Multinational Monitor

JAN/FEB 2000
VOL 21 No.


Don’t Ask, Don’t Know: The Biotech Regulatory Vacuum
by Ben Lilliston

Down on the Farm: Farmers Get The Biotech Blues
by Michael Stumo

The View From Wall Street
by Charlie Cray

The International Food Fight: From Seattle to Montreal
by Kristin Dawkins

In The Pipeline: Genetically Modified Humans?
by Richard Hayes


Traitor and The New Life Science Industry
An Interview with Pat Mooney

Changing the Nature of Natures
An Interview with Martin Teitel


Behind the Lines

The Biotech Challenge

The Front
Monsanto Sued - Corporate Welfare Challenged

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Names In the News



Organizations Publications

Rural Advancement
Foundation International

110 Osborne St., Suite 202
Winnipeg MB R3L 1Y5
E-mail: [email protected]

Consumers Choice Council
2000 P Street, NW, Suite 540
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

Council For Responsible Genetics
5 Upland Road., #3
Cambridge, MA 02140
E-mail:[email protected]

Institute for Agriculture
and Trade Policy

2105 First Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
E-mail: [email protected]

Organic Consumers Association BioDemocracy Campaign
6114 Highway 61
Little Marais, MN 55614
E-mail: [email protected]

Campaign to Label Genetically
Engineered Foods

P.O. Box 55699
Seattle, WA 98155
E-mail: [email protected]

Center for Ethics and Toxics
P.O. Box 673 —
39141 South Highway One
Gualala, CA 95445
E-mail: [email protected]

Center for Technology Assessment
Center for Food Safety
310 D. St., NE
Washington, DC 20002
E-mail: [email protected]

Corporate Agribusiness
Research Project
(Agribusiness Examiner)
P.O. Box 2201
Everett, WA 98203-0201

Edmonds Institute
20319 92nd Avenue West
Edmonds, WA 98020,
E-mail: [email protected]

European NGO Network on Genetic Engineering
Reinhaeuser Landstr. 51 D
37083 Goettingen
E-mail: [email protected]

Foundation on Economic Trends
1660 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

Friends of the Earth
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW,
3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: [email protected]

Gene Watch UK
The Courtyard,
Whitecross Road,
Tideswell, Buxton, Derbyshire,
SK17 8NY
E-mail: [email protected]

1436 U Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Indigenous Peoples Coalition Against Biopiracy
P.O. Box 72
Nixon, NV 89424
E-mail: [email protected]

Institute for Food and
Development Policy/ Food First!

398 60th Street
Oakland, CA 94618
E-mail: [email protected]

The Institute of Science in Society

National Family Farm Coalition
110 Maryland Avenue, NE,
Suite 307
Washington, DC 20002
E-mail: [email protected]

Techno-Eugenics E-mail List
E-mail: [email protected]

800 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63167

Biotechnology Industry
1625 K Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20006

Genetic Resources
Action International (GRAIN)
Girona 25, pral.
Barcelona E-08010
E-mail: [email protected]

Korean Institute for Research of Rural Societies (KIRRS)
175-2 Pyunghwa Bld(2F), Gahoe-dong, Chongro-gu
Seoul, SOUTH KOREA 110-260
E-mail: [email protected]

The Research Foundation for
Science, Technology & Natural Resource Policy

A-60 Haus Khas
New Delhi 110016
E-mail: [email protected]

Third World Network
228 Macalister Road
Penang 10400
E-mail: [email protected]

Soil Association
Bristol House, 40-56 Victoria Street
Bristol BS1 6BY
E-mail: [email protected]

Karnataka State Farmers Movement
2111, 7A Cross 3d Main
Vijayanagar 2d Stage
560040 Bangalore
E-mail: swamy@[email protected]
Union of Concerned Scientists
2 Brattle Square
Cambridge, MA 02238
E-mail: [email protected]

Consumer’s Union
1666 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 310
Washington, DC 20009-1039

Genetically Engineered Food: Changing the Nature of Nature
By Martin Teitel and Kimberly Wilson
Rochester, Vermont: Park Street Press, 1999

Genetically Engineered Foods:
A Consumer’s Self-Defense Guide

By Ben Lilliston and
Ronnie Cummins
Berkeley, California: Avalon, 2000

The Biotech Century
By Jeremy Rifkin
New York: Penguin Putnam, 1998

Genetic Engineering: Dream or Nightmare? The Brave New World of Bad Science and Big Business
By Mae Wan Ho
Bath, UK: Gateway Books, 1998

Against the Grain: Biotechnology and the Corporate Takeover of Your Food
By Marc Lappé and Britt Bailey
Monroe, ME, Common Courage, 1998

Owning the Future: Staking Claims on the Knowledge Frontier
By Seth Shulman
New York: Houton Mifflin, 1999

Farmageddon: Food and the Culture of Biotechnology
By Brewster Kneen
British Columbia, Canada:
New Society Publishers, 1999

Gene Wars: The Politics of Biotechnology
By Kristin Dawkins
New York: Seven Stories, 1997

The Last Harvest: The Genetic Gamble That Threatens to Destroy
American Agriculture
By Paul Raeburn
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995

The Ecological Risks of Engineered Crops
By Jane Rissler and Margaret Mellon
Boston: MIT Press, 1996

The Human Body Shop: The Cloning, Engineering and Marketing of Life
By Andrew Kimbrell
Washington, D.C.: Recenery Publishing, Inc., 1997

Frankenstein’s Footsteps: Science, Genetics and Popular Culture
By J. Turney
Suffolk, United Kingdom: St. Edmundsbury Press, 1998

World Hunger: Twelve Myths
By Frances Moore Lappé, Joseph Collins and Peter Rossett
New York: Grove Press, 1998

Beyond Evolution: The Genetically Altered Future of Plants, Animals, the Earth and Humans
By Dr. Michael W. Fox
New York: The Lyons Press, 1999

Remaking Eden; Cloning and Beyond in a Brave New World
By Lee M. Silver
New York: Avon Books, 1997

Exploding the Gene Myth
By Ruth Hubbard and Elijah Wald
Boston: Beacon Press, 1993

Perils Amidst the Promise: Ecological Risks of Transgenic Crops in a Global Market
Washington, D.C.: Union of Concerned Scientists, 1993

Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply
by Vandana Shiva
Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000


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