glyphosate

Approved in Brazil, Argentinean GM wheat advances: warnings and rejections of an unprecedented experiment in the world

The Brazilian biosafety agency has approved the purchase of GM wheat produced in Argentina by the company Bioceres, the last step needed to authorise its commercialisation. The company had already reported that it had planted 55,000 hectares of this variety…

Colombia Sent a Technical Document the U.S. Congress: Glyphosate Spraying has been Ineffective in Combating Illicit Crops and Drug Trafficking

The Interim Commission on Drug Policy of the Senate of the Republic of Colombia sent a technical document to both houses of the U.S. Congress, reiterating the evidence that glyphosate spraying has been ineffective in combating illicit crops and drug…

“Guilty on all counts!’: in historic victory, Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million in Roundup cancer lawsuit

”This is a company that has always put profits ahead of public safety, and today, Monsanto has finally been held accountable.” by Common Dreams staff In an historic victory for those who have long sought to see agrochemical giant Monsanto held…

Glyphosate: Democracy 0 – Lobbyists 1

By Erik Edman for DiEM25 As we predicted right after the European Parliament voted not to renew glyphosate’s licence in Europe, the European Member States have now ignored all democratic voices and have decided to renew the licence of the…