Tagged: Monsanto

Middlebury Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest

Monsanto in Planet Forward Summit

Michael Frank, the Vice President of Monsanto a company that uses a controversial Genetically Modified seed to grow their products, sat down at the Planet Forward Summit for an interview with founder and host...

Cultivating The Peas

Can We Feed Our World Without Monsanto?

Every minute of every day, our global family welcomes 255 babies into the world. That’s 134 million new mouths to feed every year, for a total population increase of 2.2 billion in the next...

Non-GMO Family

With the online buzz about food labeling in California, Washington, and so on, some wonder what this really is all about, especially mothers wanting to know what to feed their families. Genetically engineered ingredients...

Genetic diversity in trouble for the actions of Monsanto

Genetic diversity in trouble for the actions of Monsanto

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Save our Seeds (SOS) – two legal and policy organizations dedicated to promoting safe, sustainable food and farming systems – have launched their new report, Seed Giants vs....

Corn kernels

Brazilian farmers sue Monsanto

Five million Brazilian farmers are locked in a lawsuit with US-based biotech giant Monsanto, suing for as much as 6.2 billion euros. They say that the genetic-engineering company has been collecting royalties on crops...

Monsanto’s relationship with the U.S. Government

Monsanto’s relationship with the U.S. Government

In cables released by Wikileaks this past August, 2011, US diplomats asked the State Department for funding to send biotechnology experts to “target countries” for discussions with high-profile politicians and agricultural officials. The “target...

Monsanto and its seed patents, genetically modified

“A new invention to poison people … is not a patentable invention.” Lowell v. Lewis, 1817 A landmark lawsuit filed on March 29 in US federal court seeks to invalidate Monsanto’s patents on genetically...