September 9th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
New findings released by the U.S. Geological Survey show the presence of pesticides—notably Monsanto’s pervasive glyphosate-based Roundup—as well as its degradation byproducts and trace amounts of antibiotics routinely fed to livestock, in watersheds and rainwater samples throughout the Mississippi Basin.
Read More:Run for Cover, Monsanto’s Roundup Found in Raindrops
August 19th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup pesticide, is being linked to damaged soil and roots of treated plants, finds 15 years of study, according to a representative from the USDA.
Read More:Another Blow to Monsanto: Roundup Pesticide Linked to Serious Soil Damage
August 4th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Monsanto, the biotech company that manufacturers glyphosate-based pesticide resistant genetically modified seeds, has announced changes in safety procedures for handling its GMO corn after the death of two Illinois teens and injuries to six other workers.
Read More:2 Teen Workers Die in Monsanto Cornfield, 6 More Injured
July 18th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
AS if Pennsylvania doesn’t have enough woes with all the fracking making much of its rural areas unlivable, Erie County farmers are now facing a lawsuit filed by the mega biotech corporation, Monsanto for re-planting genetically modified seeds.
Read More:OMG! GMO Seed Savers Sued by Monsanto
July 7th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Joining South Africa, Burkina Faso and Egypt, Kenya is now the fourth African country to allow importing of genetically modified foods.
Read More:Kenya 4th African Nation to Embrace Monsanto’s GMOs
July 2nd, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
State-owned farms and companies will provide non-genetically modified seeds and fertilizers to the people of Bolivia, says a new law signed into effect by Bolivian president, Evo Morales.
Read More:Bolivia to Fight Food Shortage with Non-GMO Seeds
June 30th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Monsanto, the world’s largest biotech manufacturer of widely controversial genetically modified seeds and companion pesticide, the glyphosate-based Roundup, announced that it is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission for offering customers of its pesticide financial incentives.
Read More:Monsanto Under Investigation By The SEC