Re: Monsanto, archive 751
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- From: "Clive Elwell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 17 Feb 1999 18:12:44 +1300
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You seem to be reading a lot into my factual
Can anyone tell me if Monsanto were ever involved in any of the
Can anyone tell me if any of Clive Elwell's ancestors, friends, or
relatives have ever been involved in any questionable
Absurd question? As John Whiting noted (archive 758),
saccharin and other now questionable Monsanto products pre-dated WWII. DDT
(not produced by Monsanto so far as I know) was developed about the same time,
and was effectively banned in the US more than 25 years ago.
forgiven the German and Japanese people their sins of 50 years ago. Will you
continue to punish Monsanto for its past errors?
happened in the past, the people who run these companies now are not the same
individuals in charge more than 25 years ago. More specifically, the people
who do the plant genetic engineering that interests me have been with the
company for only about 15 years. I am conscious of the concerns that that
Robert Cohen and others have about growth hormones, and add that the plant
people have nothing to do with that either.
Do you always persecute
sons and daughters for the errors of their fathers?
I for one don't
care about what your relatives or friends have done. And I don't care about
Monsanto's distant past.