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Pesticides

(UPDATES with comment from BASF) The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday declared it would not immediately honor a court ruling handed down last week that banned certain herbicides made by...

June 9, 2020

(UPDATES with statement from BASF) In a stunning rebuke of the Environmental Protection Agency, a federal court on Wednesday overturned the agency’s approval of popular dicamba-based herbicides...

June 3, 2020

With the turn of the calendar to June, farmers in the U.S. Midwest are wrapping up the planting of new soybean crops and tending to growing fields of young corn plants and vegetable plots. But many...

June 2, 2020

Just four corporations now control more than 60% of the global supply of seeds and pesticides. Public oversight of their activities is crucial for a safe and healthy food supply. Yet all these...

June 2, 2020

Please support our food investigations by making a tax-deductible donation today.  Internal Monsanto documents released in 2019 provide a rare look inside pesticide and food companies that try...

March 30, 2020

The Independent Women's Forum is a nonprofit organization that partners with Monsanto, defends toxic chemicals in food and consumer products, and argues against laws that would curb the power of...

February 24, 2020

UPDATE: Thanks to all who contributed to our travel fund to send our colleague Carey Gillam to Bonn, Germany, to attend the Bayer shareholder meeting April 28. We reached our fundraising goal in...

February 18, 2020

Journalists around the globe have reacted with outrage to revelations published in The Guardian  this week that show Thanos Dimadis, the former executive director of the Foreign Press Foundation,...

November 22, 2019

Last month the Food & Drug Administration published its latest annual analysis of the levels of pesticide residues that contaminate the fruits and veggies and other foods we Americans routinely...

October 28, 2019

Last month the Food & Drug Administration published its latest annual analysis of the levels of pesticide residues that contaminate the fruits and veggies and other foods we Americans routinely...

October 28, 2019

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