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Exclusive: Founders Of ‘March Against Monsanto’ Respond To Monsanto’s Allegations Of ‘Elitism’

With opposition to biotech giant Monsanto growing daily all across the world, the corporation, in what appears to be a response to the upcoming worldwide "March Against Monsanto" event, has publicly stated that those against genetically-modified foods are guilty of "reverse elitism." "There is this strange kind of reverse elitism: If I’m going to do this, then everything else shouldn't exist. There is space ...

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Debunking The GMO Talking Points With Ease

Debunking the GMO Talking Points with Ease #1 GMOs are needed to feed the world. This is always a future based “goal” never to be obtained any time soon. GMOs have been on the market since 1996. When are they going to feed the world? The answer is never because that’s not what they are intended to do. I’ve heard an estimate of 80% of the GMOs grown in the US is used for force feeding factory farmed animals. ...

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CHANGE OF HEART: Wal-Mart, Pepsi and 20 Major Food Companies Consider Lobbying for GMO Labeling?

A lot of events are converging to create a tipping point to finally allow the labeling of genetically modified (GM) foods. The FDA is likely to approve GM salmon and apples against the people's will. Many big food companies have received massive social media backlash from consumers, particularly parent companies to organic ones that heavily funded campaigns against GMO labeling. For instance, Ben & Jerr ...

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MONSANT-NO: Hazardous Virus Gene Discovered In GMO Crops

How to bury a bombshell A European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) scientist has just discovered that major GM crops and products the regulatory agency has been approving for commercial release over the past 20 years contain a potentially dangerous virus gene. The gene – Gene VI – overlaps with the cauliflower mosaic virus (CaMV) 35S promoter. The CaMV 35S promoter is the commonest, most widely used regulatory ...

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CHANGE OF HEART? Is Walmart Pushing For GMO Labeling?

Since food companies collectively spent over $45 million to stop Prop 37, California’s GMO labeling law, it’s hard to believe that they — and Walmart in particular — would turn around and push for a federal GMO labeling standard. But a trickle of reports, aspects of which we’ve now confirmed, suggests just such a turnabout. Playing a state-by-state game of whack-a-mole with grassroots groups trying to pass ...

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EMINENT DOMAIN: Farmers Land Stolen For GMO Food Production

Sir Julian Rose ICPPC Greetings demonstrating farmers! I am an English farmer and Polish patriot. I want you to know: your actions are being supported by a growing number of farmers in other Countries as the news of this Polish Resistance spreads around the World. 
 I am proud to be able to support your efforts to secure your land and prevent multinational corporations and government stealing it away from y ...

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NATURAL DISASTER: Proliferating GMO Crops Harming Monarch Butterflies

The monarch butterfly is yet another animal species that appears to be in rapid decline due to the rise in herbicide-resistant genetically modified (GM) crops. These butterflies lay eggs on milkweed plants, and once the eggs hatch, monarch caterpillars feed exclusively on the weed. Yet, the overuse of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide across millions of acres of Roundup Ready crops is believed to be destroying t ...

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FDA Ruling On GMO Salmon Worries Alaskan Fishermen

On January 2, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game released its annual fisheries forecast for the Copper River region, famous for its prolific runs of succulent salmon. The forecast, awaited each year by fisherman living in the region’s port towns, makes predictions based on the previous years’ harvest, weather patterns, and a variety of other data. This year, there’s good news mixed with the bad: 2013 is ...

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New Mexico GMO Label Bill Heads To Legislature

A lawmaker in New Mexico has pre-filed a bill that would require labeling of food and commercial feed containing genetically modified material. New Mexico will likely become the third state to mull over GMO (genetically modified organism) labeling. 
 Introduced by State Senator Peter Wirth, Senate Bill 18 is distinguishable from similar initiatives in California and Washington because it would amend state l ...

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Say No To GMO Hemp – More Madness

Let’s get this straight. There is cannabis, and there is CANNABIS. One has relatively no THC levels, and the other does. It’s like two dogs – one a Chihuahua, the other a Great Dane. Same species, different breeds. The one with higher levels of THC is normally referred to as marijuana. That is the one that gets you high if heated. The other one, without high THC levels, is hemp. Smoke a pound of it and you’ ...

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