ddt-is-good-for-me
By GM Watch

10 YEARS OF GM WATCH – QUIZTIME!

We’ve recently launched a series of GM Watch quizzes. Here are the answers to the first two, both of which drew a great response so thanks to all who entered.

10 YEARS OF GM WATCH – QUIZTIME: THE QUESTIONS AND THE ANSWERS

QUIZ 1: So who’s designing your food?

This first quiz came about as a fun way to celebrate 10 years of GM Watch but there is a more serious side. Most people if asked to nominate the greatest calamities of the 20th Century, would place the holocaust and the development of nuclear weapons right at the top of their lists. As our quiz makes clear, the corporations now designing our food played a significant role in both. They also, of course, helped bring the world a toxic legacy that includes napalm, agent orange, dioxin, and PCBs. As for their standards of business ethics…

1.Which biotech corporation was involved in research on uranium for the Manhattan Project and operated a nuclear facility for the US government until the late 1980s?

ANSWER: Monsanto
http://stlcin.missouri.org/history/peopledetail.cfm?Master_ID=1826
http://www.metroactive.com/papers/metro/05.11.00/cover/gen-food2-0019.html

2.Name two biotech corporations that were once part of the German chemical firm at the financial core of the Nazi regime and which supplied Zyklon-B during the extermination phase of the Holocaust?

ANSWER: Bayer and BASF
http://www.answers.com/topic/ig-farben
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IG_Farben

3.Which biotech firm other than Monsanto was a major supplier of Agent Orange, as well as manufacturing napalm?

ANSWER: Dow
http://www.studentsforbhopal.org/DirtyDow.htm
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Monsanto%2C_Agent_Orange_and_Dioxins

READ MORE…
Advertisements