Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Monsanto as Disease

Great Essay!

Monsanto: A Modern Day Plague By Lisa Cerda, City Watch Los Angeles, June 12


Here's a bullet point history.

Contributed to the research on uranium, for the Manhattan Project, during WWII.

Operated a nuclear facility for the U.S. government until the late 1980s.

Top manufacturer of synthetic fibers, plastics and polystyrene (EPA's 5th ranked chemical production that generates the most hazardous waste).

A top 10 US chemical company.

Agriculture pesticides producer.

Herbicide producer - herbicides 2,4,5-T, Agent Orange, Lasso, and DDT.

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