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June 14, 2019

 

Unapproved Genetically Modified Wheat Found In US — Again

A wheat strain resistant to the weedkiller glyphosate - more commonly known as Roundup - was found growing wild in the northwestern United States for the fourth time since 2013.

April 15, 2019

 

Farmers Running Out Of Easy Options As Weeds Outsmart Weedkillers

In the long-running war between farmers and weeds, it's advantage, weeds. Scientists in Kansas have found examples of the dreaded pigweed that are immune to the newest weed-killing technologies.

May 8, 2017

 

Watch: What Are Pesticides And How Are They Used?

Conflicting interpretations of scientific research have led various authorities to issue different levels of concern over pesticide use.

March 15, 2017

 

Court Documents Raise Questions Of Roundup

After court documents unsealed Tuesday raised questions about research methods, Monsanto says it did not ghostwrite a 2000 study on the safety of glyphosate.

February 2, 2017

 

California Judge OKs Roundup Cancer Label

California will be the first state to label the controversial chemical glyphosate, declared safe by the EPA, and "probably carcinogenic to humans" by the IARC.

November 11, 2016

 

Cooked Spinach Doesn’t Have To Be Watery, Lifeless

It's back to basics with cooking spinach in the microwave and broiler. Then, author Gordon Edgar tries to explain why cheddar cheese gets no respect.

November 9, 2016

 

Why Scientists Disagree On Cancer Risk From Glyphosate

After dueling reviews of research studies, scientific panels are having a hard time agreeing whether the most common weed killer in the U.S. can cause cancer.

September 20, 2016

 

EPA Weighs In On Glyphosate, Says It Doesn’t Cause Cancer

The Environmental Protection Agency says that the country's most widely used weedkiller, glyphosate, does not cause cancer.

September 15, 2016

 

Monsanto Accepts $66 Billion Bayer Offer

Together, Bayer and Monsanto will create the largest crop supply company in the world.

July 1, 2016

 

Glyphosate Granted 18-Month Extension In EU

The European Commission voted to extend the sale of the product until the European Chemical Agency provides a new ruling in 2017.

May 5, 2016

 

EPA Yanks Report Saying Glyphosate Is Not A Cancer Risk

The EPA says it was not ready to post a report that appeared on its website last week declaring weedkiller glyphosate unlikely to cause cancer in humans.

March 8, 2016

 

EU Mulls New License For Weed Killer

The European Union is drawing battle lines over whether to renew a license for glyphosate, an herbicide the World Health Organization says is linked to cancer.

December 3, 2015

 

EPA Seeks To Pull New Herbicide From The Market

EPA received new information that suggests the herbicide Enlist Duo is more toxic to plants than the agency previously thought.

August 5, 2015

 

Monsanto Sets Off A Corporate ‘Feeding Frenzy’

In the past few years, Monsanto has purchased weather analysis companies and big data firms. The company now wants to buy the Swiss chemical company, Syngenta.

July 20, 2015

 

Farmers Watch As Scientists Weigh In On Common Herbicides

Farmers fighting herbicide-resistant weeds will likely look to spray more chemicals. Researchers are trying to determine which herbicides could cause cancer.

April 2, 2015

 

Study Says Pesticides Spur Antibiotic Resistance

New research shows for the first time that bacteria exposed to small amounts of household herbicides can become resistant to antibiotics.

March 26, 2015

 

Could Roundup Cause Cancer?

Here are five things you should know about the World Health Organization saying Roundup could cause cancer.

January 14, 2015

 

Concerns Remain Over Super Chemical To Fight Super Weeds

Farmers who switch from Roundup to Enlist will be nearly doubling the amount of chemicals they pour on their land.

July 25, 2014

 

Farmers Struggle Against Chemical-Resistant Weeds

At least 28 states have confirmed the presence of Palmer amaranth. And many are struggling with strains resistant to common herbicides.

May 14, 2013

Environmental Impact 

New GMO Products Delayed Due To USDA Review

Monsanto and Dow Chemical have been developing new genetically-modified seeds, but the USDA has hit the brakes on their release to market.

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