contaminating contaminating  /kən ˈtæ mə ˌneɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
  2. (adj) that infects or taints

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Business in brief

    Monsanto Co. was sued by an environmental group and a Washington farm over claims it failed to take steps to prevent genetically altered wheat from contaminating regular wheat. The complaint by the Center for Biological Diversity and another filed in federal court in Spokane, Wash., follow a June 3 lawsuit in Kansas brought after wheat modified to withstand Monsanto's Roundup Ready weed killer ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The News Journal

  2. Evening Business News briefing

    Monsanto Co. was sued by an environmental group and a Washington farm over claims it failed to take steps to prevent genetically altered wheat from contaminating regular wheat. The complaint by the Center for Biological Diversity and another filed in federal court in Spokane, Wash., follow a June 3 lawsuit in Kansas brought after wheat modified to withstand Monsanto's Roundup Ready weed killer ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The News Journal

  3. Monsanto Sued On Behalf of Farmers Over Modified Wheat

    Monsanto Co. (MON) , the world’s largest seed company, was sued by an environmental group and a Washington farm over claims it failed to take steps to prevent genetically altered wheat from contaminating regular wheat.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. ...said the existing research, including Schindler's study, heightens the need to make sure oilsands companies are living up to the highest possible standards without "contaminating the Athabasca River."
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Jim Prentice Source: Montreal Gazette

  2. "They have no place to go to the bathroom, and as a result, particularly for little kids, is they're out there -- they may be contaminating every piece of standing water," Clinton said. "That could lead to diarrhea, it could lead to...
    on Feb 22, 2010 By: Bill Clinton Source: FOXNews (blog)

  3. "When products for babies are labeled 'gentle' and 'pure,' parents expect that they are just that," said Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.). "To think that cancer-causing chemicals are contaminating baby shampoos and lotions is horrifying. I...
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: SYS-CON Media

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