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USDA won't regulate most genetically edited plants

USDA won't regulate most genetically edited plants | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
The US Department of Agriculture has stated that it will not regulate the majority of genetically edited plants, making it much easier for these food products to be brought to market. The USDA's Secretary Sonny Perdue offered the clarification today, saying the agency doesn't regulate these plants and that it has no
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Why Syngenta Acquired FarmShots: "It's Definitely a Race"

Why Syngenta Acquired FarmShots: "It's Definitely a Race" | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
We caught up with Dan Burdett, global head of digital agriculture at Syngenta to find out why Syngenta acquired FarmShots
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Maui county clerk advances anti-GMO petition - Hawaii News - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Maui county clerk advances anti-GMO petition - Hawaii News - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Breaking - Hawaii's news leader for Hawaii news. Honolulu Star-Advertiser provides up to the minute breaking news in Honolulu, Hawaii. With expanded photo coverage of Hawaii sports, entertainment, nightlife and insightful business news coverage.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, May 8, 2017 5:57 PM
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GM crops: Scientists form group to bring politicians on board

GM crops: Scientists form group  to bring politicians on board | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Stung by adverse political reactions on genetically modified crops, agriculture scientists have formed a 12-member pressure group comprising top scientists to brief ministers and other policy-makers on technology issues in an attempt to win over...
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Death of the Bees. Genetically Modified Crops and the Decline of Bee Colonies in North America

Death of the Bees. Genetically Modified Crops and the Decline of Bee Colonies in North America | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
This article was originally published by Global Research in March 2008Commercial beehives pollinate over a third of [North}America’s crops and that web of nourishment encompasses everything from fr...
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Maui Initiative to Ban GMO Crops Gets Enough Signatures for Ballot - Honolulu Civil Beat

Maui Initiative to Ban GMO Crops Gets Enough Signatures for Ballot - Honolulu Civil Beat | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Honolulu Civil Beat Maui Initiative to Ban GMO Crops Gets Enough Signatures for Ballot Honolulu Civil Beat A group of Maui County residents has collected enough valid signatures to put a temporary ban on genetically modified crops before voters...
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Atrazine: Syngenta's herbicide doesn't just poison frogs - it could ...

Atrazine: Syngenta's herbicide doesn't just poison frogs - it could ... | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Tyrone Hayes has fought a 15-year battle with Syngenta following his discovery that its herbicide Atrazine scrambles sex in frogs, writes F William Engdahl. Now he wants to know - is Atrazine the cause of the US's 2-fold ...
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Pepsi and Coca-Cola Used As Pesticide In India

Pepsi and Coca-Cola Used As Pesticide In India | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Red Ice Creations (Pepsi and Coca-Cola Used As Pesticide In India: Besides being an effective poison to the human metabolism, it ...
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Long-Awaited DEP Study Says PFC Contamination Widespread in State’s Water - NJ Spotlight

Long-Awaited DEP Study Says PFC Contamination Widespread in State’s Water - NJ Spotlight | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Twenty-county survey, completed in 2010, was only released recently, despite repeated calls to make data public (Two-thirds of New Jersey’s public water systems tested in a statewide survey were found to contain PFCs
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GMO labeling bill passes legislative hurdle - MiamiHerald.com

GMO labeling bill passes legislative hurdle - MiamiHerald.com | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
GMO labeling bill passes legislative hurdle MiamiHerald.com The bill would apply to genetically modified fruits, vegetables and processed foods as well as items that contain ingredients like oil or sugar that are derived from genetically engineered...
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The GMO Biotech Sector's Contempt For Democracy: Don't Be Fooled By The ... - Center for Research on Globalization

The GMO Biotech Sector's Contempt For Democracy: Don't Be Fooled By The ... - Center for Research on Globalization | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
The GMO Biotech Sector's Contempt For Democracy: Don't Be Fooled By The ...
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The majority of the British public who hold a view on genetically modified (GM) crops are against them (1).
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Secret emails reveal how ministers plotted with the GMO lobbyists: Documents show how two worked together on campaign to win over sceptical consumers

Secret emails reveal how ministers plotted with the GMO lobbyists: Documents show how two worked together on campaign to win over sceptical consumers | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Emails from civil servants, as well as support from senior figures such as Owen Paterson, show how Whitehall and the industry worked together to promote so-called Frankenstein Food.
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Will Vermont's GMO Labeling Law Survive Legal Challenge? - Food Safety News

Will Vermont's GMO Labeling Law Survive Legal Challenge? - Food Safety News | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
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Will Vermont's GMO Labeling Law Survive Legal Challenge?
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Update On The Rapidly Growing Biologicals Sector In Agriculture

Update On The Rapidly Growing Biologicals Sector In Agriculture | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Biological agents and natural product chemicals are a rapidly growing segment of the global crop protection industry. Here are some highlights from recent conferences on this topic.
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Syngenta to Acquire Brazilian Farm Management Software Strider as Competition Heats Up in Latin America

Syngenta to Acquire Brazilian Farm Management Software Strider as Competition Heats Up in Latin America | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Strider was in discussions with Syngenta Ventures about their next round, when it became clear that an acquisition would be the best outcome.
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Three cells to be set up to improve public perception of Bt cotton

The National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) has decided to establish three cells to improve public perception regarding BT cotton.
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Opposing Local Hawaii Law, Big Agribusiness Confuses GMO Regulations With Same-Sex Marriage Discrimination

Opposing Local Hawaii Law, Big Agribusiness Confuses GMO Regulations With Same-Sex Marriage Discrimination | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
What do same-sex marriage and genetically-engineered soybeans have in common? Nothing, but big agribusiness is banking on a federal judge in Hawaii to make the connection.
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Biotech Crop Countries 1996-2012 - YouTube

This video summarizes the countries that adopted biotech crops since its first commercialization in 1996 to 2012. (RT @CropLifeIntl: Incredible to watch the growth of biotech from just a few countries in 1996 to 175 mio ha today!
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How Big Ag Infiltrated EPA and Made a Mockery of Science

How Big Ag Infiltrated EPA and Made a Mockery of Science | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Even if it wasn’t a near-certainty that atrazine causes birth defects, why wouldn’t we require regulatory bodies such as (How Big Ag Infiltrated #EPA and Made a Mockery of Science @EcoWatch http://t.co/xHYkzOCsSH...
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Voters targeted Monsanto, Syngenta in Oregon GM crop bans but hit ...

Voters targeted Monsanto, Syngenta in Oregon GM crop bans but hit ... | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Voters in Jackson and Josephine counties banned genetically engineered plants last week. It's not entirely wrong to consider the result a victory for organic Davids over agribusiness Goliaths. Syngenta and Monsanto, which ...
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American Scientists Confirm: Pesticides Are Killing Honey Bees

American Scientists Confirm: Pesticides Are Killing Honey Bees | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
The disappearance of honey bees in the United States is a phenomenon that has many people asking questions. What exactly is going on?
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Eric Larson's curator insight, May 8, 2017 5:58 PM
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Open Source Seeds: A Threat to Monsanto

Open Source Seeds: A Threat to Monsanto | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
The Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI) just released their first sale of 29 open source seed varieties (Open Source Seeds: A Threat to #Monsanto http://t.co/LA8HjY1F0W)...
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Newbury Street is “Non GMO Approved” Good Food - Buffalo Rising

Newbury Street is “Non GMO Approved” Good Food - Buffalo Rising | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Newbury Street is “Non GMO Approved” Good Food Buffalo Rising I also took a good look around the joint, observing all of the menus broadcasted on flat-screens, the streamlined furniture and accent lighting, and the customers who all appeared to be...
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Vermont Law Makes It Official: GMO Food Must Be Labeled

Vermont Law Makes It Official: GMO Food Must Be Labeled
For Related Articles and More Information, Please Visit OCA's Genetic Engineering Page, Millions Against Monsanto Page and our Vermont News Page.
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Take the Monsanto stock plunge - tell Wall Street to Dump Monsanto! - Food Consumer

Take the Monsanto stock plunge - tell Wall Street to Dump Monsanto! - Food Consumer | Monsanto Sucks | Scoop.it
Take the Monsanto stock plunge - tell Wall Street to Dump Monsanto!
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This brilliant campaign from Food Democracy Now is a great strategy for change. After all Monsanto is a corporation beholding to stockholders.
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