Tag Archives: Genetically modified food

No seeds, no independent research

Companies that genetically engineer crops have a lock on what we know about their safety and benefits. By Doug Gurian-Sherman Soybeans, corn, cotton and canola — most of the acres planted in these crops in the United States are genetically altered. “Transgenic” seeds reduce the use of some insecticides. But herbicide use is higher, and […]

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Gates Foundation controls media through massive journalism grants

by: Ethan A. Huff   Most major newspapers and media outlets in the world are owned by a handful of multinational corporate giants, who together control the content of what is distributed to the masses. But a recent report inThe Seattle Timesquestions the influence the world’s most powerful foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation […]

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GM cotton has not improved yields, but it has ruined sustainable agriculture

Wednesday, February 09, 2011 by: Jonathan Benson   Remember the promises made by Monsanto that genetically-modified (GM) crops would bring higher yields and a better quality of life to the world? A recent study put forth by anthropologists from Washington University (WU) in St. Louis has revealed that Bt cotton, a type of GM cotton […]

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USDA Ruling Imperils Food Supply

By Christopher J. Petherick Despite widespread opposition to genetically modified (GM) crops, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently approved GMalfalfa, threatening organic farms across the United States. In a related development, official Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) documents that were recently leaked show that the federal bureaucracy ignored concerns from its own scientists that a […]

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Genetically Modified Rice Now On Its Way To Fields in Several Countries

Rice is a staple food in much of Asia. For thousands of years, farmers have been cultivating and breeding rice. Biotech companies are now looking to make profits at the expense of health by using genetic engineering to alter the breeding objectives in several countries. Rice, maize, and wheat are the world’s most important crops. […]

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This Could Threaten the Future of Food – Destroying the Entire Food Chain…

Roundup, Monsanto‘s glyphosate-based herbicide, is causing Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS), a serious plant disease, in many fields. Study after study shows that glyphosate is contributing not only to the huge increase in SDS, but also to the outbreak of numerous other diseases. Glyphosate is the world’s bestselling weed killer; it was patented by Monsanto for […]

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As Food Prices Sky Rocket, Biotech Shills Claim Genetically Modified Foods Are The Answer

While experts have warned that the cost of food will soar by 50 per cent over the next few decades causing famine, mass migrations and riots, biotech shills have taken the moral high ground claiming genetically modified foods are the answer. The increase in food costs will be triggered by the increasing world population, rising […]

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Scientists face 'shocking levels' of vilification over discoveries

It’s not that we don’t trust scientists, but we want to know more then what is publicly publicized, such as who PAID for their studies, the intricate details of their OBJECTIVE findings, etc… We want to come to our own conclusions upon studying their work.   By Steve Connor, Science Editor Scientists are being subjected […]

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Scientists face ‘shocking levels’ of vilification over discoveries

It’s not that we don’t trust scientists, but we want to know more then what is publicly publicized, such as who PAID for their studies, the intricate details of their OBJECTIVE findings, etc… We want to come to our own conclusions upon studying their work.   By Steve Connor, Science Editor Scientists are being subjected […]

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GM food Q&A

Genetically Modified foods have polarised opinion in Britain since their creation, in some other countries they are widely accepted when a number of areas have imposed bans on their cultivation. Below are some of the issues about their use explained.   By Louise Gray, Environment Correspondent   Can we buy genetically modified crops on our supermarket […]

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