posted on May, 1 2012 @ 07:07 PM
First reply trying to add a link.
Heard this story on NPR today, initially amazed at the settlement. Its not disclosed, but NPR reports monsanto took a $450,000,000 loss this quarter
to pay BYU for an enzyme that created Celbrex.
"But a footnote in Pfizer's quarterly financial report released Tuesday refers to a "$450 million charge in connection with an
agreement-in-principle to settle a lawsuit by Brigham Young University related to Celebrex."
Had some difficulty finding this "Monsanto Net Worth" but $54 TRILLION in Sept 2010.
I am just shaking my head at the staggering settlement and the net worth of the company. $450 million is a drop in the bucket. I have read a lot of
posts about Monstanto, but this story unnerved me. I have a better understanding of money and power. I really didn't care about them genetically
changing plants, but I had no idea how much of my life they are involved in. Monsanto showed me that a company like this can control so much, it can
genetically engineer just about anything it wants.
Creepy! Especially when I think its just a natural born human with no greater brain than my own running the Monsanto show. I will now keep a closer
watch on this topic.