Earth Day 1990 – Mud People Triumph Over Monsanto

Thirty Years Ago Today: Monsanto’s Earth Day Invaded by Mud People and Earth First! The mud people were pissed off. Tipped off by Big River Earth First! that the evil Monsanto had taken over Earth Day festivities in… Read More

Navigating the Maze of Monsanto-Friendly Science Blogs

Hank Campbell was until this week president of the American Council on Science and Health (ACSH), a group that claims to be a “pro-science consumer advocacy organization,” but according to leaked internal documents and emails released via litigation, ACSH offers its advocacy… Read More

Toxic Bayer-Monsanto Merger Approved by Department of Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice formally announced today its approval of the Bayer-Monsanto merger, contingent upon divestments from the two companies. Tiffany Finck-Haynes, senior food futures campaigner with Friends of the Earth, issued the following statement in response:… Read More

Farmers, Conservationists Challenge Trump’s EPA, Monsanto Over Crop-Damaging Pesticide

EPA Unlawfully Approved Monsanto’s XtendiMax Weed-Killer, Ignoring Warnings of Rampant Drift, Destroying Crops on Millions of Acres in Devastating 2017 Farm Season With More to Come Evidence Shows Hundreds of Endangered Species at Risk and Unprotected   WASHINGTON—On… Read More

Records Show EPA Coordination with Monsanto to Slow Herbicide Review

By CAREY GILLAM Originally Published at US Right To Know   Newly released government email communications show a persistent effort by multiple officials within the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to slow a separate federal agency’s safety review of… Read More

Monsanto’s Environmental, Health Record Goes Under Photographer’s Lens

From the series Monsanto®. A photographic investigation © Mathieu Asselin   New York-based, French-Venezuelan photographer Mathieu Asselin’s work on the environmental and human impacts of the Monsanto company is being shown at the Magasin Électrique at Arles in France… Read More

Americans Believe Bayer-Monsanto Merger Threatens Jobs, Independent Farmers, Food Safety

Americans, including Trump voters, want administration to take aggressive stance on corporate monopolies. See our report on the history of Monsanto and its potential merger partner Bayer here.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – A recently released poll shows that… Read More

Threat of GE Eucalyptus Topic at Tomorrow’s March Against Monsanto Event in Miami

Our own GE Tree Campaigner Ruddy Turnstone will speak about GE eucalyptus trees tomorrow, May 20, at the 5th Annual March Against Monsanto After-Party event, which will be held  at Toejam Backlot, 150 NW 21st. Street in Miami, Florida…. 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