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Huge Win: Monsanto Stock Downgraded After Worst Growth In 7 Years

By: Christina Sarich | Natural Society – Here’s one for the history books, and a slap on the wrist for stock-holders like Bill Gates and George Soros. Monsanto stock has been downgraded to ‘Neutral’ from ‘Buy’ after an annual seed dealer industry survey showed bleak returns. This may be the most depressing news in seven years for

Is Judge In Maui GMO Case Connected To Monsanto?

By: Jon Rappoport | No More Fake News  – After the citizens of Maui just voted to stop Monsanto and Dow from further GMO development, Monsanto filed suit. Barry Kurren is the US federal magistrate overseeing the court battle between Maui and Monsanto. Judge Kurren’s wife, Faye, is the past president of the University of Hawaii Foundation, which is

The End Of Monsanto’s Roundup?

For decades, Monsanto has claimed that Roundup and its key ingredient, glyphosate, are “safe.” The biotech industry has backed up those claims with industry-funded “studies.” The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which is supposed to protect us, has been protecting Monsanto’s profits instead. In July the EPA, despite new studies linking glyphosate to everything from

GMO Crops Are Destroying Farmland, And Monsanto Doesn’t Want You To Know

By: Christina Sarich | Natural Society – The European Association for bio-industries, EuropaBio, wants you to believe that “GM crops can protect soils from erosion through less ploughing, conserving soil moisture, too. GM herbicide tolerant crops reduce the need to plough fields in preparation for planting crops. This saves fuel because less tilling is necessary. GM insect resistant

Is Monsanto Admitting Guilt In ‘Zombie Wheat’ Settlement?

By: Steve Holt | TakePart – News emerged this week about a possible settlement between Monsanto and the farmers whose wheat was allegedly contaminated by unauthorized genetically modified seeds produced by the biotech firm. Lawyers for a contingent of soft white wheat farmers in Kansas told a Kansas City federal judge that an agreement had

Boycott Monsanto – A Simple List Of Companies To Avoid

As the public debate over the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMO’s) continues, many are already wondering how they can choose products that aren’t using GMO’s. This could be made quite simple if some sort of governing authority forced companies to label their products if they contain GMOs so people know what they are buying,

Un-Earthed: Is Monsanto’s Glyphosate Destroying The Soil?

“The nation that destroys its soil, destroys itself.” — Franklin Delano Roosevelt “If we have declared a war against the soil itself, then we are literally committing a species level suicide.” — Dr. Vandana Shiva In light of this quote, had Monsanto been around during Roosevelt’s time, he would not have taken too kindly to

Monsanto GMO Wheat Contamination Discovered In Montana

Monsanto’s experimental genetically modified wheat has been discovered growing in the second US field in Montana, about a year after the discovery of the company’s unapproved crop growing in Oregon disrupted US wheat exports. The plants were discovered at a test site at Montana State University, where back in 2000-2003 Monsanto was conducting field trials

The Monsanto Sponsored Ebola Vaccine Will Kill More People Than Ebola Itself

Monsanto, or Monsatan as many call them, has partnered with the Department of Defense to use a proxy third party company to develop a vaccine against Ebola. The seed money began at $1.5 million. The value of the deal could grow to an estimated $86 million dollars. The company’s name is Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation (TKMR)

Wanted: Celebrity Chef To Promote Monsanto

In its latest ploy to brainwash consumers, Monsanto is teaming up with a major media conglomerate to bribe nonprofits with money in exchange for promoting GMO foods on TV. And they want a celebrity chef to be part of the equation. On August 5, Gawker published an email from Condé Nast outlining plans for a

Why Monsanto’s ‘Cure’ For World Hunger Is Cursing The Global Food Supply

What if the very GM agricultural system that Monsanto claims will help to solve the problem of world hunger depends on a chemical that kills the very pollinator upon which approximately 70% of world’s food supply now depends? A new study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology titled, “Effects of field-realistic doses of glyphosate

Self-Proclaimed Monsanto Employee Trolling Anti-GMO Articles, Claiming Organic Food ‘Kills People’

So I was reading Heather Callaghan’s article, “Monsanto Teaching a Health Class In a School Near You?” published earlier today at Activist Post, which begins, “I’m retelling this story not to cause sheer outrage or bring down shame and fire on one school in one instance, but to let you know definitively that Monsanto representatives

Monsanto Supersizes Farmers’ Weed Problem—But Science Can Solve It (VIDEO)

The Union Of Concerned Scientists has concerns about Monsanto’s Roundup Ready system. Although many people thought it was a great idea when it first came onto the market, the science of what is happening is now very concerning. The hazard to Monsanto’s Roundup system isn’t just the devastating health effects that could come along with

City Passes Ordinance To Protect Monsanto World Headquarters From Protesters

As the fight against genetically modified foods continues to intensify across the country, protesters like those involved in March Against Monsanto continue to march on. Unfortunately, in a staunchly pro-Monsanto state like Missouri — home to Monsanto’s global headquarters — those protests just became a little more difficult to hold at the site itself. Apparently

March Against Monsanto. May 24. Everywhere.

It was fun last year. It’s going to be even more fun this year. On Saturday, May 24, millions of people around the world will March against Monsanto. And this year, we’ll have plenty to celebrate. The GMO labeling law in Vermont. The Monsanto Protection Act victory. But we’ve still got a long way to

How Monsanto Annihilated A Paradise And Turned It Into An Island Of Illness

A beautiful island in Hawaii called Molokai has been subject to biotech giant Monsanto for some time now and the results of Monsanto’s actions on the island is beginning to show very dark conclusions. The residents of the island of Molokai seem to be getting sicker and sicker as Monsanto continually carries out their actions

Sorry, Monsanto. No GMO Corn South Of The Border

Monsanto will have to wait awhile longer before it can contaminate Mexico’s countryside with its GMO corn. And thanks in part to the work being done by OCA’s Mexico-based sister network, Vía Orgánica, the Biotech Bully may never get the chance to destroy what has traditionally been a global haven for food crop biodiversity. This