Alison Van Eenennaam
Leading promoter of genetically engineered animals and crops, and the pesticides used with those crops. Strong advocate for deregulation. Former Monsanto employee, now at UC Davis but coordinates closely with agrichemical companies and their PR firms on messaging, lobbying and PR activities. Prominent in the film Food Evolution and in its promotion.
Profiles: USRTK, SourceWatch
Articles: Gene-edited cattle have a major screwup in their DNA
Gene-edited hornless cattle: Flaws in the genome overlooked
Claims of GM feed safety misleading – agricultural consultant
So-called "trillion meal study" of GMO safety is junk
Linked to: Jay Byrne, Monsanto, Cornell Alliance for Science, Food Evolution, Ketchum, Competitive Enterprise Institute
Internet PR company whose controversial President, CEO and founder, Jay Byrne, was previously Monsanto's head of corporate communications. v-Fluence's original vice-president, Richard Levine, formerly worked for Monsanto's Internet PR firm Bivings. Monsanto has been among the clients of v-Fluence, as have CropLife (membership includes Monsanto), American Chemistry Council (membership includes Monsanto), Syngenta, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), American Farm Bureau, Grocery Manufacturers Association and National Corn Growers Association (NCGA).
Linked to: Jay Byrne, Bivings Group, Monsanto
Vrijheid om te Boeren
One of the fake farmer groups defending glyphosate set up by PR agencies working for Monsanto.
Articles: Fake "Farmer Willi" part of an international fake parade
How lobbyists for Monsanto led a 'grassroots farmers' movement against an EU glyphosate ban
Faux groupes d'agriculteurs de Monsanto: les coulisses d'une manipulation
Links to: Red Flag Consulting, FleishmanHillard, Lincoln Strategy Group, Agriculture et Liberté, Free to Farm, Liberta di coltivare, Raum für Landwirtschaft, Libertad para consultar, Rolnictwo Dobrej Praktyki