The world according to Monsanto pollution, corruption, and the control of the world"s food supply by Marie-Monique Robin

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Published by New Press, Distributed by Perseus Distribution in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Monsanto Company,
  • Agricultural innovations -- United States -- Social aspects,
  • Agricultural chemicals industry -- Social aspects,
  • Agricultural chemicals -- Environmental aspects,
  • Agricultural chemicals industry -- Corrupt practices,
  • Social responsibility of business,
  • Food supply,
  • Human rights and globalization

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMarie-Monique Robin ; translated by George Holoch.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9482.U64 M6613 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination384 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23186137M
ISBN 101595584269
ISBN 109781595584267
LC Control Number2009008621

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