Monsanto

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 […]

Poland beekeepers kick Monsanto out of the hive, successfully ban bee-killing GM corn

Poland beekeepers kick Monsanto out of the hive, successfully ban bee-killing GM corn

A significant health freedom victory has taken place in the European nation of Poland, where all plantings of Monsanto’s MON810, a genetically-modified (GM) variety of maize (corn) that produces its own built-in Bt insecticide in every kernel, have been officially banned. The decision comes after thousands of protesters recently took to the streets in demonstration […]

Court rules organic farmers can sue conventional, GMO farmers

Court rules organic farmers can sue conventional, GMO farmers

(NaturalNews) Purveyors of conventional and genetically-modified (GM) crops — and the pesticides and herbicides that accompany them — are finally getting a taste of their own legal medicine. Minnesota’sStar Tribunehas reported that the Minnesota Court of Appeals recently ruled that a large organic farm surrounded by chemical-laden conventional farms can seek damages for lost crops, […]

Mother Wins Top Environmental Award for Beating Monsanto

Mother Wins Top Environmental Award for Beating Monsanto

After experiencing the traumatizing death of her daughter to kidney failure just three days after her daughter was born, Sofia Gatica from Argentina became determined to find out what killed her daughter. Her conclusion? Monsanto’s genetically modified soy fields that surrounded her neighborhood, laced with damaging insecticides negatively affecting nearby neighborhood children and adults alike. Gatica […]

Sneak Attack by Pesticide Makers on Clean Water Pushed Via Farm Bill

Sneak Attack by Pesticide Makers on Clean Water Pushed Via Farm Bill

WASHINGTON— The pesticide industry is planning a sneak attack on water quality by attaching a toxic pesticide bill to the unrelated Senate farm bill. The pesticide lobby wants to rewrite the Clean Water Act by pushing House Resolution 872 to allow unregulated pesticide applications directly into U.S. waterways. Attaching this poison pill to the unrelated […]

Blamed for Bee Collapse, Monsanto Buys Leading Bee Research Firm

Blamed for Bee Collapse, Monsanto Buys Leading Bee Research Firm

Monsanto, the massive biotechnology company being blamed for contributing to the dwindling bee population, has bought up one of the leading bee collapse research organizations. Recently banned from Poland with one of the primary reasons being that the company’s genetically modified corn may be devastating the dying bee population, it is evident that Monsanto is under serious fire for […]