Tag: food politics

Big Biotech Looks to Make Third World Into West’s Genetically Modified Bread Basket

By Chris “Kikila” Perrin GMOs (or Genetically Modified Organisms) — perhaps one of the sacred cow topics of anti-neoliberal, anti-globalization activist discourse, they are as confusingly scientific as vaccines and carry with them just as fervent criticism and defense. For the most part, some of the…

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Brazil Has Now Refused All Imports of U.S. Grown Genetically Modified Crops

By Christina Sarich The list of countries refusing Monsanto’s genetically modified crops continues to grow. Highlighting the world divide on the issue, Brazil recently refused all U.S.-grown GM crops. While we are continuously force fed genetically modified foods — since they are in approximately 80 percent…

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Kellogg’s And ConAgra Join General Mills And Mars To Label GMOs

By Joseph Jankowski March has been a month of major victory for those concerned about eating food contaminated with the biotech industry’s GMOs. Four major food companies, Kellogg’s, ConAgra Foods, General Mills and Mars, Inc., announced they will label food products that contain genetically modified organisms. These companies are following…

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MARS, Maker of M&M’s, SNICKERS to Label Products With GMO Ingredients Nationwide for Vermont Law

By Baran Hines Mars Incorporated, the company that owns many popular chocolate candy brands has announced that it intends to label the products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs), to comply with Vermont’s law. Vermont is the first state to require such labeling, effective July…

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Circumstances Demand Accountability from Bureaucracy Oppression

By Catherine J Frompovich The Flint, Michigan, lead (Pb) water contamination horror story finally should become the tipping point and clarion call [Remember Flint’s lead water] for accountability from those in government, business, industry, research, medicine, Big Pharma, Big Ag, Big Chemical, Big Petroleum plus…

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