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Demonizing Defendants

[ 0 ] February 20, 2012

From Belleville News Democrat via Madison/St. Clair Record: Madison County’s scientifically meritless, nearly 8-year-old atrazine lawsuit last made headlines in spring 2011 when the presiding judge backed the plaintiffs’ request to unseal arguably irrelevant internal documents of Syngenta, maker of the widely used weed killer. Those documents included a then 6-year-old memo from a Chicago […]


Over-Regulation Fever At The White House

[ 0 ] February 10, 2012

From Jon Entine via Forbes: Don’t drink tap water. Beware the coming environmental apocalypse. It’s election season, and s are turning up the heat on the Environmental Protection Agency. Will the Obama Administration buckle in this über-political time and give in to alarmism? The target du jour is atrazine, the American farmer’s most popular weed […]


Center for Media & Democracy (CMD) — Overview

[ 0 ] February 9, 2012

From the Center for Consumer Freedom: Overview – The Center for Media & Democracy (CMD) is a counterculture public relations effort disguised as an independent media organization. CMD isn’t really acenterit would be more accurate to call it a partnership, since it is essentially a two-person operation. Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber operate, as do […]

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Syngenta responds to Center for Media & Democracy (CMD) postings

[ 0 ] February 8, 2012

From Syngenta Crop Protection: In response to postings by the Center for Media & Democracy  The documents posted by the Center for Media & Democracy (CMD) are irrelevant to the facts of this case. Our goal has always been to act responsibly by communicating clearly that atrazine is a safe, well tested, and beneficial product […]