6 September 2018 — Sustainable Pulse
Bayer has slashed its earnings forecast Wednesday due to, amongst other things, a growing global legal battle surrounding the carcinogenic weedkiller Roundup. The weaker earnings forecast adds to a number of challenges facing the German drugmaker as it braces for years of legal wrangling over the cancer risks of glyphosate-based weedkillers. Bayer said the number […]Read more
Bob’s Red Mill is facing a federal class action, filed in San Francisco Friday, after the world’s most used weedkiller, glyphosate, was discovered in both its organic and non-organic oats. Citing a recent report by the Environmental Working Group finding traces of the ‘known carcinogen’ glyphosate in Cheerios, Quaker Oats and other oat-based breakfast foods, plaintiffs […]
A peer-reviewed article on GMO Bt brinjal in Bangladesh is claimed to prove its success. Claire Robinson from GMWatch looks at the evidence. Source: gmwatch.org In past years, GMWatch has published many reports from within Bangladesh saying that GM Bt brinjal (eggplant) has suffered widespread failure. But a tweet by GMO and pesticide-promoting writer Tamar Haspel links to a new peer-reviewed article that claims dramatic benefits from the crop. […]
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