Monsanto Glyphosate Study Determines That Glyphosate Is Perfectly Safe. Thanks For Clearing That Up.

Monsanto Glyphosate Study Determines That Glyphosate Is Perfectly Safe. Thanks For Clearing That Up.
Monsanto-Funded Glyphosate Study Graciously Informs The World That Glyphosate Is Completely Safe. Oh they just won’t stop trying, will they. Monsanto is in the news again–aren’t they always?–and this time it isn’t about their proposed merger with Bayer, a troubling development not only to the German government, but also to anyone who thinks food and the means to feed ourselves shouldn’t be controlled by a handful of mega-corporations.… Read the rest

Food Security And Corporations: How Monsanto And Bayer Merging Could Be Even Worse News Than We Thought

Food Security And Corporations: How Monsanto And Bayer Merging Could Be Even Worse News Than We Thought
Food Insecurity In The Era Of Mega-Mergers: How Monsanto And Bayer’s Unholy Marriage Could Be Even Worse Than We Thought Power is a funny thing. Well, not that funny, and certainly not funny-haha, not to the vast majority of us who have little power of our own. But once a person or group has power they tend to exploit it just as much as they can.… Read the rest

A Shocker: EPA Actually Takes Steps To Protect The Environment, Halting Sales Of Bayer’s Toxic Insecticide Belt

A Shocker: EPA Actually Takes Steps To Protect The Environment, Halting Sales Of Bayer’s Toxic Insecticide Belt
EPA Wins One For The Environment For A Change, Wins Fight To Ban Bayer’s Deadly Insecticide Containing Flubendiamide In these days of captive agencies cravenly cowering before the power of the billion dollar corporations they are supposed to be regulating (for reference, please see Wall Street/SEC, factory farming/USDA, pharmaceuticals/FDA, etc. etc.) it always comes as a shock when a regulatory agency actually, you know, regulates something in such a way that it benefits the people and the environment.… Read the rest

Bayer AG Knowingly Sold HIV Contaminated Products In EU with FDA Approval Despite US Ban

Bayer AG Knowingly Sold  HIV Contaminated Products  In EU with FDA Approval Despite US Ban
Bayer AG sold HIV-tainted drugs to Argentina, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore, knowing full well that it had already created a heating process that would prevent the transmission of HIV through the product for more fortunate first world children. And worst of all, this was no accident, or just some corporate malfeasance that can be prosecuted. Our taxpayer funded FDA approved this sale, signing off on this odious deal. And while no officials at Bayer or at the FDA have ever been prosecuted for these crimes against humanity, officials on the receiving end of Bayer’s largesse have.