Anyone who buys and uses their product is, in essence, contributing to the pollution, poisoning and potential birth defects of humans and animals. Â Monsanto has convinced masses of farmers that they must use it, municipalities that they need it, and consumers that it will make their lives easier. Â The people running this company don't appear to have an ounce of decency or respect for human beings or the planet. Â They have polluted and poisoned every state in this country as a result of their greed and lust for power. Â Look at what they did with Agent Orange.
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"Covering up toxic effects of their products was not new for Monsanto. They're experts at it. In 2003 the company paid $700 million in settlements for secretly poisoning the population living next to their PCB factory in Anniston, Alabama. Court documents showed the arrogance of Monsanto executives made aware of the product's effects: "We can't afford to lose $1 of business," was the written response in a secret company memo.
Leaked documents also revealed that EPA scientists had charged Monsanto with fraudulently hiding the toxic effects of Agent Orange -- effectively preventing Vietnam veterans from collecting compensation for cancer, birth defects, and other symptoms of exposure.
When Carrasco first reported his findings, he got the usual treatment. His results were vehemently denied, and he was attacked in the press by biotech advocates. Four highly aggressive men showed up at his office and tried to interrogate him, but he wasn't physically attacked. Not until he tried to give a speech on his results in the small Argentine farm town of La Leonesa on August 7, 2010. That was unusual.