Pesticides & Herbicides

LARGEST AGRICULTURAL STUDY SHOWS NO LINK BETWEEN GLYPHOSATE AND CANCER

This past month of November, new findings from the U.S. Agricultural Health Study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute show no link between glyphosate and cancer. The article is available here: https://goo.gl/aSEdmz. “The largest...
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MONSANTO GREENHOUSES IN PUERTO RICO: RAISING THE BAR IN INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, AND AGRICULTURAL SUSTAINABILITY AT A GLOBAL SCALE

The southern area of the island of Puerto Rico is the center stage for one of Monsanto’s most ambitious projects in agricultural technology in the world: the establishment of smart greenhouses for sustainable cotton and soy conversion projects. Technological...
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COVER CROPS: PROTECTING OUR FARMLANDS BY FARMING THEM

At Monsanto, we are all committed to addressing climate change, and that starts with our own operations. As well as leveraging the power of software, mobile devices and data science to make better-informed decisions that allow us to use resources more...
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A Physician’s Perspective On Glyphosate & Food Labels

by Daniel Goldstein, M.D. FAAP, FACMT, FRCP(C), DABCP Senior Science Fellow Lead, Medical Sciences and Outreach Monsanto Company (Originally published on Monsanto’s Beyond the Rows® Blog.) As a pediatrician, a father, and a Monsanto employee, nothing...
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Glyphosate and Breast Milk

All of us at Monsanto are consumers and parents and spouses and children and friends.  We take the safety of our products very seriously, and we’re committed to developing products that contribute to safe and nutritious food choices.  We’re proud...
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ONCE AGAIN, EPA CONCLUDES THAT GLYPHOSATE DOES NOT CAUSE CANCER

As part of its ongoing registration review of the herbicide glyphosate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published its official classification of glyphosate as “Not Likely to be Carcinogenic to Humans.” This determination is the...
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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGAINST PESTS AND WEEDS

Monsanto representatives shared their integrated pest management knowledge with UPR-RUM student Crop rotation, beneficial insects, and pheromone and sticky traps were some of the insect control methods in agriculture shared by Monsanto Caribe representatives...
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What the IARC 2A Rating for Glyphosate Really Means

By Donna Farmer, Product Protection & Nutrition Lead As a toxicologist who has dedicated the better part of my 30-year career to product safety, it feels important to explain what the recent IARC review means – and doesn’t mean. The International...
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INFORMATION ON THE GERMAN REPORT ON GLYPHOSATE IN BEER

A report from Germany from the Environmental Institute on Thursday said it detected glyphosate in 14 German beers. Here’s Monsanto’s perspective regarding this report: Glyphosate is an herbicide with a 40-year history of safe use. Glyphosate is approved...
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Question of the Week – How can a GMO crop with pesticides in its DNA be as healthy as a non-GMO? How is ingesting that pesticide healthy?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “how can a GMO crop with pesticides in its DNA be as healthy as a non-GMO? How is ingesting...
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