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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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Monsanto Sued About False, Misleading Roundup Ads

  By Catherine J Frompovich Finally, Monsanto, the giant chemical company which produced Agent Orange and other horrendous environmental and health-damaging herbicides including its ‘star’ GMO-agriculture and harvest staging product Roundup®, has been sued alleging “it actively advertises and promotes its Roundup Products as targeting an enzyme ‘found in plants but not in people or…

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Are Monsanto’s Roundup® Legal Nightmares Just Beginning?

By Catherine J Frompovich Robert F Kennedy Jr., Esq., stated “Democracy is alive and well in California where judges are willing to stand up for science, even against the most powerful corporate polluters. This decision gives Californians the right to protect themselves and their families from chemical trespass.” [1] Attorney Kennedy’s legal words of wisdom…

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Study Shows Roundup Weedkiller Causes Liver Disease at Extremely Low Concentrations

By Brandon Turbeville If the toxic herbicide glyphosate had not provided enough reasons to justify a ban, a new study published in Scientific Reports is doing just that. This study has revealed that Roundup, of which glyphosate is the main ingredient, has the potential to cause non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The study involved a test…

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Monsanto Has Lost $11 Million As Indian Cotton Farmers Begin To Use Indigenous Seed

By Jessica Murray The corrupt company has been linked to the deaths of 300,000 farmers. After 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 own indigenous seed. In the past, Monsanto has been accused of writing laws…

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Groups Warn of Corporations Promoting GMO Products in Schools This March

By CBAN Friday, March 3, 2017. Charlottetown – Today, the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, Kids Right to Know, the Council of Canadians and Earth Action PEI are alerting teachers and students about corporate public relations inside “Agriculture in the Classroom” activities, in particular a webinar on March 7 to promote a recently approved genetically modified (GM) apple….

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Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto’s Toxic Pesticides

Illegal approval of dicamba use on engineered crops will harm farmers, environment WASHINGTON – Farmers and conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit on Friday challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of Monsanto’s new “XtendiMax” pesticide. The approval of the pesticide company’s latest version of the older weed-killer known as dicamba permits it to be sprayed…

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Here’s Why Portland, Oregon Just Filed a Major Federal Lawsuit Against Monsanto

By Jake Anderson Becoming the seventh city to sue Monsanto over contaminated waterways, Portland passed a resolution last week authorizing city attorney Tracy Reeve to take the biotech company to federal court over its decades-long dispersal of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The city has spent more than $1 billion cleaning up PCB pollution in the Willamette…

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Washington State Sues Monsanto Over “Omnipresent and Terrifically Toxic” PCB Pollution

By Lily Dane Washington is suing agrichemical giant Monsanto over pollution from polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). It is the first state to file such a suit, joining cities including Portland, Oregon, and Oakland, Berkeley, San Jose, Long Beach, and San Diego in California. Those cases are ongoing. Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced the lawsuit…

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