Biotech giant Monsanto has a serious public relations image problem, one that’s increasing over time. And because it intends to keep selling seed that offers no benefit to crop yields — but has been treated with chemicals linked to the destruction of the honeybee population — its reputation will be further sullied.

A Harris Poll from Nielsen earlier this year found Monsanto’s reputation ranked third worst among 60 high-profile companies, behind only BP, which was responsible for the worst oil spill in U.S. history, and Bank of America, which played a leading role in the financial market meltdown. [Read more] – Michael’s Blog