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The Monsanto method

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Huge seed companies all over the world are vying to gain control over our vegetable crops. So says Monsanto, an American multi-national that has discovered a form of broccoli that is easier to harvest.

Monsanto, producer of pesticides, genetically modified crops and the world’s biggest seed company, wants to lay exclusive claim to this broccoli. In other words, Monsanto wants to patent it. It’s a controversial method. Scientists and politicians are concerned. What are the implications for our food safety if multi-nationals control our vegetables? ZEMBLA investigates the Monsanto method.