Monsanto Stole Patented Wheat From Indian Farmers

The European Patent office in Munich had granted a patent to Monsanto on 21 May 2003. The patent covered wheat exhibiting a special baking quality that Monsanto claimed to be its invention. However, Greenpeace proved in its opposition that the wheat variety was bred by Indian farmers for improving its baking quality and it was not a genetically-engineered invention as claimed by Monsanto

Share this Story
Load More Related Articles
Load More By Red Wolf
Load More In Business

Check Also

It’s pronounced GIF / Tom Scott

Is there a right way to pronounce it? ...

Photos from Flickr