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Monsanto May Lose Billions in Brazil Over “Monsanto Tax”

Dr. Mercola mercola.com Brazil, the second-largest producer of genetically modified (GM) crops (after the U.S.), is the latest country to take a stand against biotech giant Monsanto, which could end up handing over at least $2 billion as a result. … Continue reading

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Apologies to Mexico – The Drug Trade and GNP (Gross National Pain)

Rebecca Solnit TomDispatch.com. [This letter appeared in response to one post.] Dear Mexico, I apologize. There are so many things I could apologize for, from the way the U.S. biotech corporation Monsanto has contaminated your corn to the way Arizona … Continue reading

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Will Congress Let Monsanto Write Its Own Rules?

Andrew Kimbrell huffingtonpost.com Co-Authored by Colin O’Neil, Regulatory Policy Analyst at the Center for Food Safety. The agricultural biotech industry — well, let’s call it what it really is: the chemical industry — has gone on the offensive as never … Continue reading

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Monsanto’s 2011 Sustainability Report:Cognitive Dissonance?

RP Siegel Triple Pundit The question was recently asked here whether a company  that pursues an unsustainable activity as its primary mission could ever be considered sustainable itself. While the answer is clearly no, there are some useful distinctions that … Continue reading

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Monsanto’s history marred by scandal

RTAmerica The Monsanto corporation makes their money by producing man-made crops, but the company behind some controversial GMOs isn’t spared from scandals. RT’s Abby Martin discusses with Liz Wahl Monsanto’s sordid past and their often untold history with America’s agriculture … Continue reading

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Monsanto’s seedy legacy

Abby Martin RTAmerica Agricultural giant Monsanto is best known for their production of pesticides and genetically modified foods, but they have a controversial history as a chemical company with a slew of toxic cover ups. In addition to their battle … Continue reading

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Is Monsanto’s Herbicide Harming Male Fertility?

Sayer Ji GreenMedInfo In a disturbing new study published last month (Dec. 2011) in the Journal of Toxicology in Vitro, researchers found that Monsanto’s popular “weed killer” known as Roundup, which has already been linked to over 25 adverse health … Continue reading

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Monsanto to be slain by Brazilian farmers?

RT America The agriculture giant Monsanto says their mission is improving agriculture and improving lives. Monsanto, the world’s second largest producer of genetically modified seeds, has waged war on small farmers by suing hundreds of them over alleged patent infringement. … Continue reading

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Headlines: Scientists warn of link between dangerous new pathogen and Monsanto’s Roundup

Source: Activist Post, Rady Ananda A plant pathologist experienced in protecting against biological warfare recently warned the USDA of a new, self-replicating, micro-fungal virus-sized organism which may be causing spontaneous abortions in livestock, sudden death syndrome in Monsanto’s Roundup Ready … Continue reading

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5 Million Farmers Sue Monsanto for $7.7 Billion

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society Launching a lawsuit against the very company that is responsible for a farmer suicide every 30 minutes, 5 million farmers are now suing Monsanto for as much as 6.2 billion euros (around 7.7 billion US dollars). … Continue reading

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