Monsanto

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
A French mayor banned the pesticide glysophate from areas near homes in his village and inspired other municipalities to do the same.
Tests on the people of Langouët showed levels of glyphosate—one of the most widely used herbicides and the active ingredient in RoundUp—in their urine up to 30 times the recommended limit. It was especially high in children.
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Glyphosate—designated a probable carcinogen by the WHO—is the active ingredient of Roundup, a weed killer produced by Monsanto, which merged with Germany's Bayer last year.
One advocate said the emails revealed "the utter contempt that Monsanto has for...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Roundup
"It's the Environmental Protection Agency, not the pesticide protection agency."

Further

Indefatigable rocker and activist Neil Young has a new video featuring an anti-Starbucks anthem, part of his fierce fight against Monsanto, GMOs and Starbucks' alleged support of an industry effort to block Vermont's GMO-labelling bill. The exuberant, vintage-style song comes ahead of this month's release of Young's concept album, "The Monsanto Years," and a summer tour with Willie Nelson's sons. "I want a cup of coffee," wails Young, "but I don't want a GMO." Good man.