Category: GMO

Unlabelled Genetically Modified Salmon Discovered Sold Into Quebec, Canada

Montreal: Investigations by the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, Ecology Action Centre and the Quebec network Vigilance OGM reveal that the world’s first sale of genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) salmon could have gone exclusively into the Quebec market. “Quebeckers could have unknowingly eaten the GM salmon anywhere in restaurants, or through food service at…

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Cambodian Farm Showcases Hulked Out GE Pigs With Huge Muscles

By Amanda Froelich The shocking videos and photographs have sparked controversy about the ethics (and health implications) of genetically modifying animals. If you take the time to scroll through the Duroc Cambodia Facebook page, you’ll see a frightening amount of photos showcasing extremely muscular pigs. Understandably, the photographs have sparked controversy about the ethics (and health implications)…

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BUSTED! Monsanto Caught Writing Their Own Independent Safety Reviews

By Mac Slavo Leaked internal documents from Monsanto condemn the already-struggling giant to maintain some level of integrity. The company has been caught red-handed using a ghostwriter to craft their own independent safety reviews to be published in scientific journals. According to this report, plaintiffs suing the agricultural company are alleging that Monsanto self-wrote several “independent” scientific…

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High Noon In Arkansas as They Stand Up Against Monsanto

  By Heather Callaghan, Editor If we don’t get a handle on it, our natural environment will not be the same. – Beekeeper, Richard Coy Farmers across the Midwest are being divided – neighbor against neighbor as the dicamba crisis continues to mushroom. Dicamba is an old herbicide, but it’s only recently that it’s been used on…

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France Will Phase Out Glyphosate Weedkiller By 2022

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Yesterday the French government announced a 2022 deadline to phase out the use of glyphosate – the active ingredient to herbicides like Monsanto’s Roundup. Roundup is the world’s best-selling herbicide and is used agriculturally, industrially and even on individual lawns everywhere. While many outlets are reporting an outright French ban on glyphosate, the…

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Despite Ban, GE Corn Contaminates 90 Percent of Corn Products in Mexico

By Heather Callaghan, Editor GMOs Found in Nearly All of Mexican Corn Products, Roundup Too In case you thought GMOs hadn’t quite proliferated most food products – well, in the 20 years that they have been commercially available for free trade, GMOs have and blanketed the world like smallpox – pushing out the the very fabric of Mexico. Interestingly,…

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Big Ag Offers More Genetic Modification To Solve Crisis Caused by Genetic Modification

By Brandon Turbeville Genetic modification is now taking on a new appearance. Although if you were to read many reports announcing arrival of the new technique it would sound as if it is an entirely new and separate process. Because plants are able to “turn off” their genes through RNA interference in order to block protein…

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Big Ag Reaps Benefits From Emerging Dicamba Crisis

By Brandon Turbeville While most of the focus has centered on glyphosate in terms of dangerous pesticides, there is another weed killer that is posing a danger to crop growers – dicamba. Although not the only state affected by the growing dicamba controversy, Ohio has been one of the afflicted states. Although the state has only…

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Call to Stop Using Africans As GMO Guinea Pigs

By Heather Callaghan, Editor The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa is calling for an immediate halt on imports to South Africa of Monsanto’s high-risk second-generation gene-silencing GM maize meant for human consumers. African Center for Biodiversity reports: In an open letter to African biosafety regulators, AFSA rejects and condemns US corporation Monsanto’s plan to exploit millions of…

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