Monsanto Environmental Impact

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The article Top 5 Companies with the Worst Environmental Impact by J. Anderson mentions the following five companies in descending order: Monsanto (MON), Archer-Daniels Midland (ADM), Peabody Energy Corp. (BTU), Ameren (AEE), and T. Rowe Price (TROW). It’s ironic that Monsanto is on this list of companies since Monsanto is designed to help people grow plants. Monsanto is listed since they grow genetically modified crops, which is considered a controversial practice. The genetically modified crops they grow are called Glyphosates, which have been previously connected to cancer and birth defects. Most importantly, as of 2001 Monsanto was listed by the EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency) for being “potentially responsible” for
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