The US agriculture giant Monsanto and the German chemical giant BASF

The US agriculture giant Monsanto and the German chemical giant BASF were aware for years that their plan to introduce a new agricultural seed and chemical system would probably lead to damage on many US farms, internal documents seen by the Guardian show. Risks were downplayed even while they planned how to profit off farmers who would buy Monsanto’s new seeds just to avoid damage, according to documents unearthed during a recent successful $265m lawsuit brought against both firms by a Missouri farmer. Elsewhere, Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has attacked the president as “reckless and ignorant” for accusing New York … Continue reading The US agriculture giant Monsanto and the German chemical giant BASF