Killing Seeds| 44mins
Director: Bertram Verhaag | Producer: Bertram Verhaag
Focus Years: 2001 | Country: Germany
In Canada's wheat belt, farmer Percy Schmeiser was sued by the Agrochem and seed producing multinational Monsanto for damages worth a quarter million dollars on the grounds of a patent violation just because wind and birds had carried Monsanto's genetically modified canola onto his fields.
In Europe, farmer Klaus Buschmeier, from the Wesphalian Extertal community, is rounding up fellow farmers to get a revolt going against the German Farmers' Association.