Bayer

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Peace Village ward at Tu Du Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is home for children with disabilities believed to be caused by Agent Orange, the herbicide used by the U.S military during the Vietnam War. (Photo: Hiroko Tanaka/NurPhoto/via Getty Images)
"I'm not fighting for myself, but for my children and the millions of victims," explained plaintiff Tran To Nga.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Brad Rose looks at rows of soybean plants that show signs of having been affected by dicamba use on August 9, 2017. He doesn't use it on his crops and he's assured by neighbors within a mile and a half that they haven't used it either. According to him, that means that the chemical had to travel about two miles to reach his crops. (Photo: The Washington Post)
One critic charged that the agency "has shown such callous indifference to the...
Krissy Waite, editorial intern
Organic farming has brought environmental benefits—healthier soils, freedom from toxic pesticides and herbicides—to 6.5 million acres in the U.S. (Photo: Jeff K/Flickr)
"We all have the right to food that is free of toxic pesticides."

Further

Up there in the annals of multinational corporations doing heinous things in the name of obscene profits comes the German-based Bayer's response to India ending the pharma giant's monopoly for a pricey new anti-cancer drug, thus allowing a small Indian company to make a generic version that poor sick people can afford. A year of Bayer's Nexavar costs $96,000 in the U.S. and $69,000 in India, 41 times the per capita income; India's Natco Ltd. made it for $177 a year. Outraged Bayer officials...