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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has spent nearly $6 billion on agricultural development, with a key focus on transforming African agriculture by transitioning farmers to patented seeds and...

July 19, 2021

Hunger and malnourishment increased dramatically during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a sobering United Nations report released Monday. The report is the first comprehensive assessment of...

July 14, 2021

See Carey Gillam's article in The Guardian, Corporate studies asserting herbicide safety show many flaws, new analysis finds (July 2, 2021). In this post we provide links to the 53 once-secret...

July 4, 2021

Multiple lawsuits are pending in the United States alleging the weedkilling chemical paraquat causes Parkinson's disease, and the first case to go to trial over the allegations against Syngenta over...

June 23, 2021

(Updated June 10 with state regulatory announcement about seed company clean-up efforts.) An "environmental catastrophe" unfolding in Nebraska is drawing scrutiny from around the United States and...

June 10, 2021

By Stacy Malkan If Bill Gates has his way, the food in our future will little resemble what’s on our plates today. Gates and his agribusiness industry partners are proposing to transform our...

May 26, 2021

We update this blog regularly with news and tips about Bill Gates and the Gates Foundation's agricultural development agenda. Why are we tracking Gates? Read our introductory post. And please sign up...

May 26, 2021

The Northern California Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists honored U.S. Right to Know today with the James Madison Freedom of Information Awards in the nonprofit organization...

May 16, 2021

News Release For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 at 9am EDT For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin +1 415 944 7350 or Mélissa Mialon +33 671756537 The food industry has been...

April 20, 2021

The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) is a corporate-funded nonprofit organization based in Washington DC, with 17 affiliated chapters around the world. ILSI describes itself as a group...

April 19, 2021

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