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Monsanto Exposed for Trying to Hide ‘Ugly History’ by Ditching Its Name

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Agrochemical giant Monsanto—known for its power over food systems world-wide—recently suggested a name-change as part of a proposed corporate merger, in what critics say is a bald attempt to bury the poor human rights and environmental reputation associated with the...
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Agent Orange compensation: victim claims payout ‘not human’

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Compensation has started flowing to some Ontario government workers who were exposed to the chemical 2,4,5-T, an ingredient in Agent Orange, but the compensation packages being offered for exposure are not what some had hoped. The chemical was used decades ago to clear brush...
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Agent Orange New Jersey: A clear path?

Several years ago, New Jersey filed suit against Occidental Chemical Corporation, Maxus Energy Corporation and Tierra Solutions, Inc., alleging they intentionally discharged dioxin – an extremely dangerous, cancer-causing chemical – and other contaminants into the Passaic River....
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Monsanto: New ‘Monsanto Protection Act’ Gives Monsanto Power Over US Government

There truly is no rest for the wicked, and Monsanto is at war once again against health conscious consumers with the latest ‘Monsanto Protection Act‘, managing to sneak wording into the latest Senate legislation that would give them blanket immunity from any USDA action regarding...
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Monsanto settlement with W.Va. residents approved

A $93 million settlement was reached last February with residents who said Monsanto polluted their community by burning waste from production of the defoliant Agent Orange. The Monsanto plant in Nitro produced herbicides, rubber products and other chemicals. The plant’s...
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Toxic Dangers: The Plight Of A Protective Parent In A Chemical World

Lindsay Dahl, deputy director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, is focused on the same goal. Earlier this year, her nonprofit coalition helped lead more than 200 moms and kids as part of the National Stroller Brigade in Washington, D.C. Their mission: convince Congress to...
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White House, US Courts & EPA Shaft Veterans to Protect Monsanto

Monsanto was not only aware in 1950 that dioxin was a health danger, but they also created a fraudulent health study. American veterans and the entire country of Viet Nam affected by Agent Orange have been shafted beyond imagination due to corruption within the US government and...
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US firm Monsanto ‘guilty’ in France poisoning case

A French court has found the US biotech giant Monsanto legally responsible for the poisoning of a farmer who inhaled a powerful weedkiller. Paul Francois, 47, suffered from dizziness, headaches and other problems after examining a sprayer in 2004 which contained Lasso, a product...
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Monsanto shareholders reject study on crop risks

  Lawsuits have been filed on the issue. In August, three environmental groups filed in West Virginia seeking to have the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service halt the planting of genetically-modified crops on 44,000 acres of federal land in the South. The Center for Food Safety,...
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