Articles Tagged With "Monsanto"

More pesticides banned to curb bee population loss

BIZMOLOGY — A tiny insect known for its diligent work ethic is causing a divide among scientists, environmentalists, farmers, and agricultural chemical manufacturers around the world. For several years honeybees […]

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Dow’s new GM corn causes controversy

Farmers and scientists are in a heated debate about the effects of Dow Chemical’s new genetically modified (GM) herbicide-resistant corn called Enlist. Critics say the new corn variety will perpetuate […]

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BASF halts genetically modified crop ops in Europe

Genetically modified products have been a bit of a hot potato for BASF. But now the world’s largest chemical company is tossing that hot – but genetically altered – potato […]

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Frito-Lay sued over “natural” ingredient claims

A woman is suing Frito-Lay, the snack division of PepsiCo, for what she says is deceptive use of the phrase “all natural ingredients” on its packages of products like Tostitos […]

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“Superweeds” spur cooperation in agrichemicals

As American farms head into the harvest season, many farmers are finding their crops choked by “superweeds” that are increasingly resistant to Roundup, Monsanto’s blockbuster herbicide, according to Bloomberg. Since […]