More info on corporations risking our health for their profits.
Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott and Joel Bakan released their film The Corporation in 2003 to great acclaim.
In the 6 years since then, it has won 26 International Awards, 10 international Audience Choice Awards, the Genie for Best Documentary, and has become one of the most-downloaded non-fiction films on the internet.
Sadly, the film makers’ ability to create more great documentary films isn’t funded by torrents. Why not check out their Special Edition DVD set, packed with over 8 hours of extras?
In this high-quality excerpt, Jane Akre and Steve Wilson, ex investigative reporters for Fox News, tell of Monsanto’s successful efforts to have their program profiling their product Posilac, terminated with extreme prejudice.
Don’t think for a moment that Monsanto’s strategies, tactics, and plans to dominate the food industry worldwide, have in any way changed by their recent sale of the Posilac product to Eli Lilly.
The seeds of the world are now owned primarily by one company, Monsanto. Monsanto is aiming to extend its control to pigs by patenting and thus privatising gene sequences, many of which are found naturally in pigs. Monsanto is doing this despite the fact that the pig has not yet been genetically engineered. Betzelberger is travelling around Germany encouraging farmers to protest against this “sell-out of life”. This happened in the 1990s when genetic technology was green lighted. Steven Druker, judge and civil rights activist, says “This, I believe, is one of the greatest frauds ever perpetrated by any government in history.” (From Germany, in English and German, English subtitles) (Documentary) G CC WS
Monsanto is the world leader in genetically modified organisms (GMOs), as well as one of the most controversial corporations in industrial history. This century-old empire has created some of the most toxic products ever sold, including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and the herbicide Agent Orange. Based on a painstaking investigation, The World According to Monsanto puts together the pieces of the companys history, calling on hitherto unpublished documents and numerous first-hand accounts.
Here are some resources to learn more about Monsanto’s activities
The Genetic Conspiracy
TAKING SIDES : Clashing Views in Science, Technology, and Society
Alimentos Transgénicos (Spanish)
English (Google translation)
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Monsanto kills Fox News story: BGH hormones in milk – HQ version
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