A former farm worker has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against GMO seed company DuPont Pioneer, claiming she was fired for voicing concerns about the how the company handled toxic herbicides on a Hawaiian farm. Shannell Grilho alleges DuPont Pioneer fired her and her husband last year after she questioned company officials about spraying practices on the company’s Waialua, Oahu, farm, according to a report by Hawaii News Now. Ms. Grilho alleges that Pioneer continued its unsafe spraying practices even after employees raised concerns about them. She says Pioneer instead retaliated against workers who complained, and that its unsafe herbicide sprayings ... Read More
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