“Toxic defoliant has been linked to birth defects, cancers and other deadly diseases from which millions suffer to this day.”
“Vietnam has demanded Monsanto pay compensation to the victims of Agent Orange, which the company supplied to the US military during the Vietnam War.
It came in response to the firm being ordered to pay $289m (£226m) to a school groundsman who claims his use of its Roundup weedkiller contributed to his terminal cancer.”
Read the full story, written by Samuel Osborn and published in The Independent on 25 August 2018, at: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/vietnam-agent-orange-monsanto-victims-compensation-a8508271.html
We hope the lawyers for the Vietnamese victims will read and utilize the data in The Poison Papers — they will find ample evidence that the companies knew of the extreme toxicity of the dioxins in their products long before the US Military sprayed agent orange in Vietnam.