When France banned GMO maize, WikiLeaks cables exposed the information of 'military-style trade wars' against countries that reject Monsanto GMOs. France banned the Monsanto MON 810 "Yieldgard" maize due to environmental and health concerns. Monsanto is believed to have major financial connections with political heads. WikiLeaks cables revealed the information concerning the deep involvement of Monsanto in political circles. On top of this the WikiLeaks cables state that U.S. diplomats work directly for Monsanto, which furthers the agenda of the agro-giant right across the world. While the corruption of the company is exposed, the fact about the approval of crop shows how deeply rooted Monsanto is within the U.S. government, especially with a major head of the FDA being a leading Monsanto employee.
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