Tag Archives: Monsanto

Sorry, Monsanto. No GMO Corn South Of The Border

Monsanto will have to wait awhile longer before it can contaminate Mexico’s countryside with its GMO corn. And thanks in part to the work being done by OCA’s Mexico-based sister network, Vía Orgánica, the Biotech Bully may never get the chance to destroy what has traditionally been a global haven for food crop biodiversity. This year ...

Whole Foods And Monsanto Top Shareholders Are Identical

Is there a Whole Foods-Monsanto connection? The answer is yes. But the important question is: what does this connection mean? What does it imply? Is it significant? If you consult open listings (for example, investors.morningstar.com), you can look at the major shareholders of these two publicly traded companies, Monsanto and Whole Foods. If you read the top 10 shareholders for each ...

GMOs Are Killing Bees, Birds, Butterflies, etc…

"It is ironic to think that man might determine his own future by something so seemingly trivial as the choice of an insect spray." - Rachel Carson, Silent Spring When the honeybees, our most important food pollinators, started dropping like proverbial flies, scientists scrambled to identify their killer (or killers). Attention eventually turned to the increased ...

The Bilderberg Plan To Obliterate Humanity

I recently interviewed Daniel Estulin, the author of what will be the newest best seller, TransEvolution: The Coming Age of Human Deconstruction. Estulin wrote the book based largely on a Bilderberg white paper which was smuggled to him by a Bilderberg insider. The document was filled with information which spelled the end of the human race ...

I Am Steve Marsh: Global Organic Protection Campaign Faces Trial

Steve Marsh’s organic canola fields in Western Australia suffered 70% genetic contamination from a neighboring biotech farm that sowed Monsanto seeds. As a result, he lost organic certification after 11 years, and his livelihood was destroyed. Marsh is the first organic farmer in the world, according to a 22-minute video (below), to sue a biotech farmer ...

Monsanto’s Evil Twin

Before there was Monsanto with its GMOs (genetically modified organisms), there were junk food companies hard at work peddling their influence, and promoting their agendas, in Congress. Now, the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association of America (GMA), which represents the world’s largest purveyors of junk food, is working in cahoots with Monsanto to protect their obscene profits by ...

Monsanto Prepares First-Ever GMO Wheat

Biotech titan Monsanto has made significant advances in the development of herbicide-tolerant wheat, the company announced recently, and could have the first-of-its-kind crop ready for farming in just a few years’ time. Genetically-modified wheat isn’t legally approved anywhere in the world, but the billion-dollar St. Louis, Missouri-based agriculture company has for years been determined to develop the first ...

In Detroit, Heroin Is Being Sold Directly In Front Of Public Schools While Kids Wait For Their Buses

How would you feel if you found out that heroin was being sold in broad daylight in front of the school that your child was attending?  Well, that is precisely what is happening up in Detroit.  When one of my readers told me that heroin was being sold directly in front of the high school ...

Supreme Court Gives Monsanto Full Ability To Sue Farmers

Do you remember the 2011 lawsuit from the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association 80+ plaintiffs (farmers and small businesses) against Monsanto? They were fighting biotech giant Monsanto’s ability to sue them for patent infringement when genetically modified seeds inadvertently appear in organic/conventional fields. Yes, were talking about the wind or insects carrying GM seeds onto another farm, which to ...

Monsanto Seed Plant Construction Halted In Argentina

A labor appeals court in north-central Argentina ruled that the construction of a Monsanto plant is unconstitutional, halting work on the site. People worldwide have stood up to Monsanto as the company attempts to control the world’s food supply. The three judge court ruled 2-1 in favor of the activists who filed a legal appeal against Monsanto’s ...

USDA-Approved Agent Orange: It’s Coming To A Farm Near You

Ah, the sweet smell of Agent Orange in the morning. Our benevolent agricultural guardians at the USDA have announced that they are allowing the introduction of new corn and soybean seeds that have been designed specifically to withstand a dousing with 2,4-D, a key ingredient in the infamously deadly Agent Orange. Now we get to be the ...

Indoctrination: 4-H Sells Its Soul To Monsanto And The US Soybean Council

If you’re looking for wholesome activities for your kids, you might be considering something like 4-H.  Geared towards an agricultural lifestyle, the 4-H Youth Development Organization seems like a great way for your child to hang out with other kids who are interested in more than the latest TV reality show. Doesn’t this sound great? 4-H ...

The World According To Monsanto

Corporate monopolies are not new, but ownership of patented grain seeds connotes that the control of the food supply is in the grasp of a private company. US supreme court rules in favor of Monsanto, “that a farmer in Indiana violated the intellectual property rights of the agricultural biotechnology titan Monsanto when he regrew the ...

GMO Rat Study Retracted By New Journal Editor From (Surprise!) Monsanto

Remember the Seralini study, with those gruesome images of GMO-fed rats that were engulfed by horrific tumors?  Well, great news! You can grab yourself some GMO corn and chow down now because the journal that published the study has retracted it.  Silly us, there was absolutely nothing to worry about! The new editor over at the ...

Political Cartoon Of The Week

Political Cartoon of the Week – Brought to you by John Jonik.   John Jonik has been a magazine cartoonist (New Yorker, National Lampoon, Esquire, Natural History, Cosmopolitan, NY Times, Saturday Review,etc etc) since mid 70s.  Political cartoonist as well (The Sleuth Journal, Z Magazine, Friends of the Earth, Public Citizen, Funny Times, NORML, etc.) since the ...

Monsanto, McDs, Coke And Friends Mis-Educate Registered Dieticians About the “Benefits” Of Processed Food

In the most mind-boggling conflict of interest you may have seen in quite a while, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) has put out a “fact” sheet on the “benefits” of processed foods for the members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. First, here’s a little background on the cast of characters in this little ...

Biotech’s Dark Promise: Involuntary Cannibalism For All

" 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 reflecting on ...

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