Tag: Monsanto

Colonialism In Tanzania: Big Ag Invades Another Desperate Country

By Brandon Turbeville As the Western establishment continues to try and crush Syria, Venezuela, Iran and the Philippines, the empire is setting its sights on a new target which is receiving itself less attention: Tanzania. Although not in the form of bombs and sanctions (yet), the G8 is moving to force Tanzania to accept GMOs and patented seeds…

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Monsanto and Big Ag Colonizing Africa, Criminalizing Traditional Seed Exchanges

By Alex Pietrowski Of the many concerns surrounding the dominance of agrichemicals companies and GMO foods, the most frightening dimension is that corporate manufactured seed is wiping out global biodiversity in food crops and creating a punitive legal framework for our total dependence on these companies for food. Monsanto, Syngenta and other majors in agribusiness…

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The 2017 “March Against Monsanto” May 20, 2017

By Catherine J. Frompovich If you don’t like eating genetically modified ‘phoods’, you just may want to join the world-wide protest march Saturday, May 20, 2017, against Monsanto, the premiere GMO corporate ‘phood’ and seed developer. The Organic Consumers Organization is providing a listing of 184 MAM-march organizer contacts on its website.  There are 95…

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Illegal GMO Roundup Ready Corn Found Growing in Bolivia

By Heather Callaghan, Natural Blaze The NGO, SOS MAIZ BOLIVIA has reported that genetically engineered Roundup Ready maize has been found growing illegally in the Bolivian village of Charagua, in the south of Santa Cruz department. The illegal intrusion was discovered on March 17 2017, when “an expedition of agronomists, sociologists, economists and journalists organized by SOS…

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Monsanto Hired Paid Internet Trolls to Counter Bad Public Image, Lawsuit Claims

By Carey Wedler Agrochemical giant Monsanto hired Internet trolls to combat negative perceptions about their brand on social media and across the Internet, according to a lawsuit filed by U.S. Right to Know, a nonprofit organization “working for transparency and accountability” in the American food system. The company has also been accused of manufacturing scientific…

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Belgium Bans Monsanto’s Weedkiller for Non-Professionals

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Monsanto’s weedkiller, Roundup, with its active ingredient glyphosate – is the world’s most widely used herbicide. It’s not just a staple in agriculture, but by your neighbors and city employees in an all-too convenient, but toxic way to kill weeds. Glyphosate has since been detected in waterways, drinking water, pregnant women,…

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Monsanto isn’t feeding the world, it’s damaging food security – Monsanto Tribunal judges

By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Tribunal Finds Monsanto Endangers Right to Food, Health, Environment If the crime of ‘ecocide’ were recognized in international criminal law, the activities of Monsanto could constitute such a crime, panel declares Biotech giant Monsanto “has engaged in practices which have negatively impacted the right to a healthy environment, the right to…

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