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Percy Schmeiser (1931–2020)

Percy Schmeiser was born on January 5, 1931 in Bruno, Saskatchewan, Canada. He is known for his work on Percy Schmeiser - David versus Monsanto (2009), Seeds of Death: Unveiling the Lies of GMOs (2012) and The Future of Food (2004). He was married to Louise . He died on October 13, 2020 in Saskatchewan. See full bio »


(age 89) in Saskatchewan, Canada

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 2010 A Silent Forest (Documentary) (thanks)
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 2012 Seeds of Freedom (Documentary short)
 2012 Seeds of Death: Unveiling the Lies of GMOs (Documentary)
 2012 GMO Ticking Time Bomb (Documentary short)
Self - Farmer
 2010 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
 2009 Percy Schmeiser - David versus Monsanto (Documentary)
 2004 Life Running Out of Control (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Farmer
 2004 The Future of Food (Documentary)
Self - Farmer
 2001 Killing Seeds (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Host

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He was a farmer who became famous in the late 1990s after Monsanto took him to court. The company had found its genetically-modified canola growing in his field, but he had never paid for the right to grow it. He said the seeds had blown onto his property in the wind. The agro-chemical company required farmers to buy annual licenses for the seeds, at $15/acre, and to sign contracts that forbid ... See more »

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