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
Portland, Six More Cities, to Sue Monsanto Over PCB Contamination
As far back as 1969, Monsanto knew that PCBs led to the contamination of oysters, fish and birds, yet it took another decade before the EPA was able to ban them, overriding fierce resistance from Monsanto. EPA estimates show that up to 150 million pounds of the chemicals are dispersed throughout the environment, including in the air and in water supplies. There are estimated to be an additional 290 million pounds buried in landfills.