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monsanto

monsanto

[CSR Web Site]

biotechnology

From monsanto's site: "Agriculture intersects the toughest challenges we all face on the planet. Together, we must meet the needs for increased food, fiber and energy while protecting the environment. In short, the world needs to produce more and conserve smarter."

tags: biotechnology, agriculture, herbicides, pesticides, crop seeds, rbst

monsanto's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
Green Rankings 2009: Bottom 20 newsweek rank #485 of 500
2009 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity diversityinc rank #36 of 50
100 Best Corporate Citizens 2009 corporate responsibility officer rank #20 of 100
2009 Global Green 100 uptime institute group member
project label sector: biotechnology project label rank #15 of 15*

*companies with at least 20 votes

monsanto's Article Breakdown (34 unique articles) ?

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Articles about Monsanto ?

Maine Farmers, Others Have Court Date To Refute Monsanto Ruling

From pressherald.com (unverified), November 30, 2012

Community Impact

The case questions Monsanto's legal basis for genetically modified seed patents, and seeks blanket protection from patent-infringement lawsuits for farmers, should their crops be contaminated through unwanted pollination by Monsanto's genet...

in this article: monsanto

Look Out Monsanto: Campaigns To Label Genetically Engineered Foods Are Heating Up

From alternet.org (verified), November 15, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Community Impact

Organizers in more than 30 states have begun building labeling campaigns, under the banner of the Coalition of States for Mandatory GMO labeling.

in this article: monsanto, kellogs

David Vs. Monsanto—The Story Of How A Lone Farmer Prevailed Against One Of The Most Powerful Companies On The Planet

From mercola.com (unverified), November 3, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Community Impact

The world’s first lifetime feeding study discovered that rats fed a diet containing 11 percent GE corn developed massive breast tumors, kidney and liver damage and other serious health problems in the 13th month of life.

in this article: monsanto

How Genetically Engineered Soy Threatens Ecological Stability

From mercola.com (unverified), November 1, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Community Impact, Waste Management, Resource Management

GE soy crops are associated with resistant super weeds and super pests, uncontrollable cross contamination, and serious health hazards, including allergies, infertility, birth defects, bizarre mutations and cancer, just to name a few

in this article: monsanto, archer daniels midland, cargill, bunge

Don't Be A Mushroom!

From huffingtonpost.com (verified), October 26, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Community Impact

Two separate but very much related events that could radically change the way America farms and feeds itself are big in the news right now. Both concern a matter dear to my heart: food labeling.

in this article: pepsico, kellogg, nestle, bayer, basf, monsanto, syngenta

Toxic Alert: Herbicide Now Detected In Human Urine

From mercola.com (unverified), October 23, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Product Safety, Mission & Values

Last year, Bt toxin originating from genetically engineered Bt crops were found in 93 percent of pregnant women tested and 80 percent of umbilical blood in their babies. Now, results from a German study shows that people who have no direct contact wi...

in this article: monsanto

Buying The Vote On G.M.O.’s

From nytimes.com (verified), October 23, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Community Impact

Supporters of ingredients derived from “genetically modified foods,” which hereafter I’ll call G.M.O.’s — genetically modified organisms — are mostly the chemical companies who make them or other people who make mo...

in this article: dow chemical, dupont, monsanto

Monsanto Tries To Criminalize Saving Seeds, Drags Farmer Into Court Learn More: Http://www.naturalnews.com/037589_Monsanto_saving_seeds_farmers.html#ixzz29tFWvR4K

From naturalnews.com (unverified), October 18, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Community Impact, Mission & Values

As if its costly genetic tampering with the whole natural world weren't brazen enough, Monsanto continues to bully and intimidate farmers across the United States, hoping this time to push its agenda through the highest court in the justice syst...

in this article: monsanto

The Top 10 Breakfast Cereals Most Likely To Contain Monsanto's GMO Corn Learn More: Http://www.naturalnews.com/037315_Monsanto_GM_corn_breakfast_cereals.html#ixzz27qLLPlrZ

From naturalnews.com (unverified), September 25, 2012

Health & Nutrition, Mission & Values

According to the Center for Food Safety, up to 85% of the corn grown in the United States is genetically modified. This means corn-based cereals that use non-organic corn have a very high likelihood of containing GM corn.

in this article: kellogg, general mills, monsanto, quaker oats

Top 10 Ways Corporate Food Is Making Us Fat And Threatening Our Food Supplies

From alternet.org (verified), September 23, 2012

Health & Nutrition

Here are the top ten disturbing news stories about our food that have come across my screen in recent days, and which inspire a certain amount of alarm in me.

in this article: monsanto

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