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Feds Used Monsanto-Funded Studies To Decide Monsanto’s Weed Killer Is Safe

h/t: Takepart – In June, the Environmental Protection Agency released the results of its assessment of 52 chemicals and the likelihood that any of them could be classified as endocrine disruptors—those substances known to interfere with the hormonal system and linked to such health ills as certain cancers, birth defects, and developmental disorders. On the

Monsanto Focus Of Injury Lawsuits

In March, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that glyphosate is a probable carcinogen, ushering in multiple lawsuits against Monsanto. Personal injury lawyers claim that glyphosate in Monsanto’s Roundup has caused cancer in farm workers and others, and that Monsanto has long been aware that it is hazardous to humans. One lawsuit alleges that Monsanto

2.6 Billion Pounds Of Monsanto’s Roundup Sprayed On US Farmland In 20 Years

By: Alex Pietrowski, Waking Times | The Environmental Protection agency of California has just made moves to label Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, or Glyphosate, as a ‘probably carcinogenic to humans.’ It’s linked to cancer and heavily contaminates the soil, yet there is no sign that farmers will stop using this poison any time soon. In fact, over the

Monsanto Exposed!

The Monsanto public relations machine has done a stellar job in recent years of reducing the GMO debate to one that pits “pro-science advocates” against “anti-science climate-denier types”—with Monsanto portrayed as being squarely planted in the pro-science camp. But that well-oiled machine may be starting to sputter. Turns out that a Monsanto executive solicited pro-GMO

Confirmed: Monsanto Caught Working With Harvard Staff To Spread Pro-GMO Propaganda

By: Justin Gardner, The Free Thought Project | It seems that Monsanto’s reach extends to the most prestigious of collegiate institutions. According to email messages obtained by the Boston Globe, Harvard professor Calestous Juma received instructions from biotech giant Monsanto on how to present a paper on a topic suggested by the company. Juma did

Join The FoodJustice March Against Monsanto In Washington DC! (VIDEOS)

Join The Food Justice Coalition as we go to D.C. to fight The DARK Act! Friday will be a day of action and Saturday will be The Food Justice Rally with speakers beginning at noon until 1:30pm. Food Justice Action: 2-Day Schedule of Events On Friday, Oct. 16th, Truth in Labeling and Moms Across America

Will Monsanto Launch Another ‘Sneak Attack’ In Congress?

(Organic Consumers) Something is going to happen. If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu. So we were told recently by a Senate staffer, during one of the many meetings we’ve held with Senators to urge them to reject H.R. 1599, or what we refer to as the DARK—Deny Americans the Right to

GMO Propagandist Who Said ‘Trust Science’ Got Funds From Monsanto

Investigation reveals damaging conflict of interest despite claims of no Monsanto funding. Report by Claire Robinson and Jonathan Matthews at GM Watch In what appears to be an exercise in damage limitation, an article in the journal Nature has disclosed that Kevin Folta, a plant scientist at the University of Florida, received a US$25,000 grant

Rare Footage Shows George Bush’s 1987 Visit To Monsanto, Uttering Seven Infamous Words That Changed Everything (VIDEO)

By: Nick Meyer | Alt Health Works – Proponents of genetically engineered crops would have you believe that we’ve been “modifying” foods for “thousands of years.” But the truth is that these lab-created GMOs are far different from traditional hybrid crops and have only been around for a few decades. And if not for intense

Seeding Fear – The Story Of Michael White vs Monsanto (VIDEO)

All giants fall. Monsanto’s day is coming. Neil Young’s new documentary, “Seeding Fear,” tells the story of Alabama farmers Michael White and his father who were sued by the agrochemical giant in 2003 for patent infringement of its GMO soybeans. The film I would like you to see tells the story of a farming family

Take That, Monsanto!

Monsanto may be able to buy our politicians, but we still have some ethical judges on our side. On May 29 (2015), a federal judge in southern Oregon ruled that Jackson County’s ban on genetically engineered crops doesn’t violate the state’s Right to Farm Act. The ruling followed another anti-Monsanto decision in Vermont. On April

Monsanto Bids To Take Over Syngenta – A Move To Assure A Pesticide-Saturated Future?

By: | Monsanto recently made a bid to take over European agrichemical giant Syngenta, the world’s largest pesticide producer. The $45 billion bid was rejected, but there’s still a chance for a merger between these two chemical technology giants. Monsanto is reportedly considering raising the offer, and as noted by Mother Jones,1“combined, the two companies

March Against Monsanto: Could We Finally See Mandatory Labelling?

Last weekend the March Against Monsanto once again saw millions join in around the world to stand up for quality food supply. Monsanto, the world’s largest biotech company and producer of GMO foods, has been challenged by the public since GMOs first began hitting grocery stores. People are concerned about the safety of GMOs when it comes

Revealed: A Secret Monsanto Document In The Maui GMO Case

By: Jon Rappoport | – Imagine you are a lawyer arguing a case before a judge. There is no jury. The judge will decide the outcome. The judge tells you, “Look, the other side, your opponents in this case, have filed documents with me. These documents are at the heart of their argument. I

World Health Organization: Monsanto’s Roundup “Probably” Causes Cancer

The WHO has issued a damning pronouncement about the world’s largest seed company: Glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s toxic Round-up herbicide, is “probably carcinogenic.” The announcement comes after a report was published by the International Agency for Research on Cancer in a British medical journal.  The agency cited numerous studies in which occupational exposure

Paid By Monsanto: Universities Taking Money From The Biotech Bully

By: Barbara Peterson | Farm Wars – I want food that Grandma ate. How hard is that to understand? I don’t want it chemically lobotomized and coated with poison. I don’t want it genetically spliced to become something between a salamander and a tomato. I don’t want it radiated and mutated. I don’t want a

Monsanto’s Land Grab In Ukraine

Although Europe has for the most part rejected genetically engineered organisms, that has not prevented GMO giant Monsanto from taking advantage of one-third of Europe’s arable land. Long considered Europe’s “bread basket,” Ukraine’s agricultural potential is huge. It’s rich dark soil is highly valued and ideal for growing grain. Farmland producing it matches Texas in