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.
Teri McCall is suing Monsanto for her husband’s wrongful death due to exposure to Roundup. The law firm is also taking similar cases and has a contact form.
France approved a plan last week that would ban the use of neonicotinoid pesticides that have been blamed for harming the bee population.
Transparency Market Research forecasts an increase in the global glyphosate market due to increased cultivation of genetically modified crops.
India’s agricultural minister has confirmed 70% cuts in royalty fees and capped sales for Monsanto’s GM cotton seeds.