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Farmer Takes Public Stand Against GMO’s

  Sir Julian Rose, who owns the Hardwick Estate, fears genetically modified organisms could harm humans if they make their way into food. He has erected a sign outside his estate stating that it is a “GMO-free zone” and wants neighbouring farmers to follow suit. 
 Sir Julian, 65, said: “I’m urging farmers and landowners who are growing GMO-free foods to make the public aware of this fact by putting up ...

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Pro-GMO Congresswoman Klobuchar Exposed

  We the people do not have to just shut up and swallow our poison, courtesy of the biotech industry giants such as Monsanto. We can refuse to buy genetically modified organisms (GMOs), eliminate them from our lives, and call out the people in high places that are attempting to cram them down our throats. There is a national campaign afoot to label GMOs, although I think that banning them altogether is ...

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Anti-GMO Consumers Won’t Forgive Cheerios – Cheerios Finally Responds

  It's been over a week since Cheerios had to remove a Pinterest App that actually exposed them for containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO), being pro-GMO and for *General Mills' funding over $1 million to "No on Proposition 37." Consumers are still slamming Cheerios'Facebook page in their "Recent Posts by Others" section. Actually, thousands of angry comments are now visible on the "face" of t ...

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Kenya’s Recent Ban on All GMOs Draws Cheers and Jeers

In a gutsy move, Kenya's government has banned all imported GMO goods - effective immediately. They are also suspending all sales of genetically modified produce and foods with GM ingredients until health safety is confirmed. The ban is not permanent, however - it depends on what evidence the ministry concludes. Biotechnology research can continue. 
 On November 8th, Health Minister Beth Mugo made the annou ...

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Is ‘Just Label It’ Controlled Opposition?

From the start, I thought it was a bit useless to petition the FDA to label genetically modified food.  There has been plenty of documented evidence of the FDA’s charge forward onreleasing GMOs to the American public despite safety concern amongst FDA scientists when GMOs were first introduced into the food supply. Regardless, I drank the Kool Aid that the Just Label It campaign was pouring.  Why not?  At l ...

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Dr. Oz Sells Out – Promotes GMOs & Pesticides

Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity host of the Dr. Oz program which appeals to individuals who are actually into alternative health in varying degrees, has recently declared that GMO foods are actually the same as organic — a move that reveals just how serious about helping you and your family Dr. Oz is. Writing in Time magazine, Dr. Oz even goes on to call those who shop for foods free of GMOs, pesticides, artif ...

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GMO Clauses Could Be Back In ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Funding

The Budget Control Act of 2011 goes into affect at midnight on December 31. That is the bill already passed that raises taxes and cuts the budget. Congress does not like this scenario, so it is working on an omnibus 2013 Appropriations Bill that will address tax and spending cuts before January 1. Even though no bill has yet been introduced, if Congress and President Obama reach agreement, the bill will be ...

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Surprise, Surprise!! DOJ Suddenly Quits Monsanto Antitrust Probe

There's an age-old tradition in Washington of making unpopular announcements when no one's listening—like, you know, the days leading up to Thanksgiving. That's when the Obama administration sneaked a tasty dish to the genetically modified seed/pesticide industry. This treat involves the unceremonious end of the Department of Justice's antitrust investigation into possible anticompetitive practices in the U ...

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Cheerios Removes App During Fury of Anti-GMO Backlash

Cheerios just faced a humiliating public relations failure thanks to the undiscriminating nature of free speech through social media. Just a few days ago, Cheerios (General Mills) released an app on Facebook asking 'fans' to gratefully show what Cheerios means to them. Users could write their own sentiments by placing Cheerios' iconic black font over a yellow template, complete with little cheerios for peri ...

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GMO Giant Hires Retired Cops To Hunt Down Farmers

GMO giants DuPont have contracted dozens of retired law enforcement officers to begin patrolling farms in the US next year to spot any potential intellectual property theft. DuPont Co, the second-largest seed country in the world, is hoping to find farmers that have purchased contracts to use their genetically modified soybean seeds but have breached the terms of agreement by illegally using the product for ...

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FDA Orders Closed Largest Organic Peanut Butter Plant

The Food and Drug Administration halted operations of the country’s largest organic peanut butter processor Monday, cracking down on salmonella poisoning for the first time with the new enforcement authority the agency gained in a 2011 food safety law. FDA officials found salmonella all over Sunland Inc.’s New Mexico processing plant after 41 people in 20 states, most of them children, were sickened by pean ...

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Mexico: No Large-Scale GM Corn Fields (Yet)

According to a top Mexican government, as reported by Reuters, the approval of the highly controversialgenetically modified (GM) corn fields will be determined next year after President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party takes office on December 1. 
 Mariano Ruiz, a deputy agriculture secretary, said in an interview that he does not expect permits to be approved for four to fi ...

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