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A Major American Meat Company Is Going Big With Antibiotic-Free Pork
Business  (tags: Good news, consumers, business, corporate, Americans, humans, health, food, meat, Tyson, antibiotic-freemarketing, farming )

Carrie
- 124 days ago - takepart.com
Tyson is responding to consumer demand with a new line of meat sourced from pigs raised without drugs.
Bitter Sweets: Inside Big ChocolateâEUR(TM)s Child Labor Problem
Business  (tags: abuse, consumers, ethics, farming )

Phyllis
- 121 days ago - msn.com
Big chocolate makers have promised to end child labor in their industry--and have spent tens of millions of dollars in the effort. But 2.1 million West African children still do the dangerous and physically taxing work of harvesting cocoa.
TWENTY YEARS OF FAILURE
Business  (tags: gm crops, 20 yrs of failure, corporate, business, farming, agriculture, world, human rights, health )

Nancy
- 220 days ago - greenpeace.org
Why have GM crops failed to be the popular success the industry claims them to be? As the promises have expanded, so too has the evidence that GM crops are ill-adapted to the challenges facing global food and agriculture systems.
If Monsanto Is Purchased By Bayer or BASF, What Are the Implications?
Business  (tags: Bayer, BASF, business, consumers, corporate, farming, money, Monsanto, world )

Kathy
- 47 days ago - realagriculture.com
Monsanto has been the target of anti-GMO protestors for years. How would the anti-ag technology rhetoric evolve if the Monsanto 'bogeyman' is stripped from the GMO conversation? How much anti-GMO 'residue' could Bayer or BASF acquire if they absorb...
How a Founding Father and a British Agriculturist Helped America's Farmers
Business  (tags: Americans, farmers, agriculture, government, George Washington, Great Britain, history, farming, world, society )

Carrie
- 359 days ago - modernfarmer.com
George Washington believed his young nation was only as strong as its farmers, so less than 2 years after the end of war with England in, he turned to that country's best & brightest for help in improving his own, & America's, agricultural practices.
Bayer Refuses the EPA's Request to Stop Selling a Pesticide. Wait, What?
Business  (tags: abuse, Bayer, corporate, EPA, ethics, farming, environment, government, marketing, money, pesticides, world )

Kathy
- 125 days ago - cornucopia.org
Bayer, the enormous German pharmaceutical and chemical company, made news recently when it simply refused the EPA's request to cancel one of its products, a pesticide the EPA says is unsafe.
U.S. Workers Sue Monsanto Claiming Herbicide Caused Cancer
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, humans, glyphosate, Roundup, Monsanto )

Kathy
- 275 days ago - mobile.reuters.com
A U.S. farm worker and a horticultural assistant have filed lawsuits claiming Monsanto Co.'s Roundup herbicide caused their cancers and Monsanto intentionally misled the public and regulators about the dangers of the herbicide.
Dirty Money, Dirty Science
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, genetic engineering, GMOs, marketing, money )

Kathy
- 281 days ago - foodtank.com
The biotech industry's web of attempts to buy credibility, by laundering its messages through supposedly independent academic scientists, is unraveling and beginning to reveal the influence of huge amount of industry money on the independence of academic
Monsanto to Eliminate 2,600 Jobs, Posts 4Q Loss
Business  (tags: corporate, farming, GoodNews, investments, money, Monsanto, world, genetic engineering, GMOs )

Kathy
- 267 days ago - nytimes.com
Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and herbicides, which pushed its quarterly losses deeper into the red.
Bayer Reportedly Eyes Bid for $40 Billion Monsanto
Business  (tags: Bayer, business, corporate, ethics, farming, money, Monsanto, world )

Kathy
- 49 days ago - msn.com
Bayer AG is exploring a potential bid for U.S. competitor Monsanto Co. in a deal that would create the world's largest supplier of seeds and farm chemicals, according to people familiar with the matter.
Barnaby Joyce: Dairy Farmers Are Facing a Daily Struggle - Please Step in Urgently
Business  (tags: money, corporate, abuse, farming, ethics, marketing, debt )

Kerrie
- 41 days ago - change.org
The massive cuts to milk prices - slashed by 10% and more - have had significant and horrible impact on finances and our lives. Greedy corporates like Fonterra and Murray Goulburn cut the price they will pay us for milk. Please help these farmers.
Syngenta Convicted in Brazil
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, humans, society, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Kathy
- 224 days ago - viacampesina.org
Justice finds company responsible for armed attack on encamped rural workers.
A Small-Town Cartoonist in Iowa Got the Boot When He Offended a Big Ag Giant.
Business  (tags: abuse, Big Ag, business, corporate, ethics, farming, media )

Kathy
- 36 days ago - otherwords.org
Hard experience teaches that biotech companies, chemical corporations, and other agribusiness giants have no sense of respect for Mother Nature. Now, Rick Friday has learned they have no sense of humor either.
   

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