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Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty in Hazardous Waste Case
Business  (tags: Wal-Mart Stores Inc., guilty plea, illegal dumping, California, Missouri, fertilizers, pesticides, hazardous products, $81.6 million fine, 10-yr. investigation, 32 environmental groups, 20 prosecutors )

Judy
- 1790 days ago - chron.com
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $81.6 million after pleading guilty on Tuesday to criminal charges of improperly disposing of fertilizer, pesticides and other hazardous products that were pulled from stores in California and Missouri because of damaged...
Private Letters Shows Pesticide Companies Desperate Attempt to Protect Bee-Killing Pesticides.
Business  (tags: dishonesty, business, corruption, economy, pesticides, ethics, environment, corporate, abuse, wildlife, protection, animals )

AWAY AWHI
- 1833 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Private letters from Syngenta and Bayer showed the pesticide companies forceful lobbying against a proposed European ban on neonicotinoids, a group of pesticides shown to have harmful effects on wildlife.
Hey Monsanto -- I Want My Tomatoes From Nature, Not Your Labs
Business  (tags: Monsanto, politics, humans, pesticides, protection, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation )

AWAY AWHI
- 2108 days ago - alternet.org
The biotech industry is willing to tamper with our food supply, our kids' minds and our basic consumer rights.
Tell the EPA to Reject the Pesticide That's Killing Bees ACTION By Tuesday
Business  (tags: Bayer, pesticides, Clothianidin, bees, farmers, honey, pollination )

Nancy
- 2256 days ago - act.credoaction.com
It is outrageous that the E.P.A. is putting a vital species, the livelihoods of farmers and beekeepers, and our very food supply at risk just so Bayer can peddle its pesticide.
BAD BUSINESS IS ON TRIAL! Monsanto, Bayer and Dow Face Trial for 'Systematic Human Rights Abuses'
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, death, pesticides, pollution, children, health, prevention, risks, pollution, humans, environment, economy, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, environment, news, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment )

AWAY AWHI
- 2351 days ago - theecologist.org
The world's major agrochemical companies, Monsanto, Dow, Bayer, Syngenta, DuPont and BASF, will face a public tribunal in early December accused of systematic human rights violations.
BAD BUSINESS: SEC Investigates Monsanto's Roundup Biz
Business  (tags: abuse, consumers, business, Monsanto, pesticides, corruption, corporate, ethics, dishonesty, money, marketing, news, politics, world, humans, economy )

AWAY AWHI
- 2471 days ago - motherjones.com
Monsanto said it was cooperating with a previously undisclosed US Securities and Exchange Commission probe into its customer incentive programs for herbicides in fiscal years 2009 and 2010, and had received a subpoena to provide related documents.
Appeals Court: Organic Farm Can Seek Damages From Pesticide Company
Business  (tags: environment, ethics, farming, GoodNews, pesticides )

Kathy
- 2677 days ago - santacruzsentinel.com
Four years ago, the president of Jacobs Farm/Del Cabo, Larry Jacobs, received an unfortunate phone call from Whole Foods. The retail giant notified him that it was rejecting the organic dill he had sold the chain because his culinary herb had tested...
Be Nice to Monsanto, They're Having A Really Bad Year
Business  (tags: GMO food, pesticides, Sustainabililty, environment, food, nutrition, safety, society, abuse, SustainableDevelopment )

Jeremy
- 2745 days ago - redgreenandblue.org
Last year, Forbes magazine named Monsanto company of the year. Last year, Monsanto made more than $4 billion in profits. That was last year. This year, the GMO food company is tanking. And they really, really deserve it.
Super Weeds: Another Reason Why Organic Farming Is the Solution
Business  (tags: farming, humans, SustainableDevelopment, ethics, agriculture, weeds, pesticides, toxic, organic, safety )

Elena
- 2863 days ago - technorati.com
Just as the overuse of antibiotics have created super-bugs, bacteria resistant to scores of antibiotics, super-weeds have emerged due to the overuse of herbicides.
Stand With U.S. Farmers Against Syngenta-Please Take Action!!!
Business  (tags: farming, pesticides, atrazine, syngenta corp, corporate )

Tierney
- 3021 days ago - action.panna.org
Atrazine is one of the most commonly detected pesticides in U.S. ground and surface water. Syngenta Corporation makes and markets atrazine to farmers in the U.S., but not in its home country, Switzerland. During U.S. EPA's review of atrazine in 2003,
   

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