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Meet the Virtuous CEO Who Returned His $1.9-Million Bonus
Business  (tags: CEO, Bonus, Shareholders, Rick Holley, americans, business, corporate, economy, environment, farming, ethics, finance, goodnews, humans, investments, money, society, usa )

Lone
- 6 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Rick Holley didnâEUR(TM)t think it fair that he got a bonus when his shareholders didnâEUR(TM)t. So the chief executive officer of Plum Creek Timber Co. gave it back.
Free Trade With U.S.? Europe Balks at Chlorine Chicken, Hormone Beef. - The Washington Post
Business  (tags: European Union, United States, Free Trade, food industry, safety, food quality, farming )

Kathryn
- 21 days ago - washingtonpost.com
In Europe, this is a season of angst -- even paranoia -- over a historic bid to link the United States and the 28-nation European Union in the world's largest free-trade deal.
Meet the Modern Farmers: Daniel Nguyen
Business  (tags: Americans, urban farming, New Orleans, natural disasters, Vietnamese community, environment, marketing, society, business, consumers, news, farming, humans, economy )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Daniel Nguyen moved from California to New Orleans to become a firefighter -- but he ended up becoming a lifeline for farmers. Nguyen, 25, and business partner Khai Nguyen, began their work as community organizers in reaction to two natural disasters.
21 Projects Helping Vets Through Food and Agriculture
Business  (tags: veterans, foodtank, farming, agriculture, homeless vets, family, world, war, humanrights, investments, business )

Nancy
- 46 days ago - foodtank.com
In the United States alone, there are 19.6 million veterans. According to the Independent Voter Network, approximately 3.6 million veterans have a service-related disability, 7.6 percent of veterans are unemployed, and veterans make up 13 percent of the-
Maryland Farmer at Forefront of GMO Debate
Business  (tags: Agriculture, Farming, Yield, Insect Resistance, Artificial Selection, Jenny Schmidt, GMOs, Maryland, Farmers, Costs, Health Concerns, Safety )

Brian
- 60 days ago - cctv-america.com
"Correspondent Jessica Stone interviewed Jenny Schmidt, a farmer who is planting crops from genetically modified seeds in Maryland's Eastern Shore."
L.A. City Council Backs Union Contract for Fresno Farmworkers
Business  (tags: corporate, business, Gerawan, farming, LA City Council, union rights, money )

Nancy
- 64 days ago - latimes.com
The best moment of the day was seeing the workers' faces when council members unanimously passed a resolution urging Gerawan to refrain from violating the law and implement its workers' union contract.
Hate Group Is Harassing the Signers of Care2 Petition
Business  (tags: Facebook, harassment, cyber bullying, bullying, attack, animals, rescue, hate group, abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, debt, dishonesty, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, farming, finance, foreclosu )

Cindy
- 70 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
People are contacting me they're being harassed by the hate group for signing the petition...please report to Facebook and to Care2...please continue to contact me if you are being harassed by the hate group.
Big Win! Monsanto Reports $156 Million Loss in Q4 as Farmers Abandon GM Crops
Business  (tags: business, corporate, farming, GoodNews, investments, money, technology, world )

Kathy
- 76 days ago - naturalsociety.com
For the quarter ended Aug. 31, Monsanto reported a loss of $156 million, or 31 cents per share, compared with a loss of $249 million, or 47 cents per share, in the same period last year
U.S. Farmers Latest to Sue Syngenta Over GMO Corn Rejected By China
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, farming, genetic engineering, GMOs, lies, money, Syngenta, world )

Kathy
- 80 days ago - reuters.com
Farmers from the biggest U.S. corn-growing states have sued Syngenta AG over sales of genetically modified corn seed not approved by China, joining global exporters in pursuing damages from the Swiss-based company.
Monsanto Scandal Causes Reopening of US Investigation of GMO Wheat
Business  (tags: money, business, farming, Monsanto, gmo wheat, ethics, environment, health, food, ecosystems, environment, protection )

Nancy
- 81 days ago - nationofchange.org
The USDA revealed that genetically engineered wheat was discovered on a Montana farm after the trial period had run its course. This new GMO wheat scandal, with fingers pointed at Monsanto, is a "failed policy" that threatens farmers.
New Experimental GE Wheat Contamination in Montana Puts Wheat Farmers at Risk
Business  (tags: farming, gm wheat, Monsanto and noncompliance, USDA, business, environment, family, health )

Nancy
- 81 days ago - centerforfoodsafety.org
USDA records reveal that Monsanto has conducted 279 field tests of herbicide-resistant wheat on over 4,000 acres in 17 states since 1994. Monsanto has received at least 35 notices of noncompliance from 2010 through 2013, more than any other company.
The GMO Labeling Conundrum
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, humans, GMO labeling, lies, marketing, money, usa, world )

Kathy
- 89 days ago - activistpost.com
Those working within the biotechnology industry should reevaluate their allegiance to their corporate employers and consider the damage they may be doing to biotechnology in general by perpetuating its wholesale abuse at the hands of big-ag giants like Mo
Real Agriculture: 10 "Reasoned" Responses to "10 Reasons Why We Don't Need GMOs"
Business  (tags: Agronomy, Real Agriculture, Farming, Crops, GE crops, GMOs, Pesticides, Yields )

Brian
- 97 days ago - realagriculture.com
"You may have run across this article "10 Reasons We Don't Need GM Foods" on the Food Consumer website. It's been making its rounds on social media (Facebook and Twitter). I would like to address some of the inaccuracies in this article - point by point"
Monsanto to Settle on Zombie GMO Wheat Lawsuit
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, environment, ethics, farming, money, Monsanto, usa, world )

Kathy
- 103 days ago - realfarmacy.com
News emerged this week about a possible settlement between Monsanto and the farmers whose wheat was allegedly contaminated by unauthorized genetically modified seeds produced by the biotech firm. Lawyers for a contingent of soft-white wheat farmers in Kan
Africa's Dividing Farmlands A Threat To Food Security
Business  (tags: farming, Africa, land division, land grabs, agriculture, investments, money )

Nancy
- 107 days ago - ipsnews.net
Smallholder farmers across Africa account for at least 75 percent of agricultural outputs, according to FAO."They [smallholder farmers in Botswana] have less than eight percent percent of the agricultural land and they still account for nearly 100 percent
 

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