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'Monsanto Protection Act' Stripped From Senate Bill

'Monsanto Protection Act' Stripped From Senate Bill
An amendment dubbed the "Monsanto Protection Act," which currently allows large agriculture and biotech corporations to ignore court orders involving the safety of genetically modified seeds, has been stripped from Senate's spending bill.
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'Monsanto Law' Would Make Chile's Food Sovereignty 'Dependent on Big Corporations'

'Monsanto Law' Would Make Chile's Food Sovereignty 'Dependent on Big Corporations'
Protesters filled the streets of over 10 cities in Chile on Saturday to march against what has been dubbed 'Monsanto Law,' a measure critics say risks the country's food sovereignty while putting seeds in the hands of a few multi-national corporations.
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Franken-Foods Create Stumbling Block to US-Euro Trade Agreement

Franken-Foods Create Stumbling Block to US-Euro Trade Agreement
Genetically modified foods are creating a stumbling block between the US and European Union as they negotiate a massive free trade agreement. US companies would like to keep their lax regulatory structure, whereas European laws dictate strict labeling and compliance for any food that is genetically engineered.
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Monsanto’s GMO Policy Infecting All Levels of Government

Monsanto’s GMO Policy Infecting All Levels of Government
From the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to foreign policy, Congress, state governments, elections and the courts, the feverish politics of genetically modified foods (GMOs) have infected decision making and dramatically tilted policies towards the desires of Monsanto and the biotech industry.
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Monsanto Refuses to Testify at Seed Hearing in Puerto Rico

Monsanto Refuses to Testify at Seed Hearing in Puerto Rico
Monsanto has refused to testify at a major government hearing about the development and sale of seeds in Puerto Rico. At stake is the research that the company conducts into genetic engineering on the island that critics say threaten the environment and can cause serious human health problems.
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Youth In Revolt: Can This Month's Graduates Combat Corporate America?

Youth In Revolt: Can This Month's Graduates Combat Corporate America?
More and more people are understanding that the government and the economy do not work for them, that we have to build a mass popular resistance that not only challenges what we oppose, but also builds an alternative economy and new systems of governance. But is it too late?
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Illegal GMO Wheat Tested by Monsanto Found On OR Farm

Illegal GMO Wheat Tested by Monsanto Found On OR Farm
No genetically engineered wheat has been approved for U.S. farming. U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said the wheat is the same strain as a genetically modified wheat that was legally tested by seed giant Monsanto a decade ago but never approved. Monsanto stopped testing that product in Oregon and several other states in 2005.
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Roy Blunt Keeps Fighting the Not-So-Good Fight for Monsanto

Roy Blunt Keeps Fighting the Not-So-Good Fight for Monsanto
A round-up of Monsanto's hold on Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO), capped off by last week's last minute submission to a completely unrelated bill that would provide the weed-killing, seed-engineering mega-company even more freedom to harm the environment and genetically alter America's food.
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Revealed: How US State Department 'Twists Arms' on Monsanto's Behalf

Revealed: How US State Department 'Twists Arms' on Monsanto's Behalf
The U.S. State Department does the bidding of biotech giants like Monsanto around the world by "twisting the arms of countries" and engaging in vast public campaign schemes to push the sale of genetically modified seeds, according to a new report released Tuesday by Food & Water Watch.
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More Corporate Welfare: Obama Signs 'Monsanto Protection Act' Into Law

More Corporate Welfare: Obama Signs 'Monsanto Protection Act' Into Law
President Obama signed what has been dubbed the "Monsanto Protection Act" on Tuesday, legislation critics say amounts to "corporate welfare" for biotechnology corporations like Monsanto, and puts farmers and the environment in jeopardy.
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