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De-icer used by city of Spokane contains PCBs

The deicer used by the city of Spokane on its streets contains trace amounts of polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs. Those toxins made news most recently when the company responsible for …


Spokane sues Monsanto in action tied to PCBs in river

The city of Spokane has filed a lawsuit against the international agrochemical giant Monsanto, alleging that the company sold chemicals for decades that it knew were a danger to human …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2013, 12:39 p.m.

More money pours into Washington food labeling fight

SEATTLE — A group fighting food labeling in Washington state has busted the record for the most money raised by an initiative campaign in state history.


Idaho farmers sue Monsanto

BOISE – Farmers in Idaho have filed a potentially class-action lawsuit against seed giant Monsanto after genetically engineered wheat was found in an eastern Oregon field. The farmers, represented by …


Monsanto: Modified wheat ‘isolated occurrence’

PORTLAND — A genetically modified test strain of wheat that emerged to the surprise of an Oregon farmer last month was likely the result of an accident or deliberate mixing …


Kansas farmer sues Monsanto over GMO wheat

A Kansas farmer has sued seed giant Monsanto over last week’s discovery of genetically engineered experimental wheat in an 80-acre field in Oregon, claiming the company’s gross negligence hurt U.S. …


USDA: Unapproved GMO wheat in Oregon field

Unapproved genetically engineered wheat has been discovered in an Oregon field, a potential threat to trade with countries that have concerns about genetically modified foods.


Low-fat Monsanto variety awaits regulator approval

DES MOINES, Iowa – The soybean industry is seeking government approval of a genetically modified soybean it says will produce oil lower in saturated fat, offer consumers a healthier alternative …


Supreme Court lifts ban on modified alfalfa seed

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Monday lifted a judge-imposed nationwide ban on genetically modified alfalfa, handing a victory to Monsanto Co. in a long-running dispute. The U.S. Department of …


Monsanto to modify wheat

Monsanto Co. is moving back into the business of developing genetically modified wheat, a development that the Washington Grain Alliance says will help keep wheat competitive with other food crops. …


Monsanto dives into genetically modified wheat

Monsanto Co. is moving back into the business of developing genetically modified wheat, a development that the Washington Grain Alliance says will help keep wheat competitive with other food crops.