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Dozens of teen workers sprayed in Ill. corn field

Almost 80 teenagers were expected to be sent home from an eastern Illinois hospital Thursday after being accidentally sprayed with fungicide from a crop-dusting plane as they worked in corn field, officials said.Full story

Monsanto unapproved GMO wheat was stored in Colorado through 2011

(Reuters) - Monsanto Co's unapproved, experimental genetically engineered wheat, which is feared to have potentially contaminated U.S. wheat supplies after it was found growing in an Oregon field this spring, was kept in a U.S. government storage facility until at least late 2011, according to docum Full story

The good and the bad of the Farm Bill

  The 2013 Farm Bill was approved by the Senate this week, and the $955 billion bill has a lot of good things for a lot of people in need. But it's also filled with big corporate give aways. Where is the Tea Party? Ed irons out the details with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

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USDA racing to provide validated test for GMO wheat

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U.S. farmer lawsuit filed against Monsanto over GMO wheat

Monsanto says tests so far show commercial wheat seed free of GMO

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U.S. expands search team in GMO wheat investigation

Monsanto backing away from GMO crops in Europe

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  Fears over genetically-modified food

Reuters columnist and CNBC Contributor Zachary Karabell talks with MSNBC’s Craig Melvin about the controversy over genetically-modified wheat created by the biotech giant, Monsanto.

  Genetically modified wheat mysteriously found in farm

Federal authorities are scrambling to find out how genetically modified wheat created by bio-tech giant Monsanto ended up in an Oregon wheat farm. Dave Murphy, the founder of “Food Democracy, Now!” discusses.

  How a few companies cornered market on genetically modified food

Monsanto is the company with the largest market share of genetically engineered crops in the world. Melissa Harris-Perry’s panelists look at food politics and why the company’s image has taken a few hits.

  The human side of genetically modified foods

One of the promises of GMOs is that farmers will be able to yield more food. Melissa Harris-Perry’s panelists discuss how that's great for the bottom line of businesses and farmers, but there are still people around the world who won't be able to pay for it.

  Cramer's Mad Dash: Monsanto Grows Earnings

Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including Monsanto, Cypress Semi, and GameStop.

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Nancy Brumley, Monsanto Soybean Plant Specialist, ties up a stalk of soybean in the soybean greenhouse at the Monsanto Research facility in Chesterfield, Missouri October 9, 2009. Monsanto launched the world's first genetically modified crop in 1996 and GM crops are now grown in countries ranging fr

Demonstrators hold up posters during a protest against U.S.-based Monsanto Co. and genetically modified organisms (GMO), in New York
Demonstrators hold up posters during a protest against U.S.-based Monsanto Co. and genetically modified organisms (GMO), in New York

Demonstrators hold up posters during a protest against U.S.-based Monsanto Co. and genetically modified organisms , in New York May 25, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A demonstrator hold up a skeleton puppet during a protest against U.S.-based Monsanto Co. and genetically modified organisms (GMO), in New York
A demonstrator hold up a skeleton puppet during a protest against U.S.-based Monsanto Co. and genetically modified organisms (GMO), in New York

A demonstrator hold up a skeleton puppet during a protest against U.S.-based Monsanto Co. and genetically modified organisms , in New York May 25, 2013. Monsanto Co., the world's largest seed company, is pushing on with plans to introduce a controversial new type of herbicide-tolerant crop, setting

Demonstrators wear costumes depicting tomatoes while they take part in march against U.S.-based Monsanto Co. and genetically modified organisms (GMO), in New York
Demonstrators wear costumes depicting tomatoes while they take part in march against U.S.-based Monsanto Co. and genetically modified organisms (GMO), in New York

Demonstrators wear costumes depicting tomatoes while they take part in march against U.S.-based Monsanto Co. and genetically modified organisms , in New York May 25, 2013. Monsanto Co., the world's largest seed company, is pushing on with plans to introduce a controversial new type of herbicide-tole