After recent dismal stock earnings and failed attempts to merge with other Big Biotech companies, Monsanto says that the big deals are out.
Medical marijuana may soon be legal in Pennsylvania but it won’t be easy to get or affordable for many patients who need it.
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.
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).
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (and others) aims to control Africa’s food supply by replacing traditional crops with genetically engineered ones.
Biotech and agricultural giant Monsanto has reported declining profits for the fiscal second-quarter earnings by 25 percent.
The government is starting to take the mislabeling of cheese products containing a filler made with wood pulp seriously, as consumers, too, fight back.
Overuse of antibiotics in meat-source animals for fast food restaurants (McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, KFC, Subway, etc.) causes resistant diseases.
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’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.
A lawsuit filed last week challenges the FDA’s authority to approve GM salmon under the 1938 Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
The Pennsylvania House has voted to legalize medical marijuana. After ratifying House changes, the state Senate is expected to pass the bill.
Hillary Clinton still hasn’t stated her stance on GMO labeling. Bernie Sanders is the only 2016 presidential candidate to call for mandatory labeling.
UK stores Waitrose and toom Baumarkt have stopped selling glyphosate-based Roundup. A petition is available to persuade U.S. stores to follow suit.
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.
Recent passage of hemp bills in Pennsylvania and Hawaii signal a tipping point in the country’s attitude on cannabis-related products.
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.