|Monsanto's agrochemicals are poisoning Argentines, but Monsanto blames victims for misusing products|
Treehugger - 10/25/2013. By Chris Tackett - Michael Warren and Natacha Pisarenko from The Associated Press have a blockbuster piece of reporting on the dozens of ways Monsanto's chemical fertilizers and pesticides are poisoning the people of Argentina. Following that report, Monsanto responded by saying that their Roundup line of glyphosate-based weed-killers are safe, but did call for more controls on agrochemicals. This is the same tired response you hear from manufacturers of guns or tobacco or junk food.
|Common herbicide raises frogs' risk of fungal disease, study finds|
Los Angeles Times - 10/25/2013. By Louis Sahagun - Frogs exposed to the commonly used herbicide atrazine early in life are particularly susceptible to a skin fungus linked to vanishing amphibians around the world, according to a new University of South Florida study.