A new PBS documentary offers a unique look at a growing seed diversity crisis.There's a global community preserving our food supply that often gets little to no credit. Now the small farmers behind this extraordinary effort are the subject...
Contamination by genetically-engineered products, such as Monsanto's seeds, can devastate a farm.Small farm in central Oregon. http://bit.ly/2obx37FFarmers in Oregon might soon have to increase defense against Monsanto. The bill under consideration permits farmers to take legal action if their...
From Amy’s Kitchen to Earth Balance, here is a list of 400 companies that refuse to include genetically modified foods in their products.Like vaccinations and opinions on President Trump, the topic of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is incredibly controversial....
The World Health Organization said that glyphosate probably causes cancer.By Carey Gillam / Huffington PostThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has quietly dropped a plan to start testing food for residues of glyphosate, the world’s most widely used weed killer...
Monsanto denies toxicity of pervasive agricultural product Roundup, in battle with California’s E.P.A. over Prop 65 list.http://bit.ly/2nsVdZ9Last January, California’s Environmental Protection Agency issued a notice regarding their intent to add the chemical glyphosate the Proposition 65 list, prompting a legal...
Several vocal supporters of GMOs and pesticides are funded by the same groups that finance climate science denial.By Stacy Malkan / AlterNetBritish writer George Monbiot has a warning for those of us trying to grasp the new political realities...
(ZHE) If we had a dime for every kooky conspiracy theory we’ve heard alleging some vast corporate conspiracy to exploit the treasures of the earth, destroy the environment and poison people with unknown carcinogens all while buying off politicians to...
The documents suggest collusion between the agrichemical giant and the EPA.By Reynard Loki / AlterNetMonsanto suffered a major setback Tuesday when a federal judge in San Francisco unsealed documents that call into question the agrichemical giant's research practices and...
Two new reports issue scathing indictments of U.S. and global regulatory systems in collusion with chemical companies.By Katherine Paul / AlterNet“How could we have ever believed that it is a good idea to grow our food with poisons?” —Dr....
The corrupt company has been linked to the deaths of 300,000 farmers.Credit: EcosnippetsAfter illegally pushing a form of Bt cotton into India and Africa over 10 years ago, agrochemical company Monsanto is now losing millions of dollars due to farmers now planting their...