9 Financial Risks of Doing Business with Monsanto

From sales drops to overall poor public image, here are 9 documented financial risks of doing business with biotech giant Monsanto.


Monsanto Must Pay $46.5 Million in Damages in PCB-Lymphoma Case

Last week, a St. Louis Circuit Court jury awarded $46.5 million to 3 plaintiffs who alleged that PCBs made by Monsanto caused cancer.


Taiwan Recalls Quaker Oats After Finding Traces Of Glyphosate

Taiwan has recalled Quaker Oats after glyphosate was detected in amounts exceeding the nation’s legal limits in 10 out of 36 products.


84-Page Report Outlines 9 Ways to Beat Antibiotic Resistance

Economist Jim O’Neill has finally released a report which lays out a plan for tackling the dire problem of antimicrobial resistance.


Farmers Sue Monsanto over Allegations of Cancer

Four Nebraska farmers are now suing the agricultural giant Monsanto because they believe the herbicide Roundup has caused them to develop cancer.


Study: Monsanto’s PCBs Causing ‘Severe Impact’ on Whales and Dolphins

A recently-released study says that PCB contamination of dolphin and whale habitats have caused entire populations to vanish. Extinction may be coming.


EU Parliament Members Test Urine for Glyphosate Ahead of Vote on the Herbicide Chemical

European Parliament members symbolically gave urine samples this week to test for glyphosate ahead of a vote on whether to re-license the RoundUp chemical.


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.


Glyphosate Found in 100% of California Wines Tested

Trace amounts of glyphosate herbicide have been found in 100% of California wines tested and 14 brands of beer in Germany.


Audio: Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant Says “Roundup is Not a Carcinogen”

In an interview, Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant claims that Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide Roundup is not carcinogenic – going against scientific conclusions.


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.


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.


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.


Ready for Canola Oil Sprayed with Not One But TWO Herbicides?

Biotech giant Bayer Cropscience is registering a new GM canola plant that will be tolerant to both glufosinate and glyphosate.


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.


Landmark Test Links Toxic Insecticide Dust to Bee Hive Damage

New landmark study has linked insecticide dust to damaged beehives, and new Minnesota law calls for beekeepers to be compensated.