There are several reasons that people are opposed to Monsanto, but among the top two are their involvement with GMOs and their corruption of the U.S. government.
One of the more outrageous schemes they pulled off in recent years was to ensure the passing of the “Monsanto Protection Act” that essentially prevented courts from prosecuting Monsanto over GMO-related health issues and was allegedly partly written by the company itself.
An appeals court in Lyon, France has upheld a 2012 ruling against Monsanto, in which the agribusiness giant was found guilty of the chemical poisoning a farmer named Paul François. byLorraine Chowat EcoWatch with thanks
” ..everybody knew, even 25 years ago, that Monsanto’s glysophate causes cancer, deformations and worse, it was pushed through by corrupt corporate power and US commercial pressure, and is now the biggest selling herbicide worldwide, killing and maiming hundreds of thousands of innocent people and millions of animals…”
15 yrs late..Colombia to ban massive US sponsored Glyphosate Spraying
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he will consider the recommendation of the Ministry of Health and suspend the use of Monsanto’s herbicide, sprayed massively on the jungle for 15 yrs, under the direction of the US military in the fight against coca crops in the country.
The Monsanto product, which contains the glyphosate, has been recently classified as carcinogenic by the World Health Organization, after a scandalous 20 year delay.
‘March Against Monsanto’ planned for over 50 countries. On May 24, millions of activists from around the world will once again March Against Monsanto, calling for the permanent boycott of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and other harmful agro-chemicals. Currently, marches will occur on six continents, in 52 countries,with events in over 400 cities. In the US, solidarity marches are slated to occur in 47 states. A comprehensive list of marches.