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Monsanto is known mostly as a genetically engineered seeds and agrochemical corporation, but few people realize just how far the company’s reach has extended over its 100-plus year history. They’ve been involved in everything from the highly toxic and destructive Agent Orange chemical used in Vietnam, to pharmaceuticals through their connections…

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Think you can avoid glyphosate by buying organic? Think again. A new investigation by Tropical Traditions reveals that many products in the organic grain market in the U.S. contain glyphosate residue at levels almost the same as conventional grains. You and your loved ones likely ingested Monsanto’s cancer-causing herbicide with…

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Monsanto has agreed to be sold to Bayer for $56.5 billion − a deal worth a total of $66 billion when Monsanto’s debt is taken into account. The combined company would be the world’s largest seller of both seeds and agrichemicals. Monsanto, arguably the most loathed GMO company on the…

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Germany-based pharmaceutical giant Bayer has finally sealed the deal with Monsanto, purchasing the seed giant for $66 billion following months of negotiations and various offers. The merger is reported to be one of the biggest of all-cash deal on record. There are many effects of this huge merger but as…

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Without bees, the future of Earth looks bleak… Bees’ importance cannot be overstated. As TrueActivist has shared before, the tiny, bumbling insects are responsible for a lot – making the essential in the future of our planet. Therefore, with massive bee die-offs (otherwise known as ‘colony collapse disorder’), it has…

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Glyphosate usage has gotten so out of control that it’s seemingly taken on a life of its own and is now showing up even in foods that haven’t been directly sprayed, namely the grapes used to make organic wine. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, is the most…

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By Nick Meyer While politicians and lawmakers continue to put forth the image that they’re working to save the bees, the facts on the ground remain the same: America’s pollinators are dying at an alarming rate. There are Thousands of Bees Dying and We Should Be Concerned According to a…

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As the international March Against Monsanto looms on May 21, more and more people are finding out the truth behind the company and the ongoing GMO experiment. Even as several countries in Europe ban GMOs and America fights for mandatory labeling, new GM technologies and products are constantly being created…

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(ANTIMEDIA) Sacramento, CA — California just dealt Monsanto a blow as the state’s Environmental Protection Agency will now list glyphosate — the toxic main ingredient in the U.S.’ best-selling weedkiller, Roundup — as known to cause cancer. Under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 — usually referred to…

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Proponents of genetically engineered crops would have you believe that we’ve been “modifying” foods for “thousands of years.” But the truth is that these lab-created GMOs are far different from traditional hybrid crops and have only been around for a few decades. And if not for intense lobbying on the…

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