Monsanto

Monsanto Protection Act Proves Corporations More Powerful Than US Government

Monsanto Protection Act Proves Corporations More Powerful Than US Government

We’ve seen similar scenarios in the past, events in which the massive financial power of multi-national corporations is able to buy out legislators who were elected to ‘represent’ voters. But now, Monsanto has set the bar even higher. Instead of just getting a few kickbacks or avoiding USDA regulation, Monsanto lobbyists have gone as far as to […]

Genetic engineering: The world’s greatest scam?

Genetic engineering is a threat to food security, especially in a changing climate. The introduction of genetically manipulated organisms by choice or by accident grossly undermines sustainable agriculture and in so doing, severely limits the choice of food we can eat. Once GE plants are released into the environment, they are out of control. If […]

Monsanto found guilty of chemical poisoning in landmark case

Monsanto found guilty of chemical poisoning in landmark case

A French farmer who can no longer perform his routine farming duties because of permanent pesticide injuries has had his day in court, literally, and the perpetrator of his injuries found guilty of chemical poisoning. The French court in Lyon ruled that Monsanto’s Lasso weedkiller formula, which contains the active ingredient alachlor, caused Paul Francois […]

Is The End of Monsanto Near? Prop 37 Succeeding as Nations Ban GMO Crops

Is The End of Monsanto Near? Prop 37 Succeeding as Nations Ban GMO Crops

Is the end of Monsanto within reach? It has certainly been a rough couple of weeks for the mega corporation as the real dangers surrounding GMOs are being brought to the attention of consumers on a global scale like never before. It all started with the monumental French study finding a serious link between the consumption of […]

Monsanto and Recruiter Sued Over U.S. Worker Exploitation Scam

Monsanto and Recruiter Sued Over U.S. Worker Exploitation Scam

Joe Wright Activist Post Seven Texas farm workers are alleging a range of crimes committed by biotech giant Monsanto.  Courthouse News Service is reporting that lead plaintiff Jose Cardenas has filed a lawsuit against Monsanto recruiter Milo Inc. and Milo Inc.’s president, as well as Monsanto itself.  Cardenas is one of seven field workers who are […]

New bill could make biotech companies immune to courts

New bill could make biotech companies immune to courts

If passed, an amendment in the Agricultural Appropriations Bill will not just allow, but require the secretary of agriculture to grant permits for planting or cultivating GM crops – even if a federal court has given an injunction against it. Basically, all Monsanto and other biotech companies have to do is ask and the industry […]

Congress sides with Monsanto over GMO battle

Congress sides with Monsanto over GMO battle

Biotech giants Monsanto were awarded a victory by lawmakers in Washington this week after a congressional panel voted to let farmers plant genetically modified crops made by the agriculture company despite pending legal proceedings. A committee made up of members of the US House of Representatives agreed on Tuesday this week to allow genetically modified […]