Category: GMO

Glyphosate Contaminants In Processed Brand Name Foods

By Catherine J. Frompovich Glyphosate is the main chemical active in several brands of agricultural and corporate farming herbicides used in the growing fields; in GMO seed crop cultures; and in what’s called “preharvest staging” [1]. That’s when the herbicide is sprayed several days [3 to 5 days] prior to crop harvest to “ensure” seed…

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Brazil Refuses GMO Imports From United States

By Amelia Kinney Brazil joins the growing number of countries rejecting GMO imports from the United States. Brazil joins the growing number of countries rejecting GMO imports from the United States. In the last decade, bio-technology and gene modification in large-scale agriculture has become a controversy driving a wedge into the industry. In 2015, 19…

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University Study Laments “Just the Facts” Aren’t Enough to Convince Women of GMO Safety

  By Brandon Turbeville A recent series of focus groups conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide is now demonstrating two things clearly: first, that Big Ag is growing increasingly desperate in its attempts to convince average consumers to continue purchasing their toxic products and remain unaware of any potential dangers. Second, that the…

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325 Food and Farm Groups Urge Jeff Sessions to Oppose Big Ag Mega-Mergers, Incentives

By Deirdre Fulton Big Ag could score some big wins under newly confirmed Attorney General Jeff Sessions, roughly 325 food and farm groups warned on Monday, urging Sessions to reject agricultural mega-mergers that would put corporate interests above public health, small farmers, and the environment. In a letter sent to Sessions and copied to members of Congress…

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Corn Diet Turns Endangered Hamsters Into Cannibals

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Did you know that the European hamster is endangered in western Europe? Cannibalism doesn’t help. The wild European hamster (Cricetus cricetus) has been dying off at an unprecedented rate and a new paper demonstrates why. Researchers first had to realize the that the previous, native diet of these cute rodentia consisted…

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Genetically Modified Insects Could Put Organic Farmers At Risk And Disrupt International Food Trade

By The Max Planck Institute Genetically modified organisms for pest control could end up as contaminants in agricultural products throughout the globe. “There’s a fly in my soup.” This statement conjures up the image of a dead fly in a bowl of soup rather than a genetically modified insect being served up with organic vegetables….

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Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto’s Toxic Pesticides

Illegal approval of dicamba use on engineered crops will harm farmers, environment WASHINGTON – Farmers and conservation groups filed a federal lawsuit on Friday challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of Monsanto’s new “XtendiMax” pesticide. The approval of the pesticide company’s latest version of the older weed-killer known as dicamba permits it to be sprayed…

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Why Is The Deadstream Media Ignoring These GMO Studies?

By Derrick Broze Despite new research indicating health concerns and conflicts of interest related to Genetically Modified foods, the corporate media has, once again, remained silent. In late December, a series of studies and news stories went largely unreported and ignored by the corporate, deadstream media. These reports covered blatant conflicts of interest between the…

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