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Reporting on the World’s Most Controversial Farm Chemical

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Veteran journalist Carey Gillam’s new book sheds light on the ongoing battle over glyphosate, the nation’s most commonly used herbicide. By: Steve Holt / Source: Civil Eats / The Dawn News / October 10, 2017 Want to start a fight at a state fair, agriculture show, or meeting of the […]

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Bayer-Monsanto: the Greatest Business Merger of All Times
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Bayer-Monsanto: the Greatest Business Merger of All Times

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By: Alejandra Soifer / Source: Notas.org.ar / The Dawn News / September 16, 2016.   After several months of rumours, the German company Bayer and the North American company Monsanto confirmed that the latter accepted the offer of 66,000 million dollars to merge. The multinational laboratory Bayer, leader of the pharmaceutical […]

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Bayer confirms $66bn Monsanto takeover
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Bayer confirms $66bn Monsanto takeover

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Source: BBC / The Dawn News / September 14, 2016. German chemicals giant Bayer has confirmed its record-breaking $66bn takeover of GM seeds business Monsanto – a deal that would create the world’s biggest seeds and pesticides company. The offer, a record cash takeover, values Monsanto shares at $128 and […]

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Cordoba, Argentina: Is Monsanto Leaving?
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Cordoba, Argentina: Is Monsanto Leaving?

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By: Lea Ross / Source: Ecos Córdoba / The Dawn News / August 4, 2016 Commercial press releases indicated that the multinational company is carrying out all legal paperwork to sell their installations in Cordoba, Argentina. Monday morning: Employees of the Astori company showed up at the Monsanto headquarters in […]

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Argentina: Agribusiness and Monsanto, an expected outcome
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Argentina: Agribusiness and Monsanto, an expected outcome

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Source: Anred.Org / the Dawn News / June 24, 2016. After several clashes between the government and agrochemical company Monsanto, the conflict seems to be coming to an end. A few days ago, word spread that the representatives of the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Monsanto gave signs of reaching an […]

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The Ludicrous European Parliament Vote on Glyphosate
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The Ludicrous European Parliament Vote on Glyphosate

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By GEORGINA DOWNS / Source Counterpunch.org / April 2016.  The European Parliament vote has seemingly recognised the risk to the health of transient bystanders and non-professional users of pesticides, but left at risk from exposure and adverse impacts the group with one of the highest levels of exposure, which is rural residents […]

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