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Simplot's GMO Potato Plan Advances
Business  (tags: Simplot, Agribusiness, Potatoes, Innate, GMO, Agriculture, Farming, Farmers, Consumers, Food, Concerns, Biotech )

Brian
- 28 days ago - idahostatesman.com
"The Boise agribusiness says that its Innate spuds reduce waste. But farmers might struggle to sell them."
Monsanto Versus the Associated Press, Round Two
Business  (tags: Monsanto, Argentina, farm belt, South America, health, Associated Press, AP, biotech, GMOs )

Roseann
- 272 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Following its lengthy, richly reported story about the impacts Monsanto has had on the health of Argentines living in the South American country's farm belt, the Associated Press was back yesterday with a quietly combative follow up addressing the biotech
The 10 Companies Controlling the World's Seed Supply
Business  (tags: monopolizing food, multinationals, world's seed supply, control of world's food, Biotech, GM, Monsanto, Dupont (Pioneer), Syngenta, Group Limagrain, Land O' Lakes, KWS AG, Bayer Crop Science, Takata, Sakii, DLF-Trifolium )

Judy
- 276 days ago - nationofchange.org
These companies' profiteering account for trillions in seed patents, fertilizer, pesticide and herbicide sales and they aren't going to loosen their iron-grip on our food supply without a fight.
US Farmers May Stop Planting GMOs After Poor Yields.
Business  (tags: Farmers, GMOs, poor yields, frankenfood, biotech )

Roseann
- 526 days ago - responsibletechnology.org
Some US farmers are considering returning to conventional seed after increased pest resistance and crop failures meant GM crops saw smaller yields globally than their non-GM counterparts. Farmers in the USA pay about an extra $100 per acre for GM seed, an
What Do the World's Most Powerful Pesticide Honchos Eat for Dinner?
Business  (tags: Agrichem, Biotech, gm, toxins, Monsanto, Bayer, Dow, Philpott )

Nancy
- 780 days ago - motherjones.com
"The event was the annual policy summit held in Washington, DC, by CropLife America, the trade group representing Big Agrichem/Biotech and the suppliers and retailers that sell their goods throughout farm country."
Eight Ways Monsanto Is Destroying Our Health
Business  (tags: Monsanto, health, biotech )

Freya
- 1199 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Lots of talk these days about the bullying of young boys and girls in school by more aggressive students. This brings to my mind the biggest bully of all: the biotech company, Monsanto Corporation.
Follow the Payola and Conflicts of Interest: Big Win for Biotech: USDA Deregulates Monsanto Alfalfa
Business  (tags: Monsanto, GMOs, biotech, organic, unethical, corruption, ethics, government, corporate, corruption, politics )

Roseann
- 1261 days ago - truth-out.org
Monsanto was one of the top contributors to Lucas's campaign committee in 2010. A political action committee and individuals associated with Monsanto donated $11,000 to his campaign last year, and Lucas has received $1,247,844 from the agribusiness indust
Biotech Companies Fuel GM Contamination Spread
Business  (tags: genetically modified crops, global, contamination, biotech, gm )

Klarabell
- 2335 days ago - greenpeace.org
Global incidents of genetic contamination from genetically modified (GM) crops are on the rise, while the companies responsible ignore the consequences. Our activists have highlighted this growing problem by protesting shipments of illegal GM-rice varieti
   

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