Tag Archives: GMO

Lawmakers: Americans ‘Too Stupid’ For GMO Labeling Laws

The "experts" have spoken, and here's what they have to say: You're just too stupid to handle a label on your food that says "this product contains genetically engineered ingredients." Members (see the list here) of the subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture, along with four of their hand-picked puppets (um, experts), met last ...

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 hear the word ...

What Is The World Health Organization?

The World Health Organization, or WHO, was officially established in 1948 by the United Nations. It was created with the goal of standardizing international health policies and practices to achieve "the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health." WHO is the organization behind the curtain (or one of such) that pushes flouridation ...

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 and ...

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 Tom Vilsack ...

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 been ...

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 processes ...

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 factory ...

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 of ...

Small American Farmers Hope To Make Big Impact Without Genetically Modified Food

As a teenager, Danelle Myer wanted nothing more than to leave her family’s farm in Iowa and become a big-city advertising executive. Now, the 42-year-old juggles orders for cabbage and deals with hail damage on her patch of land. After building a career in public relations, Myer returned three years ago to her rural roots in the ...

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 ...

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 of ...

New Study Shows Why Roundup Herbicide (Glyphosate) Should Be Banned

A growing body of research indicates that Roundup herbicide and its metabolite, AMPA, are vastly more toxic than the public is being told. Activist sentiment aside, the scientific research itself increasingly points to banning this herbicide as the only logical solution. A concerning new study published in Chemosphere shows that the classical toxicology model, based on ...

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 don’t want ...

Genetically Engineered HIV Vaccine INCREASED Risk Of HIV Infection

A new study published in Lancet reveals that an experimental vaccine manufactured by Merck using a genetically modified adenovirus actually increased the risk of contracting HIV infection in recipients. Titled, "Recombinant adenovirus type 5 HIV gag/pol/nef vaccine in South Africa: unblinded, long-term follow-up of the phase 2b HVTN 503/Phambili study," researchers randomly assigned a total of ...

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 anywhere? Nothing. ...