Roundup-Ready GMO Maize Causes Serious Health Damage

by jeeg 27. June 2014 02:02
  A controversial paper by Prof Gilles-Eric Séralini and colleagues has been republished after a stringent peer review process. The chronic toxicity study examines the health impacts on rats of eating  a commercialized genetically modified (GM) maize, Monsant... [More]

Monsanto wins lawsuit against Indiana soybean farmer

by jeeg 22. September 2011 19:51
Monsanto Co., the world's largest seed company, has prevailed in another lawsuit against a U.S. farmer, earning a ruling from a federal appeals court that protects Monsanto's interests even when its patented seeds are sold in a mix of undifferentiated " commodity" seeds. The U.S. Court o... [More]

USDA moves to let Monsanto perform its own environmental impact studies on GMOs

by jeeg 5. May 2011 23:20
Last August, Federal Judge Jeffrey White issued a stinging rebuke to the USDA for its process on approving new genetically modified seeds. He ruled that the agency's practice of "deregulating" novel seed varieties without first performing an environmental impact study violated the National Env... [More]

Spray, Baby, Spray

by jeeg 11. May 2010 19:03
    When Monsanto began selling genetically modified 'Roundup Ready' soybeans in the 1990s, it sounded too good to be true: farmers could spray a single chemical over their entire field that would kill all weeds in its path but leave crops unharmed. The chemical was glyphosate, ori... [More]
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