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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
- 88 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
- 85 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.
Meet The South Sudanese Farmers Who Want To Feed Their War-Torn Nation
Business  (tags: world, South Sudan, good news, farmers, farming, food, family, economy, society, Entrepreneurs, money, news, humans, government )

Carrie
- 358 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Pineapple farmer Marko Bagayowya has big plans. He wants to build a juice factory and sell South Sudan-made drinks. He wants to leave his four children an inheritance, something his own father was unable to do. And he wants to build a legacy for his ...
TWENTY YEARS OF FAILURE
Business  (tags: gm crops, 20 yrs of failure, corporate, business, farming, agriculture, world, human rights, health )

Nancy
- 184 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.
Smells Like Compromise
Business  (tags: farming, dairy farmers, New Mexico, business, 'Water Quality Control Commission', pollution, environment, news, ethics, politics, money, government )

Carrie
- 364 days ago - sfreporter.com
It took close to six years, but the dairy industry and a collection of environmental organizations have finally agreed on new regulations to detect and contain pollution from New Mexico's dairies.
Want A Job After College? Study Agriculture
Business  (tags: Americans, jobs, education, agriculture, farming, business, economy, consumers, news, world, government, society, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 363 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Graduates in many fields will have a hard time finding jobs even remotely related to what they studied in college. Not so with agricultural students. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released a report this month showing that agriculture may be one ...
If Monsanto Is Purchased By Bayer or BASF, What Are the Implications?
Business  (tags: Bayer, BASF, business, consumers, corporate, farming, money, Monsanto, world )

Kathy
- 11 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
- 323 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
- 89 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
- 239 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
- 245 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
- 231 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
- 13 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.
Syngenta Convicted in Brazil
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, humans, society, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Kathy
- 188 days ago - viacampesina.org
Justice finds company responsible for armed attack on encamped rural workers.
Barnaby Joyce: Dairy Farmers Are Facing a Daily Struggle - Please Step in Urgently
Business  (tags: money, corporate, abuse, farming, ethics, marketing, debt )

Kerrie
- 5 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.
 

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