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.
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.
New landmark study has linked insecticide dust to damaged beehives, and new Minnesota law calls for beekeepers to be compensated.
Farmers may now freely plant a new strain of genetically engineered, Monsanto-made corn that is resistant to the herbicides dicamba and glufosinate.
An EU committee has formally objected to the re-authorization of Glyphosate herbicide, calls for independent review and full disclosure.
With falling sales and the EU delaying renewed approval of Roundup, Monsanto seeks to acquire Bayer’s crop sciences (agricultural chemicals) unit.