"Even while an official ban on GM crops is still absent in most of the E.U. member states, regions and municipalities have taken
initiative to define themselves as GMO-free zones: in Belgium (entire Wallonia), Finland, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, Portugal,
Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK, regional GMO bans are widely in place."
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- The truth about 'biotech' and Genetically Modified Organisms
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- Exposing Monsanto's greed
"The World According to Monsanto" - a 2008 Marie-Monique Robin investigation.
Coproduction: ARTE France, Image et Compagnie, Thalia Productions, National Film Board of Canada, WDR.
"With operations in 46 countries, Monsanto has become the world leader in genetically modified organisms
(GMOs), as well as one of the most controversial corporations in industrial history. Since its founding in 1901,
the U.S. multinational has faced trial after trial due to the toxicity of its products. Today, it has reinvented itself
as a "life sciences" company converted to the virtues of sustainable development. Calling on hitherto
unpublished documents and first-hand accounts by victims, scientists and politicians, The World According to
Monsanto pieces together the story of an industrial giant that, thanks in part to lies, collusion with the American
government, pressure tactics and attempted corruption, has become one of the world's leading seed
manufacturers, spreading GM crops worldwide with no real monitoring of their effects on nature or human
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