27 Apr '11, 4pm

A First: USDA Allows Monsanto to Approve its Own Crops: The beets would easily cross-pollinate with other variet...

Wouldn't every company like to do their own environmental impact analysis to determine the safety of its products on the environment? Yes, they would, but since companies have special interests, usually putting profits over environmental protection, the job of determining the impact of their products falls on the shoulders of the government. Not in this case. Believe it or not, the USDA has decided that Monsanto and other biotech companies should conduct its own environmental impact assessments on the impact of its genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This is the latest in a series of terrible decisions by the USDA. In March, a lawsuit was filed against the USDA for its unrestricted approval of genetically engineered "Roundup Ready" Alfalfa. The alfalfa is known to spread uncontrollably and would threaten organic crops in addition to releasing toxic herbicides into the e...

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organicconsumers.org 27 Apr '11, 8pm

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Monsanto Will Soon Be Allowed To Police Itself

organicconsumers.org 27 Apr '11, 5pm

Monsanto, enemy of organic farmers and anti-GMO advocates alike, will likely be allowed to conduct its own environmental s...

Obama sold us out for GMOs remember in 2012! USDA Moving to Deregulate Genetically Modified Plums #gmo

Obama sold us out for GMOs remember in 2012! US...

planetgreen.discovery.com 27 Apr '11, 3pm

It seems in the past few months there has been a rush of GMO foods deregulated , namely sugar beets and alfalfa. Both of w...

USDA Moves to Let Monsanto Perform its Own Envi...

organicconsumers.org 20 Apr '11, 8pm

Last August, Federal Judge Jeffrey White issued a stinging rebuke to the USDA for its process on approving new genetically...

USDA moves to let Monsanto perform its own environmental impact studies on GMOs via @grist

USDA moves to let Monsanto perform its own envi...

grist.org 19 Apr '11, 6pm

Charging ahead: the GMO seed industry bulls its way through the USDA's fierce oversight. Photo: Jesulin Last August, Feder...

Doctors are speaking up about the links between our increasingly high rates of cancer and our environment. They're...

Doctors are speaking up about the links between...

enviroblog.org 27 Apr '11, 9pm

The pediatricians' statement follows the U.S. government's latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer , ma...

How Monsanto May Destroy Itself: Monsanto may destroy its own crops with its own Roundup Ready herbicide.

How Monsanto May Destroy Itself: Monsanto may d...

care2.com 07 May '11, 3pm

I just read a fabulous article by Melanie Warner entitled, “Mystery Science: More Details on the Strange Organism That Cou...