World's biggest seed supplier squeezi...

World's biggest seed supplier squeezing out competitors

There are 3 comments on the Daily Democrat story from Dec 19, 2009, titled World's biggest seed supplier squeezing out competitors. In it, Daily Democrat reports that:

Confidential contracts detailing Monsanto Co.'s business practices reveal how the world's biggest seed developer is squeezing competitors, controlling smaller seed companies and protecting its dominance over the multibillion-dollar market for genetically altered crops, an Associated Press investigation has found.

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Too much power

Auburn, CA

#1 Dec 19, 2009
Another "too big to fail" company? Break them up before they begin to extort the government like the banks did. These kinds of companys do not exist for the public good, they exist to satisfy the insatiable greed of their stockholders.
By the way

United States

#2 Dec 21, 2009
Dang, I wish Teddy Rosevelt was still alive.
Anna Grant

Dallas, TX

#4 Dec 26, 2009
Monsanto should be held accountable by law for threats to local farmers. Monsanto's behavior is egregious, and our forefathers would be ashamed of their activities against people working the land the way god intended.

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