After Multiple Failed Merger Attempts, Monsanto Retreats from Big Biotech Deals – No1 cares

After recent dismal stock earnings and failed attempts to merge with other Big Biotech companies, Monsanto says that the big deals are out.


Medical Cannabis Could Face a Complicated Vote in PA State Senate

Medical marijuana may soon be legal in Pennsylvania but it won’t be easy to get or affordable for many patients who need it.


Massive $160 Billion Pharmaceutical Merger Stopped Cold

Pfizer-Allergan deal stopped cold by Obama administration. Millions of Big Pharma’s tax dollars will stay in the US as companies find it harder to dodge.


Fracking Contaminates Groundwater, a New Study Proves

An EPA fracking study that stalled out in 2013 has been completed by a former EPA scientist, and the results are not good (for fracking supporters).


GM Industry Expands into Africa with Traditional Crops

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (and others) aims to control Africa’s food supply by replacing traditional crops with genetically engineered ones.


Monsanto Profits Drop 25% AGAIN as Farmers, Individuals go Organic

Biotech and agricultural giant Monsanto has reported declining profits for the fiscal second-quarter earnings by 25 percent.


Unlabeled Wood Pulp in Cheese Triggers Gov’t and Consumer Lawsuit

The government is starting to take the mislabeling of cheese products containing a filler made with wood pulp seriously, as consumers, too, fight back.


Stop the Antibiotics on Animals – Petition to McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, KFC

Overuse of antibiotics in meat-source animals for fast food restaurants (McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, KFC, Subway, etc.) causes resistant diseases.


Monsanto has Been Overcharging and Swindling Indian Farmers for Far too Long

Companies like Monsanto, along with Indian associates such as Mahyco, have been exploiting farmers in the South India state by charging fees on seeds farmers don’t own patents for.


Monsanto Pushes for Bt Cotton in Kenya with Dismal Track Record Elsewhere

Monsanto’s Kenya Ltd., a subsidiary of the larger company, is trying to push another GM Bt cotton strain into Africa, even with its poor track record elsewhere.


Groups File Lawsuit to Block FDA’s Approval of GM Salmon

A lawsuit filed last week challenges the FDA’s authority to approve GM salmon under the 1938 Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.


Medical Marijuana Bill Heads to Senate in This Eastern U.S. State

The Pennsylvania House has voted to legalize medical marijuana. After ratifying House changes, the state Senate is expected to pass the bill.


Hillary Clinton Remains Silent on GMO Labeling Issue

Hillary Clinton still hasn’t stated her stance on GMO labeling. Bernie Sanders is the only 2016 presidential candidate to call for mandatory labeling.


Major UK Store Will No Longer Sell Monsanto’s Roundup

UK stores Waitrose and toom Baumarkt have stopped selling glyphosate-based Roundup. A petition is available to persuade U.S. stores to follow suit.


First Russia Bans GMOs, Now a Junk Food Tax Could be Next

California is rolling out its soda tax again, while Russia may add soda, potato chips and palm oil to their excise tax list. Both cite health concerns.


Pennsylvania Senate Unanimously Passes Industrial Hemp Bill

Recent passage of hemp bills in Pennsylvania and Hawaii signal a tipping point in the country’s attitude on cannabis-related products.


36 Different Pesticides Found in Hawaiian Child’s Hair Sample

GMO test sites in Hawai’i are sprayed with carcinogenic pesticides up to 16 times a day. Test of a child’s hair sample showed the presence of 36 pesticides.