Category: GMO

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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Illegal GMO Roundup Ready Corn Found Growing in Bolivia

By Heather Callaghan, Natural Blaze The NGO, SOS MAIZ BOLIVIA has reported that genetically engineered Roundup Ready maize has been found growing illegally in the Bolivian village of Charagua, in the south of Santa Cruz department. The illegal intrusion was discovered on March 17 2017, when “an expedition of agronomists, sociologists, economists and journalists organized by SOS…

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Govt to Grab $3M from Taxpayers to Propagandize Us Into Eating GMOs

By Heather Callaghan, Editor The FDA and USDA are attempting to counter “misinformation” about GMO foods and you’re going to help them. U.S. taxpayers are to fund a government propaganda drive to persuade them to like GM foods. [1] This is enough to spurn an already cash-strapped public, especially since Monsanto is in the midst of legal trouble…

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Monsanto Hired Paid Internet Trolls to Counter Bad Public Image, Lawsuit Claims

By Carey Wedler Agrochemical giant Monsanto hired Internet trolls to combat negative perceptions about their brand on social media and across the Internet, according to a lawsuit filed by U.S. Right to Know, a nonprofit organization “working for transparency and accountability” in the American food system. The company has also been accused of manufacturing scientific…

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Belgium Bans Monsanto’s Weedkiller for Non-Professionals

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Monsanto’s weedkiller, Roundup, with its active ingredient glyphosate – is the world’s most widely used herbicide. It’s not just a staple in agriculture, but by your neighbors and city employees in an all-too convenient, but toxic way to kill weeds. Glyphosate has since been detected in waterways, drinking water, pregnant women,…

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