Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Monsanto’s Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed Killer in History

Monsanto has long maintained the safety of their widely popular product. The agribusiness giant has also vehemently denied glyphosate’s link to cancer.

20 Year Old Class Action Lawsuit on Radioactive Contamination Finally Moving Forward

BNL was designated a high-pollution Superfund site in 1989. The large amounts of radioactive tritium­H30 or radioactive water­ were found to have been leaking from BNL’s High Flux Beam Reactor in 1997.

New FDA Import Ban Means GMO Salmon Won’t Be Sold in U.S. Anytime Soon

AquaBounty’s product likely won’t be available to consumers until a federal labeling standard is established.

The Post’s Wrong-headed Attack on Bernie Sanders’s Health Plan

The Post attacks Sanders for failing to have a “plausible” plan for plugging looming deficits as the American population ages.

Seattle Sues Monsanto Over PCB Contamination, Becomes 6th City to Do So

Monsanto has faced a spate of PCB contamination lawsuits over the decades and several this year alone. Seattle is likely seeking millions of dollars from Monsanto to pay for the cleanup.

VICTORY: Fracking Permits Halted in California

There will be no more fracking in California's offshore waters, at least until the U.S. Department of Interior can analyze the impacts of fracking on the environment.

Monsanto to Cut 3,600 Jobs as Public Protests Continue to Stymie Profits

Monsanto’s corruption seems to be catching up with them as sales drop and protests continue to hold them responsible for the dangers of GMOs.

Republicans Call Everyone But Governor Snyder for Congressional Hearing on Flint Water Crisis

It is unknown who will be called to testify at the hearing, or why the Governor of the State, whose administration and appointees were responsible for the decisions that led to the public being forced to drink and bathe in contaminated water for so long, isn’t being called to the hearing.

The Food Label a Majority of Shoppers Look for Remains Meaningless

A new survey found that ‘natural’ is still in demand and still doesn’t mean what people think it does.

Could Flint Fiasco Poison Austerity As Stupid, Wasteful & Cruel?

In severity of health damage, media staying power, and political indefensibility, the Flint, MI lead poisoning looms as a national turning point. What disgrace better spotlights Republican government poisoning one hundred thousand of its own people -- failed austerity at its worst? Rarely does stupid and wasteful, if not immoral, merge so dramatically.