Donald Trump chose Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris as head of the American Manufacturing Council. Some fear Liveris could use his position to benefit Dow.
The USDA appears poised to deregulate creeping bentgrass, a type of grass designed for golf courses that is invasive and nearly impossible to eradicate.
The state of Washington is suing Monsanto over the company’s production of PCBs, which have contaminated “every waterway in the state.”
In a lawsuit, Missouri’s largest peach producer says Monsanto is responsible for illegal herbicide use, causing damage to thousands of peach trees.
The EPA approved a new glyphosate-dicamba herbicide with restrictions intended to prevent the chemicals from drifting to other crops and damaging them.
Several states will join the pending federal antitrust investigations into the Dow-DuPont and Bayer-Monsanto mergers.
Voters in Sonoma County have likely banned GMOs; official results are due in December 2016. Five other California counties have already banned GE crops
New information reveals Monsanto and Dow’s weed killer Agent Orange used during the Vietnam War harmed more people than previously thought.
The USDA has approved 2 new GMO potatoes. If the FDA and EPA give them the all-clear in January, they could reach the market by spring.
Researchers were shocked to find that the number of cancer diagnoses among children and young people in the U.K. had risen 40% in the past 16 years.
A large chemical leak in Atchison, Kansas, resulted in evacuations and shelter-in-place orders for thousands of people this morning.
Activists are urging Congress to require schools to test PCB levels following a Harvard study showing that up to 26,000 schools contain toxic levels.
A new study shows that nicotine may help keep those who use it mentally sharp for longer than those who do not consume the chemical.
Greenpeace has discovered that Bayer and Syngenta hid research proving its neonicotinoid pesticides cause substantial harm to honeybees.
Last week, Bayer acquired Monsanto for a whopping $66 billion. The merger will likely mean higher seed prices for farmers and higher food prices for us.
Glyphosate and other chemicals found in herbicides like Roundup are harming freshwater ecosystems, particularly a type of green algae.
McDonald’s has been in the news a lot this month, thanks to big changes the fast-food company is making to several of its menu offerings.