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Monsanto Charged with Chemically Poisoning Farmer

Three years ago a French farmer sued Monsanto and won, stating that the company’s pesticide product known as Lasso had poisoned him, causing neurological problems. The company appealed the court decis…


County in Oregon Sued for Banning GMO Crops

Just one day before Josephine County, Oregon made history by enforcing a ban on genetically-modified foods, two farmers filed a lawsuit against the county for its GMO-Free regulations. The lawsuit was…


County in Oregon Soon to be GMO-Free

In three weeks, propagating, raising or growing any kind of genetically-modified crop will be considered criminal activity in Josephine County, Oregon. That’s because a year ago on May 20, 2014, the c…


Study Links Ethnicity to Prostate Cancer Risk

No man wants to hear the diagnosis of prostate cancer, no matter his ethnic background. But, according to new research published in the Annals of Surgical Innovation and Research, some men are at a si…


U.S. Government Set to Approve Monsanto Protection Act

While Americans are busy enjoying their summer holidays, the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture has been busy signing off on a bill that will destroy any likelihood of labeling genetically-modified f…


New Study Gives Genetically-Modified Crops a Failing Grade

While Monsanto and other companies involved in creating and distributing genetically-modified (GM) seeds have been citing the supposed environmental benefits for many years, a new Canadian study gives…


5 Chemicals in Lawn Fertilizer You Want To Avoid

Lawn chemicals are designed to kill weeds and bugs. But they can harm people, too, which is why so many communities are banning or minimizing their use. According to, suburban law…


EPA Classified Roundup as Carcinogen 30 Years Ago…But Mysteriously Reversed Decision

Scientists and environmentalists have been saying for decades that the world’s most common weed killer, glyphosate, also known as Monsanto’s Roundup, is a carcinogen. Last week, a World Health Organiz…


Monsanto’s Roundup Found in Animals with Birth Defects

Danish farmer Ib Borup Pederson had reared hogs for decades. So he was alarmed when he observed a growing incidence of malformations and birth defects in his newborn piglets. The deformities included:…


Exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Doubles Cancer Risk

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found a link between some pesticides and a significantly increased risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma—a type of cancer of the lymphati…


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