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California Adds Herbicide Used By Monsanto To List Of Cancer-Causing Chemicals

Published: 
Wed, 06/28/2017 (All day)

Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co’s popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California’s list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, the state’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) said on Monday.

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Misgivings About How a Weed Killer Affects the Soil

Published: 
Fri, 09/20/2013 - 8:37am
Category: 
Chemicals

The puny, yellow corn stalks stand like weary sentries on one boundary of Dennis Von Arb’s field here.

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What is the 'Monsanto Protection Act'?

Published: 
Fri, 04/05/2013 - 8:59pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

Anger over the "Monsanto Protection Act" is growing like an herbicide-resistant weed, fueled by news the rider was anonymously added to a U.S. budget bill in an apparent favor to biotech firms. 

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Big agriculture pumps $10 million into anti-GMO-labeling campaign

Published: 
Wed, 08/15/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Shopping & Food

Major bio-tech companies and manufacturers of household food products, including Campbell Soup, General Mills and Coca-Cola, have pumped almost $10 million into the campaign to defeat Proposition 37, the November statewide ballot initiative to require labels for genetically engineered crops and processed food products.

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