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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 ...Read More »

DARK Act Comeback?

Everybody loves a Comeback Kid—unless that “kid” is the DARK Act. In March, the Senate voted down the DARK Act, the bill that would Deny Americans our Right to Know about GMOs. Since then, Monsanto and its front groups, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) have been using their power, ...Read More »

Shocking! This Is The Chicken That You Feed Your Family With… Abuse, Deformity And Disease (VIDEO)

Pilgrim’s Pride, one of America’s top leading poultry providers is under fire after leaked videos and gruesome images of the deplorable conditions from some of their contract farms. Gangrenous dermatitis, enteritis, coccidiosis are only a few of the vile conditions chickens are dying from, but it gets worse. Disease, Deformity and Deplorable Conditions Spell a Recipe For Disaster ...Read More »

Desperate Measure

The Biotech Industry Organization (BIO) changed its name awhile back, to the Biotech Innovation Organization—so we’d like them better. But we prefer to just call them desperate. According to the Des Moines Register, biotech crops were planted on fewer acres around the world in 2015—the first decline in 20 years. Meanwhile, Monsanto’s profits are tanking. ...Read More »

The Release Of GMO Creatures Into The Wild

By: Dr. Mercola | Mosquitoes have been described as the world’s deadliest animals. More aptly, this applies to female mosquitoes, which are the ones that bite humans. While male mosquitoes survive quite well by feeding off of flower nectar, females require meals of blood in order to develop and lay eggs. The problem is when a ...Read More »

Want To Do Something?

“You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.” – Mahatma Gandhi On April 22, the world will “celebrate” Earth Day again. Do you have plans for the day? Can we help? Whether you’re headed to a local Earth Day celebration, community event or ...Read More »

Food Companies Plan To Label GMOs—But Is There More To The Story?

By: Organic Consumers Association | The world’s largest food corporations have spent hundreds of millions of dollars (some of it illegally) to avoid being required to label the genetically engineered ingredients in their products. But with the July 1 deadline for complying with Vermont’s GMO labeling law on the horizon, a handful of the largest ...Read More »

Major Victory! Will It Last?

This week, we celebrate a major victory. Monsanto and its minions in Congress failed to pass a bill aimed at, among other things, preempting Vermont’s GMO labeling law and forever sanctioning the ongoing deceit conducted by corporations who cowardly refuse to label the GMO ingredients in their products. Wednesday’s victory was huge. But it isnt ...Read More »

We Slayed The Dark Act! For Now ...

h/t: Organic Consumers Association | Thanks to your tremendous and relentless pressure, you defeated the DARK Act today. Let’s hope it rests in peace. But if it doesn’t, we’re prepared, with your help, to engage in some fierce zombie slaying. Not enough votes—yet After all his posturing and bribing and coercing, Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) didn’t ...Read More »

GMO's 'Big Tobacco' Moment Shocks Public Awake (VIDEO)

By: Jefferey Jaxen– When paradigms shift, tyrants fall, or corporations lose their market it is often not from some spectacular event, but by a single, humanizing display. We have just witnessed such an event during the interview of high-profile GMO advocate Patrick Moore. This viral video has exploded in popularity giving yet another sign, along ...Read More »

Fight Senator Pat Roberts’ Latest Monsanto-Friendly Bill

On Friday, February 19, Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) introduced a new bill to the Senate proposing to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946. Roberts’ proposed legislation recommends that the Senate “amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a national voluntary labeling standard for bioengineered foods, and ...Read More »

Glyphosate: Like You’ve Never Before Heard It Explained (VIDEO)

Watch this important video. And then watch it again with your friends. Thierry Vrain, a retired biologist and genetic engineer, explains the links between glyphosate (the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup), GMO food and your health. For everyone who has trouble explaining to friends and family why this issue is so important, and why banning ...Read More »

Where The 2016 US Presidential Candidates Stand On Vaccines And GMOs

So where do the 2016 US presidential candidates stand on vaccines and GMOs? With every subsequent election cycle in the US, technology advances, making it easier for the citizenry to track what the various presidential candidates have said, voted and done in the past. We live in a surveillance state where military intelligence agencies like ...Read More »

Following An Email Trail: How A Public University Professor Collaborated On A Corporate PR Campaign

By: Carey Gillam, U.S. Right to Know | Former University of Illinois food science professor Bruce Chassy is known for his academic gravitas. Now retired nearly four years, Chassy still writes and speaks often about food safety issues, identifying himself with the full weight of the decades of experience earned at the public university and ...Read More »

USDA Study: GE Alfalfa Has Run Wild

The USDA first approved genetically engineered (GE) Roundup-Ready alfalfa in 2005, amid controversy. Two years later a federal court ruled that GE alfalfa planting must cease until the USDA conducted a full environmental review. Alfalfa, a perennial grass, will produce for about five years, and the plants already growing were allowed to remain. Final Environmental ...Read More »

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