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Monsanto Fined $1.5 Million for Bribing Over 140 Indonesian Officials

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SOURCE: Agence France Press / IAfrica, South Africa DATE: 7 Jan 2005
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American agribusiness giant Monsanto has agreed to pay a $1-million penalty to settle charges of bribing the Indonesian government, the US Justice Department said Thursday.

A criminal information filed in the District of Columbia charged the Monsanto Company with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in connection with an "illegal payment" of $50 000 to a senior Indonesian Ministry of Environment official,

Bayer's GE Crop Herbicide, Glufosinate, Causes Brain Damage

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Bayer's GE Crop Herbicide, Glufosinate, Causes Brain Damage

The glufosinate herbicide, used in large quantities on Bayer's GM herbicide-resistant crops, has been found to have adverse effects on the brain.
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The Japan Times, 7 December 2004 By YUMI WIJERS-HASEGAWA, Staff writer

Monsanto's Chief sees the Future of Biotech in our Back Yard

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Monsanto's Chief sees the Future of Biotech in our Back Yard

St. Loius Post-Dispatch, USA, by Linda Tucci 3 Dec 2004

Monsanto Co. has been transformed from a chemical maker of blockbusters, such as the world's most widely used herbicide, Roundup, to a creator of genetically modified seeds. But the new products give environmentalists pause, especially in Europe.

Genes are not Immune to Context

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Genes Are Not Immune to Context: Examples from Bacteria

By Craig Holdrege mailto:craig@natureinstitute.org

From In Context #12 (Fall, 2004, pp. 11-12); copyright 2004 by The Nature Institute. This article may be distributed; please include this source information. Available online at:
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Syngenta the World's Largest Agro-Chemical Group Moves its GE Research to US

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Monday, November 29, 2004 - Die Welt By Hannelore Crolly

The world's biggest agro-chemicals group transfers all its biotechnology research activities to the USA

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