August 17, 2018

Monsanto Ordered To Pay $289m Damages In Roundup Cancer Trial

NEWS Chemical giant Monsanto has been ordered to pay $289m in damages to a former school groundsman who says working with herbicides containing glyphosate caused him […]
August 10, 2018

European Commission Authorizes Five GM Crops

NEWS Europe’s executive body, the so-called ‘European Commission’, has authorized five GM crops for use in food and feed. COMMENT Along with the vast majority of […]
July 13, 2018

Monsanto ‘Bullied Scientists’ And Hid Weedkiller Cancer Risk

NEWS In a landmark trial, the lawyer of a terminally ill man who says using Monsanto’s ‘Roundup’ weed killer gave him cancer has told the court […]
June 22, 2018

Dying Man Goes To Court To Argue Monsanto Weed Killer Gave Him Cancer

NEWS A terminally ill cancer patient in the United States, who was formerly employed as a school groundskeeper, is testifying in court that working with Monsanto’s […]
June 15, 2018

Monsanto Is No More: Its Name Will Disappear, But Not Its Products!

NEWS Bayer – a former member of the infamous IG Farben Cartel – has completed its $63 billion purchase of Monsanto, a company best known for […]
May 24, 2018

Mandatory GMO labeling moves step closer in the U.S.

NEWS The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has proposed new guidelines for labeling foods that contain genetically modified ingredients. COMMENT In recent years, multinational food and […]
May 17, 2018

Why GM foods are not the solution to world hunger

NEWS World hunger is not caused by an inadequate supply of food, but its uneven distribution. COMMENT As this South China Morning Post article points out, […]
April 12, 2018

Bayer’s takeover of Monsanto reportedly gets clearance in the United States

NEWS The Wall Street Journal reports that the U.S. Department of Justice has decided to approve Bayer’s $66-billion takeover of Monsanto, thus removing the last major […]