Other Viewpoints on the Science March, ‘Big Agro on Campus’

Dr. Devon G Peña wrote a piece, March for Science: Why I Will Not be Marching with the ‘Liberal Nerds‘ referencing The March for Science, a series of rallies and marches held in Washington, D.C. and more than 600 other cities across… Read More

Public Records Sought on Monsanto’s Ties to EPA’s Pesticide Office

Emerging Controversy Casts Doubts on EPA’s Glyphosate Cancer Assessment PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity and U.S. Right to Know submitted Freedom of Information Act requests this week seeking public records to determine whether Monsanto inappropriately influenced… Read More

Monsanto Sued for Misleading Labeling of Popular Roundup Pesticide

Two nonprofit organizations on Friday filed a lawsuit against Monsanto for misleading the public by labeling its popular weedkiller Roundup as “target[ing] an enzyme found in plants but not in people or pets.” This lawsuit charges that this statement… Read More

Glyphosate: Health Concerns About the Most Widely Used Pesticide

By Stacy Malkan usrtk.org   Glyphosate is a synthetic herbicide patented in 1974 by the Monsanto Company, and now manufactured and sold by many companies in hundreds of products around the world. Glyphosate is best known as the… Read More

Monsanto Can’t Shake Poisonous History of PCB Contamination

Monsanto is being sued by three cities in California and the state of Washington due to impacts from contamination by their PCBs. Monsanto’s motion to dismiss lawsuits over PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) contamination filed by the California cities of… Read More

Monsanto, EPA Fighting to Keep Glyphosate Cancer Review Secret

See our special feature on the history of Monsanto and it’s partner in an ongoing merger, Bayer, here. For a look back at our Monsanto coverage, click here.    By Carey Gillam Originally Published at US Right to Know… Read More

USDA Grants Final Approval for Invasive GE Grass

Rushed Approval of Genetically Engineered Bentgrass Granted Despite Ongoing Threat to Agriculture, Environment PORTLAND, Ore.— The U.S. Department of Agriculture today issued a final deregulation decision approving Monsanto and Scotts’ genetically engineered (GE) bentgrass, even as the highly… Read More

Spread of Invasive GE Bentgrass Sign of Things to Come for GE Trees?

Scott’s creeping bentgrass is genetically engineered to withstand applications of Monsanto’s Roundup. GE bentgrass escaped from test trials in Oregon in 2003 and are still uncontained after years of eradication efforts. The USDA is considering deregulating creeping bentgrass, which… Read More

LISTEN: Ruddy Turnstone Talks Bayer-Monsanto Merger on Sojourner Truth Radio

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was GJEP’s own Ruddy Turnstone discussing the destructive history of the companies involved in the Bayer-Monsanto merger. Ruddy Turnstone is a GE trees campaigner for Global Justice… Read More

The Bayer-Monsanto Merger: If Those Who Forget the Past are Doomed to Repeat it, the Future Looks Grim

Policeman waves away some of the hundreds of demonstrators who descended on the entrance to Monsanto’s world headquarters in the United States near St. Louis, MO. Photo: Orin Langelle, Creve Coeur, MO (2012) GJEP/PhotoLangelle.org Despite the dark, deadly past… Read More