A group of Democratic senators have introduced a bill that would ban agricultural use of the neurotoxic pesticide, chlorpyrifos.
The EPA quietly approved Monsanto’s new RNAi GMO technology designed to kill western corn rootworms, which have become resistant to Bt toxins.
EPA head Scott Pruitt says his agency won’t ban the insecticide chlorpyrifos, despite overwhelming research showing it’s dangerous to kids and farm workers.
The state of Oregon issued its first-ever marijuana recall after a strain called Blue Magoo was found to have high levels of pesticides.
Four Texas children were killed on 2 January 2017 when a pesticide applied under their home was mixed with water and emitted a poisonous gas.
When county officials sprayed for mosquitoes in one South Carolina town, they may have ended up killing millions of honeybees in the process.
Florida officials are spraying a pesticide called naled which kills Zika-carrying mosquitoes, but is associated with serious health risks.
An EPA analysis pinpoints the effects of just 3 pesticides on 97% of all the animals on endangered- and threatened-species lists nationwide.
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) pesticides used for mosquito control also kill amphibians and other organisms. Bt in the food chain also puts people at risk.
With falling sales and the EU delaying renewed approval of Roundup, Monsanto seeks to acquire Bayer’s crop sciences (agricultural chemicals) unit.
Glyphosate, main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, is the world’s most widely used herbicide, leading to damage across the planet.
Syngenta has agreed to a $43 billion cash buyout by government-owned China National Chemical Corp in one of China’s most aggressive takeover attempts.
Just days after the World Health Organization labeled Monsanto’s Roundup a probably carcinogen, the GMO giant is calling for a retraction of the statement.
Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, the most widely used herbicides, has been labeled a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
Monsanto’s favorite herbicide, Round Up is considered a Hazmat issue for local cities and towns as employees can be harmed by toxic fumes.
Recent lab testing has discovered glyphosate in feeding tube liquid given to babies and children who are in need of nutrition in intensive care.
Due to glyphosate-resistant crops, farmers reaching for a new concoction of chemicals like 2,4-D are threatening the viability of vineyards across Texas.