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  1. Dan Wilson

    The Monsanto and Dewayne Johnson Court Case

    Monsanto (now merged with Bayer) is receiving a new wave of disapproval from the general public as a jury has ruled in favor of Dewayne Johnson, a 46-year old groundskeeper, and awarded him $289 million in damages. Johnson sued Monsanto claiming that the herbicide Roundup gave him cancer and...
  2. Dan Wilson

    Zika Virus, Pyriproxyfen, and Monsanto: What's Causing Brazil's Microcephaly Outbreak?

    Zika virus has quickly gained the attention of the world in the past few weeks due to its association with a large outbreak of microcephaly cases in Brazil. However, not everyone thinks the microcephaly outbreak is simply due to Zika virus. Everything from vaccines to GM mosquitoes to man-made...
  3. Critical Thinker

    Debunked: Monsanto wants to replace the bees they are killing with genetically engineered flying ant

    Once again the Conspiracy Promotion websites saw a Satirical story and without checking for any sources to verify anything, they went nuts in their usual hate for Monsanto, reposting this satirical story thinking it was real. This was already covered here in Metabunk prior to the Conspiracy...
  4. deirdre

    Debunked: Monsanto to replace honey bees with genetically engineered ants

    Claim: Monsanto Scientists are trying to create genetically engineered ants to replace honey bees that are being killed off by Monsanto pesticides. http://worldnewsdailyreport.com/genetically-modified-ants-could-replace-honey-bees-claims-monsanto-expert/ The $3 million dollar grant from...
  5. Dan Wilson

    Glyphosate (Active RoundUp Ingredient) Toxicity

    Recently, the International Society of Doctors for the Environment (ISDE) called for a ban on glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup) use as an herbicide in agriculture, citing the International Agency for Research on Cancer's (IARC) new classification of the chemical as 2A (probably...
  6. Critical Thinker

    More scare-mongering, now about GMOs in beer, from Organics.org

    The Organic Consumers Association has been the driving force behind much of the anti-GMO propaganda and the Millions Against Monsanto campaign, which was the predecessor to March Against Monsanto. This time a website called 'organics.org' has issued a list of 8 Beers That You Should Stop...
  7. Dan Wilson

    PopSci article claiming to debunk ten GMO myths

    A great article about GMO's and crops that debunks common myths. It discusses 10 claims, total, and also provides much more information. http://www.popsci.com/article/science/core-truths-10-common-gmo-claims-debunked?dom=PSC&loc=recent&lnk=1&con=core-truths-10-common-gmo-claims-debunked...
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