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Why You Should Say No to GMO: A Vegan Farmer's Perspective

by James Videle

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is a phrase that is relatively new to our lexicon.  Only since 1994 have GMOs been approved for use in the United States.  2,498 more words

Humane Politics

Let's Not Get All Riled Up About Roundup

Reconsidering Glyphosate

gly·phos·ate

ˈɡlīfəˌsāt/

noun

a synthetic compound that is a nonselective systemic herbicide, particularly effective against perennial weeds.
Let’s get one thing out of the way:  I realize this is a hot button controversial topic, and it’s unlike anything else I’ve ever written.  968 more words

Current Events

Monsanto, glyphosate (Roundup) and Swedish cancer epidemiologist

Documents are now becoming publicly available in the US glyphosate litigation. Here are some of the first results indicating secret work by the Swedish cancer epidemiologist Hans-Olov Adami for Monsanto. 354 more words

Litigation

Pioneers

You may have heard. Last week the European Union voted on whether to extend the license for the widely-used weedkiller glyphosate, more commonly known in Australia as Roundup. 872 more words

Environment

Monsanto, again...

There is of course one supercompany that always makes the news: Monsanto. It is not surprising. After all, Monsanto is in a tough business and there is sufficient personal reason for them to ignore scientific data in order to maximize their own profits. 750 more words

Health Impact