOs (genetically modified organisms)—and how its new “green” face is no less malign than its PCB- and Agent Orange–soaked past.
Robin reports that, following its long history of manufacturing hazardous chemicals and lethal herbicides, Monsanto is now marketing itself as a “life sciences” company, seemingly convinced about the virtues of sustainable development. However, Monsanto now controls the majority of the yield of the world’s genetically modified corn and soy—ingredients found in more than 95 percent of American households—and its alarming legal and political tactics to maintain this monopoly are the subject of worldwide concern.
Released to great acclaim and controversy in France, throughout Europe, and in Latin America alongside the documentary film of the same name, The World According to Monsanto is sure to change the way we think about food safety and the corporate control of our food supply.
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Manipulation and Corruption
A Massive Brainwashing Operation
The Food and Drug Administration Under the Influence
The Art of Silencing Dissenting Voices
10 The Iron Law of the Patenting of Life
Monsantos Lost Battle in North America
part iii Monsantos GMOs Storm the South
Seizing Control of Biodiversity
The Soybeans of Hunger
The United Soy Republic
The Seeds of Suicide
16 How Multinational Corporations Control the Worlds Food
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