‘Sustainable soy’ proposal sparks protest

A conference in Brazil in March initiated by the WWF provoked a counter-meeting and protest by peasant, indigenous and workers’ movements. Lilian Joensen explains the background to this revolt which is against big agribusinesses. […]

Evidence of the Magnitude and Consequences of the Roundup Ready Soyabean Yield Drag from University-based varietal Trials in 1998

The study shows that in most field trials, Roundup Ready soyabean shows lower yields than the conventional varieties. […]

Flaws in RR soybean safety assessment

This is an assessment by Masaharu Kawata of Nagoya University, Japan which found that the safety assessment application made by Monsanto to the Japanese Health Ministry for approval of Roundup Ready soybeans were “inadequate and incomplete”. […]