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Organic Food May Become a Thing of the Past

Since the mid-1990s just five biotech giants – Monsanto, Syngenta, Bayer, Dow and DuPont – have bought up more than 200 other companies between them to dominate our access to seeds. Graphic illustrates how just five biotech giants have increased their control of the global seed market, promoting monoculture farming and making it harder for […]

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Federal Court Orders Destruction of Monsanto Crops

Everyone’s favorite uber-controversial, genetically modifying food corporation is in the news again, and this time, it’s because a federal judge has ordered the destruction of a prominent Monsanto crop. A ruling a few months ago found that the USDA didn’t conduct an extensive environmental review of Monsanto’s “Roundup Ready” biotech sugar beets, and that the […]

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Monsanto News Roundup: A Bad Seed

Monsanto has been making headlines again. It seems Monsanto, the agri-biotech mega-corp, is a bad seed indeed. Where to start? First off, sugar beets. This super sweet variety beet is used in 44 percent of all U.S. sugar production. After the USDA approved planting Monsanto’s Roundup Ready sugar beet seeds genetically altered to withstand Roundup […]

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