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A “Probable Carcinogen,” Monsanto’s Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed-Killer Ever

By Andrea Germanos Common Dreams February 4, 2016   A “Probable Carcinogen,” Monsanto’s Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed-Killer Ever Author of new report says growth in its use ‘will likely contribute to a host of adverse environmental and public health consequences’     Glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, is now the most heavily used […]

Glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto's herbicide Roundup

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2.6 billion pounds of Monsanto’s Roundup sprayed on America’s farmland 1

By Phil Pepin Natural News October 27, 2015   2.6 billion pounds of Monsanto’s Roundup sprayed on America’s farmland   A shocking statistic was found in a report from the U.S. Geological Survey, a study of pesticide and herbicide use from 1992 to 2012. During the two decades, an estimated 2.6 billion pounds of Monsanto’s glyphosate-based […]


The Emperor Has No Clothes, and Neither Do Monsanto’s ‘Scientists’

By Katherine Paul Common Dreams October 12, 2015   The Emperor Has No Clothes, and Neither Do Monsanto’s ‘Scientists’     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 […]

Glyphosate, found in many herbicides, will be listed as a "probable carcinogenic" under California's Proposition 65. (Photo: Mike Mozart/flickr/cc)

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Monsanto to Cut 2,600 Jobs as World Rejects its Products and Practices 1

By The Anti-Media October 11, 2015   Monsanto to Cut 2,600 Jobs as World Rejects its Products and Practices     (ANTIMEDIA) St. Louis, MO — Monsanto — the world’s largest seed producer and chemical-biotech giant — recently announced it would cut 12% of its employees due to an historic decline in stock value. As Bloomberg reports: […]


Monsanto Favorite Glyphosate Soon to Join California’s Cancer List

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams September 8, 2015   Monsanto Favorite Glyphosate Soon to Join California’s Cancer List Announcement from state’s EPA chapter is ‘important step toward protecting people and wildlife’     In an unprecedented move, the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) will soon start labeling the common herbicide ingredient glyphosate a “probable carcinogenic,” stepping […]

Glyphosate, found in many herbicides, will be listed as a "probable carcinogenic" under California's Proposition 65. (Photo: Mike Mozart/flickr/cc)

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A Killer-Diller: GMO Soy makes Formaldehyde in our Gut

By F. William Engdahl New Eastern Outlook July 28, 2015   A Killer-Diller: GMO Soy makes Formaldehyde in our Gut     Of course only very pathologically damaged mothers would ever knowingly feed their family formaldehyde. But that’s precisely what hundreds of millions of families are unknowingly doing around the world every day. A brilliant […]


Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams July 28, 2015   Surprise! Pro-GMO Lawmakers Get Big Funds from Agribusiness Lobbies Reps who voted against mandatory GMO labeling received three times as much money from food and agriculture lobbies     File this under unsurprising, but nefarious nonetheless. Members of U.S. Congress who vote against mandatory labeling for […]

Demonstrators against Monsanto and GMOs stage a protest in Portland, Maine in May 2014. (Photo: Corey Templeton/flickr/cc)

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Monsanto Protection Act Part 2? New Bill Introduced Spells Bad News For GMO Activists

By Arjun Walia Collective Evolution June 21, 2015   Monsanto Protection Act Part 2? New Bill Introduced Spells Bad News For GMO Activists     A couple of years ago, a bill was introduced (H.R. 933) allowing big biotech corporations, like Monsanto, to override United States federal courts on the issue of planting experimental genetically […]


Endgame for glyphosate? The global fallout of WHO’s ‘probable carcinogen’ classification 1

By Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji The Ecologist June 17, 2015   Endgame for glyphosate? The global fallout of WHO’s ‘probable carcinogen’ classification   WHO’s official recognition of the health damage caused by glyphosate, the world’s most widely used herbicide, is having ramifications around the world, writes Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji. National governments are moving to restrict the […]

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'There’s no question that March Against Monsanto is the most powerful grassroots initiative we have in the fight to reclaim our food supply.' (Photo: March-Against-Monsanto.com)

‘No More Poison’: World Unites for Annual #MarchAgainstMonsanto

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams May 23,2015   ‘No More Poison’: World Unites for Annual #MarchAgainstMonsanto Demonstrations around the globe call for an end to agrochemical company’s monopoly on food and seed markets     For the third year in a row, activists around the world are taking up the mantle against Monsanto. The March […]


30,000 Doctors and Health Professionals Demand Glyphosate Ban In Argentina

By Jonathan Schoenfeld The Anti-Media April 23, 2015   30,000 Doctors and Health Professionals Demand Glyphosate Ban In Argentina     A union of 30,000 doctors and health professionals announced efforts to eliminate the use of glyphosate-based herbicides following results from an International Agency for Research (IARC) evaluation that classifies glyphosate a probable cause of […]

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Ukraine a Vector for GMO Poison’s Spread Through EU

By Ulson Gunnar New Eastern Outlook April 18, 2015   Ukraine a Vector for GMO Poison’s Spread Through EU     When the Washington Post chooses to pen an insulting, condescending editorial targeting entire nations speaking up against Western impropriety, one can just as well assume the precise opposite of whatever narrative the Post is […]


Has Glyphosate Met Its Waterloo?

By Jim Goodman Common Dreams April 11, 2015   Has Glyphosate Met Its Waterloo?     Can organic farmers can use Roundup® ? I get that question a lot. Society has been told and, it seems, really believes, that as crop chemicals go, nothing could be safer. But that’s just it, using nothing is safer. […]

Referencing the Administration's “revolving door policy,” the Pesticide Action Network's Marcia Ishii-Eiteman notes that “globalizing biotech is an explicit strategic objective of the USDA and a declared intention of the U.S. Agency for International Development.” (Photo: Peter Blanchard/flickr/cc)

Siblings and Chinese nationals Mo Hailong and Mo Yu face prosecution for plotting to steal genetically modified seed technology. (Photo: BASF/cc/flickr)

GMO Seed Theft Equals National Security Threat, Argues Government

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams March 30, 2015 GMO Seed Theft Equals National Security Threat, Argues Government Defense attorneys say spying on alleged Chinese seed plotters in trade dispute signifies ‘breathtaking’ overreach     In what defense attorneys are calling a “breathtaking and unprecedented” abuse of power, a top secret government court has authorized the […]