Monsanto Will Soon be Allowed to Police Itself

Ariel Schwartz Fast Company via Organic Consumers Association 4/25/2011

Monsanto, enemy of organic farmers and anti-GMO advocates alike, will likely be allowed to conduct its own environmental studies as part of a two-year USDA experiment. But there is no good that can possibly come of an experiment where the company behind nearly every genetically modified […]

Gates Foundation Sells Off Most Health-Care, Pharmaceutical Holdings

Jessica Hodgson The Wall Street Journal AUGUST 14, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest private philanthropy fund, sold off almost all of its pharmaceutical, biotechnology and health-care investments in the quarter ended June 30, according to a regulatory filing published Friday.

The Seattle-based charity endowment, set up by […]