Peru Passes Monumental Ten-Year Ban on Genetically Modified Foods

By | Aug 29, 2012

  In an act of defiance against bloated biotech companies like Monsanto, Peru has officially passed a law banning genetically modified ingredients within the nation for a period of 10 years. Peru’s Plenary Session of the Congress made the decision despite previous governmental pushes for GM legalization. Anibal Huerta, President of Peru’s Agrarian Commission, said the [...]

Congress Bans FDA from Approving Genetically Modified ‘Franken’ Salmon

By | Aug 29, 2012

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a law that would effectively block the FDA from approving genetically modified ‘Franken’ salmon. The news came after the FDA declared that the GM salmon would not be labeled, leaving customers in the dark. An advisory panel declared that more studies would be needed on the genetically altered [...]

Scientists Create Genetically Modified Plants to Produce Pharmaceutical Drugs

By | Aug 16, 2012

Re-creating the world one genetic manipulation at a time. For centuries, humankind has been utilizing the naturally occurring medicinal and healing compounds of plants to overcome illness and disease. But scientists just don’t seem to be happy with what nature has to offer. Up until just a few years ago, scientists had to manually splice [...]

Monsanto Guilty Of Poisoning French Farmer

By | Feb 27, 2012

France Bids Monsanto A Hearty Au Revoir By Nate Holl Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 Natural Society named Monsanto the World’s Worst Company last year, and this peddler of pesticides might defend its title in 2012. On Monday a French court declared the U.S based company guilty of the chemical poisoning of a French farmer. Grain [...]

Mexico Says ‘No’ to Monsanto

By | Feb 26, 2012

The Mexican government denied Monsanto’s request to expand its pilot project in northern Mexico.  The request was rejected because the government says additional tests and studies need to be carried out to determine the effect of genetically modified corn on native corn species. Importance of corn varieties in Mexico and elsewhere With the fears of [...]

300,000 Organic Farmers Sue Monsanto in Federal Court

By | Feb 25, 2012

By Jane Ayers, Nation of Change   Thanks to RSN for reprinting my article from Nation of Change… and thanks to the 13,000+ Likes so far… Just want to make one correction: The title that RSN used was not what I originally wrote so I wanted to point that out because Willie Nelson is not [...]

USDA Forces Whole Foods To Accept Monsanto’s GMO/GE

By | Feb 25, 2012

“The policy set for GE alfalfa will most likely guide policies for other GE crops as well. True coexistence is a must.”   -  Whole Foods Market, Jan. 21, 2011 In the wake of a 12-year battle to keep Monsanto’s Genetically Engineered (GE) crops from contaminating the nation’s 25,000 organic farms and ranches, America’s organic consumers [...]

New Research: GMO Food Far Worse Than We Think

By | Feb 20, 2012

Disturbing new research published in the Journal of Applied Toxicology indicates that genetically modified (GM) crops with “stacked traits”  — that is, with multiple traits such as glyphosate-herbicide resistance and Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) insecticidal toxins engineered together into the same plant, are likely far more dangerous to human health than previously believed, due to their [...]

Test tube burgers could hit kitchens this year after scientists create meat with taste of quarter-pounder

By | Feb 20, 2012

The world’s first test-tube burger will be ready to eat within months. It will look, feel and, it is hoped, taste, like a regular quarter-pounder, its creator Mark Post told the world’s premier science conference. He plans to unveil the hamburger in October - and hopes celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal will cook it, although he [...]

Hungary Destroys All Monsanto GMO Corn Fields

By | Feb 20, 2012

Hungary has taken a bold stand against biotech giant Monsanto and genetic modification by destroying 1000 acres of maize found to have been grown with genetically modified seeds, according to Hungary deputy state secretary of the Ministry of Rural Development Lajos Bognar. Unlike many European Union countries, Hungary is a nation where genetically modified (GM) [...]

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