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MONSANTO DID NOT GHOSTWRITE THE WILLIAMS ET AL (2000) GLYPHOSATE PAPER

(Originally published in Beyond the Rows) Recently, in the context of personal injury litigation filed against Monsanto, plaintiffs’ attorneys have cherry picked a single email – out of more than 10 million pages of documents produced – to allege...
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Monsanto Company Disappointed by EU Commission Decision to Only Temporarily Extend Glyphosate Authorisation

In response to today’s action by the European Commission to only temporarily extend the authorisation of glyphosate for 18 months, Dr. Philip W. Miller, Monsanto’s vice president of global regulatory and governmental affairs, released the following...
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MONSANTO PARTICIPATES IN FIRST WSSA/SWSS ANNUAL MEETING HELD IN PUERTO RICO

Recently, the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and the Southern Weed Science Society (SWSS) held their 2016 annual meeting in a joint meeting between the two organizations. The event took place on February 8-11, 2016 at the Sheraton Puerto Rico...
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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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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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RESPONSE TO BENBROOK’S PAPER “TRENDS IN GLYPHOSATE HERBICIDE USE IN THE UNITED STATES AND GLOBALLY”

Consistent with his previous papers, the latest from Charles Benbrook, titled “Trends in glyphosate herbicide use in the United States and globally,” omits important context and significantly misrepresents the safety of glyphosate-based herbicides....
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Question of the Week – What are the advantages and disadvantages of herbicides?

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, “what are the advantages and disadvantages of herbicides?”. Herbicides allow us to take care...
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Monsanto Surprised by French Environment Minister’s Comments on Roundup®

Over the weekend, French Environment Minister Ségolène Royal made comments about the sale of Roundup® lawn and garden products to French consumers that were widely misreported by media in several countries. Contrary to widespread media coverage,...
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