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Genetically Modified Seeds

Senate Could Deal Blow To Monsanto

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops ...

'Monsanto Protection Act' Set To Expire

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

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 sta...

Gabbard Outraged Over Extension Of 'Monsanto Protection Act'

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

Tulsi Gabbard says attempts to extend the so-called "Monsanto Protection Act" in the U.S. Congress is "outrageous." In an email to supporters Frida...

Ryan Grim

The Monsanto Protection Act Is Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will include an extension of the so-called Monsanto Protection Act in the spending bill designed to avert a government...

Seed Giants Sue U.S. Farmers In Shocking Numbers, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 02.13.2013 | Green

The Supreme Court will hear arguments Feb. 19 in "Bowman v. Monsanto Co.," a landmark court battle that has pitted farmer Vernon Hugh Bowman against t...

Protests Shut Down Monsanto in Davis CA.

Myles Boisen | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics
Myles Boisen

A coalition of activist organizations demonstrating at the Monsanto office in Davis CA. successfully caused a shutdown of the multinational chemical and biotech company offices there on on Saturday, March 17.

Monsanto's Patent On Genetically Modified Seeds Challenged

Slashfood | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home

Biotech giant Monsanto has been sitting pretty on their patent for herbicide-resistant seeds for more than 15 years now, but that may all come to an e...