Soybean fields in parts of Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee are plagued by “superweeds” that have become resistant to Monsanto’s herbicide ingredient, glyphosate.
Unapproved genetically modified wheat has shown up in a farmer’s field for the 3rd time since 2013, this time in Washington state.
From sales drops to overall poor public image, here are 9 documented financial risks of doing business with biotech giant Monsanto.
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 has recalled Quaker Oats after glyphosate was detected in amounts exceeding the nation’s legal limits in 10 out of 36 products.
Economist Jim O’Neill has finally released a report which lays out a plan for tackling the dire problem of antimicrobial resistance.
Four Nebraska farmers are now suing the agricultural giant Monsanto because they believe the herbicide Roundup has caused them to develop cancer.
A recently-released study says that PCB contamination of dolphin and whale habitats have caused entire populations to vanish. Extinction may be coming.
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 recent dismal stock earnings and failed attempts to merge with other Big Biotech companies, Monsanto says that the big deals are out.
Trace amounts of glyphosate herbicide have been found in 100% of California wines tested and 14 brands of beer in Germany.
In an interview, Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant claims that Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide Roundup is not carcinogenic – going against scientific conclusions.
Biotech and agricultural giant Monsanto has reported declining profits for the fiscal second-quarter earnings by 25 percent.
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.
UK stores Waitrose and toom Baumarkt have stopped selling glyphosate-based Roundup. A petition is available to persuade U.S. stores to follow suit.
Biotech giant Bayer Cropscience is registering a new GM canola plant that will be tolerant to both glufosinate and glyphosate.