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Big Pharma giant Bayer seeks to acquire Monsanto for $62 billion

Bayer Monsanto big pharma GMO

German drugs and chemical giant Bayer has offered to pay $62 billion to buy American GMO giant Monsanto. Bayer’s takeover bid, made on Monday, values Monsanto shares at $122 apiece. The acquisition of Monsanto “would be a compelling opportunity to create a global agriculture leader, while reinforcing Bayer as a life …

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TTIP: United States blackmailing EU to accept their GMO food

The Trouble With TTIP

The Obama administration has threatened to block all European car exports if they do not accept America’s genetically-modified and hormone-enhanced produce. On Sunday, German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung claimed that 240 pages of text from the secret transatlantic trade deal (TTIP) obtained by Greenpeace show the US to be blackmailing the EU to force through the trade …

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Putin slams Big Pharma and GMO foods

Vladimir Putin Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin believes the pharmaceutical industry and big food corporations are threatening the lives of Russia’s citizens. Vladimir Putin stated in a report prepared by the Security Council that Russians should be protected from GMO foods and pharmaceutical companies “at all costs.” The Russian leader judged that human …

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Monsanto to face trial at the Hague for crimes against humanity

Monsanto crimes against humanity

If you’ve been waiting to finally see Monsanto – one of the most hated companies in the world – to pay for its ecocide, knowing harm of human life, and devastation of our pollinators, then you won’t have to wait much longer. Several activist groups joined by food and farming experts are …

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Russia to become world’s biggest exporter of non-GMO food

100 organic zone non-gmo food fruit vegetable

Russia could become the world’s largest supplier of ecologically clean and high-quality organic food, said President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. He also called on the country to become completely self-sufficient in food production by 2020. “We are not only able to feed ourselves taking into account our lands, water resources …

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Monsanto kicked out of Greece and Latvia

Monsanto spraying crops GMO

First Scotland and Germany booted GMOs from their countries, citing fear of GMO crops contaminating their food supplies and concern over putting their food and beverage industries in jeopardy. Now, Greece and Latvia are telling Monsanto exactly what they can do with their genetically modified crops. The tide is turning. A tipping point …

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‘Independent’ GMO researcher received $25K grant from Monsanto

Kevin Folta Monsanto GMO

In January of 2015, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by Oakland organization U.S. Right to Know requested email records between academics, scientists, and representatives of Big Agriculture. The FOIA requests were sent to 14 scientists at four public universities, requesting information on communications and email records. The FOIA findings included …

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Scotland bans the growing of GMO crops

Wheat crop

Scotland says it will ban genetically modified crops on its soil. According to officials, the move will protect the environment. They are also taking advantage of new EU laws, allowing member states to decide whether they want to grow the crops or not. Although the EU imports large quantities of …

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Monsanto funding a free ‘reporter boot camp’ for food writers

Monsanto poison is killing you

Biotech company Monsanto is helping fund a “reporter boot camp” that will be hosted by the National Press Foundation, featuring an all-expense-paid journalism conference called “Food, From Farm to Table.” The event includes a visit to an organic farm and Monsanto’s research lab. Twenty journalists will be selected as National Press Foundation …

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Chipotle to stop serving GMO food

Food Babe

The big news about Chipotle is that they have removed GMO foods from their menu reports USA Today Monday. Chiptle has become the first national restaurant chain to use only non-GMO ingredients. Co-CEO Steve Ells said the Denver-based chain has hit the goal not only at Chipotle Mexican Grills but also at the company’s ShopHouse Southeast …

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