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Author Of Study Linking GM Corn To Cancer Issues New Attack

The team of researchers who caused uproar when they claimed a variety of genetically modified corn causes cancer has insisted the crop 'cannot be regarded as safe'. Leading scientists lined up to condemn the study after it was published two months ago, saying it lacked scientific rigour and had made a series of basic errors. Russia banned the import of the corn and a group of six French scientific instituti ...

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Payback – Boycott Brands That Helped Kill Prop 37

They stomped on our right to know. Now it's time to get even. Prop 37, the California Right to Know GMO labeling initiative, was narrowly defeated last week thanks to a relentless, deceitful $46-million advertising blitz. Among the largest bankrollers of the NO on 37 campaign were huge multinational food and beverage companies whose subsidiaries make billions  selling some of your favorite organic and "natu ...

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Defeat Of Prop 37 Means Vote With Your Fork

While many of us are disappointed with the results of the CA proposition 37 ballot initiative, to say the least, the political process is so corrupted with unlimited corporate spending1¬†that the real surprise for me would have been if ithad¬†passed. Whereas the two-party system enables corporations to equally fatten the campaign larders of both "flavors" of senator, or president ‚Äď Coke or Pepsi; Democrat or ...

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Chemtrails, Cover-ups and Human Experiments

The aerosol spraying of ours and many other nations‚Äô skies continues in ‚Äėplane‚Äô site. The picture above of the US Northeast leading up to the so-called Frankenstorm is a perfect example. Tell me those are regular jet routes, never mind contrails. Ridiculous. ‚Ä® Watch your skies for yourself, or search ‚Äúchemtrails‚ÄĚ if this is news to you. Jets have never spewed emissions that hang over the skies for hours, un ...

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Prop 37: Food Companies Spend $45M To Defeat California GM Label Bill

Monsanto and other agribusiness and food companies have spent more than $45m (£28m) to defeat a California ballot measure that would require labelling of some GM foods. 
 The measure, proposition 37, is one of the most contentious initiatives on California's election ballot on Tuesday. If it passes, it would require labels on GM food sold in supermarkets, but would not cover restaurants. It also has a numbe ...

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GMO Tree Ban Urged At UN Convention On Biodiversity

Genetically modified food is certainly a well known issue, but genetically modified trees? Not so much. But nevertheless they are being developed, and at the UN Convention of Biodiversity, in Hyderabad, India, a coalition of green groups is urging a global ban on them. 
 
 Worldwatch quotes Isis Alvarez of the Global Forest Coalition: The forestry industry is developing GM trees for use in its industrial pl ...

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GM Wheat May Permanently Alter Human Genome, Spark Early Death

Experts say that the GM wheat currently in development by an Australian governmental research agency could, if ingested, shut down certain genes, leading to premature death or risk thereof to multiple generations. The GM wheat developed by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) using public funds is engineered to turn off genes permanently. The organization’s intent to turn ...

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MSM Launches Another Attack On Organic Food

The mainstream media is invoking déjà vu with their latest laughable attempt to frame yet another study that actually highlighted the benefits of organic into a hysterical anti-organic news frenzy. This time, however, some publications are actually publishing the truth on the matter. Why? Because last time that the mainstream media conglomerate decided to smear the last organic foods study’s findings and pr ...

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PROTESTERS SUCCESSFULLY SHUT DOWN CALIFORNIA MONSANTO OFFICE

A recent two-day protest in Northern California against genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) led to the complete shutdown of a Monsanto corporate office for an entire day, according to reports. On Friday, March 16, 2012, activists affiliated with the Global Days of Action to Shut Down Monsantobegan rallying in front of the Davis, Calif., office of Monsanto, where they held up banners, gave speeches, and se ...

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Boys — like girls — hitting puberty earlier

(CNN) -- Boys in the United States are starting puberty earlier than ever, according to a new study publishing in the November issue of the journal Pediatrics. In the study, lead author Marcia Herman-Giddens from theUniversity of North Carolina's School of Public Health and her colleagues show that boys are starting to sexually develop six months to two years earlier than medical textbooks say is standard. ...

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Wikileaks reveals Monsanto’s close relationship with the US government

In cables released by Wikileaks this past August, 2011, US diplomats asked the State Department for funding to send biotechnology experts to "target countries" for discussions with high-profile politicians and agricultural officials. The "target countries" include African, Asian and South American countries where genetically modified (GM) agriculture has yet to gain a foothold. Even some European countries ...

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