Tell Congress to Dump the Monsanto Rider

Tell Congress to Dump the Monsanto Rider

In the wake of Prop 37 there’s still plenty of GMO battles worth fighting, especially on the national level. We’re passing on this message from the Center for Food Safety. To take action, click here…
“The biotech industry has quietly inserted a dangerous policy rider into the Agriculture Appropriations bill now being considered in Congress.… Read more »

Sign On to Stop the Monsanto Riders!

Sign On to Stop the Monsanto Riders!

A petition has been circulating to stop riders that slipped into the 2013 House Agriculture Appropriations bill. Dubbed the Monsanto riders, they “would require – not just allow, but require – the Secretary of Agriculture to grant a temporary permit for the planting or cultivation of a genetically engineered crop, even if a federal court… Read more »

Fighting Fire with Facts: Union of Concerned Scientists vs. Monsanto

Fighting Fire with Facts: Union of Concerned Scientists vs. Monsanto

The courageous Union of Concerned Scientists has launched an ad campaign to counter claims made in Monsanto’s glossy PR campaigns. UCS has run their ads this month on buses and transit stations in Washington D.C., targeting areas near USDA headquarters, the EPA offices, and Capitol Hill. Their hope is that Washington leaders, disproportionately influenced by… Read more »

Update: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Monsanto

Update: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Monsanto

Last week we posted about a potential landmark case being brought by the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (OSGATA) against Monsanto. On Saturday, news broke that the judge has dismissed the case as unsubstantiated. In statements from the plaintiff’s lawyers, they indicated they may exercise their right to appeal the decision, although no official… Read more »

Monsanto vs. Farmers: Lawsuit has potential to turn the tables on GMO-giant

Monsanto vs. Farmers: Lawsuit has potential to turn the tables on GMO-giant

The group Food Democracy Now is running a support campaign centered on a lawsuit that asserts the rights of small, family farmers against GMO-giant Monsanto. Read their summary of recent events with the lawsuit, and sign their petition to support the case of the farmers.… Read more »