Category: GMO

Colonialism In Tanzania: Big Ag Invades Another Desperate Country

By Brandon Turbeville As the Western establishment continues to try and crush Syria, Venezuela, Iran and the Philippines, the empire is setting its sights on a new target which is receiving itself less attention: Tanzania. Although not in the form of bombs and sanctions (yet), the G8 is moving to force Tanzania to accept GMOs and patented seeds…

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Future of GM Crops in India on the Table with GM Mustard Decision

By Brandon Turbeville Genetically modified mustard is now one step closer to commercial cultivation in India after the country’s central biotech regulator, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee approved the vegetable for cultivation and recommended that the Environment Ministry do the same. The decision will be made by the Environment Minister Anil Madhave Dev who has…

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Monsanto and Big Ag Colonizing Africa, Criminalizing Traditional Seed Exchanges

By Alex Pietrowski Of the many concerns surrounding the dominance of agrichemicals companies and GMO foods, the most frightening dimension is that corporate manufactured seed is wiping out global biodiversity in food crops and creating a punitive legal framework for our total dependence on these companies for food. Monsanto, Syngenta and other majors in agribusiness…

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Orange Petunias Are GMO Per Finnish Food Safety Authority Report

By Catherine J. Frompovich One of the staple flowering annuals of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, petunias, has been confirmed to be genetically modified (GMO) in Europe.  The ORANGE-color petunia, according to Finnish reports, is GMO.  Petunias came in various naturally-occurring colors, but never ORANGE! According to Greenhouse Management news, the USDA has launched an…

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The 2017 “March Against Monsanto” May 20, 2017

By Catherine J. Frompovich If you don’t like eating genetically modified ‘phoods’, you just may want to join the world-wide protest march Saturday, May 20, 2017, against Monsanto, the premiere GMO corporate ‘phood’ and seed developer. The Organic Consumers Organization is providing a listing of 184 MAM-march organizer contacts on its website.  There are 95…

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Call for Canadian Grocery Stores to Reject GM Foods Since Parliament Shot Down Labeling Vote

Groups Call on Grocery Stores to Reject GM Fish and Produce as Parliament Votes Down Mandatory Labeling for GM Foods OTTAWA, May 17, 2017 – Public interest groups the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network and Vigilance OGM, are expressing profound disappointment that Members of Parliament voted down Private Member’s Bill C-291 for mandatory labeling of genetically modified (GM, also called genetically engineered) foods. Polls…

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Canada’s Parliament to Vote on Mandatory Labeling for GMO Foods

Ottawa. May 15, 2017. On Wednesday, May 17th, Members of Parliament will vote on Private Member’s Bill C-291 for mandatory labeling of genetically modified (GM) foods. “Labelling is necessary for transparency and traceability in our food system,” said Lucy Sharratt of the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network. “Canadians want to know where GM foods are in their grocery stores.” Polls over twenty years…

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