Monsanto is a company based in America that deals in agrochemicals and agricultural biotechnology. They produce genetically engineered ([GE]) seed and a herbicide called Roundup.
The company recently changed hands and is now owned by Bayer (a pharmaceutical corporation).
Monsanto has created multiple sites of mass rubbish known as “superfund” sites. These areas have been known to damage the health of employees and residents in the nearby vicinity.
There are multiple documentaries regarding Monsanto:
- Bitter Seeds (2011)
- David Versus Monsanto (2009)
- Food, inc.
- The World according to Monsanto
- The future of Food (2004)
- Percy (2020)