Tuesday, May 13, 2003

Monsanto is now pursuing criminal complaints against farmers who save seed. The first victim got eight months.
Monsanto has built a whole department to enforce its seed patents and licensing agreements. It has 75 employees and an annual budget of $10 million, said spokeswoman Shannon Troughton.
They have an 800 number for informers too.

[Both St. L. P-D via the AgBiz Examiner]

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