Monsanto has won another patent case in the Federal Circuit, but this time, it was against organic seed farmers. The organic farmers wanted a declaratory judgment to safeguard them from future patent infringement claims from Monsanto.
The shocking minutes relating to President Putin’s meeting this past week with US Secretary of State John Kerry reveal the Russian leaders “extreme outrage” over the Obama regimes continued protection of global seed and plant bio-genetic giants Syngenta and Monsanto in the face of a growing “bee apocalypse” that the Kremlin warns “will most certainly” lead to world war.
By Carey Gillam
Monsanto Co. on Monday won another round in a legal battle with U.S. organic growers as an appeals court threw out the growers’ efforts to stop the company from suing farmers if traces of its patented biotech genes are found in crops.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has increased his stake in G4S , the world’s biggest security firm, which is looking to bounce back from a blunder over its staffing of the London 2012 Olympics.
By Scott Learn
Researchers who identified Monsanto’s genetically modified wheat in a northeastern Oregon field are questioning the seed giant’s emphasis on the potential for faulty test results.
By Andy Coghlan
Investigations continued this week into how unauthorised genetically modified wheat ended up on a farm in Oregon.
No varieties of GM wheat have been cleared for commercial use anywhere in the world.
By JULIE JARGON
Several speakers associated with Corporate Accountability International, a nonprofit corporate watchdog that put forward a proposal calling on McDonald’s to conduct an assessment of its nutrition initiatives, accused the company of contributing to the country’s obesity problem by targeting children, particularly minorities.
By Kelly Fitzgerald
Boys who are diagnosed with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely to become obese in adulthood than those who did not have the condition when they were young, a new long-term study has shown.
By Dr. Mercola
If you live in the U.S. and drink Mountain Dew and some other citrus-flavored sodas, then you are also getting a dose of a synthetic chemical called brominated vegetable oil (BVO).
by Rebekah Wilce
In an advance that makes history, Vermont’s House of Representatives passed a bill on May 10 requiring foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to be labeled. This is the furthest any such legislation has made it through the legislative process in the United States.
By Robert Barnes
Are some Americans being poisoned from food contamination of a heavily used herbicide?
A recent peer-reviewed study of the herbicide Roundup appearing in the scientific journal Entropy indicates that this may be so.
Peace is the only way but silence kills and silence is complicity. Lying by commission, lying by omission, censorship and self-censorship by Mainstream journalist, editor, politician and academic presstitutes has enabled the continuing, Zionist-promoted, US War on Muslims that has so far since 1990 been associated with 12 million Muslim deaths from violence or from war-imposed deprivation (Google “Muslim Holocaust Muslim Genocide”).
By:Ethan A. Huff
For years, DuPont has alleged that Monsanto is a threat to innovation, as the biotechnology bully dominates large and growing segments of industrialized agriculture. And DuPont has been correct in this assessment, which became the crux of its legal argument against Monsanto.
The Indian Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis on the patent of an anti-tumor. The CNN IBN television reported. The judges decided that the local industry has the right to produce the drug Glivec as a generic drug low cost to protect the right to health of the population.
The Monsanto Protection Act, essentially both written by and benefitting Monsanto Corporation, has been signed into law by United States President Barack Obama. The infamous Monsanto Corporation will benefit greatly and directly from the bill, as it essentially gives companies that deal with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and genetically engineered (GE) seeds immunity to the federal courts, among other things.
LONDON — As European governments struggle in vain to draw a line under the scandal over horsemeat being sold as beef, the affair seems only to be widening, in sometimes bizarre ways.
By: Duncan Guignet
With the government moving to ban incandescent light bulbs in favor energy-saving compact fluorescent lights, or CFLs, it’s important to remember what this means for your health.
By: Jim Stone
This is a massive subject, and I am living a very difficult life at this time which is interfering with my writing. So, I have to rough this out. This report is based mainly upon information I gathered during a study of antidepressants I did in 2008/09. This was the study that netted the classified documents from GSK
By Laurie Tarkan
A new study found that those who drink a fair amount of sweetened sodas and fruit drinks – whether diet or regular – have an increased risk of depression. Java-drinkers, on the other hand, have a slightly lower risk of the blues.
By Martha C. White
A Big Mac probably isn’t your idea of Christmas dinner, but McDonald’s is asking its franchisees to stay open on Christmas Day — a day when even Wal-Mart, which caught flack for opening on Thanksgiving evening this year, closes its doors.
WASHINGTON – Federal health officials say they approved a new injectable drug from Human Genome Sciences to treat inhalable anthrax.