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French Court Finds Monsanto Guilty

Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, world, corruption, health )

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On Monday, a French court ruled in favor of farmer Paul François, who suffered neurological symptoms including headaches, memory loss and stammering after inhaling Monsanto's herbicide, Lasso.

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Veronique L (209)
Saturday February 25, 2012, 8:32 am
Yes, and as a French woman, I must admit that for once I am pretty proud to be French! This hasn't happened to me for a very long time...about 5 years? ;-)

Teresa Cowley (274)
Saturday February 25, 2012, 8:40 am
I'm proud of them too, and I'm American! Wish I could be proud of the American Justice System, but there's no such thing anymore!

. (0)
Saturday February 25, 2012, 10:30 am
Noted, thank you.

Constance F (418)
Saturday February 25, 2012, 8:21 pm
Well, dancing joy, big kudos to the French court -A super size green shiny! Let Monsanto appeal (boo hoo - ha ha) and hope the French court smacks their filthy face again.

Sabre Daynes (46)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 7:32 am
Yesssss. Hallef***inglujah!!! Shows that the french have more backbone than the CSA.Vive la France!!!

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 10:25 am
Noted. Great News

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 12:51 pm
I believe that I read somewhere that Monsanto have closed their French office.

Carmen S (611)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 1:06 pm
thanks Nancy, hope more people wake up

Ellen Emerson (14)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 1:44 pm
Monsanto = evil empire. It would not hurt my feelings if they were sued to the point they went out of business.

anne Barusta (0)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 6:53 pm
this is the best news ever. We however are not allowed to ban it, yet are responsible any adverse effects.

P A (117)
Monday February 27, 2012, 5:32 am
Hooray for the French - and may the verdict be held up on appeal and no further appeal be allowed!

Loreto V (52)
Monday February 27, 2012, 10:49 am
Good for France and French justice! Thank you.

Loreto V (52)
Monday February 27, 2012, 10:50 am
And a valuable jurisprudence for future legal actions against Monsanto.

Gina M (0)
Monday February 27, 2012, 2:15 pm
I lived in France, and respected them then, now I 'am so proud of them!!!

Patricia N (9)
Monday February 27, 2012, 8:53 pm
Thank goodness there is somewhere in the world where Monsanto can't win. Good for the French. Now if only they could get them for Frankenfood.

Carol H (229)
Sunday March 4, 2012, 6:35 am
good for them!!!

Past Member (0)
Monday March 5, 2012, 12:32 am
If only that would count as a precedent in the U.S.A.
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