10 YEARS OF GM WATCH – QUIZTIME!
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?
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?
3.Which biotech firm other than Monsanto was a major supplier of Agent Orange, as well as manufacturing napalm?