Monsanto was the largest manufacturer of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. They admit no guilt or culpability – their website reads “As the war began and intensified, the U.S. government used its authority under the Defense Production Act to issue contracts to seven major chemical companies to obtain Agent Orange and other herbicides for use by U.S. and allied troops in Vietnam. The government specified the chemical composition of Agent Orange and when, where and how the material was to be used in the field, including application rates.”
When in 1984 Monsanto was taken to court by US Veterans who had served in Vietnam, a settlement was reached out of court for $180,000,000. When in 2004 Vietnamese also affected by Agent Orange took the same companies to court, their claim was rejected.
Not one cent has been paid to the Vietnamese so affected, nor has Monsanto accepted responsibility.
When we ask you to boycott the Monsanto products described here, we do so as Monsanto was the leading company in the manufacturing of Agent Orange, and is today the world’s major producer of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO), that has caused horrendous damage to farmers who have used Monsanto’s seeds. International scientists have condemned the use of GMO in our food, and we ask you when you shop for food be it in cans, vegetables, meat etc, to see that it does NOT have GMO on the label.
We urge you to boycott Monsanto’s products. The largest consumer product Monsanto manufacturers and enjoys revenue from is Round-Up. It has been proven to cause environmental as well as serious health problems. There are many safer and harmless alternatives available. Please help by not purchasing or using Round-Up. Do not believe another lie by Monsanto – they swear Round-Up is harmless to humans as well as the environment. They said the same thing about Agent Orange which of course is not true at all as you can see from the photographs shown on this website and resources we provide links to.
Monsanto spent $1.7 million lobbying gov’t in 2Q
Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/news/2011/09/monsanto-spent-17-million-lobbying-govt-2q#ixzz1ZKLYuplp