Monsanto Faces $7.5 Billion Payout to Brazilian Farmers

Monsanto faces a $7.5 Billion Payout to Brazilian Soy farmers.

“Genetically modified (GM) soy production in Brazil began illegally in 1998 with seeds smuggled in from Argentina. Farmers favored the engineered product because it was resistant to Roundup herbicide (another Monsanto product) making it easier to plant. In 2005 Brazilian president Luiz Inacio “Lula” Da Silva, realizing that many farmers had switched over, legalized Roundup Ready soy despite the misgivings of environmental activists.



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