GMOs, Herbicides, And Public Health

By Philip J. Landrigan, M.D., and Charles Benbrook, Ph.D., www.organicconsumers.org -

By Philip J. Landrigan, M.D., and Charles Benbrook, Ph.D. - Two recent developments are dramatically changing the GMO landscape. First, there have been sharp increases in the amounts and numbers [...]

Meet America’s First School District To Serve 100% Organic Meals

By Nadia Prupis, www.theantimedia.org -

By Nadia Prupis in AntiMedia - When schools in California’s Sausalito Marin City District return to session this August, they will be the first in the nation to serve their students 100 percent [...]

Germany’s Agricultural Minister Moves To Ban GM Crops

By Nick Meyer, www.march-against-monsanto.com -

By Nick Meyer in March Against Monsanto - As United States citizens battle legislation like the DARK Act (HR 1599, now headed to the Senate) designed to take away mandatory GMO labeling, across [...]

Monsanto Pays “Independent” GMO Researcher For Study

By Cassius Methyl, www.theantimedia.org -

By Cassius Methyl in The Anti-Media - In January of 2015, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by Oakland organization U.S. Right to Know requested email records between academics, [...]

GMO Free Calls For Boycott Of Kellogg’s

By Staff, www.gmofreeusa.org -

By Staff for GMO Free USA - Why boycott Kellogg's? Kellogg’s heavily markets to children and presents the company with a wholesome family image. According to the Rudd Center for Food Policy & [...]

Organic Consumer Pressure Works—Stonyfield Quits IDFA

By Ronnie Cummins, www.organicconsumers.org -

In the latest example of how consumers can pressure food companies to do the right thing, on Friday (December 5, 2014), Stonyfield Farm, a New Hampshire-based producer of organic milk and yogurt, [...]

GMO Labeling Initiative Costliest In Oregon History

By Oregon Right To Know, www.oregonrighttoknow.org/ -

Massive funding by Monsanto is proof positive that the big pesticide and junk food companies that rake in huge profits from GMO products are hitting the panic button. They’re spending record [...]

OCA Criticizes Agent Orange Food Crops

By Organic Consumers Association, www.organicconsumers.org -

FINLAND, Minn. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued final approval today, over the objections of hundreds of thousands of citizens and more than 50 members of Congress, of Dow [...]

Guatemalan Activists Defeat ‘Monsanto Law’

By Weekly News Update on the Americas, www.weeklynewsupdate.blogspot.com -

Guatemala’s unicameral Congress voted 117-111 on Sept. 4 to repeal Decree 19-2014, the Law for Protection of Procurement of Plants, in response to a lawsuit and mass protests by campesinos and [...]

German Supermarket Giants Demand Return To GMO-Free Fed Poultry

By Sustainable Pulse, www.sustainablepulse.com -

Germany’s top supermarkets, the powerhouses of Europe when it comes to retail, have delivered a blow to the biotech industry by forcing the German poultry industry to return to the use of non-GMO [...]

Who Else Labels GMOs?

By Yes On 92, www.oregonrighttoknow.org -

There are currently 64 countries around the world that require the labeling of genetically modified foods. This includes all of the nations in the European Union, Japan, Australia, Brazil, [...]

World Bank And IMF Deals Open Ukraine To GMOs

By Joyce Nelson, www.globalresearch.ca -

Finally, a little-known aspect of the crisis in Ukraine is receiving some international attention. On July 28, the California-based Oakland Institute released a report revealing that the World [...]

Federal Judge: Kauai’s GMO Law Is Invalid

By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, www.AP.org -

A Kauai County law requiring companies to disclose their use of pesticides and genetically modified crops is invalid, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Kurren ruled in [...]

Mexican Farmers Oppose Expansion Of GMO Crops

By Emilio Godoy, www.ipsnews.net -

Bean grower Manuel Alvarado is part of the majority of producers in Mexico who consider it unnecessary to introduce genetically modified varieties of beans, as the government is [...]

India: Leaked Intelligence Report Calls NGOs Threat

By Paromita Pain, www.occupy.com -

What do oil and reports have in common? They can both sometimes leak and cause great unrest. In India last month, a furor erupted over a leaked intelligence bureau (IB) report which claimed [...]

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