Saturday, January 18, 2020

Monsanto Cuts 16% of Work Force as Sales in Roundup Herbicide Fall 34%

Monsanto has been struggling for investor confidence following the announcement in March 2015 that the World Health Organisation’s cancer agency had declared the world’s most widely used weedkiller – glyphosate – a “probable human carcinogen”.

Local governments can prohibit GE crops, says U.S. court of appeals

In granting its decision the court recognized potential harm to farmers and environment from the widespread planting of GE crops

EPA sued for failure to release glyphosate documents

The EPA has no legal basis for refusing to produce these records.

Glyphosate Found in Urine of 93 percent of Americans Tested

Glyphosate-containing herbicides are sold under trademarks such as Monsanto’s Roundup.
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Trumpcare is the best advertisement for nationalizing insurance

The only proper response to the vicious brutality that is Trumpcare is to punish the insurance companies who bought and paid for the congressmen that voted it in.

A Bacon-Wrapped Cholesterol Bomb

Bacon continues to add to the growing obesity epidemic in America, not to mention the health problems that come with it. So could Little Caesars' new bacon-wrapped pizza, with an excess of toppings, help land you in the emergency room?

How to operate Medicare

If you want a good society, then figure out a way so that the good doctors and good teachers get to run their professions. In other words, the politicians don't get to do it.

Staff of Democratic lawmakers attend corporate lobbyists ‘luxury retreat’ pushing to undermine Medicare for...

Any "congressional staffer serious about finding solutions wouldn't touch that retreat with a 10-foot pole."

Third GMO Arctic Apple Gets USDA Approval

A third GMO apple was just approved by the USDA despite anti-GMO feedback.

Energy Transfer Partners releases statement on Dakota Access Pipeline, refuses to back down

The companies insist that they will continue construction on the pipeline without rerouting it around Lake Oahe, despite being denied the legal right to do so.