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Construction of Monsanto plant in north Argentina halted on environmental grounds

Friday, January 10th 2014 - 06:27 UTC
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A labor appeals court in north-central Argentina ruled that the construction of a Monsanto plant is unconstitutional, halting work on the site. The three judge court ruled 2-1 in favor of the activists who filed a legal appeal against Monsanto’s GMO seed plant on environmental protection grounds in the municipality of Malvinas Argentinas, located in central Cordoba Province. Read full article

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  • Anglotino

    Seems Monsanto found the mythical Malvinas.

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 08:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    @1 Seems like you might be right, but on the other hand they may be lying, what do you think, can we trust them?

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 10:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    It is amazing to me the savior of the Arg economy is not welcomed with open arms.
    Do they want any business in that country?
    Methinks not

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 11:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @3 Which is more important, the arg economy or the arg people? From the example provided by those that appear on here, I don't have a lot of time for the arg “people”. But I do think they should be apprehended in the act of current crimes or prosecuted for past (war) crimes before we execute them. In the meantime, we have to consider the deleterious effects of Monsanto biological weapons around the world. Simple example is planted GM biological weapons being sprayed with noxious chemicals. Those chemicals can have no effect unless they enter the plant structure. The chemical must still be present when the plant is harvested, sold and eaten. I wouldn't buy anything from argieland. Or anywhere else pushing GM.

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 01:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Optimus_Princeps

    @3 Monsanto has a firm grip on the agriculture industry in the US because of some of their goons taking key positions in related institutions. There are many areas where the US is more functional, but the food industry isn't one of them.

    Monsanto has no regard for human health, property rights, the environment, etc. They would let any country they do business in burn if it means making massive profits. I'm sure certain botox inflated hags can relate.

    If this goes through, it will be another nail in the coffin, and it could severely damage the agricultural industry in Argentina which is key for the economic recovery after the witch meets her fiery end.

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 02:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    If the farmers don't stop overusing the pesticides and not rotating the crops you won't have an agriculture industry.
    It is predicted in less than a decade Argentina will have ruined most of their farming land.

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 02:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    That prediction included Monsanto.
    With this move, Argentina secured the agriculural Industry for at least another century...

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 03:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    How so?
    Do you think Argentina will stop using Monsanto products?
    Yeah okay
    and you created free energy
    dufus

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 03:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    Europe kicked Monsanto out. I see no reason as to why SA shouldn't...

    Keep your worm meat and poisoned chewables, thank you very much.

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 03:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    We are talking specifically about Argentina and the way they get U$ is by GM SOY. Nobody is making them grow it and it would be the destruction of their way of life to give it up.
    They'd be back to the 1800s way of life pretty quick since they wouldn't have the U$ to pay for fuel.
    Do you ever think through things or does your ideology prevent it?

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 03:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    Sure yanqui...
    You guys should stop acquireing your poisoned chewables in boxes and tubes.
    Intravenous is way more efficient. And it will help your GNP, you'll need it to counter that peculiar moving ceiling of yours...

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 03:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Does that jumble of words make sense in Stevieland?
    Up your dosage until you fall asleep and stop bothering us with inane and insane posts please.

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 03:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Optimus_Princeps

    @11 Your posts didn't make your stance clear. Do you support or detest Monsanto? It sounded like an incomprehensible mixture of both obscured by insults aimed at yankeeboy.

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 06:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    Comment removed by the editor.

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 08:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    Speaking of a jumble of words....

    Jan 10th, 2014 - 09:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    13

    It's like Stevie is talking to himself - muttering a mantra over and over, for reassurance.

    Jan 11th, 2014 - 02:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin Woodhead

    Monsanto are basically bond villians and should be shown the door .when you try to sue someone because you contaminated their crop you've gone total bond bad guy.

    Jan 13th, 2014 - 08:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Only truly stupid people blame a mfg for the incorrect uses of the products they sell.
    If the label says don't drink the poison and you do it is nobody's fault but your own.

    Jan 13th, 2014 - 02:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    He seems to forget about the GM soy and cornand that China was balking over it and now accepts it. perhaps this will jog his memory banks.

    http://www.geneticliteracyproject.org/2013/06/10/argentina-says-china-approves-more-gm-soy-corn-for-import/#.UtQBE55dVIU

    Though I have to say that I stay away from food treated with chemicals and shit.

    They need Monsanto.

    Jan 13th, 2014 - 03:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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