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Bayer-Monsanto Deal Said to Clear U.S. Justice Hurdles

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will allow Bayer AG to acquire Monsanto for more than $60 billion once the companies sell off some assets,...

Hydroponic Methods Create Divide In Organic Farming Industry

Jacksonville, Fla.— The rise of “hydroponic,” or greenhouse-grown vegetable farming, has caused back-lash from traditional, organic vegetable farmers. A group of organic farmers, led by...

A Stain on Codex

Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do the circumstances of individual cases,...

Study Reveals Neonics Harm Bees in Areas with Less Biodiversity

Neonicotinoid pesticides, commonly known as “neonics” have been a global debate because of the toxins and effects they have on insects. Experiments have shown...

Crashing Monsanto’s Pesticide Party In Beijing

Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do the circumstances of individual cases,...

Shareholder Resolution Urges Kroger to Have Independent Board Leadership

A shareholder resolution urging The Kroger Company to separate the CEO and chair of the Board roles will be presented by Lisa Lindsley, Capital...

Mott’s Sued by Beyond Pesticides for “Natural” Claims

Washington, D.C. — Beyond Pesticides, a national environmental health organization, represented by the Richard Law Group has filed a lawsuit against Mott’s, specifically its...

Why Organic?

Organic foods have become a prevalent movement in today’s world, but what is it about organic foods that make people not only spend a...

Bayer Purchases Monsanto with Third Offer of $66 Billion

Bayer has finally secured the acquisition of St. Louis-based Monsanto with an offer that amounts to about $66 billion, after months of courting and two...
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EPA Draft Report on Atrazine Open for Public Comment for 60 Days

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a 500-page report highlighting the environmental impacts of atrazine, which is a widely used weed killer and...

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