Why the U.S. Doesn’t Crack Down on Toxic Chemicals

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More than 84,000 chemicals are used in household products, cosmetics, food, and food packaging, and a majority of these have never been tested for safety

The chemical industry has Continue reading

Monsanto Bids to Take Over Syngenta—A Move to Assure a Pesticide-Saturated Future?

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Monsanto recently made a bid to take over Syngenta, the world’s largest pesticide producer. The $45.1 billion bid was rejected, but there’s still a chance for a merger

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Biotech Giants Sue Hawaiian Island for Passing Legislation to Restrict GMOs

agriThe “big dogs” in chemical agriculture are on a witch hunt to reverse a bill passed by the Kauai County Council back in November that sets reasonable restrictions on the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on the Hawaiian island. According to the Huffington Post, an unholy trinity represented by DuPont, Syngenta and Agrigenetics Inc. Continue reading