Neil Young and Monsanto Reignite War Over GMOs Since Release of ‘Seeding Fear’

By Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch – Neil Young and Monsanto are once again trading barbs over genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This time, it’s over Young’s new documentary, “Seeding Fear,” the story of Alabama farmers Michael White and his father who were sued by the agrochemical giant in 2003 for patent infringement of its GM soybeans. The lawsuit between the Whites and Monsanto was settled in 2006 out of court. “Even after the lawsuit was over, I couldn’t make him believe it was over. He would cry and keep saying, ‘Oh, they’re going to come back and sue me again,’” Michael says in the documentary. “It destroyed him. It destroyed his life. He went to his grave — this grave — still afraid of .” Young, a co-executive producer of the film, wrote on Facebook, which has more than 3 million likes, “Monsanto is a corporation with great wealth, now controlling over 90 percent of...

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