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Pesticides

Multiple lawsuits are pending in the United States against Syngenta alleging the weedkilling chemical paraquat causes Parkinson's disease. A notice of settlement was filed June 18, 2021 for...

September 20, 2021

In the United States, Covid-19 appears to be infecting, hospitalizing and killing black people and Latinos at alarmingly high rates, with data from several states illustrating this pattern. Health...

September 16, 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...

September 8, 2021

Glyphosate, a synthetic herbicide patented in 1974 by the Monsanto Company and now manufactured and sold by many companies in hundreds of products, has been associated with cancer and other health...

August 23, 2021

Scientific research shows that chlorpyrifos, a widely used insecticide, is strongly linked to brain damage in children. These and other health concerns led several countries and some U.S. states to...

August 19, 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

Dozens of farmers around the United States are suing the former Monsanto Co., purchased in 2018 by Bayer AG, and conglomerate BASF in an effort to hold the companies accountable for millions of acres...

June 20, 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

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