Tag: monsanto

States Flooded With Dicamba Drift Crop Damage Complaints

States Flooded With Dicamba Drift Crop Damage Complaints

This year, farmers have overwhelmed state agencies with thousands of complaints about crop damage from Monsanto and BASF's new weed-killer dicamba, which is drifting onto crops and stunting growth.

/ November 7, 2017

Monsanto Banned from European Parliament

Lobbyists working for Monsanto are banned from entering the European parliament after the company refused to attend a hearing into allegations that it interfered with safety studies on glyphosate, the weed-killer in Roundup.

/ October 10, 2017

Report: Monsanto Edited “Independent” Roundup Studies

Monsanto has long insisted that independent scientists vouched for the safety of Roundup (glyphosate) — but evidence shows that Monsanto's employees actually edited several of those "independent" studies.

/ August 10, 2017
Tennessee Restricts Dicamba Weed-Killer After Crop Damage

Tennessee Becomes 4th State to Restrict Dicamba

Illegal spraying of dicamba weed-killer on Monsanto's GMO soybeans last year resulted in millions of acres of crop damage in the mid-South. Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kansas have now taken action.

/ July 18, 2017
States Flooded With Dicamba Drift Crop Damage Complaints

Arkansas Votes to Ban Dicamba Spraying After ‘Drift’ Crop Damage

The Arkansas Plant Board has voted to immediately ban spraying of the weed-killing herbicide dicamba after nearly 250 complaints of crop damage as a result of "dicamba drift" away from the field where it was sprayed — but are the...

/ June 29, 2017
Roundup Cancer Lawsuit in California

California Adds Roundup to List of Cancer-Causing Chemicals

The state of California will add the weed-killing chemical glyphosate in Monsanto's Roundup to a list of known carcinogens on July 7, 2017.

/ June 27, 2017

Roundup Lawyers Question EPA-Monsanto Conspiracy

A scientist who was dying of cancer named the EPA insiders who worked with Monsanto and listed 14 ways Roundup could cause cancer, according to lawyers representing 60 people with lymphoma.

/ February 17, 2017