Tag: Monsanto

The Monsanto Cover-Up – “Decades of Deceptive Tactics to Make Billions of Dollars”

By Brandon Turbeville, Natural Blaze Monsanto and human health have never had a good relationship. Despite having been involved in the creation and application of Agent Orange resulting in the deaths and lifelong crippling effects to many American and Vietnamese people and the environment, the corporation did not hang its head in shame but instead rose to…

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Corporate Power, Not Public Interest, At Root of Science Committee Hearing on IARC

By Carey Gillam Commentary: Corporate power, not public interest, at root of upcoming science committee hearing Score another point for corporate power over protection of the public U.S. Rep Lamar Smith, chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, & Technology, has slated a full committee hearing for Feb. 6 with an agenda aimed squarely…

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Germany Will Phase Out Glyphosate Herbicides ”As Fast As Possible”

The new German government will aim to end the use of glyphosate herbicides “as fast as possible”, according to the draft deal to establish a new German coalition government published on Wednesday on the homepage of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU party. The draft states; “We will with a systematic minimalisation strategy significantly restrict use of…

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Glyphosate in L.A. River Causes Controversy, Lawmaker Responds

By Brandon Turbeville, Natural Blaze Glyphosate poisoning of the L.A. river has become so bad and such a contentious issue that a congressman from the area has urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to stop using the weedkiller. Over the last few years, the use of glyphosate to control weeds and other vegetation around the L.A….

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RT America’s Lawyer: Monsanto Weed Killer is Killing Humans

Mike Papantonio and the author Carey Gillam discussed her new book on Thursday, which reveals how Monsanto viciously worked to cover-up the fact that their weed-killer could cause cancer, as part of the America’s Lawyer program on RT . Source: trofire.com Mike Papantonio: The story with Monsanto’s round that begins as early as the 1980s when laboratory tests on glyphosate began…

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Newsweek and USA Today Have Bizarre Standards for Opinion Writers

By Stacy Malkan Why are Newsweek and USA Today so willing to let special interests mislead their readers? Clear standards are needed for disclosing conflicts of interest Facts don’t matter in commentaries printed by Newsweek so long as the writer “seems genuine.” That’s the takeaway from a troubling email exchange with Newsweek Opinion Editor Nicholas Wapshott in response to concerns…

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Monsanto’s Fingerprints All Over Newsweek’s Hit on Organic Food

By Stacy Malkan “The campaign for organic food is a deceitful, expensive scam,” according to a Jan. 19 Newsweek article authored by Dr. Henry I. Miller of the Hoover Institution. If that name sounds familiar – Henry I. Miller – it may be because the New York Times recently revealed a scandalinvolving Miller: that he had been caught publishing an article ghostwritten…

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Germany to Ban Glyphosate Herbicides in Shock to Monsanto-Bayer Merger

By Sustainable Pulse In a shock announcement Friday [Jan 12], Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) and the Social Democrats (SPD) have agreed on a blueprint for formal grand coalition negotiations, which includes a complete ban on glyphosate herbicides. Details of the suggested ban are yet to be announced. Sources in the German Social Democrats (SPD)…

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Glyphosate and Fungicides Attract Honey Bees To Them – Bee Decline

By Natural Blaze Turns out that Monsanto’s Big Ag weedkiller and fungicides might lure bees like….well, like a flower to a bee. And like a sweet poison… Recently, we reported the a surprising culprit behind the bee decline might actually be fungicides.  It does appear that fungicides were an overlooked poison to the bees and there…

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Monsanto Trying To Hide GMO Foods Under the Term “Biofortified”

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Do genetically engineered crops and their pesticides make you think of the term “biofortified”? Chances are, the term biofortified makes you think of vitamins in kids’ cereals. Mega corporations are no strangers to propaganda and public relations. Did you know that much of our non-organic crops are grown with human sewage sludge? No?…

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