Monsanto Backed Republican Effort To Intimidate Cancer Researchers, Says Report

According to a report by Lee Fang for The Intercept, the Republican attempts to defund the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the World Health Organization’s cancer research arm, was, in part, backed by Monsanto. Monsanto is a St. Louis-based chemical and seed conglomerate that creates Roundup weed killer and Roundup-resistant crops. Roundup’s active […]

$289 Million Judgment Against Monsanto In Doubt After Ruling

Monsanto may get out from under a $289 million state jury judgment against it, after a judge granted a ruling that could overturn the decision or lead to a new trial, CNN reported Wednesday. Two months ago, a San Francisco Superior Court jury handed down the massive judgment against the pesticides company, siding with a […]

Cancer-Causing Chemical Glyphosate Found In Dozens Of Children’s Breakfast Foods

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s weed-killing herbicide, Roundup, has been found in a range of breakfast foods marketed to U.S. children. On Wednesday, CBS reported that the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released their findings from a study that tested 45 samples of products from conventionally grown oats. Only two of the samples did not […]

After The Johnson Case Verdict, ‘Roundup’ Weedkiller Could Be Pulled From British Shelves

On August 10, former school groundsman Dewayne Johnson was awarded $289 million by state jury in California. His case was against manufacturer Monsanto for not properly labeling their product, Roundup. Johnson has been diagnosed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and he, his lawyer, and the jury believe that the herbicide ingredient glyphosate, found in Roundup, contributed to his […]

California Cancer Patient Takes On Monsanto In Court, Claiming That The Pesticide Roundup Made Him Ill

Dewayne Johnson is terminally ill. The 46-year-old pest control manager for a northern California school district says that using the pesticide Roundup as many as 30 times per year exposed him to cancer-causing chemicals. He is suing agrochemical giant Monsanto and will be the first to go to trial. According to CNN, his doctors say […]

Monsanto To Offer Cash To Farmers Using Controversial Herbicide On GMO Soy

Monsanto claims that its herbicide XtendiMax is safe when applied properly by soybean farmers. The herbicide has been linked to widespread U.S. crop damage. Regulators in multiple states are considering restrictions on the use of the weed killer. According to Reuters, the U.S. “faced an agricultural crisis this year caused by new formulations of dicamba-based […]

#MonsantoPapers: Judge Unsealed Documents, Threatened To Sanction The Biotech Giant — Documents Now Public

Despite Monsanto’s objections, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria ruled that documents obtained during pre-trials involving the agriculture giant could be made public. The evidence pertained to 50 lawsuits against Monsanto that had been pending in the U.S. District Court in San Francisco, in which plaintiffs alleged the biotech company’s flagship herbicide, RoundUp, caused non-Hodgkin lymphoma, […]

Monsanto Roundup Ready Cancer Warnings Ordered, Is Gylphosate Deadly?

Monsanto lost its battle to prevent California from requiring the biotech giant to put a cancer warning label on its Roundup Ready weed killer. The corporation insists the primary ingredient in the chemical spray, glyphosate, is safe. European studies indicate the active ingredient could pose harm to both humans and essential pollinator, honeybees. Superior Court […]

Monsanto And The EPA Allegedly Hid Evidence Linking Roundup To Cancer

There is growing evidence that the agricultural giant Monsanto and the EPA allegedly worked together to hide evidence which links Roundup to cancer, as a new court filing shows. Sixty people that contracted cancer have been named on behalf of the recent court filing which purports that the Environmental Protection Agency worked with Monsanto officials […]

With Obama’s Signature On Controversial GMO Labeling Law, What’s A Consumer To Do?

Now that President Obama signed a controversial measure into law establishing a Big Ag and industry-approved federal standard for labeling GMOs, consumers are coming together stronger than ever to take back their food system. Controversial language changes signed into law last week by President Obama were found in Senate Amendment 4935, the procedural action of […]

See How Bernie Sanders Supporters Are Subliminally Lured To Clinton

Bernie Sanders supporters are under fire from subliminal messaging to vote for Hillary Clinton. Hillary hired Monsanto lobbyist Jerry Crawford, an expert at creating good messages about bad things. President Barack Obama stood on stage June 9 with Jimmy Fallon during a Tonight Show skit that likened Obama’s actions as president to “backdoor” sex. Obama […]

Bayer Makes $62 Billion Bid To Purchase Monsanto, The Genetically Modified Food Kingpin

Some people (mostly Monsanto and its industry supporters) think the GMO — genetically modified organisms — market is the greatest thing since sliced bread or Dolly the sheep, but is it really? And now the biotech arm of Bayer wants to grow it. What is GMO? “GMO” stands for genetically modified organisms. These are organisms […]

Bayer Could Pay $63 Billion To Acquire Monsanto

Now that Bayer AG’s proposal to buy Monsanto Co. has become public, analysts tracking the situation said on Friday that the transaction could be worth as much as $63 billion. The takeover deal, if it goes through, would create the world’s largest supplier of crop seeds and pesticides that could boast $67 billion in annual […]

Bayer And Monsanto: Takeover Bid Confirmed As Bayer Stocks Fall And Monsanto Shares Rise

Bayer and Monsanto: A corporate marriage made in heaven or a problematic union from the start? German-based Bayer group ended weeks of speculation by confirming its unsolicited bid for Monsanto, the controversial American seed company in a move that stirs up a new round of rumors and potential controversy. The deal was initially released to […]

Bayer Buying Monsanto? Reports Confirm Interest

The multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer AG is said to be interested in purchasing the agriculture corporation Monsanto, according to Bloomberg News. Multiple reports have also confirmed the BASF, a German chemical producer, is also showing interest in acquiring Monsanto, according to USA Today. If Bayer were to acquire Monsanto, the deal would create […]

Monsanto Chief Technology Officer Speaks In Support Of Federal GMO Labeling Laws

One of the latest people to speak in favor of GMO labeling laws will come as a surprise to many. Rob Fraley, Chief Technology Officer at Monsanto, released a statement this weekend declaring his — and the company’s — stance on labeling GMO foods, and it isn’t what you might expect. It’s a contentious subject. […]

Zika Hoax News: Poisonous Larvicide, Not Mosquitoes, Reportedly Behind Brain Deformations In ‘Vicious Profit Cycle’

The Zika virus isn’t the culprit behind brain deformations in children, this according to the latest news about reported outbreaks, particularly in South America. According to a GM Watch report, Brazilian and Argentinian doctors say a Zika hoax is in effect. Reportedly, growing consensus among experts suggests the government-approved larvicide linked to the Monsanto Company […]

Campbell Soup Co. To Become First Major U.S. Food Company To Label GMOs

While Monsanto and others continue to pledge millions in the fight against GMO labeling, one major U.S. food company will become the first of its kind to actually label GMOs in their products. In a move applauded by critics of genetically modified organisms in food, Campbell Soup Co. has made the decision to clearly label […]

Glyphosate Found To Contaminate 85 Percent Of Tampons And Other Cotton Personal Care Products

If one were to ask the green community who they believe the number one enemy for the organic movement is, most will probably say it is Monsanto. For many years, the two have fought one another over many of Monsanto’s policies and products. Monsanto wants to incorporate more genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) into the food industry […]

PCB Lawsuit Against Monsanto Declared A Mistrial

A St. Louis County circuit court judge declared a mistrial in a PCB lawsuit against Monsanto Company. According to the lawsuit, Monsanto was accused of being negligent in the production and marketing of PCBs, or polychlorinated biphenyls, when the company was the primary U.S. manufacturer of PCBs from 1929 to 1977. The plaintiffs alleged that […]

Monsanto Announces Layoffs, Low Earnings — Could The Ag Giant Be Suffering From The Anti-GMO Movement?

Monsanto’s profits are slipping and the agriculture giant best known for its GMO Roundup Ready seeds announced Thursday that restructuring will occur, including layoffs. Monsanto missed its fourth quarter earnings and is offering share buybacks, according to Seeking Alpha. The revisions come after the company lost 19 cents per share when they were expected to […]

Hillary Clinton Hires A Former Monsanto Lobbyist And Political Fixer To Run Her ‘Ready For Hillary’ 2016 Campaign

When it comes to politics, it generally seems more liberal parties are in favor of the Green Community. Just with political parties that swing more left alone, they are in support of clean energy technologies such as wind and solar, support the expansion and assimilation of hybrid or clean-energy vehicles, cutting down on carbon emissions […]

Monsanto Found Guilty In Farmer Poisoning Case

Monsanto was found guilty of poising a farmer in a French court. A 2012 ruling in the chemical poisoning case was upheld on Thursday. The farmer told the court that he suffered from neurological problems after inhaling the Lasso weedkiller sold by the biotech giant. The Lyon appeals court decision confirmed the original judgment finding […]

Monsanto Guilty: Poisoning Linked To Lasso Weed Killer

Monsanto was found guilty in a poisoning, which occurred in 2004. French Farmer Paul Francois claims he was sickened after inhaling the biotechnology company’s Lasso weed killer. On Wednesday, a Lyon, France, court determined Monsanto is indeed liable for Francois’ illness. Founded in 1901, Monsanto initially produced chemicals which were used as food additives. Over […]

Scotland Announces It Will Ban GM Crops After ‘Long-Standing’ Concerns

It’s decided: Scotland refuses to grow genetically modified (GM) crops and will submit its notice to the the European Commission. Scotland refused to cultivate GM crops any longer, including varieties of GM maize that the European Union has already approved and six other GM crops that are pending authorization. The Scottish Government put its foot […]

Naked Tree-Huggers Mounted Eucalyptus Trees At UC Berkeley To Combat ‘War On Trees’

Naked tree-huggers mounted eucalyptus trees at the University of California at Berkeley in an effort to stop what they deemed a “war on trees.” Approximately 75 people stripped and literally hugged the trees to protest a massive Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant which allowed scores of trees to be cut down. The UC Berkeley […]

Organic Movement Is Unstoppable! — Organic Food Demand Growing Faster Than Domestic Supply

The past five years have seen the most growth pertaining to the demand of organic food. This is thanks to a high number of independent studies showing the negatives of conventional foods made with science (such as GMOs). Because of this, organic food has become a viable business as well as a viable diet. The […]

Monsanto Fires Back At Neil Young — Pro-GMO Organization Retaliates Against ‘The Monsanto Years’ Album

Monsanto, the organization well-known for Roundup Ready and genetically modified organisms (GMOs), has been on the allegation chopping block lately for their “products.” The Inquisitr previously reported on said allegations. This includes GMOs allegedly causing health issues in Russia as well as the rising suicide rate in India. It should be noted that the two […]

WHO Says Weed Killer ‘Possibly’ Causes Cancer, Is Dow AgroSciences 2,4-D Chemical Herbicide Safe?

Dow AgroSciences weed killer, 2,4-D, “possibly” causes cancer, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The chemical herbicide is widely used on American farmers. The 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid weed killer was recently reviewed by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). The Dow weed killer, 2,4-D, has now been classified as “possibly carcinogenic to humans” […]

March Against Monsanto 2015: Hundreds Of Thousands Of People Protest Against GMOs In Over 400 Cities

This weekend, Monsanto will be in the limelight as hundreds of thousands of people in over 400 cities protest against them in the annual March Against Monsanto. Similar to the event back in 2014 and the year before that, people are concerned that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are corporately forced upon the population despite the […]

Honeybees: Population Declines Continue, Neonicotinoids Blamed By Some Scientists

Honeybees are once again declining in alarming numbers. The tiny insects play a huge role in the safety and security of the food supply. Honeybees pollinate approximately 71 percent of the global food supply. The bee population in America is at an historic low. Almost one-third of the bee colonies in the United States died […]

Is The U.S. Government Aiming To Legalize Weed So Monsanto Can Unleash GMO Marijuana? [Video]

Since the 1990s, Monsanto has been recognized as the company behind genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Only within the turn of the century have people started to see the issues said GMOs bring, particularly through easy access to information via internet. The Inquisitr reported the latest news as a result of the general public learning […]

Portland Pesticide Ban Passed To Help Protect Honeybees

Portland banned pesticides in an effort to protect the honeybees. Elected officials in the Oregon city passed the pesticide ban ordinance on Wednesday. The law prohibits any insecticide use on public lands within the municipality. Some Portland farmers argued that pesticide or insecticide use is integral for their crop production. The Portland City Council voted […]

Lobbyist Says You Could Drink A Quart Of Glyphosate, Lampoons Farmer Suicides [Videos]

Lobbyist and public relations consultant Dr. Patrick Moore made a bold statement about drinking glyphosate and an offhanded comment about farmers attempting suicide during an interview. The video footage has gone viral as many anti-GMO activists point out his unwillingness to drink the herbicide that is commonly used on genetically modified crops after stating, “You […]

Monsanto Loses, Will Pay $350K To Settle More GM Wheat Lawsuits

This year has not been good so far for Monsanto. The corporation responsible for Roundup Ready, genetically modified organism (GMOs), and Agent Orange has been actively busy defending themselves in a string of lawsuits. The Inquisitr reported on such lawsuits which includes a major on in Maui, Hawaii. Apparently, Maui County voted to ban GMOs […]

Monarch Butterflies Being Considered For Endangered Species List Inclusion

Monarch butterflies could soon be included on the Endangered Species List. A total of 52 members of Congress have signed onto a petition urging President Barack Obama to support such an inclusion. The Monarch Butterfly population has reportedly decreased by 90 percent during the past two decades. The lawmakers want the butterfly species to be […]

GMO Labeling: National Regulations Bill Moves To Senate

GMO labeling on a national scale might soon become a reality. The state of Idaho is preparing to push the federal government to adopt a nationwide genetically modified food labeling law, but only a voluntary one. Republican Representative Steve Miller, who is also an organic wheat farmer, is the sponsor of the GMO labeling law. […]

Obama Urged To Do Something To Protect The Honeybees By Four Million Environmental Advocates

President Obama is being swarmed by four million environmental activists pushing for substantial protections for honeybees. A massive coalition of food safety activists, beekeepers, citrus growers, farmers, environmentalists, and business leaders recently converged upon the White House to deliver a save the bees petition. The White House honeybees rally comes just prior to expected action […]

Monsanto Launches Massive Biotech Project With New ‘Superweeds Seeds’

Monsanto is preparing to launch possibly its largest biotech project to date. The St. Louis-based company that produces the vast majority of seeds now available on the market is planning to produce “superweeds seeds.” As previously reported by the Inquisitr, superweeds are plaguing American farmers and causing crops to wither when dwarfed by the gigantic […]

Moms Infiltrate Monsanto Meeting To Plea To Shareholders About Dangers Of GMOs

Last year was very important for the anti-GMO movement. Thanks to independent studies on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) followed by pro-organic activist groups pushing found results into the public eye, more people are now educated about the dangers “frankenfoods” pose to themselves and to others. As a result, Monsanto — the company responsible for GMOs […]

Monsanto Gets Roundhouse Kicked! Chuck Norris Criticizes Inventors of Roundup

Over the last couple of years, more people have become aware of Monsanto, the company known for genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Agent Orange, and Roundup. Most of this awareness was found through independent studies conducted by universities on their products. Unfortunately for Monsanto, the finds have been negative. As a result, certain parties have taken […]

Thousands Of German Protesters To U.S. GMO Ag: ‘We’re Fed Up!’

A massive march occurred in Germany protesting GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) and other harmful farming practices from the United States yesterday. The massive march in Berlin saw over 50,000 protesters and included participation from over 120 different organizations including farmers, ethical consumers, and activists who want to send a message loud and clear that they […]

David Cameron Calls Fox News Expert ‘Complete Idiot,’ Chokes On Porridge

Fox News was slammed by U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, who called one of their terrorist experts a “complete idiot” for his inaccurate comments about Muslims in England. The commentator later apologized for his misinformation. Steven Emerson appeared on Justice with Judge Jeanine on Sunday to talk about the threat of Islamist terrorists in Europe. […]

‘No Bugs, More Food?’ Parent Finds GMO Propaganda In Common Core Science Book

Over the last couple of years, some parents have become cautious of what foods to feed their children, especially with the discovery that genetically modified (GM) foods may be hazardous to a child’s health. The Inquisitr has assisted these parents by reporting on the latest pertaining to GM foods, which could start as early as […]

Fox News Reporters Fired For Trying To Expose Monsanto Were Right, Gets Heard A Decade Later [Video]

Today, more people are in-the-know when it comes to the complicating dangers of foods that are or contain anything genetically modified (GM) and the practices of the corporation synonymous with said GM products, Monsanto. The Inquisitr made sure to report on the latest pertaining to Monsanto and anything that is GM. Late last year, Maui […]

Lab Results Are In: Glyphosate Found In PediaSure Product Samples, Speculated To Be From GMO Soy, Corn Herbicide Treatments

Moms Across America, unable to find satisfactory independent studies of glyphosate and the food industry, took it upon themselves to pay for lab testing of a particular PediaSure product in search of the herbicide. In a matter of days, the organization raised thousands of dollars to pay for the laboratory testing that would determine if […]

Autism Will Afflict Half Of The American Children By 2025, And Glyphosate Is To Blame, MIT Doctor Says

Glyphosate may be the motivating factor for the autism rate increase projected by 2015. MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory’s Dr. Stephanie Seneff said that half of the children in the United States will be born with autism in the next decade. Autism and glyphosate are linked, according to Dr. Stepanie Seneff, and a […]

Is The Herbicide Glyphosate Killing Our Earthworms — And Why That Would Matter

Could the herbicide glyphosate, commonly found in Monsanto’s RoundUp, be killing our earthworms? A study published in the scientific journal Water, Air & Soil Pollution last quarter found that when researchers examined the toxicity of pesticides and herbicides, their effects on earthworms and other species in the soil are not adequately examined. Authors of the […]

Superweeds Are Winning The Battle Against Farmers

Superweeds will now face a stronger chemical pesticide in an effort to curtail the ongoing problem of the massive, difficult to kill, and unwanted growth. The EPA recently approved a new chemical pesticide, against the objections of many environmentalists and organic farmers. Enlist Duo is a mix of glyphosate and an herbicide called 2,4-D and […]

Neonicotinoids Use Restrictions Enacted, Beekeepers Rejoice

Neonicotinoids restrictions enacted in Ontario have beekeepers in Canada rejoicing, and their peers in others regions and nations hopeful for similar legislation. The Ontario neonicotinoids restrictions state that the chemical pesticides popular with biotech giants like Monsanto will be restricted by 80 percent by 2017. A 2014 Harvard study states that neonicotinoids – the dominant […]