Sunday, January 16, 2011

US Government In Bed With Biotech and GMO Giant Monsanto

US Government In Bed With Biotech and GMO Giant Monsanto: "US Government In Bed With Biotech and GMO Giant Monsanto
By Alice Wessendorf on 01/16/2011

US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks reveal the Bush administration drew up ways to retaliate against Europe for refusing to use genetically modified seeds.

In 2007, then-US ambassador to France Craig Stapleton was concerned about France's decision to ban cultivation of genetically modified corn produced by biotech giant Monsanto. He also warned that a new French environmental review standard could spread anti-biotech policy across Europe. We speak with Jeffrey Smith of the Institute for Responsible Technology.

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