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Sorry, Monsanto. No GMO Corn South Of The Border

Monsanto will have to wait awhile longer before it can contaminate Mexico’s countryside with its GMO corn. And thanks in part to the work being done by OCA’s Mexico-based sister network, Vía Orgánica, the Biotech Bully may never get the chance to destroy what has traditionally been a global haven for food crop biodiversity. This

Whole Foods And Monsanto Top Shareholders Are Identical

Is there a Whole Foods-Monsanto connection? The answer is yes. But the important question is: what does this connection mean? What does it imply? Is it significant? If you consult open listings (for example, investors.morningstar.com), you can look at the major shareholders of these two publicly traded companies, Monsanto and Whole Foods. If you read

Monsanto’s Evil Twin

Before there was Monsanto with its GMOs (genetically modified organisms), there were junk food companies hard at work peddling their influence, and promoting their agendas, in Congress. Now, the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association of America (GMA), which represents the world’s largest purveyors of junk food, is working in cahoots with Monsanto to protect their obscene profits

Monsanto Prepares First-Ever GMO Wheat

Biotech titan Monsanto has made significant advances in the development of herbicide-tolerant wheat, the company announced recently, and could have the first-of-its-kind crop ready for farming in just a few years’ time. Genetically-modified wheat isn’t legally approved anywhere in the world, but the billion-dollar St. Louis, Missouri-based agriculture company has for years been determined to develop

Supreme Court Gives Monsanto Full Ability To Sue Farmers

Do you remember the 2011 lawsuit from the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association 80+ plaintiffs (farmers and small businesses) against Monsanto? They were fighting biotech giant Monsanto’s ability to sue them for patent infringement when genetically modified seeds inadvertently appear in organic/conventional fields. Yes, were talking about the wind or insects carrying GM seeds onto another farm, which

Monsanto Seed Plant Construction Halted In Argentina

A labor appeals court in north-central Argentina ruled that the construction of a Monsanto plant is unconstitutional, halting work on the site. People worldwide have stood up to Monsanto as the company attempts to control the world’s food supply. The three judge court ruled 2-1 in favor of the activists who filed a legal appeal

Indoctrination: 4-H Sells Its Soul To Monsanto And The US Soybean Council

If you’re looking for wholesome activities for your kids, you might be considering something like 4-H.  Geared towards an agricultural lifestyle, the 4-H Youth Development Organization seems like a great way for your child to hang out with other kids who are interested in more than the latest TV reality show. Doesn’t this sound great?

The World According To Monsanto

Corporate monopolies are not new, but ownership of patented grain seeds connotes that the control of the food supply is in the grasp of a private company. US supreme court rules in favor of Monsanto, “that a farmer in Indiana violated the intellectual property rights of the agricultural biotechnology titan Monsanto when he regrew the

GMO Rat Study Retracted By New Journal Editor From (Surprise!) Monsanto

Remember the Seralini study, with those gruesome images of GMO-fed rats that were engulfed by horrific tumors?  Well, great news! You can grab yourself some GMO corn and chow down now because the journal that published the study has retracted it.  Silly us, there was absolutely nothing to worry about! The new editor over at

Monsanto, McDs, Coke And Friends Mis-Educate Registered Dieticians About the “Benefits” Of Processed Food

In the most mind-boggling conflict of interest you may have seen in quite a while, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) has put out a “fact” sheet on the “benefits” of processed foods for the members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. First, here’s a little background on the cast of characters in this

Anti-Monsanto Activism

Monsanto perhaps is the world’s most hated corporation. Considering the competition, it’s not easy taking top honors. GMO foods and ingredients are toxic. They’re unsafe to eat. They’re hazardous to human health. They should be banned. Monsanto’s the leading producer. GMOs poison people for profit. Independent studies explain. Agribusiness giants want all animal and vegetable

RIP Monsanto Protection Act

It’s dead. Thanks to you. And hundreds of thousands of people like you who signed petitions, and called their representatives and senators, the Monsanto Protection Act has, officially, expired. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) pushed hard to kill the Monsanto Protection act, a biotech industry-friendly rider attached to the government funding bill that expired on September

The People Triumph Over Biotech: Monsanto Protection Act Defeated In Senate

Finally, it seems like we have the attention of some of the members of Congress.  As the result of an enormous outcry, the Senate voted down the rider that was recently approved by the House of Representatives.  The rider would have continued Big Biotech’s immunity against prosecution resulting from their toxic farming practices and questionable

FDA’s Voluntary GMO Labeling Is Good For Monsanto, Bad For Consumers

While consumers battle on for laws mandating the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food products, some lawmakers are taking the GMO labeling debate in a different direction. And it’s a direction that’s anything but consumer friendly. Last month, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) asked the U.S. Food & Drug

Reality Check: Is Monsanto America’s Best Example Of Crony Capitalism? (VIDEO)

It is a name that Americans are hearing more and more, Monsanto. An agriculture company that has become connected to the term GMO’s. So what is Monsanto? What exactly are GMO’s? and why are people so up in arms about a company that grows food? And the big question, is Monsanto one of the best

March Against Monsanto – Worldwide, October 12, 2013 (VIDEO)

This is a Call to Action for a Non-Hierarchical Occupation of Monsanto Everywhere Whether you like it or not, chances are Monsanto contaminated the food you ate today with chemicals and unlabeled GMOs. Monsanto controls much of the world’s food supply at the expense of food democracy worldwide. This site is dedicated to empowering citizens

TED Aligns With Monsanto, Halting Any Talks About GMOs, ‘Food As Medicine’ Or Natural Healing

Allow me to be the first to announce that TED is dead. Why? Because the group that organizes so-called “TED talks” has been thoroughly hijacked by corporate junk science and now openly rejects any talks about GMOs, food as medicine, or even the subject of how food can help prevent behavioral disorders in children. All

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