French parents of malformed child take on Monsanto


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When Théo Grataloup was born on May 2nd 2007 he was immediately sent for surgery on his malformed digestive and respiratory systems. His oesophagus, the food pipe that runs from the pharynx, at the back of the nose and mouth, was not connected, as it should have been, with the stomach. Instead, the pipe from his stomach was connected to his lungs. The surgeon who performed the operation, Rémi Dubois, said he had “never before seen such a case”.