Saturday: March Against Monsanto

By March Against Monsanto-NYC, Popular Resistance -

Saturday, May 19, at 6:00 PM in Foley Square, New York City, the global grassroots organization March Against Monsanto will hold it's 7th marchto bring awareness to the public of the human and [...]

Weedkiller Products More Toxic Than Their Active Ingredient, Tests Show

By Carey Gillam, Theguardian.com -

US government researchers have uncovered evidence that some popular weedkilling products, like Monsanto’s widely-used Roundup, are potentially more toxic to human cells than their active [...]

How Agro-Chemical Giant Monsanto Been Destroying Environment, Human Lives For Decades

By Manmeet Sahni, Telesurtv.net -

In 1995, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, listed Monsanto among the top 5 lethal corporations dumping toxic waste, as it was recorded dumping nearly 37 million tons of [...]

Monsanto Loses Right To Patent Seeds

By Sandhya Jain, Dailypioneer.com  -

Opponents of genetically modified crops received a boost when the Delhi High Court upheld the Indian Patent Act, which states that seeds and life forms cannot be patented, and the Protection of [...]

The Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is Bad News For The Planet

By Ellen Brown, Ellenbrown.com -

Two new studies from Europe have found that the number of farm birds in France has crashed by a third in just 15 years, with some species being almost eradicated. The collapse in the bird [...]

Monsanto Says Its Pesticides Are Safe. Now, A Court Wants To See The Proof

By Carey Gillam, Theguardian.com -

On Monday, a federal court hearing in San Francisco will turn a public spotlight on to the science surrounding the safety of one of the world’s most widely used pesticides, a weedkilling chemical [...]

Monsanto’s Fingerprints All Over Newsweek’s Hit On Organic Food

By Stacy Malkan, Usrtk.org -

If that name sounds familiar – Henry I. Miller – it may be because the New York Times recently revealed a scandal involving Miller: that he had been caught publishing an article ghostwritten by [...]

Monsanto Papers Lead To New European Parliament Pesticide Committee

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

The Conference of Presidents, a governing body of the European Parliament, has Thursday endorsed the mandate of a Special Committee to analyse and assess the authorisation procedure for [...]

The History Of Industrial Agriculture And Its Impact

By Heather Gray, Justice Initiative International. -

Rashid wisely begins by sharing the history of the west’s conceptualization of “the way that we think about ourselves and our relation to the material world that exists around us.” He notes that [...]

With Roundup On Rocks, Monsanto’s Dangerous New Plan

By Whitney Webb, mintpressnews.com -

By Whitney Webb for Mint Press News - So far, this year has not been very kind to Monsanto. First, collusion between Monsanto and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was revealed, whereby [...]

Monsanto Captured EPA (& Twisted Science) To Keep Glyphosate On Market

By Valerie Brown and Elizabeth Grossman, inthesetimes.com -

By Valerie Brown and Elizabeth Grossman for In These Times - IN APRIL 2014, A SMALL GRASSROOTS GROUP CALLED MOMS ACROSS AMERICA announced that it had tested 10 breast milk samples for glyphosate, [...]

Monsanto Banned From Lobbying European Parliament

By Whitney Webb, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Whitney Webb for Mint Press News - Monsanto, accustomed to lobbying its way to favorable treatment by governments the world over, pushed the EU Parliament too far. Banning lobbyists is a rare [...]

Activists Dump Ben And Jerry’s Ice Cream

By Staff, www.organicconsumers.org -

By Organic Consumers Association. FINLAND, Minn. – The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) held protests today against Ben & Jerry’s, a subsidiary of Unilever, in seven US cities, and Mexico [...]

Monsanto Papers And Weedkiller In Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream—What’s The Connection?

By Katherine Paul, www.organicconsumers.org -

By Katherine Paul for Organic Consumers Association - Not long after the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) announced that Ben & Jerry’s ice cream tested positive for glyphosate, the key [...]

Newly Released “Monsanto Papers” Add To Questions Of Regulatory Collusion

By Carey Gillam, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Carey Gillam for The Huffington Post - Four months after the publication of a batch of internal Monsanto Co. documents stirred international controversy, a new trove of company records was [...]