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Here come the superweeds – USDA approves invasive GMO grass

July 13th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

If you've been following the issue here at RGB, you're aware of the fact that the US Department of Agriculture is full of former Monsanto employees and assorted hangers-on who have been doing their best to make it easy for their former (and likely future) employer's genetically modified (GMO) crops to get approval. But this latest development blows the doors off what has happened so far


It’s official: Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide causes birth defects

June 8th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

A new report by some top scientists has nailed it down, and Monsanto isn't going to be happy. The Agri-giant has built its entire business model, including genetically modified (GMO) crops that dominate the US market, around its Roundup brand herbicide. They last thing they want to admit is that it causes birth defects. But that's just what a group of scientists from a diverse group - including Cambridge University, the King’s College London School of Medicine, and the Institute of Biology, UNICAMP, São Paulo, Brazil - have found



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