Gallery: Monsanto Executive Awarded World Food Prize


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In announcement that is sure to rile non-GMO activists and organic food supporters, a Monsanto executive and two other biotechnology scientists were awarded the World Food Prize this week. The prize, which has been called the “Nobel Prize of food,” has been widely criticized for its cozy relationship with big agribusiness and biotech companies, many of which donate money to the World Food Prize Foundation—including Monsanto. This year’s award surely won’t do anything to temper those criticisms. The award will be shared by Monsanto vice president Robert T. Fraley, and scientists Marc Van Montagu and Mary-Dell Chilton.

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  1. legalegl June 20, 2013 at 10:20 am

    Well it’s a corporate award and they’ll do what it takes to make GMO food sound healthy. If effect it is a self indictment showing that they will do anything to discredit the truth….thereis no limit to their treachery.

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