Human rights groups, progressives and members of the national security establishment are extremely concerned.
Two agribusiness giants bent on destroying the ecosystem for private profit could soon dominate the world's seed and pesticide markets.
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Ira Chernus is a professor emeritus of religious studies at the University of Colorado and author of MythicAmerica: Essays. He blogs at mythicamerica.us, hosted by History News Network.