Monsanto Lobbyist on Roundup: You Can't Even Kill Yourself With It!
“You can drink a whole quart of it and it won’t hurt you,” Monsanto lobbyist Patrick Moore told a French journalist.
Moore was talking about Monsanto's weed killer Roundup and was adamant that the herbicide was safe for human consumption. That is until the journalist asked him to belly up to the bar and drink a glass...
"I'd be happy to, but not really...I'm not stupid."
Moore added that the active ingredient glyphosate was so safe that people couldn't even commit suicide with it. A rousing endorsement for sure. He then ended the interview and called the journalist a "complete jerk."
How's that for a PR campaign...
Watch the whole episode unfold below.