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Le monde selon Monsanto (2008)

You do not have to believe that God exists, but you will after this movie know that the devil poster! Monsanto is the largest global company that produces agricultural products: pesticides,... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Baker ...
Himself - President of the Community Against Pollution
Ken Cook ...
Himself - President of the Environmental Working Group
David Carpenter ...
Himself - The University of Albany (as David Carpenter Ph.D.)
Robert Bellé ...
Himself - The French National Center for Scientific Research CNRS (as Robert Bellé Ph.D.)
John Hoffman ...
Himself - Vice President of the American Soybean Association
Dan Glickman ...
Himself - United States Secretary of Agriculture 1995-2000
James Maryanski ...
Himself - Biotechnology Coordinator at the FDA 1985-2006
Jeffrey Smith ...
Himself
Michael Hansen ...
Himself
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Himself
Michael Taylor ...
Himself
Richard Burroughs ...
Himself - FDA Veteranian 1979-1989
Samuel Epstein ...
Himself - President of the Cancer Prevention Coalition (as Samuel Epstein Ph.D.)
Pete Hardin ...
Himself - Editor and Publisher of the Milkweed
Ray Mowling ...
Himself - Vice President of Monsato Canada
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You do not have to believe that God exists, but you will after this movie know that the devil poster! Monsanto is the largest global company that produces agricultural products: pesticides, hormones in raising animals, and genetically modified soybean seeds, corn and other crops. Monsanto has made some of the toxins that are responsible for many diseases, cancer, dementia and the rules are and say Napalm was used in the Vietnam War or PCB oils of which turned out to be a carcinogen as a small atomic bomb. Written by Nemanja Babin

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Controlling Our Food: The World According to Monsanto  »

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Narratress: Unlike in Europe, consumers cannot make an informed decision because GM-labeling is forbidden, a direct consequence of the "principle of substantial equivalence."
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This is easily the most important film of this century so far
7 August 2010 | by (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

This documentary tells the story of how the evil and greedy American corporation Mansanto has developed food staples (soy, corn) that have been genetically modified (GM) and carry potentially lethal (carcenigenous) strains and how it has conspired, with the help of corrupt officials everywhere, to have those GM seeds gradually replace the existing ones worldwide, all in the name of profit, thereby levying royalties on anyone who uses their products.

These GM organisms are also based on a lie. They were created to eliminate the need for insecticides, yet require just as much insecticides and fertilizers as non-genetically modified organisms.

This unrelenting policy has made possible the silencing of dissenting scientists, the firing or corruption of government employees and officials in the United States and abroad and the displacement, elimination, impoverishment and, frequently, death or suicide of thousands upon thousands of small farmers in the world's poorer countries (Brazil, Mexico,Argentina, India, and so on). Monsanto's deadly poisonous seeds are also destroying by contamination the genetic stock of most foods on this planet so that the time will soon come when the Earth's population will never be sure of what it is ingesting and of its effect on their health.

It sounds like a sci-fi or at least nightmarish scenario. Unfortunately, it's all true. This film could only be made in France as the European Union requires the labeling of all GM products while the US do not.


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