“I expect this will become the book on Monsanto. Elmore has done a mountain of original research, ranged far and wide to gather data, and synthesized it into a compelling story. Anyone interested in biotechnology, or the relationship between corporations and the environment in general, cannot afford to ignore this important book.”
President, American Society for Environmental History
"Timely, powerful, and totally engrossing. We will not fix our health until we fix our food; fixing our food, as Seed Money makes clear, is a tale of politics and power.”
CEO, New America
"Seed Money illustrates the danger of placing profit over people and how not protecting our environment from dangerous chemicals threatens the health and welfare of all of us."
Catherine Coleman Flowers
Founder, Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice
"A book of immediate relevance and enduring significance. Elmore’s powerful narrative uncovers evidence long hidden in corporate vaults, reveals the global consequences of decisions made in distant laboratories and boardrooms, and finds connections among science, agriculture, technology, politics, and business never seen before. This is history that matters."
Edward L. Ayers
Recipient of the National Humanities Medal
"A fast-paced and vivid account of the global threats to food production and public health from the agrochemical industry’s widely marketed herbicides―a must read for all who wish to better understand the workings of ‘scavenger capitalism.’"
Ellen Griffith Spears
Author of Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town