Following allegations last week that millions of American children are being exposed to a suspected carcinogen through a raft of popular oat-based foods, New York Senator Chuck Schumer has now accused the FDA of withholding information on a weed killer...
Economic interests have been given precedence over public health
The decision to retract research linking the consumption of herbicide and genetically modified crops to cancer in rats was based on 'double standards' and pressure from the GM food industry, claims the man behind the study.
Monsanto faces the loss of billions of euros in revenues from its genetically-modified (GM) soy in Brazil after the country’s Supreme Court ruled that any decision reached in a local court case should apply nationally.
The European Court of Justice this week ruled that Monsanto cannot claim patent protection in Europe for inactive DNA sequences in imported GM soymeal, a judgement that lawyers believe could stimulate more imports of produce with inactive DNA.
The European Food Safety Authority has issued positive opinions on the safety of Monsanto’s MON 810 corn trait and Roundup Ready 2 corn product, giving the firm confidence that Europe could become more accepting of genetic modification.
Consumption of genetically modified corn may lead to infertility, according to a new study commissioned by the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, and carried out by Veterinary University Vienna.
Agro-chemical giant Monsanto has ended a long-running dispute with
Syngenta over soy and corn seeds by entering into a licensing
agreement that will allow its Swiss rival to use its technology in
its soy seed activities.
Biotechnology companies Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences have teamed
up to launch what they claim to be the industry's first eight-gene
stacked combination in corn, which the firms say will further
expand their presence in the GM...
Agro-firms Monsanto and Bayer CropSciences have entered into a
series of new agreements, which could result in crops that contain
two of the leading herbicide technologies - Roundup Ready and