Monsanto Gets the First CRISPR License to Modify Crops

Monsanto has licensed the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool, which will allow the agritech giant to add and delete DNA from crops.


Uh Oh: FDA Finds Glyphosate Herbicide in U.S. Honey

FDA testing has revealed that U.S. honey is contaminated with the herbicide glyphosate, including a very popular brand marketed as 100 percent all-natural.


Biotech Giants Bayer and Monsanto Sign Mammoth Merger Agreement

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.


Genetically Modified Mustard Steps Closer to Approval in India

An assessment by India’s Environment Ministry shows thatGM mustard is nutritionally equal to standard mustard and poses no health or environmental threats.


Even Legal Levels of Glyphosate Herbicide may Harm Freshwater Ecosystems

Glyphosate and other chemicals found in herbicides like Roundup are harming freshwater ecosystems, particularly a type of green algae.


Nature Valley is Facing Lawsuits over Granola Bar Labeling

Traces of glyphosate have been found in some Nature Valley granola bars, and consumers say the company’s “natural” label is deceptive.


Monsanto’s Creation of Herbicide-Resistant Superweeds Grows in Several States

Soybean fields in parts of Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee are plagued by “superweeds” that have become resistant to Monsanto’s herbicide ingredient, glyphosate.


Unauthorized GMO Wheat Found in Washington State

Unapproved genetically modified wheat has shown up in a farmer’s field for the 3rd time since 2013, this time in Washington state.


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.