Tag Archives: Monsanto

Bayer Settles On Roundup Lawsuits

With all the literally life threatening news that is coming out from Washington DC and our various state capitols this little item nearly slipped through unnoticed Late Wednesday night / early Thursday morning. From the Guardian:  Bayer agrees to $10.9bn … Continue reading

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Trump EPA Nixes Warning Labels On Glyphosate

Action alert from Iowa Public Interest Research Group: Mission Statement of Iowa PIRG: “Iowa PIRG is an advocate for the public interest. When consumers are cheated, or the voices of ordinary citizens are drowned out by special interest lobbyists, Iowa … Continue reading

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Earth Day ALERT: Bayer, Monsanto Merger Nears

A little reminder dropped into my mailbox the other day from a group known as “Friends of the Earth.” The reminder was that the mega merger of Bayer and Monsanto was still in the works and had recently passed some … Continue reading

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Occupy the World Food Prize 2017


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Herbicide Linked To Damage Of More Than 150,000 Acres Of Iowa’s Soybean Crop

Austin Frerick calls on EPA to ban the use of Monsanto’s Dicamba until further testing. WINTERSET – Today, Third Congressional District candidate Austin Frerick called on the United States’ Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Agriculture to halt the … Continue reading

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Monsanto: Harvest Of Power

Listening to American Public Radio’s Marketplace is kind of an accidental habit with me. It is on at 6:30PM locally which is a time I seem to usually choose as a wash up time. Since that is an area of … Continue reading

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Monsanto Preps For TPP – By Moving Overseas?

Considering the way that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has set up the Investor-State Dispute Settlement or ISDS process the only logical step for corporations who claim to be frustrated by US laws is to move their corporate headquarters out … Continue reading

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GMO Crops Breed A New Form Of Slavery

Jim Hightower and his speech, From Factory Farms to GMOs, The Upchuck Rebellion Is Taking Root, has top billing at the Occupy the World Food Prize event on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in … Continue reading

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Coming July 24th: The People’s Video Revolt Against Monsanto And The Corporate Media

On July 24, the people’s media, otherwise known as the free and open internet, will be used to bring the world’s attention to the under-reported story of  bad corporate citizen Monsanto, and the potential dangers of genetically modified foods.  Democracy … Continue reading

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Local Food Advocacy Groups Expose Monsanto’s Undue Influence

SF 194 /HF 463: “An Act requiring consumer labeling information for food, providing penalties, and including effective date provisions” Thank your Democratic representatives in the Iowa House and Senate  who introduced the bills, Bolkcom, Thede, Anderson, Steckman, Berry, Abdul-Samad, Mascher, … Continue reading

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