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Monsanto was an agricultural company that produced Roundup, Agent Orange, and genetically modified seeds. In 2018, it was acquired by Bayer.

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Is Roundup weed killer carcinogenic?

Monsanto have been found liable for the terminal cancer of a former groundskeeper exposed to glyphosate and other chemicals in their Roundup herbicidal product. On Friday, a California jury hit ...
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Did Monsanto say that Agent Orange doesn't cause serious long-term health effects?

Did Monsanto Spokesperson Jill Montgomery say that Agent Orange doesn't cause serious health long-term effects? Here is the relevant quote from CorpWatch*: We are sympathetic with people who ...
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Was Monsanto the primary manufacturer of Agent Orange?

Saw this on my Facebook today. Agent Orange Agent Orange wasn't invented by Monsanto... The primary manufacturer wasn't Monsanto. It was Dow Chemical. When Dow couldn't manufacture it fast enough, ...
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Do US farmers apply Roundup to non-GMO wheat crops 7-10 days before harvest?

This article makes the claim that: Standard wheat harvest protocol in the United States is to drench the wheat fields with Roundup several days before the combine harvesters work through the fields ...
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Have farmers been sued because Monsanto seeds are blowing into their fields?

This article argues that small farmers are being hurt because Monsanto are allowed to sue farmers whose fields are found to contain crops grown from Monsanto seeds when royalties were not paid. Many ...
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Does the Millennium Challenge Compact require El Salvador to use Monsanto seeds?

There's a story going about Facebook that claims that the United States is forcing El Salvador to use Monsanto's seeds if they want foreign aid through the Millenium Challenge program. The U.S. ...
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Does Roundup (glyphosate) cause kidney disease in farmers?

A viral photo on Facebook widely, shared by GMO Free USA, claims that Roundup has been linked to kidney disease. Breaking news: Sri Lanka becomes first country to ban sale of Monsanto's Roundup in ...
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