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Monsanto: 'Cure' For World Hunger Is Cursing The Global Food Supply

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | What if the very GM agricultural system that Monsanto claims will help to solve the problem of world hunger depends on a chemical that kills the very pollinator upon which approximately 70% of world’s food supply now depends? A study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology titled, “Effects of field-realistic doses of glyphosate on ...Read More »

Organic Standards Update: Finally Some Good News!

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | Our movement needed a win. We’re happy to report not one, but two recent wins in the battle to preserve organic standards. New GMO technologies such as cloning, nanotechnology, synthetic biology—technologies sometimes referred to as GMO 2.0—won’t be allowed in organics, thanks to a recent decision by the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). (And thanks ...Read More »

How GMO Farming and Food Is Making Our Gut Flora UNFRIENDLY

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | Two studies published reveal a disturbing finding: glyphosate-based herbicides such as Roundup® appear to suppress the growth of beneficial gut flora, leading to the overgrowth of extremely pathogenic bacteria. Late last year, in an article titled Roundup Herbicide Linked to Overgrowth of Deadly Bacteria, we reported on new research indicating that glyphosate-based herbicides such as Roundup® may ...Read More »

USDA Approves Genetically Engineered Potatoes

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved commercial planting of two types of potatoes that are genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine. The potatoes next must clear a voluntary review process through the Food and Drug Administration as well as get the OK from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ...Read More »

‘Organic' GMO? No Way!

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | Consumers have always been able to count on the fact that if a product is certified organic, it’s GMO-free. That’s because GMOs aren’t allowed in organic. At least they haven’t been, so far. Last week, our allies at Food DemocracyNOW! broke the news that Melody Meyer, a member of the Organic Trade Association (OTA), wants ...Read More »

20 Things The FDA (Federal Deception Administration) Doesn’t Want You To Know

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | There was a time when “FDA Approved” was a vote of credibility. We could purchase a product and feel safe because the government watchdogs had checked it out thoroughly before allowing it to be sold. Now, “FDA Approved” means “The company that produced this product has enough money and clout to allow it to be ...Read More »

Pesticide Experts Release Shocking Review Of Global Glyphosate Damage

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | (Sustainable Pulse) In a “state of the science” review released Tuesday, PAN International presents a large body of research documenting the adverse human health and environmental impacts of glyphosate and glyphosate-based herbicides and underscores the need for a global phase-out. The full Monograph review can be accessed here:  pan-international.org Environmental and health advocates say the ...Read More »

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

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | A groundbreaking new study finds synthetic (GMO) insulin is capable of rapidly producing type 1 diabetes in type 2 diabetics. 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 of all-cause ...Read More »

Monsanto Tribunal: "Empowered Victims"

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | “You’ve empowered many victims that shall build on this Tribunal’s work in their local struggles.” – Olivier De Schutter, chair of the Monsanto Tribunal legal team and former UN special rapporteur on the right to food, October 17, 2016 One by one, they stepped up to the podium. Reading from documents they’d spent months, in ...Read More »

6 Weird Things About Zika That Don’t Add Up (VIDEO)

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | Anyone who is a regular reader knows that if there is a scary pandemic out there we should be worried about, I’m the head engineer on the worry train. (This book is front and center on my bookcase. Obviously, I spend a fair bit of time thinking about pandemics!) There are many viruses that would wreak ...Read More »

5 Things You May Not Know About Aspartame

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | 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 ...Read More »

'People Must Know'

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | The village of Avia Terai in Argentina is surrounded by GMO soy crops. Here, children are born with birth defects and degenerative diseases of unknown origin. One little girl has large brownish-black spots all over her face and body—marks she’s had since birth. Another is slowly wasting away from an undiagnosed degenerative disease thought to ...Read More »

Why You Are Insane If You Think GMOs Are Safe

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | 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 ...Read More »

Bayer And Monsanto: A Marriage Made In Hell

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | Bayer and Monsanto finally agreed to say “I do” on September 14, striking a $66-billion deal that Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant tried to sell as a move to improve “the lives of growers and people around the world.” Wall Street Journal reporter Jacob Bunge painted the news in a different light. Bunge implied that behind ...Read More »

Pro GMO Mainstream Media Continues Vicious Attacks On Chipotle After Decision To Go Non-GMO

Genetically Modified Organisms |  | It was a great moment in America back in 2013 when the famous food chain Chipotle announced it was committing to eventually serving only foods that were verified non-GMO. That’s non genetically modified organism food. At the time, Chipotle was also the first US restaurant chain to voluntarily label GMOs and it stated its clear ...Read More »

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