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Monsanto Ordered to Pay $93 Million to Small Town for Poisoning Citizens

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on September 6, 2014 - 7:25pm

Big wins can happen in small places. The West Virginia State Supreme Court finalized a big blow to the biotech giant Monsanto this month, finishing a settlement causing Monsanto to pay $93 million to the tiny town of Nitro, West Virginia for poisoning citizens with Agent Orange chemicals.

The March to Stop Monsanto: Taking Back Our Food, Our Farms, Our Democracy and Our Planet

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on May 25, 2013 - 5:53am

By Dave Murphy,

The march to stop Monsanto is one of the most pressing issues of our time. As a single company, Monsanto is the tip of the iceberg representing the threat that unchecked corporate power has in corrupting our democratic institutions, driving family farmers off the land, threatening human health and contaminating our environment.

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