Tag: Monsanto

Over 1 Million Call on DOJ to Block Bayer-Monsanto Merger

New reports reveal devastating impacts on consumers and farmers. WASHINGTON – Over 1 million petition signatures were delivered today by farming, consumer and environmental groups  to the U.S. Department of Justice calling on the department to block the proposed merger of Bayer (BAYN) and Monsanto (MON). The signatures were delivered as two new reports revealed…

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Latest GMO Propaganda: Roundup is Less Toxic Than Table Salt

By Aaron Kesel, Natural Blaze There is a meme going around by a Monsanto social sciences lead that ranks glyphosate as less toxic than table salt, baking soda, cacao and vitamin D. Glyphosate, the key ingredient of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, is less toxic than caffeine and table salt according to an infographic ‘signed’ with the Twitter name…

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Monsanto Halts Brand New Pesticide After People Broke Out In Rashes

By Aaron Kesel, Natural Blaze Monsanto stopped the launch of a new chemical product called NemaStrike designed to be applied to crop seeds to protect them from worms and other bugs on Wednesday after reports indicated that it caused strange rashes on people, Reuters reported. The company said it conducted three years of tests across the United States in preparation for…

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Orange Juice Samples Found Contaminated With Monsanto Weedkiller

By Aaron Kesel, Natural Blaze Two samples of five major U.S. brands of orange juice including Tropicana and Minute Maid tested positive in lab results for contamination with Monsanto’s cancer-causing chemical, glyphosate, Moms Across America reported. The average American consumes about 2.7 gallons of orange juice per year since 2015 according to the USDA food statistics. OJ is rich in vitamin…

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Monsanto Sues Arkansas Board For Its Ban On Controversial Pesticide

By Aaron Kesel, Natural Blaze Monsanto sued Arkansas regulators of the Plant Board last Friday for banning another one of its controversial herbicides, this time it’s the company’s Dicamba product, not Roundup, Associated Press reported. Dicamba is an herbicide that selectively kills weeds. It is commonly used in combination with other herbicides, such as glyphosate, and according to the National Pesticide Information…

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World Food Prize: Feeding the World a Slick Campaign of Lies

By Katherine Paul On October 19, 2017, the World Food Prize will have been ceremoniously bestowed on yet another cheerleader for degenerative agriculture. This year’s award goes to Dr. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina of Nigeria, president of the African Development Bank, and a proud supporter of Big Ag and Biotech. In his words, Adesina says he works to “help…

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The Vietnam War is Not History for Victims of Agent Orange

By Marjorie Cohn, Jonathan Moore Watching the Ken Burns-Lynn Novick 18-hour series, “The Vietnam War,” is an emotional experience. Whether you served in the US military during the war or marched in the streets to end it, you cannot remain untouched by this documentary. The battle scenes are powerful, the stories of US veterans and Vietnamese soldiers…

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BUSTED! Monsanto Caught Writing Their Own Independent Safety Reviews

By Mac Slavo Leaked internal documents from Monsanto condemn the already-struggling giant to maintain some level of integrity. The company has been caught red-handed using a ghostwriter to craft their own independent safety reviews to be published in scientific journals. According to this report, plaintiffs suing the agricultural company are alleging that Monsanto self-wrote several “independent” scientific…

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High Noon In Arkansas as They Stand Up Against Monsanto

  By Heather Callaghan, Editor If we don’t get a handle on it, our natural environment will not be the same. – Beekeeper, Richard Coy Farmers across the Midwest are being divided – neighbor against neighbor as the dicamba crisis continues to mushroom. Dicamba is an old herbicide, but it’s only recently that it’s been used on…

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Big Ag Reaps Benefits From Emerging Dicamba Crisis

By Brandon Turbeville While most of the focus has centered on glyphosate in terms of dangerous pesticides, there is another weed killer that is posing a danger to crop growers – dicamba. Although not the only state affected by the growing dicamba controversy, Ohio has been one of the afflicted states. Although the state has only…

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