Thursday, December 23, 2010

WikiLeaks Cables Reveal U.S. Sought to Retaliate Against Europe over Monsanto

via Democracy Now! by (Democracy Now!) on 12/23/10


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]


  1. Remember the US is doing all this in the name of God. Just another lie. Christ does see and he will remember who fucked nature and mankind in his name. Mr. Obama, Mrs Clinton - make your prayers.

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