Category: GMO

Newsweek and USA Today Have Bizarre Standards for Opinion Writers

By Stacy Malkan Why are Newsweek and USA Today so willing to let special interests mislead their readers? Clear standards are needed for disclosing conflicts of interest Facts don’t matter in commentaries printed by Newsweek so long as the writer “seems genuine.” That’s the takeaway from a troubling email exchange with Newsweek Opinion Editor Nicholas Wapshott in response to concerns…

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Monsanto’s Fingerprints All Over Newsweek’s Hit on Organic Food

By Stacy Malkan “The campaign for organic food is a deceitful, expensive scam,” according to a Jan. 19 Newsweek article authored by Dr. Henry I. Miller of the Hoover Institution. If that name sounds familiar – Henry I. Miller – it may be because the New York Times recently revealed a scandalinvolving Miller: that he had been caught publishing an article ghostwritten…

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Organic CSA Faces Ruin After Herbicide Drift Destroys the Family Farm

By Natural Blaze “Vesterbrook Farm, which supplies a 150-member CSA near St. Louis, suffers huge losses of vegetable and fruits from herbicide drift from a neighbor’s soybean field,” Non-GMO Report stated. The Brabo family ran a farm that was in the family for over a century. After letting grass grow on it for 15 years, they…

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Glyphosate Herbicides Are Loaded With Toxic Heavy Metals Like Arsenic

By Natural Blaze As if glyphosate wasn’t bad enough for being linked to breast cancer in parts per trillion, more research is finding previously hidden and toxic heavy metals in herbicides that are readily eaten up by humans and animals thanks to GMO crops that are engineered to withstand Roundup spraying. (Glyphosate is the active ingredient…

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Germany to Ban Glyphosate Herbicides in Shock to Monsanto-Bayer Merger

By Sustainable Pulse In a shock announcement Friday [Jan 12], Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) and the Social Democrats (SPD) have agreed on a blueprint for formal grand coalition negotiations, which includes a complete ban on glyphosate herbicides. Details of the suggested ban are yet to be announced. Sources in the German Social Democrats (SPD)…

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Tens of Thousands Demand End to Big Ag in Berlin March

By Andrea Germanos “Farmers and consumers from all over Europe have made it clear that they are fed up with current policies that benefit huge food and agriculture corporations, at the expense of the environment, peasant farming, and public safety,” said Adrian Bebb, Friends of the Earth Europe Tens of thousands of people—and more than 100…

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Monsanto Trying To Hide GMO Foods Under the Term “Biofortified”

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Do genetically engineered crops and their pesticides make you think of the term “biofortified”? Chances are, the term biofortified makes you think of vitamins in kids’ cereals. Mega corporations are no strangers to propaganda and public relations. Did you know that much of our non-organic crops are grown with human sewage sludge? No?…

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GMO Chestnut Trees Intended for Free Dispersal

By BJ McManama Plans to gain approval for GE chestnut trees in America and give them away for free… Is our meddling risking further damage to already fragile ecosystems that have since compensated for the loss of the American chestnut tree? “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose…” We don’t even…

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