Showing posts with the label Monsanto

Monsanto cancer lawsuits take dramatic turn over EPA official’s ‘highly suspicious’ role

Nation of Change Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official Jess Rowland may have to testify over claims that he covered up evidence that glyphosate , the main ingredient in Monsanto ‘s top-selling herbicide Roundup , could cause cancer. Details here.

Monsanto is Dead. Now What?

Manitoba Co-Operator The lightning rod for resentment won’t be there to kick around anymore. Story here.

Canola Farmers Worried About Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Manitoba Co-Operator PinP photo. The fear is the new company’s market power will result in higher seed prices and less innovation unless regulators order some divestiture of assets. STORY HERE.

Agrochemical Giant Bayer Just Announced it’s Merging With The Most Hated Company on the Planet: Monsanto. PLEASE DONATE!

+SumOfUs These two companies joining into one mega-corporation is truly the stuff of nightmares. DONATE HERE.

USDA Confirms Unapproved GMO Wheat Found in Washington State

THE WESTERN PRODUCER Genetically modified wheat developed by Monsanto Co, and never approved by federal regulators, has been found growing in a Washington state farm field, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said on Friday. Story here.

Europe Stands Up to Monsanto - Refuses to Relicense Roundup!

AVAAZ A "crop-duster" at work in Canada, where no such ban exists. PinP photo. Europe just took an extraordinary vote, refusing to grant Monsanto a license for its main product and cornerstone of its empire - the cancer-linked weed killer glyphosate. Story here.

Monsanto Ordered to Pay $46.5 Million in PCB Lawsuit in Rare Win for Plaintiffs

Nation of Change A St. Louis jury has awarded three plaintiffs a total of $46.5 million in damages in a lawsuit alleging that Monsanto and three other companies were negligent in its handling of polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs , a highly toxic and carcinogenic group of chemicals. Story here.

Monsanto to Pay $80 mn For Trying to Cheat Over Its Roundup Earnings

Agro Pages Monsanto Co. will pay $80 million to settle civil accounting violations after it allegedly misstated its earnings in connection with its top-selling Roundup product, U.S. securities regulators said on Feb 9th, 2016. Details here. 

"Babes Against Biotech." Help Save Hawaii From Monsanto! (Video)


It is Time to Stop Monsanto's Poisoning of the Public With Cancer Causing Roundup

Ross Eade - OpEdNews PinP  photo For this (UN) Agency to label an agent "probably" carcinogenic, there has to be sufficient and convincing evidence of carcinogenicity. Story here.

Monsanto Seeks Retraction for Report Linking Herbicide to Cancer

Manitoba C0-Operator Monsanto, maker of Roundup, wants an international health organization to retract a report linking the product’s chief ingredient to cancer. Story here.   A crop-duster on the way to a spray-field. PinP photo. (Likely payload? Roundup!)

Scientists Find Holes in Monsanto GM Wheat Denial

Common Dreams Monsanto claimed Wednesday that the Oregon field found last week to be contaminated with Monsanto's unapproved GM wheat was an "isolated" incident, and that it was likely either the result of an accident or "sabotage." However, scientists warned Thursday that the biotech giant's denial has many holes. Details here. Related: Illegal GM Wheat Contamination Discovered in US

Millions March Against GM Crops

the guardian Organisers celebrate huge global turnout and say they will continue until Monsanto and other GM manufacturers listen… Details here.

We Must Stop Monsanto (Music video)


Rallying Cry: Citizens Worldwide to Unite in 'March Against Monsanto'

Common Dreams Dr. Vandana Shiva: "The March against Monsanto is a call to end the dictatorship over seeds, over life, over food and over our freedom." Details here.

Huge Response - Break the Grip of Monsanto

Wow -- 35,000 pledges already! Let's reach 45,000 and stop the take over of our food and our politics. Click  here  to pledge now. Dear Avaazers, One mega-company is gradually taking over our food supply -- putting the planet’s food future in serious danger.  But we can turn the tide on Monsanto and other companies that push through policies that prioritise their profits over the public good.  Pledge $4 now to help stop this dangerous domination of our politics and our food: One mega-company is gradually taking over our global food supply, poisoning our politics and putting the planet’s food future in serious danger.  To stop it we need to expose and break up Monsanto’s worldwide grip. Monsanto, the chemical giant that gave us poisons like Agent Orange and DDT, has a super-profitable racket.  Step 1: Develop pesticides and genetically modified (GM) seeds designed to resist them, patent the seeds, prohibit farmers from replanting their seeds year to year, then send u