Link Monsanto is one of the most thuggish companies in the world today. This is very good news for Europeans who are still unconvinced about the highly touted, yet mostly invisible benefits of GM crops. While there seems to be no evidence of danger to humans, the potential danger to the environment is huge and truly unknowable. In further news, the EU is still adamnant about refusing to allow hormone-treated beef from the US and Canada. Link Some of this can be attributed to protectionism but many Europeans view with skepticism attempts to "scientifically" alter their food.