US Approved Bayer’s Acquisition of Monsanto (NYSE:MON)

US Approved Bayer’s Acquisition of Monsanto (NYSE:MON)

US Approved Bayer’s Acquisition of Monsanto (NYSE:MON) $MON, $BAYRY German drugs and pesticides group Bayer AG (OTCMKT:BAYRY)  has reached a deal with the U.S. Justice Department for antitrust approval for its $62.5-B bid to acquire Monsanto Co. by agreeing to sell additional assets. The Justice Department reached an agreement in principle with the two companies […]

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood Recent research looking at the effects of the antihypertensive diet on mental health concluded this kind of dietary pattern, which is low in sugar and high in fresh fruits and vegetables, can help reduce the risk of depression in many people especially seniors. Overall, people who followed the DASH diet […]

US Federal Court Now Looking into Monsanto’s Roundup

US Federal Court Now Looking into Monsanto’s Roundup

US Federal Court Now Looking into Monsanto’s Roundup $MON Claims that the active ingredient St. Louis, MO-based Monsanto (NYSE:MON) widely used weed killer Roundup can cause cancer have been evaluated by international agencies, US and foreign regulators and the product’s manufacturer agribusiness giant Monsanto. Now, a federal judge in San Francisco is conducting his own […]

Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Herbicide Dicamba Destroying Gardens and Orchards 

Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Herbicide Dicamba Destroying Gardens and Orchards 

Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Herbicide Dicamba Destroying Gardens and Orchards $MON As the US growing season entered its peak this Summer, farmers began posting startling pictures on social media of fields of beans, peach orchards and vegetable gardens withering away. The photographs served as early warnings of a crisis that has damaged millions of acres of farmland. […]

US EPA Accused of Helping Monsanto (NYSE:MON) Cause Cancers in Consumers

US EPA Accused of Helping Monsanto (NYSE:MON) Cause Cancers in Consumers

US EPA Accused of Helping Monsanto (NYSE:MON) Cause Cancers in Consumers $MON, $SMG, $DOW 800+ people with cancer are suing Monsanto (NYSE:MON), the maker of Roundup, claiming the glyphosate-based herbicide made them sick, and the company did little to warn the consumers, despite full well knowing cancer risks existed. In Y 2015, glyphosate, the active […]

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen An article published by CNN Health is a reminder us that the connection between the brain’s nucleus accumbens and prefrontal cortex drives intentional actions, such as deciding whether we will take another bite of chocolate cake, or not. The prefrontal cortex also activates […]

Help Support Organics and the Battle Against GMOs

Help Support Organics and the Battle Against GMOs

Help Support Organics and the Battle Against GMOs $MON This is GMO Awareness Week, and GMO proponents claim that GE (genetic engineering) is “safe and beneficial,” and that it advances the agriculture industry. They also claim that GMOs, or GE foods, help ensure the global food supply and sustainability. The Big Q: Is there any truth to […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $HD, $IBM, $MON, $NVDA, $SQ, $UL Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades […]

The “Shortened” Week Ahead on Wall Street

The “Shortened” Week Ahead on Wall Street

The “Shortened” Week Ahead on Wall Street $STZ, $MON, $WBA The US financial markets were closed Monday in observance of New Year’s Day. This week only 3 members of the S&P 500 are scheduled to report earnings to Wall Street: Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ), Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NYSE:WBA) Thursday.   […]

Big Agriculture Wins In Hawaii

Big Agriculture Wins In Hawaii

Big Agriculture Wins In Hawaii $MON, $SYT, $DOW, $DFT A federal judge ruled that 3 Hawaii counties cannot enact their own bans or regulations on GMO’s (genetically modified crops) and pesticides, handing a victory to the big agriculture companies that fought the regulations. Circuit Judge Consuelo M. Callahan last Friday upheld a lower court’s decision […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $TWTR, $IVZ, $MON, $NTAP Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AAPL, $T, $ADSK, $MON Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $BLK, $BMY, $LVTL, $NVDA, $MON, $FOXA Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades […]

Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides

Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides

Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides $MON, $FB, $TWTR The research shows that the long-term exposure to pesticides has been linked to infertility, birth defects, endocrine disruption, neurological disorders and cancer Common sense tells us that fewer pesticides in our food supply would result in improved health among the […]

Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline

Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline

Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline $MON, $BAYRY, $SYT Last week, Friends of the Earth (FoE) released a report, titled “Buzz Kill: How the Pesticide Industry is Clipping the Wings of Bee Protection Efforts Across the US.” The report, by Christopher Cook and Tiffany Finck-Haynes, details the pesticide industry’s outsized role in weakening and […]

Genetic Engineering Affects Environmental Change, the Stakes are High

Genetic Engineering Affects Environmental Change, the Stakes are High

Genetic Engineering Affects Environmental Change, the Stakes are High $MON There are widespread examples throughout history of pest control experiments gone very wrong. Today, the stakes are really high, as scientists are increasingly turning to GE (genetic engineering) techniques to affect environmental change. Already this year the Zika virus, which is carried by the Aedes […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts’ Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts’ Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts’ Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $DG, $MON, $PANW, $TGTX, $ULTX Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts’ research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, […]

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate

Expert Scientists Don’t Agree On Cancer-causing Potential of Glyphosate $MON Tuesday, one of the nation’s scientific bodies said it found no evidence that GMO crops are bad for human health. In its 400-page report the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says its review of Key studies and years of disease data showed no […]

So, What is Really Organic Food?

So, What is Really Organic Food?

So, What is Really Organic Food? Do not make the mistake of confusing the ‘Natural’ label with Organic standards. The ‘Natural’ label is not based on any standards at all, and is frequently misused by sellers of GE (genetically engineered) food products. Growers and manufacturers of Organic products bearing the USDA seal must meet the […]

US Grain Traders Ban Unapproved GMO Grains

US Grain Traders Ban Unapproved GMO Grains

US Grain Traders Ban Unapproved GMO Grains $AGM, $BAYRY, $DOW, $MON, $BG, $SYT Across the US grain belt, top agricultural commodities handlers have banned GMO (genetically modified) crops that are not approved in all major overseas markets, shaking up a decades-old system that used the world’s biggest exporting country as a launchpad for new seeds […]

The Majority of Americans are Eating Chemical “Drenched” Foods

The Majority of Americans are Eating Chemical “Drenched” Foods

The Majority of Americans are Eating Chemical “Drenched” Foods $MON Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Roundup herbicide, is the most used agriculture chemical in history. In Y 2014, farmers sprayed enough glyphosate to apply 0.8 lbs of the chemical to every acre of cultivated cropland in the US and nearly 0.5 lb of […]

Avoid Pesticide Saturated Fruits and Vegetables

Avoid Pesticide Saturated Fruits and Vegetables

Avoid Pesticide Saturated Fruits and Vegetables $MON Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s (NYSE:MON) Roundup herbicide, is the most used agriculture chemical of all time. It is not known exactly how much glyphosate may be in your food because the USDA does not test for it. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in […]

Play God With Nature, Get Burned

Play God With Nature, Get Burned

Play God With Nature, Get Burned GMO food has been touted as the savior of the world; feed the hungry, make farming more profitable and minimize the use of pesticides, and it is safe. Lots of scientists have confirmed that GMO food is safe for consumption despite the public’s support for restrictions on such food […]