Tag Archives: Monsanto

Uncounted Votes Sink Measure 92

Technically, we lost. By about 800 votes. A fraction of a percentage point. But we’ll never really know. Because this week, a judge in Oregon ruled against a lawsuit filed this week by our YES on 92 Campaign. The suit would have required the state to count the 4600 votes that election officials threw out—because they ...

Huge Win: Monsanto Stock Downgraded After Worst Growth In 7 Years

By: Christina Sarich | Natural Society - Here’s one for the history books, and a slap on the wrist for stock-holders like Bill Gates and George Soros. Monsanto stock has been downgraded to ‘Neutral’ from ‘Buy’ after an annual seed dealer industry survey showed bleak returns. This may be the most depressing news in seven years for Monsanto, but ...

Is Judge In Maui GMO Case Connected To Monsanto?

By: Jon Rappoport | No More Fake News  - After the citizens of Maui just voted to stop Monsanto and Dow from further GMO development, Monsanto filed suit. Barry Kurren is the US federal magistrate overseeing the court battle between Maui and Monsanto. Judge Kurren’s wife, Faye, is the past president of the University of Hawaii Foundation, which is the fund-raising arm ...

The End Of Monsanto’s Roundup?

For decades, Monsanto has claimed that Roundup and its key ingredient, glyphosate, are “safe.” The biotech industry has backed up those claims with industry-funded “studies.” The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which is supposed to protect us, has been protecting Monsanto’s profits instead. In July the EPA, despite new studies linking glyphosate to everything from infertility ...

GMO Crops Are Destroying Farmland, And Monsanto Doesn’t Want You To Know

By: Christina Sarich | Natural Society - The European Association for bio-industries, EuropaBio, wants you to believe that “GM crops can protect soils from erosion through less ploughing, conserving soil moisture, too. GM herbicide tolerant crops reduce the need to plough fields in preparation for planting crops. This saves fuel because less tilling is necessary. GM insect resistant crops ...

Not. Safe.

Ever since former Monsanto lawyer Michael Taylor co-authored the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) substantial equivalency policy, which said that genetically modified foods are no different than non-GMO foods, independent scientists (and consumers) have been skeptical. To say the least. Now yet another new published review, by researchers at the University of Adelaide, Flinders University ...

Is Monsanto Admitting Guilt In ‘Zombie Wheat’ Settlement?

By: Steve Holt | TakePart - News emerged this week about a possible settlement between Monsanto and the farmers whose wheat was allegedly contaminated by unauthorized genetically modified seeds produced by the biotech firm. Lawyers for a contingent of soft white wheat farmers in Kansas told a Kansas City federal judge that an agreement had been ...

Our Food Supply: What You And Your Family Need To Know

  By: Isabelle Beenan | Natural Blaze - What does smoking have to do with our food supply? Allow me to draw a little analogy between the conventional tobacco industry and the conventional food supply industry. There is no need to rehash the whole tobacco industry debacle, other than to point out that morality and health do not ...

Boycott Monsanto – A Simple List Of Companies To Avoid

As the public debate over the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMO’s) continues, many are already wondering how they can choose products that aren’t using GMO’s. This could be made quite simple if some sort of governing authority forced companies to label their products if they contain GMOs so people know what they are buying, ...

Un-Earthed: Is Monsanto’s Glyphosate Destroying The Soil?

"The nation that destroys its soil, destroys itself." — Franklin Delano Roosevelt “If we have declared a war against the soil itself, then we are literally committing a species level suicide.” — Dr. Vandana Shiva In light of this quote, had Monsanto been around during Roosevelt's time, he would not have taken too kindly to their ...

Monsanto GMO Wheat Contamination Discovered In Montana

Monsanto’s experimental genetically modified wheat has been discovered growing in the second US field in Montana, about a year after the discovery of the company’s unapproved crop growing in Oregon disrupted US wheat exports. The plants were discovered at a test site at Montana State University, where back in 2000-2003 Monsanto was conducting field trials of ...

Agent Orange Ticking Time Bomb

The clock is ticking on our last chance to stop a ticking time bomb. On August 6 (2014), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), over the objections of 50 members of Congress, and more than 500,000 citizens, scientists, farmers and health professionals, moved one step closer to approving Dow’s new Enlist "Agent Orange" brand soy and ...

Yahoo’s Ebola Tweet Is A Lie Designed To Promote Fear-Based Acceptance Of The Ebola Vaccine

A Yahoo News last Sunday and it stated that 145 people in the Atlanta area have contracted Ebola. The Yahoo News tweet disappeared about 20 minutes later, only to be replaced by a tweet stating that the first tweet was a mistake. However, the Yahoo News Twitter release was re-tweeted hundreds of times in that ...

The Monsanto Sponsored Ebola Vaccine Will Kill More People Than Ebola Itself

Monsanto, or Monsatan as many call them, has partnered with the Department of Defense to use a proxy third party company to develop a vaccine against Ebola. The seed money began at $1.5 million. The value of the deal could grow to an estimated $86 million dollars. The company’s name is Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation (TKMR) ...

Wanted: Celebrity Chef To Promote Monsanto

In its latest ploy to brainwash consumers, Monsanto is teaming up with a major media conglomerate to bribe nonprofits with money in exchange for promoting GMO foods on TV. And they want a celebrity chef to be part of the equation. On August 5, Gawker published an email from Condé Nast outlining plans for a ...

Why Monsanto’s ‘Cure’ For World Hunger Is Cursing The Global Food Supply

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 new study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology titled, "Effects of field-realistic doses of glyphosate on ...

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 ...