France probes pesticide maker Monsanto over ‘influence list’

//France probes pesticide maker Monsanto over ‘influence list’

France probes pesticide maker Monsanto over ‘influence list’

France has opened a preliminary inquiry into allegations that US pesticides firm Monsanto had information illegally collected on the views and pliability of hundreds of high-profile figures and media outlets.Paris judicial police will carry out the investigation following a complaint by Le Monde newspaper and one of its journalists, whose name appears on the list, the Paris prosecutor’s office said.Two anti-pesticide NGOs – Foodwatch and Generations Futures – are also preparing to lodge legal…

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