Sep 072018
 
2018-09-05  Christopher Walken, Christina Ricci in Winnipeg to shoot movie based on Sask. farmer's fight with Monsanto,  CBC News

  Manitoba-born actor Adam Beach also cast in Percy, film based on Percy Schmeiser’s true story Christopher Walken and Christina Ricci are starring in Percy, a movie being filmed in Winnipeg. (Scythia Films)   One of Hollywood’s biggest stars is in Winnipeg to take on the role of a small-town Prairie farmer in the new film Percy, which […]

Sep 042018
 
2018-09-04  Bayer Needs More Than an Aspirin to Cure Its Monsanto-Sized Headache, by Robert F Kennedy Jr

Bayer Needs More Than an Aspirin to Cure Its Monsanto-Sized Headache By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.   In a special telephone meeting on Thursday, August 23, Bayer AG’s CEO Werner Bauman tried to reassure the German conglomerate’s principal shareholders who were concerned about the recent drop in the company’s stock. Bayer’s stock fell dramatically after […]

Aug 252018
 
2018-08-25   Vietnam demands Monsanto compensate Agent Orange victims after US cancer ruling precedent

© STAN HONDA / AFP Following the unprecedented $289mn verdict against Monsanto in California, Hanoi is seeking justice for victims of exposure to the Agent Orange – the notorious chemical the firm supplied to the US military during the Vietnam War. After a San Francisco jury proved Monsanto not invincible and ordered the chemical giant […]

Aug 252018
 

There’s another round of consultations re neonic chemicals, deadline soon passed.   During the last round,  not very long ago, Health Canada received 46,000 communications.   Why we need another round I do not know. As I wrote to one of the organizations: Realistically, you have to call them on the corruption, if we are to make […]

Aug 192018
 

Update: Roundup Class Action Suit for False Advertising is Going National In follow-up to 2015-04-21 Class Action LawSuits Against Monsanto (false advertising, glyphosate) —– Original Message —– From: Rae Sent: Mon, 19 Oct 2015 Subject: CBC Radio Announces Class Action Suits Against Monsanto Just announced on CBC Radio that class action suits against Monsanto are […]

Aug 142018
 

Click and then scroll down, 3/4  of the way:   Watch the jury’s verdict being read out. interesting to see the process in the court vis-a-vis the jurors, judge and lawyers – – the reading of the Verdict. I scrolled through the “Comments”, also interesting. be patient at the beginning of the video,  there is […]

Aug 112018
 
2018-08-11  Monsanto ordered to pay $289m as jury rules weedkiller caused man's cancer,  The Guardian

RELATED: 2018-08-18 SIGNIFICANCE EXPLAINED: U of Saskatchewan taken to Court, Refuses to disclose Right to Know symposium proceedings 2018-08-14 Dewayne Johnson “I never would’ve sprayed that product on school grounds or around people if I knew it would cause them harm.” 2018-09-04 Bayer Needs More Than an Aspirin to Cure Its Monsanto-Sized Headache, by Robert […]

Aug 082018
 
2017-05-07   U of S professor says there's nothing unusual about his ties to Monsanto

RELATED: 2018-08-18  SIGNIFICANCE EXPLAINED: U of Saskatchewan taken to Court, Refuses to disclose Right to Know symposium proceedings   https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/u-of-s-professor-says-there-s-nothing-unusual-about-his-ties-to-monsanto-1.4100399 Documents show agri-business coached Peter Phillips, edited academic articles Jason Warick · CBC News ·  Monsanto is under fire for what one researcher calls a ‘Machiavellian’ campaign to recruit academics to speak for the company. […]

Aug 052018
 
2018-08-02  NEWS RELEASE:  University of Saskatchewan is taken to Court,   Refuses to disclose Right to Know symposium proceedings

Below is the actual press release.   See also Significance explained:   U of Saskatchewan taken to Court . . . = = = = = = = = = UPDATE:  GOFUNDME  has been set up. Goal: To fund the legal costs of forcing the University of Saskatchewan’s senior administration to comply with the recommendations of Saskatchewan’s […]

Aug 012018
 
2018-07-06  'This is a horror story': $100M U of S global food institute plagued by conflict, CBC  (Agriculture, GMO, Industrial food supply)

GIFS, the Global Institute for Food Security, at the University of Saskatchewan. It is NOT about global food security.  It is a re-framing of  agriculture. WHY is re-framing necessary? an international movement made the name “Monsanto” the red flag in front of a raging bull, the public.  Awareness of the industry and its tactics through […]