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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

5 million farmers vs Monsanto - Farming Brazilian farmers fight back

5 million farmers vs Monsanto

The agriculture giant Monsanto says their mission is improving agriculture and improving lives.

Monsanto, the world's largest producer of genetically modified seeds, has waged war on small farmers by suing hundreds of them over alleged patent infringement. But in Brazil, farmers are suing the company because they say that Monsanto claims unfair annual royalties for renewal harvest of their seeds. Shelly Roche of ByteStyle.TV joins us with her take on the case.