monsanto protection act
Whether one is skeptical, hopeful, or a mix of both about the science and technology of genetic engineering, we must differentiate between what is good for Dow, DuPont, Monsanto, Syngenta, BASF and Bayer, and what is good for farmers and farmworkers.
The seed giant's influence on Capitol Hill has been in the news quite a bit in the past year, thanks to the so-called Monsanto
The so-called Monsanto Protection Act is set to expire, and will not be included in a bill designed to avert a government shutdown, according to a statement Tuesday from the press office of Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.). House Republicans earlier this month released legislation that would include an extension of the Monsanto measure in their continuing resolution. The measure shields sellers of genetically modified seeds from lawsuits, even if the resulting crops cause harm.
House Republicans earlier this month released legislation that would include an extension of the Monsanto measure in their
Fluit agrees that Congress is unlikely to defund President Obama's landmark Affordable Care Act. She said the CR will likely
This story has been updated with comment from a House Appropriations Committee spokeswoman. In an interview with HuffPost
In an interview with The Huffington Post, Sen Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) made the case for the MPA, arguing that the measure aimed
The march to stop Monsanto is one of the most pressing issues of our time. The problem is not just their corrosive lobbying practices, but the fact that the products they produce, GMO foods and chemical weed killers, are in more than 70% of the processed foods we eat and feed our families.
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans objected to an attempt Thursday to repeal a controversial provision, informally dubbed the
When food industry lobbyists do something so over the top, we can marshal our resources to respond effectively. Even though we didn't win that particular battle, the outrage over Monsanto's colossal overreach did bring massive attention to the issue.
It is this March Against Monsanto action which will confirm Occupy's political and social relevance beyond Zuccotti Park.
Federal courts have recently ruled that the U.S. Department of Agriculture had failed to consider the potential harm some
The provision allows Monsanto and other companies to continue selling genetically engineered seeds, even if a court has blocked