Australian Government Prepares to Punish Parents who Don’t Vaccinate Children

The Australian government is set to pass a law that would withhold child care and other benefits from parents who opt out of vaccinating their children.

Russian Govt Completely Bans GMOs in Food Production

Russia just announced a game-changing move in the fight against Monsanto’s GMOs, banning the use of genetically modified ingredients in food production.

Flashback: Monsanto Profits Fell 15% on Weak Sales of GM Seed

Monsanto’s stock did even more poorly than analysts expected last quarter, with stock dropping 15 percent due to a ‘stronger dollar, and weak seed sales.’

GMO Farmers Sue to Block GM Crop Ban in Josephine County, Oregon

One day before a GMO ban went live in Josephine, Oregon, GM sugar beet farmers and agrichemical corporations sued the county in order to halt the ban.

Court Finds EPA Inappropriately Approved Bee-Killing Pesticide

The US Appeals Court has ruled that federal regulators should never have approved an insecticide known as sulfoxaflor, which is killing pollinators.

US Senator Elizabeth Warren “Open” to Legalizing Marijuana

US Senator Elizabeth Warren recently told the Boston Globe that she is open to the legalization of both medical and recreational marijuana.

French Court: Monsanto Guilty of Chemical Poisoning

In 2012, a court in southeast France found Monsanto guilty of chemically-poisoning farmers. Now, a French appeal court has upheld the ruling in full.

Syngenta Plans $2 Billion Stock Buy-Back to Shore Up Failing Investor Support

Swiss biotech company Syngenta is trying to appease wary investors with a scheme to buy back more than $2 billion in stock shares.

Lawmakers in New York Call on Online Retailers to ban the Sale of Synthetic Marijuana

State and local lawmakers in New York called on retailers to stop selling synthetic marijuana, or K2, saying the drug is turning people into zombies.

Pfizer to Pay $2 Billion for Failing to pay Medicaid Rebates for Drug Protonix

Pfizer faces a $2 billion lawsuit that accuses its Wyeth unit of failing to pay Medicaid rebates for a stomach drug called Protonix.

Update: 5 Scientific Experts Join Lawsuit to Bring Down Monsanto

In a class action lawsuit against Monsanto, 5 experts in the field have signed their names to a statement that will hopefully put Monsanto out of business.

Monsanto Kicked Out of Greece and Latvia: GM Bans Sweep Through Europe

Latvia and Greece have opted out of GMOs as part of the new allowances indicated in legislation that recently passed for EU countries.

Department of Agriculture Sued for Withholding Safety Information on GM Crops

The Department of Agriculture is being sued by the Center for Food Safety (CFS) for withholding information on the (lack of) safety of GMO crops.

Presidential Primary Voters Tell Feds “Enough Meddling with State Marijuana Laws”

Republican voters (among many other individuals) are now making it very clear that they have had enough of the Feds tinkering with state marijuana laws.

Oregon County Set to Destroy Monsanto’s GMO Crops

In Josephine County, Oregon, biotech companies have until September 4th to either harvest their crops or destroy them, or they face monetary penalties.

More than Half a Million Londoners Protest the Killing of the Bees by Biotech

This weekend in London individuals will be protesting the use of toxic neonicotinoids – chemicals that are killing key pollinators such as the honeybee.

Column in Medical Journal Says Hazards of GMOs, Pesticides Not Properly Studied

A column in the New England Journal of Medicine calls for a new review of herbicides, saying regulators have been relying on flawed and outdated research.