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Golden Rice—a star among GMO foods—has a major study retracted

Golden Rice, often touted as a shining example of the benefits of genetic engineering, might not be as golden as originally thought.

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition… 385 more words

Bee Killers

When I was young it used to be a common sight to see cars splattered with insects and numerous species of bees collecting nectar from plants. 635 more words

Monsanto: Αλλάζει ο Μανωλιός και βάζει τ’ όνομα του αλλιώς!

Ο αμερικανικός κολοσσός καλλιέργειας σχεδιάζει την αλλαγή του ονόματος, καθώς και το ενδεχόμενο να μετακινήσει την έδρα της στο Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο,.

Η Monsanto, που ελέγχει μεγάλο μέρος της παγκόσμιας παραγωγής τροφίμων, αποκάλυψε ότι σκοπεύει να μεταφέρει την έδρα της από το St. 84 more words

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Exclusive: Monsanto says any hostile bid for Syngenta some way off

From Channel NewsAsia, Jul 17, 2015

Any hostile bid by Monsanto Co for Swiss rival Syngenta AG is some way off, the U.S. seed company’s president and chief operating officer told Reuters, adding he was focused on trying to secure a negotiated deal. 670 more words

Big Pharma

How to Ferment Money

This past week, I was pretty excited when I spied the first flower on my cucumbers and a little bud behind it. Unfortunately, I haven’t noticed any bees. 756 more words

Sustainability

Monsanto CEO says bigger Syngenta break-up fee 'counterproductive': paper

Image Credit: REUTERS/ARND WIEGMANN & CHARLES PLATIAU

Monsanto (MON.N) believes offering a higher break-up fee to Syngenta (SYNN.VX) if its $45 billion takeover approach does not go ahead would be counterproductive, Chief Executive Hugh Grant told a Swiss newspaper. 90 more words

Education

KENYAN MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS OF 2015

Earlier this month, the Financial Times (FT) reported that mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity in Africa has fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade, as a result of collapsing commodity prices, political volatility and an anticipated rise in US interest rates. 1,495 more words

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