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|7/9/2014 - The darling of the Democratic Party, Hillary Rodham Clinton, says she supports genetically modified food, making her no different from most other American politicians from both major political parties.
In a recent speech before the world's largest biotechnology meeting in San Diego, Clinton -- who...|
|7/2/2014 - Agri-giant Cargill is responding to market pressure and will be introducing a soybean oil made from identity-preserved (IdP), conventionally bred soybeans (these are non-GMO) for customers who are considering shopping for products with a "non-GMO" sticker on their label.
"Despite the many merits...|
|7/1/2014 - The Chinese government has suspended issuance of permits to import American-produced animal feed ingredients made from corn, according to three trading executives who talked of the development with Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
The trio, whose applications were denied, said that effective June 6, U.S....|
|6/30/2014 - Most likely led by states like Vermont and others pushing for labeling of genetically modified organisms in food, aversion to GMOs in what we buy for our families to eat is now higher than ever, and is continuing to grow.
The drive to eat healthier, followed by parents' growing concerns about feeding...|
|6/29/2014 - The small nation of Cyprus will remain GMO-free under the provisions of a new European Union agreement which essentially gives each member state the authority to decide the issue for themselves.
Environment Minister Nicos Kouyialis has rejected criticism by opposition parties that the recent agreement...|
|6/28/2014 - Do you ever wonder how most vegetable oils are made? What about cottonseed oil and sunflower oil? Are they as bad as corn oil and soybean oil? Does it matter if it's cold pressed if it's GMO? Do you really know much about safflower oil and how most of it is processed? Canola was invented in a lab by...|
|6/26/2014 - Scientists in Australia think they know better than God what levels of vitamins and minerals should exist in food, and they are on a mission to engineer new varieties that achieve these unnatural levels. Despite the recent failure of genetically modified (GM) "Golden Rice" with artificially elevated...|
|6/24/2014 - Continuing illegal sales of genetically modified foods in parts of China has led the government's Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) to order local officials to crack down and track possible GMO testing facilities.
The South China Morning Post reports that a recently published government document spells...|
|6/22/2014 - What does the development of genetically modified bananas have to do with the world's richest man, founder of Microsoft Corp. Bill Gates? Everything.
As noted by CNet News, James Dale, the director for the Center for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities at Queensland University of Technology in Australia,...|
|6/19/2014 - Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and pesticide-drenched fields are detrimental to the planet in just about every aspect. They're deteriorating human health, stifling plant diversity, inflicting soil damage, encouraging growth of superbugs and superweeds and, in some cases, eliminating planet species...|
|6/19/2014 - The restoration of America's food supply powers on. Companies are beginning to hear the chants of consumers, calling out for traditional, unadulterated food ingredients. The call for cleaner food now includes ice cream. Major ice cream manufacturer, Ben & Jerry's, has announced a major shift in how...|
|6/18/2014 - DuPont, the maker of the Pioneer brand of genetically modified corn, has been sued by an investment fund over claims that company managers promoted herbicide-resistant crop traits that they were aware did not work.
The suit was filed by the Ironworkers District Council of Philadelphia and Vicinity...|
|6/17/2014 - The state of Vermont has received more than $14,000 in donations aimed at helping officials there battle coming legal challenges from the food industry and Big BioAg over a recently passed law requiring the labeling of GMO foods.
The new law is not supposed to go into effect until 2016, but if it...|
|6/16/2014 - It is becoming an unstoppable force, the push for GMO labeling. And for some reason, the food industry is loath to get on board with what a growing number of Americans want.
And thanks to the passage of a single law in Vermont recently which, if it survives coming legal challenges, will require any...|
|6/15/2014 - Makers of animal feed in China, which is the world's largest meat producer, are purchasing a record amount of sorghum after the government in Beijing curbed imports of U.S. GMO corn.
A survey by Bloomberg News found that imports of the coarse grain could climb to a record 3.5 million metric tons...|
|6/13/2014 - Clever labeling laws have made it possible for companies to spray a bacteria-eating virus, the food additive called "Listex," on organic food and get away with it. You can find this cocktail of six bacteria-eating viruses (bacteriophages) on everything from meat and cheese to fruits and vegetables....|
|6/12/2014 12:25:44 PM - The state of Hawaii has become the new battleground in the controversy regarding GMO crops and pesticides, according to a watchdog organization that monitors the industry.
With the crop seed industry -- conventional as well as genetically modified crops -- reaping some $146.3 million a year in sales...|
|6/12/2014 - Big agribusiness and biotech companies don't want it, but increasingly Americans - and people in countries all over the world - want food products that contain genetically modified ingredients to be labeled as such.
Calls for GMO labeling come amid a backdrop of consumer regulations that already...|
|6/12/2014 - The "all natural" label on food products is sort of like a gated community; it provides a false sense of security.
USDA Certified Organic is the only seal completely regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The "all natural" term is only regulated on meat and poultry products. Aside from...|
|6/12/2014 - What is it about gluten and GMO that have the masses asking questions? What's the latest debate that is constantly engaged on the best health websites in the world? How could it be that 18 million folks just can't figure out their internal rotting-food problem? Who can't figure out their inflammation,...|
|6/11/2014 - What if biotechnology was actually intended not to provide more food for the planet but rather to seize control of the global food supply for the purpose of using agriculture as a weapon? Biotechnology expert and BioEngineering News founder and editor Tom Mysiewicz makes the case for genetically modified...|
|6/8/2014 - Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are plant and meat products that have had their DNA altered and possibly mutated in some laboratory, and it's all coined as the evolution of science and biotechnology for agriculture in order to fool the masses into believing that it's for "our own good." They (biotech...|
|6/7/2014 - A majority of voters in several Oregon counties have made it clear that they don't want genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in their communities. But Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, recently sold them down the river by affixing his signature to a bill that blocks individual counties throughout...|
|6/5/2014 - The Chinese People's Liberation Army plans to ban the use of genetically modified foods from its supply chain, making the PLA the first military force in modern history to do so.
According to multiple reports, the decision comes following the publication last month of a report in an obscure Chinese...|
|6/3/2014 - In the eyes of some professors and scientists, genetically modified foods can be an open door toward transhumanism -- believing that mankind can break through current physical limitations by genetically altering food, offspring and the environment.
Could this really be an ulterior motive in the minds...|
|6/2/2014 2:43:20 PM - A popular "green" cleaning product brand is quietly switching away from palm oil in its laundry detergent formula to an artificial oil produced using synthetic biology, or SynBio. Ecover, which owns the Method line of consumer products, recently announced that its so-called "natural" laundry detergent...|
|5/26/2014 - A new proposal under consideration by European Union politicians would essentially give biotechnology companies the final say over whether member states can ban some of the very products they make -- GMO crops.
According to the anti-GMO activist organization Stop the Crop, environmental ministers...|
|5/23/2014 - Those who voted for Barack Obama and actually listened to his campaign promises and thought a dark knight on a white horse had come to rescue them from the lies of Monsanto and the biotech industry were wrong. And those who think First Lady Michelle Obama's White House organic veggie garden is a reflection...|
|5/23/2014 - Golden rice is falsely touted by GMO advocates as a miracle cure for blindness and death -- usually with a "leap to faith" attitude that disallows any thought of skepticism or requirement of scientific proof. GMO fantasy land adherents claim that golden rice is genetically engineered to produce higher...|
|5/22/2014 - An Oregon group opposed to genetically modified foods has begun gathering signatures for a statewide ballot measure in November that would require labeling of ingredients for all such products sold in the state.
The measure, if successful, would mirror Vermont's recently passed legislation requiring...|
|5/21/2014 - A ban on the growing of all genetically engineered plants appears to be a landslide victory in Jackson County, Oregon. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting and a huge voter turnout of over 50 percent, nearly 66% of voters elected to ban all genetically engineered crops from being grown in the...|
|5/20/2014 - The worldwide March Against Monsanto takes place this Saturday, May 24th, as millions of people will once again gather to protest the despicable food imperialism practices of the most-hated corporation in the world: Monsanto.
Check out the official March Against Monsanto website for a list of cities...|
|5/18/2014 - "There's been a biological attack on New York City" was a line I heard from a promotional trailer for a movie that came out a few years ago. The name of the movie is irrelevant, but what is relevant is that, thankfully, up to this point there hasn't been a biological attack like that on New York City...|
|5/17/2014 - Inspired by the Drudge Report, the single most successful and influential news aggregation site in the world, Natural News has just launched GMOs.NaturalNews.com in a similar style. For the record, no endorsement of this project by Matt Drudge is implied. Rather, our effort was inspired by the success...|
|5/15/2014 4:17:40 PM - Defying repeated threats of a lawsuit from Monsanto and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), on May 8, Peter Shumlin, Governor of Vermont, signed a historic bill requiring food manufacturers to label genetically engineered (GE) foods, and to drop the practice of labeling GE foods as "natural"...|
|5/14/2014 - Obama has betrayed his first term campaign promises of giving Americans the right to know what they're eating by labeling GMOs. He has placed more former Monsanto and other biotech key personnel in his administration and the Supreme Court than any other president.
America has become the GMO nation....|
|5/10/2014 - Health enthusiasts all talk about the dangers of consuming genetically modified corn, soy, canola, cottonseed oil and sugar beets (MSG), but what about GM potatoes? Surely fast food French fries aren't just cooked in genetically mutated, hydrogenated oils but come from potatoes that are bred to resist...|
|5/2/2014 12:37:36 PM - Some of the best arguments are those that are thorough enough to be persuasive, but simple enough to be widely understood. And a new infographic by NurseDegree.net, which can be seen here, seems to accomplish both of these with regards to genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), spelling out how pervasive...|
|4/25/2014 - Most of you reading this have no idea how desperate the biotech industry has been to block GMO labeling laws: they've committed election money laundering crimes, hired negative P.R. trolls, paid major publishers to place character assassination hit pieces against activists, unleashed threatening phone...|
|4/24/2014 4:02:19 PM - Last year, the "March Against Monsanto" took place in over 400 cities and in 52 countries around the world. The mass media tried to block it out, because their sponsors sell mainly GMOs, genetically mutated food and medicine. A few television stations touched on it briefly, as if it were some little...|
|4/24/2014 - The Vermont Senate has given decisive approval to a measure that would require the labeling of foods that contain genetically modified ingredients, meaning the state could become the first one in the country to enact such a law.
"We are saying people have a right to know what's in their food," said...|
|4/24/2014 - In January of this year, 20 Bangladesh farmers were given a new type of eggplant seed to try out. The new GMO eggplant seeds were engineered by Monsanto and developed by Maharashtra Hybrid Seed Company Ltd. (Mahyco) in an agreement with the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute. The corporate takeover...|
|4/23/2014 12:17:50 PM - A new report from the National Grain and Feed Association reveals that over a million tons of genetically modified corn coming from the US has been blocked at Chinese imports since late 2013.
The US agriculture industry has since then taken a $2.9 billion hit, as the GMO corn shipments are turned...|
|4/21/2014 - Russia may be the current target of the American corporate media for its alleged role in provoking Ukraine to war, but the former Soviet stronghold has become a world leader in protecting its food sovereignty and kicking the multinational bio-pirates to the curb. New reports indicate that Russian prime...|
|4/21/2014 - What? -- Food drugs? What on Earth are you talking about? Do you mean "they," as in "Big Food," are putting prescription drugs inside food and drinks? Do you mean that scientists are working in labs right now figuring out how to make humans addicted to certain food additives and agents? Is that what...|
|4/18/2014 - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced that Russia will not import any more GMO food products or seeds.
The Russian government has taken a bold stand against genetically altered food ingredients, believing there is no need for them in their country. Medvedev also declared that Russia...|
|4/18/2014 - After 20 years of battling Monsanto and corporate agribusiness, food and farm activists in Vermont, backed by a growing Movement across the country, are on the verge of a monumental victory - mandatory labels on genetically engineered foods and a ban on the routine industry practice of labeling GMO-tainted...|
|4/17/2014 - Genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton produced by Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company (Mahyco), a collaborator with international biotech kingpin Monsanto, has officially been banned from the Indian state of Karnataka, a major cotton-producing region of India, after the heavily hyped transgenic crop failed...|
|4/10/2014 - A proposed new federal law just introduced by Rep. G.K. Butterfield (a Democrat) and Rep. Mike Pompeo (a Republican) would outlaw state-enacted GMO labeling laws. The new law, ridiculously called the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, is actually an last-ditch, desperate effort by the biotech industry...|
|4/9/2014 - One of the most powerful yet secretive groups in all of food activism is Organic Spies, a group of dedicated researchers and whistleblowers who first came to fame by exposing Whole Foods employees lying on camera about GMOs being sold in their stores.
That story, exclusively released by Natural News,...|
|4/9/2014 - When you buy a latte at Starbucks, you may be inadvertently funneling money into Monsanto's pockets, too. It turns out that the milk served in Starbucks products comes from cows raised on genetically modified animal feed such as GM corn and soy products. "These crops degrade the quality of our land...|
|4/6/2014 - Try as it might to force genetically altered poison on Western Europe, the biotechnology industry appears to be getting slowly and methodically driven off the entire European continent. New reports indicate that, despite its highest court having already struck down two previous attempts at banning it...|
|4/2/2014 - In the decades ahead, will humanity sit and watch, as the biotech industry continues to expand, keeping nature dominated, while decimating all those "pests" that eat away at corporate profits?
How might genetically altered seeds and pesticides push honeybees to total collapse, as vegetables and herbs...|
|4/2/2014 - Scores of scientists have condemned a journal editor's retraction of a study that reported a number of serious side effects in lab rats that consumed Monsanto's genetically modified maize and Roundup herbicide.
In all, according to a press release by a group called End Science Censorship, the number...|
|4/1/2014 - For the first time since their initial commercialization in the mid-1990s, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are on the decline in the industrialized world, says a new report by the pro-biotech lobbying group International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications, or ISAAA.
|3/31/2014 - The term hybrid, which you'll often see in seed catalogs, refers to a plant variety developed through specific, controlled cross-breeding between two parent plants. Usually, these are naturally compatible within the same species. This is the kind of hybridization that takes place naturally in the wild....|
|3/26/2014 4:25:24 PM - How does consuming pesticide ruin your good bacteria in your gut that are responsible for maintaining 80% of your overall health, including your immunity? The answer is simple. An acidic environment starts the damage. Once your body is acidic, it welcomes inflammation, gastric issues and a weakened...|
|3/26/2014 - Bayer's genetically modified LibertyLink maize was all set to "cultivate" the farms of Brazil with genetically modified organisms (GMOs), but the tables have turned in court, and now the release has been cancelled. The Federal Appeals Court unanimously decided this latest precedent-setting roadblock...|
|3/24/2014 - If you're a fan of synthetic butter products that somewhat resemble the real thing yet contain no animal products, then you may be interested to know that the popular butter alternative brand Smart Balance is converting its entire "Buttery Spread" product line to ingredients that are free of genetically...|
|3/23/2014 - When discussing the issues surrounding genetically modified organisms (GMOs) -- that is, organisms bearing the genetic traits of other species or bacteria -- the focus is typically on how safe (or unsafe) these novel, food-like products are for humans. But distinguished risk engineer and two-time best-selling...|
|3/21/2014 - "Which bread would you like sir/ma'am, our signature pesticide-toasted whole wheat or our extra-gluten IBS bread with high-fructose corn syrup swirls? Did you want extra rennet (calf stomach) with your cheese spread? How about the animal, did you choose which hormone-infected animal you wanted from...|
|3/20/2014 - The mainstream media is focused this week on trying to convince you that "medical conspiracy theories" are whacky and untrue. Published by Reuters, USA Today and other mainstream media outlets, a false story based on distorted research is now trying to convince you that there is no such thing as a "medical...|
|3/20/2014 - Why is it more important to ban GMO seeds and crops than label their products? By the time labeling laws are enacted, and if enough people are educated on GMO dangers, the game may be over when all crops are contaminated by GMOs from other fields.
Labeling implies co-existence. Long term non-GMO...|
|3/18/2014 - The journal Food and Chemical Toxicology (FCT) removed the Gilles Eric-Seralini team's research paper recently. This happened after two major events. First there was a groundswell of "scientific criticisms" from scientists with or formerly with GMO industry connections. Some even with GMO patents. Their...|
|3/16/2014 - Thanks to the efforts of Natural News and some other news sources, an increasing number of Americans are becoming more aware of just how damaging to the world's food system genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have become. The rise in food allergies and gluten sensitivities are evidence that GM foods...|
|3/11/2014 - On Monday, Smart Balance, a Colorado-based company announced that they will stop using GMO ingredients in 15 of their "butter" spreads. Stephen Hughes, chairman and CEO of Boulder Brand, the parent company of Smart Balance, is hoping that others will follow his lead. According to Hughes the Non GMO-labeled...|
|3/11/2014 - A top scientist and "risk engineering" expert is now publicly warning that GMOs pose a dire, genuine threat to the continuation of life on Earth. Nassim Taleb, author of The Black Swan and Fooled by Randomness, says that GMOs have the potential to cause "an irreversible termination of life at some scale,...|
|3/10/2014 - Hawaii may become the first whole state in the United States to totally ban genetically modified (GM) crop and seed production island by island. First, the island of Kauai, one of Hawaii's major islands lying northwest of the Big Island, passed a resolution that at least restricts biotech industries'...|
|3/7/2014 - In today's globally connected economic environment, entire governments can be infiltrated by industry insiders who seek to further their business agenda. It's easy for government safety boards and commissions to be coerced into supporting a corporation's high-dollar demands. It's now very easy for corporations...|
|3/4/2014 - The biotechnology industry has proven that it will stop at nothing to get genetically engineered foods into Europe, even if this means holding secret meetings with politicians and policymakers to scheme ways to thrust the technology onto an unwilling public. The independent research group Corporate...|
|3/3/2014 - The growth of genetically modified foods continues to rise in the U.S. and around the world with the aggressive tactics of the biotech industry. This growth has contributed to an increase in invasive superweeds and rising challenges for organic farmers. GMOs have not been tested for safety for human...|
|3/3/2014 - The effort to stop Monsanto and its league of corporate monsters from ruining our food supply should focus more on what gets planted than what gets labeled on retail shelves. "GMO seeds should not enter the soil" should be the mantra instead of "we have a right to know."
Observe all the SUVs lined...|
|2/26/2014 - Under the current agricultural paradigm in America, food grown from lab-engineered seeds is accepted, labeled and sold like its real, whole food. There is no mention on the label of its synthetic origins or the potentially dangerous doses of herbicides used.
GMOs go unlabeled and are accepted as...|
|2/26/2014 - Under the current agricultural paradigm in America, food grown from lab-engineered seeds is accepted, labeled and sold like its real, whole food. There is no mention on the label of its synthetic origins or the potentially dangerous doses of herbicides used.
GMOs go unlabeled and are accepted as...|
|2/25/2014 - A prominent scientist and biotechnology expert has issued a public indictment of Professor Anne Glover, the Chief Scientific Adviser to European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and a vehement supporter of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). In a recent letter, Dr. Brian John from GM-Free...|
|2/17/2014 - Monsanto has for years now been referred to as the most evil and hated company on the planet to those in the know. But before Monsanto, junk food companies were already peddling their wares to Americans and influencing the American diet. Junk food companies are represented by a single entity called...|
|2/17/2014 - Following a high court ruling back in August that overturned a ban on the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) corn in France, a French senator has now introduced new legislation to effectively reinstate and extend this ban. Reuters reports that a member of the ruling Socialist party has submitted...|
|2/13/2014 - Demand for genetically modified organisms (GMOs), or synthetically derived "food" owned by multinational corporations, is on the decline, suggests a new report by NPR. And many U.S. farmers are now voluntarily switching to non-GMO and organic crops to meet this growing demand for clean food, despite...|
|2/13/2014 - More organic farmers these days are being invaded by the transgenic seed and pesticide industry. Genetically modified organisms, developed in a lab, are cross-contaminating real seeds, real crops and real whole food. GMO industry is a bully that scrapes real food off people's plates, replacing nutrition...|
|2/11/2014 6:17:17 PM - A large part of Mexico's agricultural export is honey. They are ranked fifth worldwide for exporting the bees' food, but recently Germany rejected a batch of honey from Mexico. Pollen from genetically modified (GM) soybean plants was found in the honey being imported.
Bee keepers in the region and...|
|2/5/2014 - Two of the largest breakfast cereal companies in the nation, General Mills and Post, recently announced that they will soon be removing all genetically modified organisms (GMOs) from two of their most popular cereal brands, Cheerios (General Mills) and Grape-Nuts (Post). But this sudden move toward...|
|2/5/2014 - Is genetically modified maize harmless? Is it really safe to consume? Is it no different than natural maize?
When the pro-GMO industry has the power to bury scientific studies that it doesn't agree with, when they have the power to pay publishers to prop up studies they do agree with, then a massive...|
|2/3/2014 - Organic food is seemingly no longer just a trend, but a necessity. A recent report by MyFox New York states that all-natural grocers can hardly keep up with the demands for organic food. Bloggers have been capturing signs that read, "Organic eggs are currently in short supply due to increased consumer...|
|2/1/2014 - We've got good news on three fronts where victories for humanity are now imminent. I've posted a new video at YouTube covering these announcements. It's all good news because the corrupt, evil governments and corporations of the world cannot stop these powerful grassroots movements. Humanity will achieve...|
|2/1/2014 - While the United States currently lacks federal regulation on labeling foods with genetically modified ingredients, about half of the states are taking matters in their own hands. More than two dozen GMO labeling bills are currently being reviewed by state governments, according to the Associated Press.
|1/30/2014 - It is a war for the truth, and NationalGeographic.com writer Laura Parker seems to think that the people are winning it. Awareness about the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is clearly on the rise nationwide, and in the midst of this knowledge boon comes the admission by some in the...|
|1/29/2014 - Tasmania recently extended its ban on GMO crops indefinitely. This move will enable the Tasmanian island state of the Australian Commonwealth, located 150 miles off the southeast coast of mainland Australia, to maintain export leverage to European nations and others that won't import GMO foods.
|1/25/2014 - First Cheerios, now Grape-Nuts - shopping just got easier for the GMO-free consumer as Post rolls out its revamped version of the popular Original Grape-Nuts cereal, which unlike Cheerios, will carry the Non-GMO verification seal.
"Grape-Nuts Original still contains the signature crunch, wholesome...|
|1/25/2014 - Anti-GMO activists and Kauai County council members in Hawaii had to dig in as Kauai mayor Bernard Carvalho made a plea to not override his veto of Bill 2491. That's a bill that would monitor and restrict GMO planting and pesticide use in that county. The council got the necessary votes to overturn...|
|1/17/2014 - Even though California's Proposition 37 failed to pass at the polls, the push for mandatory labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is still alive and well in California's wine country. As reported by the Napa Valley Register (NVR), the Napa County Local Food Advisory Council is set to issue...|
|1/17/2014 - Do you chew gum? Which kind - the pesticide corn syrup kind or the nervous-wreck, sugar-free kind? Do you like breath mints? Which kind - pesticide corn syrup or agitated, sugar-free? How do you feel about food agents that are toxins and cause nervous disorders? Do you feel that it is fair that food...|
|1/16/2014 - It's not a total ban, but it's at least a victorious battle against the evil empire of Monsanto and the sociopathic biotech industry. After many months of grassroots demonstrating, blocking bulldozers and construction of a Monsanto seed factory in Argentina, a three-person court ruled two to one that...|
|1/15/2014 - The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) advised in its letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last month that it is planning to petition the agency early this year to authorize the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms as "natural." Known as the "Big Food" organization,...|
|1/14/2014 - Whole Foods Market says it is aiming to phase them out completely by 2018. Trader Joe's says absolutely none of its private-label products contain them, and haven't since the early 1990s. And Natural Grocers, another major U.S.-based grocery chain, has been pushing for their removal, or at least their...|
|1/14/2014 - Food labels aren't telling the whole story. Today's food labels are a mask, a cover-up of sorts. Many people have no clue that their food may contain high levels of toxic heavy metals like aluminum and cadmium. Likewise, many don't know which food products at the grocery store are made with genetically...|
|1/13/2014 - The UK and EU populace doesn't embrace Monsanto's propaganda, and their governments are somewhat less dominated by Monsanto minions than the US government is. So traces of glyphosate in major British non-GMO food brands should be a huge red flag for us here in America.
UK news site The Ecologist...|
|1/10/2014 - The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) is scheming to criminalize state-by-state GMO labeling laws in a deviously evil effort to keep consumers ignorant of what they're eating. Remember, the GMA is the same organization that got caught running an illegal money laundering scheme in Washington state,...|
|1/8/2014 - Not content with just hiding unlabeled genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the general food supply, the biotechnology industry now wants to freely add GMOs to food products bearing the "natural" label as well, according to new reports. The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) back in December...|
|1/7/2014 - A new variety of genetically modified potato could show up in Idaho as early as 2015.
Nearly 13 years ago, customers revolted against Monsanto's transgenic NewLeaf potato, which contained synthetic bacteria to kill insect pests. Now, a new company, J.R. Simplot Co., aims to bring back genetically...|
|1/3/2014 - General Mills has now publicly announced that original Cheerios cereal is non-GMO. This announcement, in which General Mills also falsely claims that genetically modified ingredients are "safe" -- as if this had been proven or something -- is available here.
But Cheerios cereal is made from oats,...|
|12/9/2013 - Legislation outlawing all future plantings of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) as well as the very companies that manufacture and spread them has become law on Hawaii's "Big Island" following the historic passage of Bill 113. According to reports, the new law prohibits biotechnology companies like...|
|12/3/2013 - Two Los Angeles city councilmen are attempting to make history in Southern California by banning the growth, sale and distribution of genetically modified (GM) seeds and plants anywhere in the city of Los Angeles. Congressman Mitch O'Farrell's 13th District website explains that both O'Farrell and his...|
|11/21/2013 - Just like in the United States, the Chinese media is trying to persuade the public that GMO food is safe, getting them "ready to accept" the lie that GMO food is necessary, to assure over a billion people that gene-mutated food somehow helps with food shortages. Because the urban population has spiked...|
|11/6/2013 - As of this writing, Washington state I-522 looks to have narrowly failed at the ballot box. This link shows election results county by county.
At 11:00pm last night, the "no" votes were winning by approximately 55% to 44%. Mail-in votes reportedly have not been counted yet, but unless a radical change...|
|11/2/2013 - Twenty years after the controversial introduction of unlabeled and untested genetically engineered foods and crops, opposition to GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) and Monsanto has created one of the largest netroots-grassroots movements in the U.S.
There are arguably more important issues facing...|
|11/1/2013 - Many people are trying to do the right thing for their personal health and well being. They support local farms, sustainable agriculture, local CSAs and their favorite organic brands. Sadly, those of us who are buying organic foods may also be unknowingly supporting the opposition of GMO labeling.
|10/25/2013 - Just days before a recent March Against Monsanto protest that took place globally on October 12, Mexico, the geographical birthplace of modern-day corn, instituted a regulatory ban on all plantings of genetically modified (GM) varieties of this staple food crop. A victory for food freedom and agricultural...|
|10/17/2013 - The Grocery Manufacturers Association has been caught running a $7.2 million "slush fund" to allow companies to dump huge dollars into fighting GMO labeling in Washington while deceptively concealing their identities. This activity is being conducted in blatant violation of the state's Public Disclosure...|
|10/13/2013 - Only a few weeks remain until voters in Washington state have the opportunity to make history by electing to mandate that GMOs (genetically modified organisms) be labeled at the retail level throughout their state. But just like it did in California with Proposition 37, the pro-GMO lobby is busy spreading...|
|10/13/2013 - Two major victories against genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are about to be achieved in Hawaii, where citizens and city council members have stepped up their game in opposition to open-air cultivations of GMO crops. According to The New York Times (NYT), the legislative committees of the "Big...|
|10/11/2013 - Here's something exciting you just can't miss: a new "GMO mini-summit" has been announced by Jeffrey Smith and John Robbins, and it's FREE to register and listen in. The mini-summit begins in two weeks (Oct. 25 - 27) and features remarkable guest speakers like Ken Cook, Rachel Parent, Andrew Kimbrell,...|
|10/9/2013 - As promised, Natural News has made two important donations toward food transparency and honest labeling for consumers. We've just donated $12,000 to the YES on 522 campaign in support of GMO labeling laws in Washington State.
We also urge all Natural News readers to help support this campaign in...|
|10/3/2013 - The Russian government has ordered all relevant agencies to examine whether or not to continue imports of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the country.
According to reports, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ordered the action, directing the agencies to make their recommendation by...|
|9/27/2013 - Everywhere you turn in the media, GMO propagandists are invoking so-called "Golden rice" as part of a false narrative that claims GMOs will save the world. Golden rice will save a million lives, blared the cover of TIME Magazine. Golden rice will give poor people critical nutrition and end suffering,...|
|9/25/2013 - Golden rice is being touted by GMO advocates as a miracle cure for blindness and death. It is claimed that golden rice is genetically engineered to produce higher levels of beta carotene which the body converts to vitamin A, preventing blindness and death. These claims, however, have no basis in fact...|
|9/24/2013 - Washington has taken the baton from California in an effort to be the first state in America to require the labeling of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). But like with Proposition 37 in California, which was defeated by a very slim (and highly questionable) margin back in 2012, the chemical industry...|
|9/21/2013 - There is a sinister agenda currently in motion to hand over control of the entire world's food supply to Monsanto and various other evil corporations under the guise of "free trade." And this villainous plot, which the mainstream media will most likely never tell you about, was hatched back in 2009...|
|9/20/2013 - What the public doesn't know won't hurt them.
At least, that's the thinking behind the Scientific American's recent editorial, "Labels for GMO Food Are a Bad Idea." It argues, "Instead of providing people with useful information, mandatory GMO labels would only intensify the misconception that so-called...|
|9/20/2013 - A new video from the group calling itself "Organic Spies" is once again rocking the organic food industry. In the video, a woman who identifies herself as a former employee of Whole Foods Market (WFM) testifies that she and other employees were deliberately trained by Whole Foods Market management to...|
|9/18/2013 - Allow me to be the first to announce that TED is dead. Why? Because the group that organizes so-called "TED talks" has been thoroughly hijacked by corporate junk science and now openly rejects any talks about GMOs, food as medicine, or even the subject of how food can help prevent behavioral disorders...|
|9/9/2013 - It's called the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), and it's a super secret trade pact being negotiated completely outside of law, with no congressional authority but with the aim of forcing nations around the world to ban GMO labeling, embrace Monsanto's GMO crops and keep pharmaceutical prices artificially...|
|9/5/2013 - It has been almost a year now since French researcher and scientist Gilles-Eric Seralini published his groundbreaking study on the deleterious effects of eating Monsanto's genetically-modified (GM) corn, and there are still millions of people out there who are confused about its controversial findings....|
|9/3/2013 - Unknown to many, since 2005, a large portion of America's orange supply has been under attack by a bacterium that is carried by the psyllid (a jumping plant lice) and sours oranges, leaving them half green. The disease, which has already cost Florida growers more than $4.5 billion, has been labeled...|
|8/27/2013 - The GMO debate has gone main stream and is becoming a very black and white issue. Promoters of genetically modified crops tout the science as 'feeding world hunger,' while GMO critics push for higher health standards, wanting only unmodified, whole food - food that isn't doused in herbicide chemicals...|
|8/25/2013 - It may not come as much of a surprise to our regular readers, but the biotechnology industry as we currently know it is intrinsically corrupt. And a government official-turned-whistleblower from Brazil recently admitted in a government report that every single industry-prompted approval for genetically-modified...|
|8/24/2013 - It is more than obvious that anyone who wants to keep genetically modified food unlabeled is either making money from the biotech industry or doesn't mind eating insecticide and pesticide daily. Any argument supporting hiding this "modification" of food means that you would also support all food going...|
|8/23/2013 - There is a lot of shady business going on in Africa these days, where so-called "biotech ambassadors" are now actively touring the continent and aggressively pushing for acceptance of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) and other biotechnology interests. As explained in a groundbreaking new report...|
|8/23/2013 - Monsanto executives and insiders are dumping Monsanto stock in record volumes, sending the stock price spiraling downward. CEO Hugh Grant just sold off 40,000 shares at $97.74, and both Janet Holloway and Gerald Steiner -- both high-level Monsanto executives -- recently ditched more than 10,000 shares...|
|8/22/2013 - Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are plants and other living organisms derived from modern molecular biotechnology techniques that alter the genetics of the organism. A large portion of the food supply in America is now produced with this technology. So far, GMO companies have been able to create...|
|8/21/2013 - Several Roman Catholic priests and Catholic laymen are seeking to convince some in the Church hierarchy to publicly denounce genetically modified organisms as they prepare to publicly honor a trio of scientists largely responsible for GMO development.
In an open letter to Cardinal Peter Turkson,...|
|8/19/2013 - You may have heard rumors recently that all kosher-certified foods -- that is, foods that meet strict Jewish dietary standards -- are now free of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). Unfortunately, these rumors are not true. But there is one kosher certification company in particular, Natural Food...|
|8/19/2013 - Since the time when genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) were first introduced into the American food supply back in 1996, there has been a dramatic increase in pesticide use rather than the decrease we were all promised by the biotechnology industry as a supposed benefit of GMO technology. A new research...|
|8/18/2013 - Millionaire power broker and cable news personality Kevin O'Leary, a Canadian clone of Piers Morgan, recently had his head handed to him on a platter by a 14-year-old young woman who schooled him on the issue of unlabeled genetically modified organisms (GMOs). After making a series of arrogant and vulgar...|
|8/18/2013 - If you eat out at restaurants, purchase non-organic or processed foods from the grocery store, or even take vitamin supplements that have not been consciously crafted with quality ingredients, chances are you are routinely ingesting genetically modified organisms (GMOs) without even knowing it. And...|
|8/10/2013 - Awareness about the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the food supply is at an all-time high throughout America, thanks in large part to the Proposition 37 ballot initiative in California. But many people are now asking the question, "If GMOs aren't labeled, how can I know whether...|
|8/9/2013 - It has been confirmed that France will extend its moratorium on the cultivation of Monsanto's genetically-modified (GM) MON810 corn within its borders, despite a recent ruling by the French Council of State that the longstanding ban violates European Union (EU) law. As reported in a recent AFP article...|
|8/9/2013 - In May 2013, two million people in over 50 countries expressed outrage over Monsanto's desire to own the food supply through genetically-altered (and patented) seeds that threaten all life on this planet. Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are when a plant or animal has been genetically engineered...|
|8/4/2013 - Her name is Rachel Parent, and she's suddenly an internet sensation for her cool-headed debate about GMOs on a popular Canadian TV show. (She's also the founder of the Kids Right to Know GMO Walk.) As you'll see in the video below, Rachel calmly argues for the basic human right to know what's in our...|
|7/30/2013 - A Natural News investigation reveals that an alarmingly large number of multivitamins and individual nutrient vitamins are formulated with ingredients derived from genetically modified corn.
This is the "dirty little secret" of the vitamin industry, but it's not one the mainstream media will touch...|
|7/29/2013 - A hard-hitting investigative report recently published by a prominent German newspaper has uncovered some shocking details about the tactics being used by chemical giant Monsanto in assuming control of global agriculture. According to this thorough analysis, Monsanto appears to be aggressively targeting...|
|7/27/2013 - The British survey was funded by Barclays Bank and done in collaboration with Farmers Weekly.
Only 15% of farmers polled said they would eat GMO food. Talk about a blanket rejection. It can't get much clearer than that.
Obviously, these backward farmers want to protect their own health. Who ever...|
|7/22/2013 - What you are about to read may come as a major shock to your brain, especially if you read the newspaper, flip through popular magazines often, or pay any attention to the advertisements on television. What you are about to read may seem too simple to be true, and it's exactly what the FDA (Food and...|
|7/21/2013 - European scientists have come up with a new technology that is allegedly better able to detect the presence of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in food, animal feed and seeds. As published in the open-access journal PLoS ONE, a new study out of Slovenia explains how the new technology, known as...|
|7/19/2013 - "The harder they come the harder they fall, one and all."
Jimmy Cliff, reggae classic
After enjoying a year of maximum profits, record stock prices, the defeat of a major GMO (genetically modified organism) labeling campaign in California, pro-industry court decisions, and a formidable display of...|
|7/18/2013 - Despite its recent defeat in the most populous state in the country, Proposition 37 in California, the bill that would have mandated the labeling of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), has spurred nationwide interest in passing "right to know" legislation. And just within the past few weeks, there...|
|7/14/2013 - There is a reason why America's primary system of agriculture today centers around the cultivation of unsustainable genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) grown in a monoculture format and heavily sprayed with toxic pesticide chemicals. As revealed by the government transparency group OpenSecrets.org,...|
|7/11/2013 - Healthy shoppers in Northern California are getting the first taste of certified biotech-free meat and egg products at the grocery store, thanks to the valiant efforts of the Non-GMO Project in successfully convincing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to allow certified non-GMO labels to be...|
|7/7/2013 - The recent March Against Monsanto rally, in which millions of people from all corners of the globe joined together on May 25, 2013, in protest of the genetic vandalism of our food supply, was a huge success. But in order to eventually attain real change and reform, and rid the food supply of transgenic...|
|6/29/2013 - Since the mid-to-late 1990s when genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) were first being thrust onto the market by governments working in lockstep with the biotechnology industry, the U.K. Parliament has effectively barred their use in all food items served to government officials at Parliament restaurants,...|
|6/27/2013 - Guess who spends the most money lobbying on agricultural lobbying? If you answered, "Monsanto," you're correct. Most of their efforts, of course, are focused on lobbying for GMOs -- to keep them legal and keep them hidden in foods.
Do you know how much money Monsanto spent on lobbying in 2012?
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|6/26/2013 - The biotechnology industry has pulled a fast one with regards to the legitimacy of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). Straddling both sides of the fence, multinational corporations like Monsanto continually claim that their GM monstrosities are "substantially equivalent" to natural crops when it...|
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