“Silencing the Scientist: Tyrone Hayes on Being Targeted By Herbicide Firm Syngenta” (DemocracyNOW!)

February 21, 2014

“When Hayes found results Syngenta did not expect — that Atrazine causes sexual abnormalities in frogs, and could cause the same problems for humans — it refused to allow him to publish his findings. A new article in The New Yorker magazine uses court documents from a class-action lawsuit against Syngenta to show how it sought to smear Hayes’ reputation and prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from banning the profitable chemical, which is already banned by the European Union.”

See more of this news story or read the transcript by DemocracyNOW! here.

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