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Monsanto Troubles in St. Louis

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | (Organic Consumers Association) Is it any wonder Monsanto wants to hire a journalist to help improve its image (i.e. spread false facts)? The Biotech Bully is facing a raft of bad press—again. Here’s the latest. 1. OCA, Beyond Pesticides sue Monsanto. This week, we teamed up with Beyond Pesticides to sue St. Louis, Mo.-based Monsanto ...Read More »

Biotech's Dark Promise: Involuntary Cannibalism For All

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | ” Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.” ~ Albert Einstein Whereas the quote above could easily be dismissed as the ‘progress-denying’ sentiment of a disgruntled anti-GMO activist, the fact is that it came from a scientist representing the very epitome of Western rationality and accomplishment. Perhaps Einstein was ...Read More »

Roundup Accumulates In GMO Food, Proving Its Lack Of Safety

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | An important manuscript accepted for publication in the journal Food Chemistry disproves the widely held notion that GMO crops are ‘substantially equivalent’ to their traditional counterparts; a notion which forms the basis for national and international agencies – including the U.S. FDA, the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization – ...Read More »

7 Organic Baby Products to Know About

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | If you are concerned about getting chemical-free, non-genetically modified foods and products for yourself, you are likely concerned about the same for your baby. We know these products can cause long-term negative health effects, yet they continue to be marketed to the masses. When it comes to baby products, organic is always best. Infants have ...Read More »

GMO Golden Rice Flops In New Trial, Mutant Plants Reduces Crop Yield

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | By: Brandon Turbeville, Natural Blaze | After millions of dollars and untold amounts of hype, the GM Lobby’s favorite crop is demonstrating itself to do the opposite of what it was allegedly intended to do.As evidenced by a new study, Golden Rice, which was engineered to produce the precursor of vitamin A (carotenoids) has shown ...Read More »

Where Oh Where Are the GMO Apples?

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | It’s a little too early for Easter egg hunts. How about a pre-Easter GMO apple hunt? We recently reported that Intrexon, marketer of the GMO Arctic Apple, is quietly selling the apples in 10 retail grocery chains in the Midwest. Along with Friends of the Earth and Center for Food Safety, and with your help, ...Read More »

Top Pharma-Brand of Children's Vitamins Contains Aspartame, GMOs and Other Hazardous Chemicals

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | The #1 Children’s Vitamin Brand in the US contains ingredients that most parents would never intentionally expose their children to, so why aren’t more opting for healthier alternatives? Kids vitamins are supposed to be healthy, right? Well then, what’s going on with Flintstones Vitamins, which proudly claims to be “Pediatricians’ #1 Choice”?  Produced by the ...Read More »

GMO Potatoes Will Hit Stores and Restaurants Soon…If They Haven’t Already

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | If you prefer to avoid genetically modified foods, here’s another one to avoid. GMO potatoes will be joining  GMO apples at a store near you very soon – if they aren’t there already. Last week, the FDA added their approval (again) to that of the EPA, giving the go-ahead for these potatoes to be planted ...Read More »

Poison as Food

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | As more and more people begin to awaken from their slumber they seem to be connecting more and more dots. Once people begin changing their diet and moving away from the poison as food and truly nourish their bodies and minds it only makes sense they would demand real food instead of the garbage “conventional” ...Read More »

Human-Pig GMO Created at Vaccine Institute

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | In Greek mythology, a chimera is a fire-breathing monster created from different species, most often portrayed as a creature with a lion’s head, a goat’s body and a serpent’s tail. Chimeras have long been regarded as mythical creatures, to the extent that the word “chimera” also means “an illusion or fabrication of the mind” or ...Read More »

Study Links GMO Food To Leukemia

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | A groundbreaking study published in the current issue of the Journal of Hematology & Thromboembolic Diseases reveals the potential “leukemogenic” properties of the Bt toxin biopesticides engineered into the vast majority of GMO food crops already within the US food supply. The causal link between cancer and genetically modified food was confirmed in a French ...Read More »

GMO Apples Hit American Stores This Month: How and Why to Avoid Them

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | If a food company invented a new version of a typical food and then packaged it in a box without the ingredients etc. listed on the packaging, there would be quite the outcry. So why is it that Okanagan Speciality Fruits is allowed to market a new variety of GMO apples without telling people the reason ...Read More »

Trouble in Tuscan

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | In a perfect example of how people are organizing locally against corporate power, a growing number of citizens in Tucson, Ariz., are locked in a heated battle with Monsanto and some local elected officials. In a nutshell, here’s the deal. Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry negotiated a back-room deal that allowed Monsanto to buy 155 ...Read More »

Monsanto GM Corn MON810 Damaged the Intestines of Rats – New Study

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | By: GM Watch |   Rats fed GM Bt corn MON810 for only 90 days suffered serious damage to the surface mucous membranes of the jejunum (part of the small intestine), according to a new study.[1] The type of corn fed to the rats was MON810: Ajeeb YG, a GM version of Ajeeb, a locally ...Read More »

‘Substantially Equivalent’ Big Biotech Argument Busted by Latest Study

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | The Biotech industry assures the public that GMOs are substantially equivalent to their non-GMO or near-isogenic counterparts. In fact, the whole idea of substantial equivalence has been spun into existence by Big Biotech as a clever way to peddle their wares – but they like to have it both ways. You see, when it comes to health, ...Read More »

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