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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
- 185 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
- 182 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
- 281 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
- 108 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...
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
- 186 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
- 336 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.
Bayer Reportedly Eyes Bid for $40 Billion Monsanto
Business  (tags: Bayer, business, corporate, ethics, farming, money, Monsanto, world )

Kathy
- 110 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.
Dirty Money, Dirty Science
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, genetic engineering, GMOs, marketing, money )

Kathy
- 342 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
- 328 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.
Barnaby Joyce: Dairy Farmers Are Facing a Daily Struggle - Please Step in Urgently
Business  (tags: money, corporate, abuse, farming, ethics, marketing, debt )

Kerrie
- 102 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.
There's a Global Sugar Shortage and It's Even Bigger Than Expected | Business News | News | The Independent
Business  (tags: business, consumers, Drought, Asia, Sugar Production, El Nino, Agriculture, Weather Fluctuations, money, farming, environment )

Cat
- 159 days ago - independent.co.uk
Better stock up. There's a global sugar shortage and it's even bigger than we expected
Syngenta Convicted in Brazil
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, humans, society, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Kathy
- 285 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
- 97 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.
PETITION : Protect Our Health, Stop Monsanto
Business  (tags: consumers, business, dishonesty, environment, ethics, farming, society, humans, world )

MonikaAWA
- 50 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The threat is clear -- this poison is used on our food, our fields, our playgrounds, and our streets. Let's get it suspended. Join the urgent call on the right and tell everyone. To the EU, US, Canada, and Brazil authorities, and all government Ministries
   

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