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Pesticides

By Carey Gillam Three years ago this month Monsanto executives realized they had a big problem on their hands. It was September 2014 and the company's top-selling chemical, the weed...

September 19, 2017

Newly released government email communications show a persistent effort by multiple officials within the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to slow a separate federal agency’s safety review...

August 17, 2017

By Carey Gillam As agrochemical giant Monsanto Co. faces a growing wave of U.S. lawsuits over its top-selling Roundup herbicide line, among its key defense arguments is that the U.S....

August 7, 2017

The other shoe just dropped. Four months after the publication of a batch of internal Monsanto Co. documents stirred international controversy, a new trove of company records was...

August 1, 2017

Update: For a broader analysis of Kate Kelland's reporting on IARC and glyphosate, see Stacy Malkan's July 24 story in FAIR: "Reuters vs. UN Cancer Agency: Are Corporate Ties Influencing Science...

July 24, 2017

By Carey Gillam This article originally appeared in Environmental Health News on July 7, 2017. California’s official listing today of the world’s most widely used weed killer as a known...

July 17, 2017

In a well-orchestrated and highly coordinated media coup, Monsanto Co. and friends this week dropped a bombshell on opponents who are seeking to prove that the company’s beloved Roundup...

June 19, 2017

Call it the case of the mysterious mouse tumor. It’s been 34 years since Monsanto Co. presented U.S. regulators with a seemingly routine study analyzing the effects the company’s best-selling...

June 8, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has resumed its first-ever endeavor to evaluate how much of a controversial chemical is making its way into the U.S. food supply. And the tests can’t come...

June 8, 2017

Concerns about the world’s most widely used herbicide are taking a new twist as researchers unveil data that indicates pervasive use of Monsanto Co.’s weed killer could be linked to pregnancy...

April 5, 2017