Do you know who Percy Schmesier is? He certainly made history serveral years ago proving that one person can make a difference! Percy Schmeiser is a canola farmer from Saskatchewan, Canada. He was the first farmer to win a law suit against Monsanto. This landmark case, which went before the Federal Court of Canada, has attracted international attention because it could help determine how much control a handful of powerful biotech companies can exert over farmers. Schmeiser believes this precedent setting agreement ensures that farmers will be entitled to reimbursement when their fields become contaminated with unwanted Roundup Ready canola or any other unwanted GMO plants. By popular request, listen to this special encore segment of The Organic View Radio Show, as host, June Stoyer talks to Percy Schmeiser about his battle with this agro-chemical giant.
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