Monsanto FERGUSON MO: Land Grabbing and Community Displacement

Monsanto cleared hundreds of thousands of acres of land in order to plant genetically modified soybeans in South America. The report also states that Monsanto is responsible for instances of deforestation, violence, and displacements, as well as for using toxic herbicides that are detrimental to public health.[1] Monsanto’s reputation has earned it a spot on the Global Exchange’s 2012 list of “Most Wanted Corporate Criminals.” This U.S. NGO accused the company of being “one of the most egregious abusers of the human rights of food sovereignty, access to land, and health.”MORE

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