Why Are Farmers Forced to Accept Insecticide-Treated Seeds?

Story at-a-glance − An independent review of 800 studies concluded neonicotinoids are also harming birds, earthworms, snails, and other invertebrates USDA does not include seed treatments or Bt crops in Continue reading

“Fed Up!” — A Film About the Risks of GE Foods and the Industrial Food System

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Industrial agriculture threatens the very foundation of future food production by damaging the soil and destroying biodiversity

 Instead of solving world hunger, 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

By trying to acquire Syngenta, Continue reading

Neonicotinoid Pesticides Continue to Cause the Decline of Bee Population in the U.S

In the most recent news about neonicotinoid pesticides, it was reported that European countries have already decided to ban the continuous use of the pesticides because of the presented scientific evidences showing that they continue to endanger bees. Corporate farms in the U.S.; however, continue to ignore the petition associated to the banning of the pesticides filed Continue reading