Organic farmers describe challenges dealing with herbicide drift

Drift from glyphosate and dicamba weedkillers is “vandalism and trespass,” causing losses of crops, income, and organic certification for farmers

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Two billion dollar judgment against Bayer/Monsanto in glyphosate cancer trial was “devastating rebuke” to company’s science

For the third time in less than a year, a California jury has delivered a stinging blow to Bayer-Monsanto, finding that the company’s Roundup weedkiller caused cancer in a California couple and awarding them a staggering $2.055 billion in damages. In May, a jury in Alameda County Superior Court found that glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, […]

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Promotion of GMO Impossible Burger at world’s largest natural food trade show denounced as deceptive

Impossible Foods served samples of its Impossible Burger at Natural Products Expo West without informing attendees that it was genetically engineered Natural food industry representatives and consumer advocates denounced Impossible Foods, maker of the GMO-derived Impossible Burger, for promoting their product at Natural Products Expo West, saying they were engaging in deceptive marketing. Impossible Foods […]

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National Organic Standards Board proposal addresses GMO threat to organic seed

Genetic integrity proposal aims to inform farmers about GMO levels in organic seed, measure GMO contamination in corn seed

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Company implicated in organic grain fraud connected to similar incident in 2007

Jericho Solutions, which is being investigated for selling non-organic grains as organic from 2010 to 2017, was also accused of selling a railcar of GMO soybeans as organic in 2007. The company recently implicated in a scheme to sell non-organic corn and soybeans as organic was also connected to a fraudulent shipment of organic soybeans […]

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