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Canadian Farmers Say Entire Organic Industry At Risk In GM Alfalfa Debate (VIDEO)

Scroll down for video. GUELPH, Ont. – There’s a new genetically modified crop on the horizon that some say is jeopardizing the entire Canadian organic farming industry. Organic farmers across the country are sounding the alarm bells on the state of alfalfa, one small plant with a massive role in organic farming. When most people


5 Things You May Not Know About Aspartame

Aspartame is a nasty chemical that’s sold as a zero-calorie healthy sweetener. But did you know that it’s technically not calorie-free? Not a lot, only about 4 calories per gram. [1] That isn’t a lot, and it’s not a big deal. But it’s one weird fact you probably didn’t know about aspartame. Let’s take a


Poisoned Playgrounds

As if the world's most widely used poison, Monsanto's Roundup, didn't already pose a huge public health threat. Now, Monsanto and Scotts have teamed up to market Roundup Ready Kentucky Bluegrass, genetically engineered to withstand massive doses of Roundup. You probably won't buy it. But what's to stop commercial landscapers from using it in parks


10 Problems Genetically Modified Foods Are Already Causing

Genetically modified foods (GMOs) have been getting a bad rep for years now as studies continue to come out revealing the dangerous nature of GMOs. Whether it be the harm they cause to people eating them, or the environment, many believe GMOs have no place in our world. On the flip side, many state there


Another Pro-GMO President?

Hillary Clinton. Former senator and secretary of state. Mother. Grandmother-to-be. Potential frontrunner for the Democratic nominee for U.S. president in 2016. And Monsanto cheerleader. From back in the days when she worked for the Rose Law Firm, which represented Monsanto, to her ongoing cozy relationships with pro-GMO appointees Michael Taylor (Deputy Commissioner for Foods) and


GMO Mosquito Trial Has Reverse Effect, Causes Dengue Emergency

Civil society groups today expressed alarm at an increase in dengue incidence, leading to an emergency decree, in a town in Brazil where releases of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes are taking place. The promise was to create genetically modified mosquitoes that would end dengue, but results from field trials conducted in Bahia, Brazil have not


Séralini Study On Toxic Effects Of GMOs And Glyphosate Republished

[NOTE: When the French scientist Gilles-Éric Séralini first published disturbing findings of cancer in rats fed GMO corn (in the peer-reviewed Food and Chemical Toxicology journal), the blowback from the biotechnology industry, and related scientists, was so intense that the journal, in a virtually unprecedented step, withdrew the article. After going through two more review


July 7: Call Starbucks Day

Today, onJuly 7, OCA, GMO Inside and other concerned groups are asking their members to call Starbucks and ask them to switch to buying organic milk. Starbucks is the largest retail coffee chain in the world. That makes it one of the biggest supporters of Big Dairy factory farms. What's wrong with the Big Dairy


GMO Insulin Causes Type 1 Diabetes In Type 2 Diabetics, Study Finds

A groundbreaking new study finds synthetic (GMO) insulin is capable of rapidly producing type 1 diabetes in type 2 diabetics. Last year, we reported on the dangers of insulin therapy for type 2 diabetics, following the publication of a study comprised of almost 85,000 type 2 diabetic patients that found insulin monotherapy doubled their risk


Self-Proclaimed Monsanto Employee Trolling Anti-GMO Articles, Claiming Organic Food ‘Kills People’

So I was reading Heather Callaghan’s article, “Monsanto Teaching a Health Class In a School Near You?” published earlier today at Activist Post, which begins, “I’m retelling this story not to cause sheer outrage or bring down shame and fire on one school in one instance, but to let you know definitively that Monsanto representatives


No. More. Roundup.

A 2009 study found that Americans annually dump about 100 million pounds of glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, on their lawns and gardens. A lot has happened since 2009, so that number is probably much higher -- and about to get even higher yet, if Scott’s goes through with its plan to


Why You Are Insane If You Think GMOs Are Safe

You are insane if you are drinking Biotech's GMO-infused Kool-Aid. Here's why... Let's put aside the debate about antigenic proteins introduced by transgenes in GMO crops. Transgenes are genes from species that are not naturally present in crops of feed or food importance, e.g. spider genes, bacterial genes, viral genes, etc. These transgenes are capable


Tractor Traction! (VIDEO)

Monsanto has its money. Oregon’s family farmers have . . . their tractors. On May 2, 2014, family farmers from Jackson County, Oregon, took a brigade of 18 tractors through downtown Medford to show their support for county ballot measure 15-119, to ban growing of GMOs in Jackson County. The farmers won. Monsanto lost. You


Let’s Kick Some Grass!

As if the world’s most widely used poison, Monsanto’s Roundup, didn’t already pose a huge public health threat. Now, Monsanto and Scotts have teamed up to market Roundup Ready Kentucky Bluegrass, genetically engineered to withstand massive doses of Roundup. You probably won’t buy it. But what’s to stop commercial landscapers from using it just about


This Latest GMO Ban In North America Proves How The Power Of The People Is Making A Difference

They’ve been banned in many places in Europe and Asia, now two counties in Oregon have banned GMOs after a two year campaign to get it done. Jackson county and Josephine county will soon be free of GMO growers as voting has been completed with both counties voting in favor of the ban. Josephine at


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