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Free Download: What Monsanto Doesn’t Want You to Know

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Who is Monsanto?

 

Monsanto Company is a publicly traded American multinational chemical,[3] and agricultural biotechnology corporation headquartered in Creve Coeur, Missouri.[4][5]

It is a leading producer of genetically engineered (GE) seed and of the herbicide glyphosate, which it markets under theRoundup brand.[6]

Founded in 1901 by John Francis Queeny, by the 1940s Monsanto was a major producer of plastics, including polystyrene andsynthetic fibers. Notable achievements by Monsanto and its scientists as a chemical company included breakthrough research on catalytic asymmetric hydrogenation and being the first company to mass-produce light emitting diodes (LEDs). The company also formerly manufactured controversial products such as the insecticide DDTPCBsAgent Orange, and recombinant bovine somatotropin (a.k.a. bovine growth hormone).

Monsanto was among the first to genetically modify a plant cell, along with three academic teams, which was announced in 1983,[7] and was among the first to conduct field trials of genetically modified crops, which it did in 1987. It remained one of the top 10 U.S. chemical companies until it divested most of its chemical businesses between 1997 and 2002, through a process of mergers and spin-offs that focused the company on biotechnology.  (to read more go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monsanto)

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