WATCH: WIKILEAKS & Monsanto!

WATCH: WIKILEAKS & Monsanto!

Postby Oscar » Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:31 pm

WATCH: WikiLeaks Cables Reveal U.S. Sought to Retaliate Against Europe over Monsanto GM Crops

http://www.democracynow.org/2010/12/23/
wikileaks_cables_reveal_us_sought_to

U.S. 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-U.S. 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. [includes rush transcript]
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