GMOs news, articles and information:
|11/11/2014 - Farmers in the U.S. are beginning to wake-up to the fact that genetically modified crops are poor business indeed. With countries around the world taking a firm stand against GM imports, not only are farmers who grow GMOs suffering from dwindling export opportunities, but also those whose crops have...|
|11/2/2014 - Most Natural News readers are sufficiently wary of the terms natural or all-natural on packaged foods, even in health food stores. Too many who aren't aware think that natural means "organic" or at least "GMO-free." Surprise, not only are they not organic, but they often contain some GMOs.
|10/7/2014 - Not long after its publishing, Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini's landmark study on genetically modified (GM) NK603 corn and Roundup herbicide received considerable undue criticism from the mainstream scientific community, which clearly didn't approve of its findings. But this doesn't negate the fact...|
|9/8/2014 - Embattled Ukraine, which is currently under siege (practically) by a belligerent Russia, once upon a time used to be called the "Breadbasket of the Soviet Union," because most of the U.S.S.R.'s food came from there.
Even after the U.S.S.R. dissolved, Ukraine continued to be productive agriculturally,...|
|9/3/2014 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Agriculture (USDA) are readying to approve a powerful new herbicide, as well as three genetically modified organisms (GMOs) engineered to resist it, that has not been adequately vetted for either safety or effectiveness. And at least 50 members...|
|8/20/2014 - When independent scientists and farmers start protesting GMOs to their governments without success, to whom can they turn? Well, the GMO resisters in the predominately Catholic country Brazil have decided to go papal. They intend to get the Pope on board to help ban GMOs and all the affiliated toxins...|
|8/19/2014 - A major tenet of the biotechnology model of agriculture is that genetically modified (GM) crops help mitigate climate change by sequestering more carbon into the soil. But a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change has determined this to be patently false, showing that no-till farming...|
|8/18/2014 12:37:15 PM - The iconic butterfly (label) is really taking flight, surpassing projections by more than double last year, proving that 90% of Americans would love to know what is in their food and are taking actions to look for a label which tells them that the genes of their foods haven't been modified and altered...|
|8/13/2014 - "Isn't humanity committing suicide with this indiscriminate and tyrannical use of nature?"
That was a question asked recently by Pope Francis, as part of his continuous plea with the world to "respect" our environment.
It's not a bad message, it is just incomplete when you consider that the vast...|
|8/11/2014 - A grassroots campaign to require honest GMO labeling on food products has been launched in Texas. Called "Label GMOs Texas," the campaign follows in the footsteps of the highly successful Vermont campaign which achieved victory earlier this year.
The Facebook page for the Texas campaign is available...|
|8/7/2014 - No matter what personal views you might have on genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), these relatively new biological creations are wreaking havoc on both the environment and human health, as thoroughly demonstrated in the scientific literature. And here are seven concrete examples of why:
|8/3/2014 - Proponents of genetically modified food say that a "GMO" label on foods would mislead people into believing that they are unhealthy or unsafe. Why is that? Are they unhealthy or unsafe?! Proponents of GMO food (investors and manufacturers) have spent millions and millions of dollars to keep them unlabeled,...|
|7/29/2014 - Proponents of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) often proclaim that the technology has been fully vetted in terms of human safety, and that anyone objecting to the continued unlabeled use of GMOs in the food supply is somehow dredging up unfounded conspiracy theories. But the truth of the matter...|
|7/27/2014 - Why are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) a serious threat to humanity and the environment? The reasons span the realms of science, social justice, economics and the environment, and once you understand this, you'll readily understand why so many environmentalists, humanitarians, responsible scientists...|
|7/27/2014 - The single greatest fear of GMO pushers has just been revealed. In the days after I wrote my now-famous article comparing GMO advocates to Nazi collaborators, the blogosphere erupted with a heated discussion of Monsanto, journalism, the scientific dictatorship of the Nazi empire and the parallels with...|
|7/25/2014 - We all got a good laugh today: The Michelle Obama GMO story that went viral Friday has been confirmed as a hoax, but it produced such a backlash of anger against the First Lady and Monsanto that the outcry became a new story all by itself. In a very real sense, the hoax story became a whole new story...|
|7/24/2014 - Several years ago, Natural News announced the launch of the world's first online buying club for organic and non-GMO foods, Green PolkaDot Box, which offers healthy foods and consumer products to the public at wholesale prices. Well, now, this pioneer in clean living is unveiling a new concept that...|
|7/22/2014 - The government of India appears to be slowly falling into the clutches of multinational chemical companies craftily pushing their own patented genetically modified (GM) crops as the solution to hunger and poverty, with a new bill set to deliver subsidized food made from these poisons to more than 800...|
|7/21/2014 - After watching the bizarre and irrational reaction to the original story I published here, I've decided to replace it with a meta analysis of what the reaction to this story really says about today's corrupt media and irresponsible "corporate science" operators.
For the record, the story which originally...|
|7/14/2014 - Just like nearly every other drug, the anti-anxiety drug Xanax contains fillers and additives that are listed as "inactive" ingredients, but which actually can pose significant health risks. The only way to avoid ingesting those potentially dangerous chemicals and compounds is to avoid taking the medications.
|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...|
|7/8/2014 - Now that first-generation genetically modified (GM) crops have proven to be a complete failure, chemical companies are busy seeking regulatory approval for new varieties with resistance to multiple herbicides instead of just one. But according to WIRED, these second-generation GMOs will not only increase...|
|7/7/2014 12:15:10 PM - Good ole' Bill opened the doors for GMO food in the early 1990s, and now Hillary speaks the language of the Franken-food people! Just what is she saying? Is this the first corporation to ever run for President of the United States of America? Corporations are people too, so they've said, and there's...|
|6/30/2014 - A major victory has been achieved for science with the recent re-publishing of Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini's study on genetically-modified (GM) corn treated with Monsanto's Roundup herbicide. After being forcibly retracted by corporate scientists, Seralini's groundbreaking study will once again appear...|
|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...|
|6/24/2014 - Genetic engineering is evolving into a whole new monster with the recent introduction of synthetic biology, a new technology that involves inserting computer-generated DNA into genetically modified (GM) yeast for the purpose of fermenting synthetic ingredients. But a coalition of environmental and food...|
|6/24/2014 - The idea that DNA from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is broken down in the digestive tract and rendered innocuous, a common industry claim, is patently false. A recent study published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE found that large, meal-derived DNA fragments from GMOs are fully capable...|
|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...|
|6/10/2014 - When talking about the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), scientists working for the biotech industry often tout phony science while broadcasting industry spin. This industry spin is often backed by fundamentally incoherent safety tests that are used to hoodwink entire countries into compliance....|
|6/9/2014 - As the founding executive director for the Institute of Responsible Technology, Jeffrey Smith leads the way in providing real science education on the health risks posed by genetically modified organisms.
His tireless commitment to promoting non-GMO food choices around the globe has led Smith on...|
|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...|
|5/28/2014 - They are the one place where plants, animals, and other wildlife are supposed to be protected from the machinations of human industry and commerce. But the nation's supposedly protected wildlife refuges are being taken over by the chemical and biotechnology industries, prompting a new lawsuit that seeks...|
|5/22/2014 - Looking around, it's no secret that Americans are putting on the pounds unlike any other time in history. Sure, we can't discount sedentary lifestyles, processed foods and outrageous sugar consumption as contributing factors. At the same time, an elephant in the room is often overlooked -- one known...|
|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 - For years, it was little spoken of within the country's own borders, but India is suffering from an escalating suicide epidemic that is gaining attention both internationally and in a new book by Seattle University journalism professor Sonora Jha. Entitled Foreign, the fiction piece tells the very real...|
|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...|
|5/17/2014 - Consumers will soon have the power to conduct on the spot tests for a variety of poisons in their food -- including GMOs, nanoparticals, pesticides and bacteria. Using smartphone technology, along with a specialized cradle and app, researchers have developed a biosensor that identifies various toxins,...|
|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....|
|5/2/2014 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...|
|4/23/2014 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...|
|4/18/2014 - 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...|
|4/11/2014 - Kathleen Sebelius, HHS Secretary who oversaw the disastrously botched Obamacare website and rollout, has finally resigned. In line with the sheer delusion being invoked to try to call Obamacare a "success," even this resignation is being called another success story. "Kathleen Sebelius Is Resigning...|
|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...|
|4/2/2014 - As genetically modified crops fail in several regions around the world and are exposed as a detriment to health, many are beginning to see right through the high-dollar false advertising claims projected by biotech corporations like Monsanto.
(Note that in the 40s and 50s Monsanto made false safety...|
|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....|
|3/23/2014 - 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...|
|3/11/2014 - 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,...|
|3/11/2014 - 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...|
|3/10/2014 - Outrage erupted in the health world after China's Ministry of Education recently announced that it does not serve genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to diners at its cafeteria. GMWatch.org and others report that the government agency has a sign currently posted at the doorway of its cafeteria stating...|
|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...|
|2/28/2014 - The general hostility of the American mainstream media, which is heavily influenced by the pharmaceutical and chemical cartels, toward Russia during the 2014 Winter Olympics could have some of its underpinnings in the Eurasian country's stance on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). According to Voice...|
|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...|
|2/13/2014 - 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...|
|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...|
|1/8/2014 - 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...|
|1/3/2014 - California-based vaccine manufacturer PaxVax has reportedly submitted an application to begin international trials of a novel oral cholera vaccine that contains live, genetically modified (GM) bacteria. VacTruth.com reports that the new vaccine is set to be tested on more than 1,000 individuals, many...|
|12/11/2013 - Remember the explosive 2012 study published in the Food and Chemical Toxicology (FCT) journal, in which Gilles-Eric Seralini and other researchers proved (with photographic evidence) that rats fed a lifetime of GM corn grew horrific tumors? It turns out that the study was retracted from the FCT in November...|
|12/11/2013 - When Danish pig farmer Ib Pedersen first noticed the sudden uptick in disease, deformities and death among his farrow, his immediate reaction was to investigate the diet of his pigs to look for possible causes. And what he found confirms what a growing body of evidence also suggests: that genetically...|
|10/17/2013 - A milestone has just been achieved on the island in Kaua'i, where the city council passed measure 2491 which places unprecedented new restrictions on toxic agricultural chemicals frequently used in conjunction with GMOs.
Few people realize that Kaua'i is ground zero for chemical experimentation in...|
|10/15/2013 - With increasing frequency, legitimate scientific data is being squelched in favor of junk science created out of whole cloth by co-opted "researchers" who have become addicted to corporate and government money - funding that always comes with a predetermined set of "conclusions" that said researchers...|
|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,...|
|9/24/2013 - New monster varieties of weeds are taking over fields across the globe, as the use of ever greater amounts of pesticides to cultivate herbicide-resistant genetically modified crops has unleashed a monster.
Experts in weed management are sounding the alarm and looking for new ways to handle the problem...|
|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...|
|9/13/2013 - Are you confused about food label claims and what they really mean? That's part of the strategy of the global food giants, of course: confuse you with so much noise that you give up trying to make sense of it all.
That's why I wrote this article: to demystify food label claims and give you the low-down...|
|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....|
|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 - 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...|
|8/23/2013 - 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 - The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF) estimates that every half hour, a child is born who will develop some type of mitochondrial disease by the time he or she reaches 10 years of age. And based on the symptom profiles typically associated with various mitochondrial diseases, as well as...|
|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...|
|8/18/2013 - More and more, our collective activism is reshaping the world economy to punish criminal corporations and demand transparency on topics like GMOs, drug patents, animal cruelty and more. And we are winning on every front!
This past week saw a flurry of news where big corporations like Merck and Monsanto...|
|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 - 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...|
|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...|
|7/26/2013 - It can't be any more sickening than to watch an idea, so poisonous, become so celebrated, rewarded, and praised. A major World Food Prize award, started by Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Norman Borlaug, was given out recently to Monsanto Executive Robert Fraley and two other biotech masterminds. Mary-Dell...|
|7/24/2013 - The world's most evil corporation, Monsanto, has announced it will cease trying to introduce any new genetically-modified (GM) crops into Europe following years of widespread public opposition to the controversial and untested technology. Instead, the multinational biotechnology behemoth will re-focus...|
|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...|
|7/20/2013 - It's no secret here, Natural News has long reported what the mainstream media generally has not regarding the risks of GM foods and how they are creating a host of dangers to our food supply. Now, it seems, science is making it much more difficult to ignore these facts.
A new study has found that...|
|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 - Contradicting promises he once made back on the campaign trail to protect the environment and defend the public against unscrupulous corporate interests, Barack Obama is currently pushing for the establishment of two new "free trade" agreements that would not only allow corporations to undermine the...|
|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,...|
|7/1/2013 - What a surprise! Among this year's winners of the international World Food Prize, which claims to recognize the achievements of individuals who have "advanced human development," is none other than a Monsanto executive. The World Food Prize, which is heavily funded by the biotechnology industry, has...|
|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?
|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...|
|6/19/2013 - Widespread industry claims that the altered traits of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) do not persist in food and are thus harmless to humans have once again been proven to be false. A new study published in the open-access, peer-reviewed Journal of Hematology & Thromboembolic Diseases has revealed...|
|6/18/2013 - Two more countries have taken a bold stand against genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), according to new reports. The South American nation of Venezuela is currently in the process of crafting legislation to bar transgenic seeds and crops from entering the country, while biotechnology giant Monsanto...|
|6/16/2013 - The researchers involved with the recent landmark study proving that exposure to genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) and Monsanto's Roundup herbicide causes serious organ damage and cancerous tumors have developed a new web-based tool to help spread the word about the many dangers of GMOs. A global...|
|6/14/2013 - As you already figured out, I try to find out all I can about how callous, impersonal, selfish, greedy and uncaring about people Monsanto is. So, I'm cruising the internet and I come across an article that put Monsanto's complete disregard for people's spiritual/religious perspective about eating. The...|
|6/13/2013 - If Americans are truly serious about making real progress in the fight against genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), then we are going to have to take things to the next level by voting with our wallets, and boycotting every single factory food company that continues to secretly use GMOs in its products....|
|6/13/2013 - The recent decision by Whole Foods Market to label all genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) sold in its stores by the long-off date of 2018 looks silly and almost meaningless compared to the right-now policy of fresh food chain Chipotle, which is officially the first and only major U.S. food supplier...|
|6/12/2013 - If you have stomach problems or gastrointestinal problems, a new study led by Dr. Judy Carman may help explain why: pigs fed a diet of genetically engineered soy and corn showed a 267% increase in severe stomach inflammation compared to those fed non-GMO diets. In males, the difference was even more...|
|6/11/2013 - As if there isn't enough reason to avoid genetically modified food, new research has discovered GMOs are linked with leukemia and anemia. The study found that Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) used in bioengineered seeds has a substantial adverse effect on blood cells and bone marrow cell proliferation. Even...|
|6/4/2013 - Though the mainstream media was nowhere to be found in covering it, the largest ever global protest against genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) took place on May 25, 2013, in at least 52 countries and 436 major cities worldwide. The protest, which was initiated as part of the grassroots March Against...|
|6/4/2013 - Monsanto is now in full retreat against a global grassroots rejection of its poisons and lies. The company is backpedaling on every front now, even admitting defeat in Europe and now trying to focus its last, desperate efforts on the United States and Brazil.
But even in the Americas, Monsanto is...|
|6/2/2013 - News about the GMO contamination of U.S. wheat crops seems to be spreading faster than the GMOs themselves. On Friday, South Korea joined Japan in announcing a halt on imports of U.S. wheat due to the USDA's recent announcement that commercial wheat grown in the USA is contaminated with Monsanto's genetically...|
|5/31/2013 - Like many Natural News readers, I was astonished when Sen. Rand Paul voted against a recent amendment that would have allowed states to enact their own local laws regarding GMO labeling. Rand Paul's answer to why he voted against the amendment, however, is a coherent argument that deserves additional...|
|5/30/2013 - The genetic apocalypse we've been warning about for years may have already begun. The USDA just announced they found a significant amount of genetically engineered wheat growing in farm fields in Oregon. As the USDA announced yesterday, "...test results of plant samples from an Oregon farm indicate...|
|5/29/2013 - When it comes to protecting the public from GMOs, Hungary knows how to get the job done: set fire to the fields growing GM corn!
Although environmentalists might at first argue about the ramifications of burning so much organic matter right out in the open, the deeper truth is that genetic pollution...|
|5/8/2013 - The only other country in the Americas besides Ecuador to completely ban genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) from being cultivated within its borders, the South American nation of Peru has taken charge to help protect not only its own citizens but also the people of the countries to whom it exports...|
|4/30/2013 - Recognizing the fact that Americans are becoming increasingly uneasy about the unlabeled presence of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) throughout the food supply, the shareholders of a major U.S.-based pharmaceutical and nutritional products company are now considering their prompt removal. As promoted...|
|4/23/2013 9:27:12 PM - Let me preface this by saying; thank God there are people in the world that are willing to expose the endless deceit of the biotech industry. Much of this article was taken from a piece written by Thomas A. Anderson, a Wall Street correspondent, in his article entitled; GMO Foods become "NEO" Foods.
|4/10/2013 - A breakthrough report on the nutritional density of genetically-modified (GM) corn crops demolishes all existing claims that GMOs are "substantially equivalent" to non-GMOs. Entitled 2012 Nutritional Analysis: Comparison of GMO Corn versus Non-GMO Corn, the paper reveals not only that GMO corn is greatly...|
|4/4/2013 1:50:49 AM - I remember when I was growing up in the 1940s my parents got into a new thing for them called smoking. By the 50s and 60s the whole country was obsessed. Even the physicians did ads touting the safety of smoking.
But there were activists and protesters that said smoking was harmful and they were...|
|4/3/2013 - In the wake of the recent announcement by Whole Foods Market that the retailer will require the labeling of all foods containing genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in its stores by 2018, many in the natural health community are now wondering, why the long wait? Whole Foods' reluctance to adopt truth-in-labeling...|
|3/24/2013 2:24:59 PM - On March 21, 2013, Hawaii had their largest hearing on a GMO lableing bill since fluoridation got defeated in 2003. Unfortunately, due to the genetic modification of our politicians, the bill got "deferred", which is euphemism for 'flushed down the toilet'.
Here's how their genetic modification works:...|
|3/21/2013 - In yet another blow to GMOs, several major U.S. food retailers have signed on to the "Campaign for GE-Free Seafood" found at http://www.foe.org/gefreeseafood
These retailers include Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Aldi and many more. It's the latest private sector blow to the deceptive biotech industry....|
|3/21/2013 - A pair of studies recently published in the journal Science raises fresh and dire warnings about the continued decline of crop-pollinating insects all over the world, and what this means for the future of the world's food supply. Both studies highlight the fact that wild pollinators like bumblebees,...|
|3/20/2013 11:05:50 PM - For more than 100 years, the profits generated by their sale have helped make it possible for young girls all across the country to develop valuable life skills and make their communities better places. But today's Girl Scout cookies are loaded with health-destroying ingredients like genetically-modified...|
|3/17/2013 8:26:08 PM - So, there's this guy named Richard Brill that is a professor of science at the Honolulu Community College that wrote an article for our newspaper about GMOs that was relatively innocuous. The article was entitled, "GMO crops could trigger another Green Revolution." What caught my eye was a comment at...|
|3/17/2013 - The debate over whether or not to label genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) has long been settled -- the people undeniably and overwhelmingly want to know what is in their food. A new poll released by the Huffington Post and YouGov.com reveals that about 83 percent of all Americans, from all demographic...|
|3/15/2013 - After years of dodging the issue, natural grocery chain Whole Foods Market has gone public with plans to require the labeling of all foods sold in its stores that contain genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The only problem is that the new labeling requirements will not come into effect until 2018,...|
|3/14/2013 - Whole Foods has announced that, by 2018, all GMO products sold in their stores will carry GMO labels, so customers know what they're buying.
Whole Foods has also asserted they are working with their suppliers to find non-GMO raw ingredients, so that current GMO products sold in the stores can become...|
|3/12/2013 - In the wake of Whole Foods announcing mandatory GMO labeling of all products sold across its stores by 2018, there has been a lot of healthy debate on the subject. Jon Rappoport argues that Whole Foods should ditch all GMO foods and essentially become a "GMO-free" retailer.
Ronnie Cummins of the...|
|3/12/2013 - A young Orange County, California girl scout, Alicia Serratos, has started a Change.org petition to stop making Girl Scout cookies with GMO ingredients. Although the source article for this story had the petition signature count at 100, as of this writing on Sunday night, March 10, 2013, the signature...|
|3/12/2013 - Whole Foods has announced that, by 2018, it will label all products in its stores that contain genetically-modified ingredients.
Mike Adams, at naturalnews.com, has written an excellent article covering this development. You should read it.
Whole Foods cites customers' concerns as a major reason...|
|3/9/2013 - In a huge victory for the alternative media and grassroots activism, Whole Foods announced on Friday that it would require GMO labels on all products by 2018. (Click here for the press release.) This announcement deals a significant blow to Monsanto, DuPont and all the GMO pushers who openly admit that...|
|3/8/2013 - It's strange that environmental journalist/activist Mark Lynas makes a speech confessing his wayward madness for opposing GMO agriculture, and it manages to make it into the New York Times online op-ed section on the heels of the shocking French GMO tumor study.
Mark claims to have been a strong...|
|3/6/2013 6:17:12 PM - This article needs to be prefaced. About 2 weeks ago an anti-GMO friend of mine sent me an email with the following piece. The piece had no origin nor any name associated with it. Seeing its relevancy and the importance it would be to the world, I paraphrased some of it, added some of my own comments...|
|2/19/2013 - Some farmers across the United States may stop planting genetically modified crops after poor yields are increasing costs beyond what they can absorb.
According to Farmers Weekly, those farmers are considering returning to conventional seed after increased pest resistance and crop failures have meant...|
|2/18/2013 - A social media marketing experiment recently launched by food giant General Mills went down in flames less than one day after it was created following a groundswell of opposition to the company's hidden use of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). According to Activist Post, a Facebook "app" created...|
|2/7/2013 - Just a few months after a now-famous Italian study found that Monsanto's NK603 genetically-modified (GM) corn causes serious organ damage and tumors in mammals, a report issued by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has uncovered that most GMOs in commercial use today contain a hidden viral gene...|
|1/28/2013 - The mainstream media is abuzz with unrelenting fervor and excitement over the recent conversion of former anti-GMO (genetically-modified organism) scientist Mark Lynas, who now openly embraces GMO technology and insists that he was wrong to oppose GMOs all these years. A self-proclaimed founder of the...|
|1/23/2013 - In the aftermath of the defeat of Proposition 37 in California, many more Americans are now aware of the existence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and their unlabeled presence throughout the food supply. But with this awareness has come a lot of confusion, as the processed food and biotechnology...|
|12/30/2012 6:04:33 PM - By now, most of us are aware of the GMO problem and the political corruption akin to it.
Monsanto claims that GMOs are safe. This was the same comment made by the tobacco companies back in the 40s and early 50s regarding cigarette smoking.
Now we know without a doubt that smoking and lung and...|
|12/6/2012 - Besides what we already know about the dangers of consuming genetically modified foods, these "frankenfoods" now appear to play a key role in the current obesity pandemic. Perhaps not so coincidentally, the number of Americans now classified as overweight has doubled in the last 20 years - the same...|
|11/29/2012 - A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) committee dominated by representatives from the biotechnology industry, seed companies, and academia has decided to make an official recommendation to the public agency that organic farmers be forced to bear financially responsible for the genetic contamination...|
|11/21/2012 - At this late date, there are still people who don't see the consequences of Obamacare. They cling to the notion that it's simply a wonderful system that will allow more people to get vital medical care. That's all they see or want to see.
They agree that medical treatment has an alarming toxic track...|
|11/15/2012 - So you want to be healthy? You go to your doctor and he tells you to take fish oil and vitamin D. Then you open the Natural News email and discover the benefits of vitamin C and many other great vitamins, minerals and supplements and take them also. It may surprise you to find that there are GMOs hidden...|
|11/12/2012 - Big money wins yet again -- this time defeating Prop. 37 in California. Monsanto, DuPont and others contributed $45 million to keep the American public in the dark about genetically modified organisms. Even though the failure of this ballot measure is a blow to those who value safe food, the battle...|
|11/12/2012 - Gluten intolerance has reached epidemic proportions -- a staggering 40 percent of the U.S. population now suffers from it in one form or another. Celiac disease alone strikes one in every 133 Americans. Taking into account the fact that gluten sensitivity has risen sharply over the last 20 years, researchers...|
|11/7/2012 - Straight out of a sci-fi horror film, a mysterious disease that produces sores, rashes and sharp fibers beneath the skin may be linked with genetically modified organisms. Along with bug-like crawling sensations, Morgellons disease causes other alarming symptoms: extreme chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia,...|
|11/5/2012 - It's coming down to the wire on Proposition 37. After weeks of spending a million dollars a day broadcast outright lies, the Monsant-funded "No on 37" campaign has managed to crush the early lead of the YES campaign, making the ballot measure a very close race.
If you live in California, your YES...|
|10/25/2012 - During a recent segment he hosted on genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), Dr. Mehmet Oz, whose duplicitous positions on vaccine safety have called into question his legitimacy, actually expressed support for mandatory GMO labeling. In the opening of the segment, which features a powerful interview...|
|10/18/2012 - The consumer advocacy organization Environmental Working Group (EWG) has put out a new paper that estimates the average person's yearly consumption of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). And based on the figures, which EWG admits are very likely understated, the average person consumes more than...|
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|10/16/2012 - The battle against genetically modified organisms being secretly engineered into our foods now has only one possible outcome: Victory for the People... and defeat of the corporate quack scientists and the outrageously dishonest and sinister biotech industry that has shoved GMO down our throats for a...|
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