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Haitian Farmers Commit to Burning Monsanto Hybrid Seeds Posted: 05/17/2010 12:44 pm EDT Updated: 05/25/2011 4:30 pm EDT Together with Syngenta, Dupont and Bayer, Monsanto controls more than half of the world’s seeds.[8] The company holds almost 650 seed patents, … Continue reading

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Monsanto vs. Schmeise

Monsanto Canada Inc. v. Schmeiser [2004] 1 S.C.R. 902, 2004 SCC 34 is a leading Supreme Court of Canada case on patent rights for biotechnology. The court heard the question of whether growing genetically modified plants constitutes “use” of the patented invention of genetically modified plant cells. By a narrow … Continue reading

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Monsanto often got its way

There’s nothing they are leaving untouched: the mustard, the okra, the bringe oil, the rice, the cauliflower. Once they have established the norm: that seed can be owned as their property, royalties can be collected. We will depend on them … Continue reading

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