GMO news, articles and information:
|12/1/2016 - Breitbart.com, with a massive reader base of 45 million fans, has just announced a massive boycott of all Kellogg's brands.
It's not over GMOs, however. Breitbart.com doesn't focus on food, herbicides or genetic engineering. Their focus is politics, and over the last two years, they've risen to become...|
|11/30/2016 - One of the biggest threats that society currently faces is the very real prospect of a massive food system collapse precipitated by chemical overuse and the spread of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). And ironically enough, many storable survival food kits designed to help mitigate an emergency...|
|11/23/2016 - While the victory of Donald Trump grabbed the majority of the election-related headlines this year, something monumental happened in Sonoma County, California, where residents voted in favor of banning the cultivation of genetically modified crops.
Measure M, which was originally known as the Sonoma...|
|11/22/2016 - Recognizing that the world is an increasingly volatile place and that an emergency situation could hit at any time, many people are preparing in advance by stocking up on storable food supplies to back end any potential hiccups in the supply chain. But it's important to remember that not all storable...|
|11/21/2016 - In recent days, The New York Times published a story about how the biotech industry has thus far failed to deliver on its many promises regarding GMO crops. The article was published less than one month after the industry petitioned congressional leaders for $3 million in taxpayer money to "educate"...|
|11/18/2016 - The Grocery Manufacturer's Association (GMA) has been ordered to pay a record-breaking $18 million fine for concealing the identity of corporate donors in a 2013 effort to defeat a GMO food-labeling initiative in Washington state.
In a 24-page ruling, Thurston County Superior Court Judge Anne Hirsch...|
|11/14/2016 - Storable food is meant to carry you and your loved ones through a disaster situation where other sources of nutrition might be rare or nonexistent, so it's no surprise that many of these foods are highly calorie dense.
But nutrition means more than calories, and many storable food products bulk up...|
|11/10/2016 - If the recent projections published in the latest report from the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) turn out to be correct, the world's population will continue to grow at a relatively high pace. With the planet's population expected to reach 9.9 billion by 2050, which is a 33 percent increase from...|
|11/7/2016 - Once more, the social change engineers and bureaucrats "in charge" of the country are acting like they know best when it comes to the issues of food freedom and food health.
Despite push-back from millions of Americans and Europeans who are opposed to genetically modified foods because of the known...|
|11/6/2016 - The Taiwanese Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that the country's new tracking codes have allowed it to determine for the first time that 97 percent of soybeans imported into Taiwan come from genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
In July, the Taiwanese FDA implemented new commodity...|
|11/4/2016 - Monsanto is finally being held liable for genetically engineered wheat that was found growing illegally on an Oregon farm in 2013. The "Roundup Ready" wheat genetically modified to withstand applications of glyphosate has been tested in 16 states, including Oregon, from 1998 to 2005, but has never been...|
|11/3/2016 - Today we're making history in the survival food industry. I've partnered with Numanna, a rising storable food company run by patriotic Americans, to co-formulate and lab certify an entire line of near-instant meals that are certified organic, non-GMO and use no hidden forms of MSG.
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|11/2/2016 - Earlier this year, the Dannon Company made a pledge to begin labeling its GMO-containing products before eventually phasing out GMO ingredients in many of them, but some farmers are unhappy and are now voicing their opposition to the plan.
The "Dannon Pledge," announced in April, involves the shift...|
|10/28/2016 - An American company has hit on a novel way to promote its non-GMO corn snacks while raising awareness concerning the dominance of GM agriculture in the country – by using crop circles as an advertising medium.
Our Little Rebellion – a company that sells a line of non-GMO corn snack products...|
|10/27/2016 - One of the food industry's most prominent players recently announced that they will be expanding their line of non-GMO products, due to the ever-increasing customer demand for clean food. Nestle may have wowed consumers with their choice, but it may make some waves with their good friend, Monsanto.
|10/25/2016 - The Oregon-based Soylent company, which proudly manufactures a full line of genetically-modified beverages, powders and "food" bars, has recalled every single one of its "Soylent Bar" meal replacement products, following a stream of complaints from consumers who say they experienced horrific stomach...|
|10/21/2016 - The financial outlook for Whole Foods Market continues to look grim, as consumers seeking natural and organic products continue to take their business elsewhere.
As far back as 2014, then-CEO John Mackey admitted that the company was hurting due to an explosion in the number of stores selling organic...|
|10/20/2016 - If you've been thinking "outside the bun" lately, you may also want to be eating "outside the taco shell," because what's lurking inside that "crunchwrap supreme" and the "volcano taco" is only about 35 percent actual meat, and the rest is well ... grade F "stuff."
In order to counter rumors that...|
|10/12/2016 - Supposed "experts" are promoting new guidelines that would allow the biotechnology industry to forever conceal the negative health effects of eating GMO foods.
In an effort to refine its regulation on GMO food, the European Union (EU) has funded two separate animal feeding studies, GRACE And G-TwYST....|
|10/7/2016 - Corn rootworms cost the corn industry about $1 billion per year, and for the past 30 years, biotechnology companies have bragged about killing them by inserting toxic bacterial genes in the corn plant that dissolve the worms' insides.
The Bt genes (Bacillus thuringiensis) make the genetically modified...|
|10/4/2016 - Monsanto has officially entered the "GMO 2.0" business, with the signing of the licensing agreement to use the technology known as CRISPR-Cas9. Due to a recent ruling by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the technology will allow Monsanto to create a new generation of GMO foods that are legally...|
|9/30/2016 - Glyphosate, a toxic chemical found in popular weedkiller Roundup, is classed by the World Health Organization as a probable carcinogen. Roundup is commonly used across America in gardens, public parks and for agriculture – but studies have found that one of its ingredients – glyphosate –...|
|9/26/2016 - If you are eating genetically modified foods – including essentially any product containing corn or soy that has not been certified organic or free from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) – the modified genes in those GMOs might be negatively influencing your body's own DNA.
|9/19/2016 - One of the tactics used by a corrupt corporate-owned government – such as the one currently in power in the United States – is to pass legislation that on the surface appears to give the public what it wants, but which in reality accomplishes the opposite.
Such is the case with the new...|
|9/16/2016 - Genetically modified organisms are a covert science experiment going on in the environment, in people and all around the world, subjecting the unaware masses to lab-invented foods. While GMOs can be detected in a country's imports, there is little effort done to label these ingredients on food product...|
|9/8/2016 - With genetically modified organisms (GMOs) quickly approaching a point of saturation in the conventional food supply, the genetic butchers responsible for unleashing things like Roundup Ready soybeans are getting ready to unveil the next phase of their predatory agricultural conquest -- synthetic biology.
|9/6/2016 - Almost exactly 55 years ago, the US military began a campaign to spray massive quantities of the toxic defoliant Agent Orange over the jungles of South Vietnam – its supposed ally -- in a effort to kill the plants that gave cover and food to hostile forces. To this day, an estimated 3 million...|
|8/31/2016 - Are you tired of GMOs working their way into so many of the foods you buy? Do you ever wish you could just burn down all the GMO crops out there so they can stop compromising our food supply for good? Some Hungarian officials did exactly that when they burned down 1,000 acres of maize in 2011.
|8/30/2016 - We must act to maintain the integrity of organic standards! Action Alert! 
The semiannual meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) will take place April 25–27 in Washington, DC. Because the NOSB makes decisions that, in large part, determine the future of organic foods (it's...|
|8/29/2016 - A unanimous decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals now prevents the Department of Justice of the United States from prosecuting people who legally grow, sell or purchase marijuana, even though it's still illegal according to federal law. The decision is based on a previous ruling that keeps...|
|8/27/2016 - After a three-year-long battle between multinational corporation Monsanto and local Malvinas citizens and anti-GMO campaigners from across Argentina, one of Monsanto's half-completed multi-million dollar GMO seed plants will be dismantled. According to March Against Monsanto, the plant would have been...|
|8/26/2016 - In an ironic example of how insane our United States legal system has become regarding food safety, a Berkeley-based food tech firm is preparing to launch a perfectly legal GMO-derived "animal-free dairy milk" product, while in many states the sale of raw, unpasteurized milk is banned.
The food tech...|
|8/25/2016 - If you wanted to fail in media post-9/11 America, probably one of the best ways to achieve that would be to have your network funded by the oil-rich dictatorial sheikdom of Qatar (pronounced CUT-ter), a nation that also lavishly funds Islamic terrorist and extremist groups like Hamas and the Muslim...|
|8/22/2016 - My name is Robert, and I am a Cornell University undergraduate student. However, I'm not sure if I want to be one any more. Allow me to explain.
(Article by Robert Schooler, republished from Gmwatch.org)
Cornell, as an institution, appears to be complicit in a shocking amount of ecologically destructive,...|
|8/19/2016 - The public's trust in Whole Foods took a serious dive after the chain was exposed for selling food with artificial ingredients and unlabeled GMOs, and it appears that the store's new offerings are not going to be enough to win people back.
The Whole Foods in Boulder, Colorado, has launched an all-vegan...|
|8/18/2016 - The world's seed giants would love for you to believe that the movement against genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is based on nothing more than fear, paranoia and ignorance. But the truth is that the growing distaste for GMOs is based on mounting research that illustrates the adverse effects on...|
|8/17/2016 - Russia has adopted a new law that prohibits all GMO crop cultivation and GMO animal breeding in the Russian Federation, to prevent the release of GMOs into the environment. Furthermore, the new law allows the Russian government to restrict the import of GMO products that may pose a threat to human health...|
|8/17/2016 - A coalition of farmers, activists and citizens has successfully stopped the expansion of a Monsanto seed facility in Malvinas, Argentina. Tired of being poisoned by GMOs, the activists managed to stop construction of the plant by descending on the property in masses and refusing to leave.
|8/8/2016 - The state of Florida is about to make a decision that it can't take back: Releasing scores of genetically modified mosquitoes in a bid to wipe out other mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus.
Following approval by the Food and Drug Administration, a field trial that would see the release of the GM mosquitoes...|
|8/8/2016 - Vermont announced on Tuesday that it is no longer enforcing GMO-labeling following the passing of a federal law that gives food companies the option to disclose the controversial ingredients through digital, off-package labeling. Vermont said mandatory labeling in the state will stop immediately despite...|
|8/4/2016 - The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is organizing a nationwide boycott of all the companies that have been fighting against legitimate labeling laws for genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), and specifically those that favored the recently-passed S.764 legislation, a faux "labeling" scheme backed...|
|8/4/2016 - A farmer has found 22 illegal plants of genetically modified wheat in an unplanted Washington field, sparking fears of another international trade fiasco like the one that occurred three years ago when similar wheat was found growing illegally in Oregon.
The wheat, which has been developed to be...|
|8/2/2016 - In 2013, the biotech community responded, declaring there is a
"scientific consensus" that GM foods are safe for human and
However, after reviewing these claims, more than 300 scientists disagree
with the biotech community and say this statement is "misleading" and
|8/2/2016 - While Americans were bustling about in preparation for their weekend, President Barack Obama quietly signed a bill late Friday afternoon that will likely forever keep people in the dark about the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in their food.
Drafted by Senate Agriculture Chairman...|
|8/1/2016 - When Hormel, the food company famous for its processed meat products like Spam, bought America's biggest natural and organic meat company, Applegate Farms, many health-conscious consumers were worried about the future direction of the brand. It turns out those worries were unfounded, however, as the...|
|7/29/2016 - Russian authorities have announced a limit on GMO animal feed imports as the country continues taking steps towards becoming GMO-free.
The Russian food safety regulatory agency Rosselkhoznadzor made the announcement on July 21 that animal feed that is either fully GMO or that contains a high percentage...|
|7/26/2016 - Because of the diverse audience we attract, there are a lot of Natural News readers who are still supporting the Democrats. If you're one of those people, it's time for you to question what you're really supporting because you may not be aware that the democratic party openly supports fracking, Monsanto,...|
|7/25/2016 - The risk analyst Nassim Nicholas Taleb has condemned economics laureate Robert C. Merton as "blind" to risk. Report: Claire Robinson
The letter from over 100 Nobel laureates attacking Greenpeace for opposing GMOs in general and GMO golden rice in particular has become mired in a new scandal.
|7/21/2016 - Shortly after the U.S. Senate passed the Stabenow-Roberts bill – popularly known as the Denying Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act 2.0 – the Montana Farmers Union (MFU) contacted the U.S. House of Representatives, urging them to reject the bill.
The law would preempt all state measures...|
|7/20/2016 - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that it will not regulate the entire forthcoming generation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), allowing new genetically engineered (GE) foods to enter the food supply without any testing or permitting process. This "free pass" by the...|
|7/20/2016 - With bipartisan support in Congress, Monsanto's Dark Act 2.0 is on the verge of becoming federal law, destroying consumers' chances of having real, on-package labels for GMOs. This fraudulent GMO labeling law would allow big food companies to hide information on GMOs by embedding that information in...|
|7/20/2016 - Don't be fooled by the new "GMO labeling" bill that sailed through Congress in recent weeks with bipartisan support. The bill would allow companies to forgo actual on-package labeling of GMOs. Instead, companies would be required to embed this important information in QR codes, which are completely...|
|7/17/2016 - 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is the final stop for a controversial bill recently passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate, that would scrap state laws like those of Vermont that mandate package labeling for foods that contain genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). And more than 250,000...|
|7/17/2016 - Both houses of Congress have now passed a measure to repeal all state and local laws requiring the labeling of food ingredients made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and President Obama has indicated that he will sign the bill into law.
While it's no surprise that the Grocery Manufacturers...|
|7/15/2016 - By now we're all sadly aware of the terror atrocity in Nice, France that took the lives of at least 80 people. The attack was insane and horrific, and my prayers go out to all those affected by the senseless violence. Yet it isn't just ISIS terrorists who are destroying lives in our world, and it's...|
|7/15/2016 - In light of the Senate's recently passed GMO fake-labeling bill, giving food manufacturers voluntary responsibility to label their products' GMOs, Alaskans received an additional blunder.
Republican Senator, Lisa Murkoswki, took to the Senate floor on July 7 to discuss her concerns with the Senate's...|
|7/15/2016 - A number of farmer and consumer advocacy groups are breaking ties with the influential Organic Trade Association (OTA), after it was discovered that the membership-based organization, which represents the entire organic industry in both Canada and the United States, sold out to Big Agribusiness by extending...|
|7/14/2016 - Americans who claim "progressive" as their political mantle are an odd bunch. Some would say they are like a mystery wrapped in an enigma surrounded by a riddle. And they tend to be a little hypocritical in their thinking.
Take the issue of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and mass vaccination....|
|7/13/2016 - Campbell Soup Company made national headlines earlier this year when they became the first major food company in the world to label their own product's GMOs independently. Stemming from Campbell's belief in honest, transparent labeling, the company recognizes that "consumers appreciate what goes into...|
|7/11/2016 - A watered-down GMO labeling bill, which critics say was largely constructed by the GMO industry itself, and is likely to undermine existing labeling legislation at the state level, has just passed the Senate and is also expected to pass in the House of Representatives.
The bill will require food...|
|7/10/2016 - Under the cover of darkness, just hours after Hillary Clinton was handed a get-out-of-jail-free card by the FBI for committing felony crimes, the Senate quietly voted 63–30 to preempt state law in direct violation of the Tenth Amendment, prohibiting individual states like Vermont from enacting...|
|7/9/2016 - For all the ways he's dead wrong about healthcare, education, and the replacing of our constitutional republic with democratic socialism, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders admittedly has two things going for him: his consistent rejection of globalist trade scams like the Trans-Pacific...|
|7/6/2016 - Should the American people compromise their health and future by letting the biotech industry continue to operate in sheer secrecy?
The new "anti-GMO labeling law" proposed in the U.S. Senate by Roberts and Stabenow would allow the biotech industry to continue on just as they have – in utter...|
|7/6/2016 - Hillary Clinton has been hailed as a feminist figurehead who fights for women's issues, equality and reproductive rights. She has won the votes of many women as she could go into the history books as the first female president of the United States.
"Too often, these are called women's issues. Well,...|
|7/5/2016 - There's a new GMO labeling bill moving through Congress that, contrary to what its backers claim it to be, is nothing more than a covert anti-labeling bill that threatens to undo many years' worth of hard work by true GMO labeling advocates pushing for meaningful reform in this important area of food...|
|7/5/2016 - The media is notorious for showcasing genetic engineering as some kind of miracle for food production, but what do actual farmers think of the technology? In a scathing op-ed piece published in The Des Moines Register, Iowa farmer George Naylor holds nothing back in debunking many of the common myths...|
|7/3/2016 - What is it about large corporations and transparency that the two seldom mix? And here's another question: If you don't have any morals or a soul, then is there ever a point where you think you've gone too far or have actually done something wrong?
These two questions immediately came to my mind...|
|7/2/2016 - Faced with the falling popularity and sales of its flagship cereal products, Kellogg has launched a campaign to revitalize the image of dried cereal, particularly with younger consumers. As part of that effort, on July 4 the company will open a restaurant called Kellogg's NYC.
The restaurant will...|
|6/29/2016 - Whole Foods Market (WFM) was caught in a blatant, brazen lie today after Natural News published a report that showed Whole Foods joining with Monsanto to support a GMO "fake labeling" bill in the U.S. Senate. The proposed new law would outlaw GMO labeling nationwide for up to two years, then roll out...|
|6/29/2016 - IMPORTANT UPDATE: Whole Foods was just caught blatantly LYING about everything covered in this article. CEO Walter Robb has been captured on video admitting total support for Monsanto-engineered GMO fake labeling law that kills Vermont GMO labeling bill. Whole Foods takes to social media to LIE to everyone,...|
|6/27/2016 - While UK citizens were revolting en masse against bureaucratic rule in Europe, another cabal of prostituted lawmakers were busy plotting against American food consumers. According to this announcement from the United States Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, committee leaders have reached...|
|6/26/2016 - Those who are still skeptical about the role neonicotinoid pesticides are playing in the worldwide devastation of honeybee populations, need only look to what happened in the spring of 2013 in Ontario, Canada: Within days of the planting of nearby fields of GM (genetically modified) corn, beekeepers...|
|6/23/2016 - Soon, Nigerian farmers will no longer own their own seed or control the destiny of their own agriculture. Soon, they will have to get permission to use Monsanto's genetically modified seeds, year after year. Carcinogenic herbicide use will be required, because Monsanto's seeds are engineered specifically...|
|6/20/2016 - It's time the survival food industry had a wakeup call. Nearly all the popular survival food sold today is loaded with GMOs, MSG and chemical pesticides, and this fact is obvious from looking at their ingredients labels.
Eating survival food in an emergency shouldn't mean poisoning yourself with...|
|6/20/2016 - On June 1, the discredited biotech puppet publication Forbes.com published an article entitled "Why GMOs Don't Cause Cancer," by Michael Stebbins. Stebbins is a spokesperson for the GMO industry front group GMO Answers, and she works for its parent organization, the Council for Biotechnology Information.
|6/18/2016 - You may be one of the millions of Americans who are not enamored by our choices for president during this election year, and if that is the case you are probably in the process of deciding who not to vote for – for any combination of reasons.
As for the GOP's likely candidate, Donald J. Trump,...|
|6/15/2016 - The absolutely horrific war crimes that took place during World War II against prisoners both young and old in the Nazi death camps are often relegated to the dustbin of history, with the implication that such inhumane experimentation on human beings could never possibly happen again in today's modern,...|
|6/8/2016 - Over the years, genetically modified crops have been a controversial topic of intense global debate. While proponents claim that GMOs are safe and needed to feed our burgeoning population, health and environmental groups are concerned about the lack of long-term testing on the impact of GMOs on the...|
|6/6/2016 - A study published in 2004 received an award from the British Food Journal (BFJ) as the "most outstanding paper" of the year has been exposed as a total fraud. Authored by biotech hack Shane Morris, the study, entitled Agronomic and consumer considerations for Bt and conventional sweet-corn, used deceptive...|
|6/3/2016 - When genetically modified salmon became the very first GMO animal to get the go-ahead from the FDA for sale in the U.S., the reception was generally chilly, with a majority of consumers unwilling to take a chance eating something that has absolutely no established safety record.
Now Canada is getting...|
|6/2/2016 - A new landmark study has refuted many of the claims of the genetically modified organism (GMO) industry, demonstrating that many of the promises of GMO agriculture remain unfulfilled decades later.
The study by the National Academy of Sciences concluded that GMO farming practices have created pesticide-resistant...|
|5/30/2016 - The slogans for depopulation agendas are always the complete opposite of their true intentions. Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are how we will "save the world" from starvation, drought, blight and pests. Vaccines are "safe" and "effective" and are most useful when administered to the entire...|
|5/22/2016 - As more and more people find out about the countless dangers to human health and the environment caused by GMO food, and make an effort to actively avoid it, many food companies are starting to meet the demand by going GMO-free.
In an ideal world, this would be the beginning of the end for the GMO...|
|5/15/2016 - Genetically modified Bt seeds produce plants that create their own pesticides. Independent testing has discovered that Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) proteins adversely affect friendly insects and pollinators as well as endanger animals and humans because the Bt cry protein crystals are not denatured in...|
|5/14/2016 - When it comes to non-GMO foods, governments, food giants and Big Agri seem to have excuse after excuse lined up to protect the development of GMO at the expense of the growth of the non-GMO and organic sectors. There has long been a myth around the fact that GMO labels increase the price of food, but...|
|5/13/2016 - The following excerpt is from the book Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies About the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating.
While the FDA was busily crafting their industry-friendly GMO policy in the early 1990s, Calgene [acquired by Monsanto in 1996] was...|
|5/13/2016 - A former GMO scientist has revealed how the risk assessment of genetically modified crops is a corrupt process using sham science. This lack of genuine research from Monsanto and other biotech companies has brought significant threats to our health, our food system, and the natural environment. (Story...|
|5/11/2016 - Scientists from Harvard, in partnership with Monsanto, claim to have discovered a chemical engineering fix to solve the ongoing agricultural problem of insects evolving resistance to the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) toxin produced by many genetically modified (GM) crops.
The procedure is described...|
|5/9/2016 - With the increased public pressure and negative press around the growth of GM crops, more and more corporations are opting out of using GMO products in their ingredients – and Del Monte is the latest food giant to make the switch.
The move from Del Monte comes as a result of pressure from investors...|
|5/9/2016 - Cornell, one of the world's leading academic institutions, has abandoned scientific objectivity, writes Stacy Malkan - and instead made itself a global hub for the promotion of GM crops and food. Working with selected journalists and industry-supported academics, Cornell's so-called 'Alliance for Science'...|
|5/6/2016 - Some goliaths must fall (like Monsanto), for all the suffering they cause, but other giants can be transformed from the inside out, through a change in heart. That's what is happening to the top US yogurt producer Dannon.
The entire company is having a positive change of heart. A company this size...|
|5/5/2016 - So, you've decided to supplement your diet with extra vitamin C because you don't think you're getting enough, but you want to know where the brand you are considering purchasing actually comes from. Those are good instincts on your part, because the truth is, if you were planning on picking up a bottle...|
|5/5/2016 - The chickens are coming home to roost for American farmers who adopted the chemical agriculture model. Reports indicate that genetically modified (GM) Bt corn, which is currently grown on millions of U.S. acres, is no longer working. And farmers who grow the crop are having to throw everything in the...|
|5/3/2016 - According to biotech industry and its army of mercenary trolls and science shills, glyphosate is perfectly safe to eat and doesn't cause cancer.
Of course, that claim holds about as much scientific credibility as Big Tobacco's claim that "smoking cigarettes doesn't cause lung cancer or heart disease"...|
|4/28/2016 - The recent news that a number of non-GMO foods were found to be saturated with glyphosate weedkiller caught many people by surprise and left a lot of us wondering exactly how this could happen.
As reported on April 20 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, on Natural News, a sample of the Strawberries...|
|4/23/2016 - Celebrity scientists such as Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michio Kaku and Bill Nye keep their careers afloat by embracing mainstream scientific theories and presenting them to the public in a reassuring show-biz manner – and not by applying any real criticalal thought themselves.
You don't get invited...|
|4/20/2016 - According to glyphosate laboratory testing conducted at Microbe Inotech Laboratories, Inc., in St. Louis, the Quaker Instant Oatmeal (Strawberries and Cream) sample tested at the lab contains an astonishing 1,327.1 ppb (parts per billion) of glyphosate weed killer.
The test results, achieved via...|
|4/17/2016 - If you think our genetic food chain has been royally screwed up by big bio-ag's like Monsanto and Syngenta, and massively over-processed by Big Food, things are just about to get a whole lot worse, and what's more, our own government is doing it to us – yet again.
As reported by Business Insider,...|
|4/12/2016 - Over the last few weeks, there has been several amazing announcements from food giants that are seen as a step in the right direction by those who are trying to live a healthy, GMO-free lifestyle.
General Mills caved into the mounting public pressure to clearly label its foods GMO; Campbell's promised...|
|4/11/2016 - The world's largest food corporations have spent hundreds of millions of dollars (some of it illegally) to avoid being required to label the genetically engineered (GMOs) ingredients in their products. (Story by Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins, republished...|
|4/10/2016 - Over the last 20 years, the agricultural industry has slowly and inconspicuously introduced genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to the world, dominating the market in just a few short years, while the majority of the public stays mostly uniformed.
Following Paul Berg's 1971 gene-splicing experiment,...|
|4/8/2016 - After years of public opposition, General Mills has finally caved and will start labeling all its products which contain GMOs.
The decision wasn't made out of the goodness of General Mills' heart, however. The company has a history of actively opposing GMO labeling. In the past, General Mills donated...|
|4/6/2016 - In an effort to avoid the health-harming problems caused by GMO soy, corn and canola oils, food manufacturers are turning to the cleaner, non-GMO benefits of sunflower oil. Furthermore, sunflower oil is void of trans fats, another plus when it comes to maintaining good health.
Of course, by now we're...|
|4/1/2016 - Experimental crops genetically engineered to withstand high doses of pesticides are growing all over the U.S., and in some cases illegally. However, rarely does the biotech industry suffer repercussions, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the agency responsible for oversight, largely ignores...|
|3/31/2016 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is using a policy sleight of hand to appear as though it supports listing genetically modified ingredients in foods, but without actually requiring them to be spelled out.
As reported by Agriculture.com in recent days, the USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has indeed...|
|3/29/2016 - In order to comply with Vermont's GMO food labeling law set to go into effect in July 2016, General Mills has announced that they'll begin to label products of theirs which contain genetically modified ingredients. The company's decision also comes in the wake of the recent Senate vote that struck down...|
|3/29/2016 - How could it be that genetically modified foods were never approved by the FDA, yet they infiltrate nearly all staple crops across the USA? For 25 years, Americans have been consuming common foods like corn, soy and canola that contain bacteria from insects and insecticides that kill bugs and worms,...|
|3/27/2016 - Those who support vaccine choice and oppose genetically modifying our food chain have an unlikely ally: Russian President Vladimir Putin.
As reported by the Health Freedom Alliance, a report that was prepared by the Russian Security Council (SCRF), a report which is currently circulating within the...|
|3/25/2016 - During a recent agricultural summit in Iowa, the fact that Ted Cruz chose to use the words "anti-science" and "zealot" to describe his stance on GMO, actually supports the fact that he is already BOUGHT by biotech, the most evil industry on the planet – which inserts cancer-causing herbicides...|
|3/24/2016 - Genetically modified (GM) food may be one of the biggest frauds in science and will definitely not feed the world or improve our farming techniques. On average, 80 percent of most American staple foods is genetically modified to some degree.
GMOs have long been part of a daily routine for Jonathan...|
|3/24/2016 - Bringing new meaning to the term blue balls, a study has shown that eating a diet containing genetically modified soy actually caused the testicles of rats to turn blue.
The study is just one of many cited in a report by the Institute for Responsible Technology reviewing research on the potential...|
|3/23/2016 - For decades, the public relations firm Ketchum has worked vigorously to discredit, destroy and dismantle the organic food industry, sustainable farming practices and environmental activism. Ketchum has been enlisted by some of the world's largest industries to manipulate consumers and government policy,...|
|3/21/2016 - General Mills, a highly unethical food corporation that bitterly fought against labeling GMOs in California and Oregon, has now surrendered to Vermont's labeling laws and announced it will start labeling GMOs across the country.
"General Mills has announced it will start labeling products with genetically...|
|3/18/2016 - A new era of fake, toxic meats is upon us. While tofu, seitan and veggie burgers have been around for ages to satisfy the growing vegetarian and vegan community, in the last few years the food industry has been on a mission to win the hearts of the health-conscious carnivore, too.
According to the...|
|3/18/2016 - Consumer demand for clean, healthy, and non-GMO foods has gained unstoppable momentum, causing a major blow to the agrichemical industry, which relies heavily on genetically altered crops and millions of tons of toxic pesticides.
Though seed giants like Monsanto and DuPont, as well Big Food companies...|
|3/16/2016 - The DARK Act was defeated in the U.S. Senate today, achieving a massive victory for consumers and also for the Environmental Working Group, which helped organize large-scale opposition to the bill.
The DARK Act would have outlawed state-level GMO labeling laws nationwide, condemning American food...|
|3/16/2016 - Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz suffered nationwide devastating defeats at the polls just one day after denouncing health-conscious Americans as "anti-science zealots" for their opposition to GMOs. In a shameless endorsement of agrichemical giant Monsanto during an Iowa speech, Cruz made it...|
|3/16/2016 - Another skeleton is coming out of Monsanto's closet, and its implication will forever change how we view the relationship between corporations, scientific literature and government regulators. The infamous corporation is now being exposed for hijacking a science journal to suppress the facts that their...|
|3/16/2016 - As most NaturalNews readers are aware, we have always done our best to expose the harmful effects genetically modified organisms and foods (GMOs) have on both humans and the environment. And we will continue to publish the truth about GMOs, and why they should be shunned.
But a newly condensed book...|
|3/15/2016 - U.S. presidential candidate and Texas senator Ted Cruz went all-in for Monsanto on the campaign trail in Iowa, parroting Monsanto's propaganda by proclaiming that GMOs are feeding the world while insulting health-conscious consumers by equating support of GMO labeling with "anti-science zealotry."
|3/11/2016 - When Mike Pompeo (R-KS) and G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) introduced the "Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014" to Congress, they were nefariously supported by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO).
However, they didn't have the backing of...|
|3/9/2016 - Mankind has irrevocably altered the natural ecosystem. We've polluted the oceans, the atmosphere and the soil, we've cut down rainforests and sought to conquer even the most inhospitable of places on Earth. When it seemed that it couldn't get any worse, Murphy's Law showed us otherwise. We started playing...|
|3/8/2016 - According to registered dietitians at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital of Loyola University Health System, poor patient "outcomes" and longer hospital stays are that end results of patients entering the hospital malnourished, and it's being classified as a disorder!
So then, what happens when you are stuck...|
|3/8/2016 - Just one day after much of the world celebrated Valentine's Day this year, the nation of Russia enacted an embargo on all imports of corn and soy products originating in the U.S., say reports. Following through with promises earlier made in defiance of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), Russian...|
|3/8/2016 - While many health-conscious Americans are in favor of having their foods labeled so they know whether or not they're eating genetically-modified items, there are people determined to keep citizens in the dark about what they ingest. Appropriately referred to as the DARK (Deny Americans the Right to...|
|3/7/2016 - Unambiguous, clear and complete food labels are an ethical responsibility that rests on the shoulders of the manufacturer, retail seller and local administration. Acknowledging this duty is a crucial step because, when you're in charge of the food that people eat, you have a direct impact on their health....|
|3/6/2016 - Enough already, anti-GMO-labeling people. Really.
The bottom line is that everyone has the right to know what's in the food they're about to eat, so why the relentless attempts to try to keep such efforts at bay?
One such insane attempt was recently demonstrated by the Corn Refiners Association...|
|3/3/2016 2:17:39 PM - A piece of legislation that would prohibit states from enacting GMO-labeling laws, as well as make it difficult for companies wishing to voluntarily label GMOs, is expected to hit the Senate floor for a vote today. The Senate vote has been dreaded by the Right to Know movement ever since it passed the...|
|3/3/2016 - What is it about a requirement to label foods containing genetically modified ingredients that so scares the food industry that they would do anything to prevent that from happening? Why are Big Agriculture and biotech giants like Monsanto so hell-bent on keeping you in the dark about what's in the...|
|3/3/2016 - A controversial research trial involving the testing of GMO bananas on humans is likely to proceed, despite public outcry and a petition with nearly 60,000 signatures from those who question its safety.
The "transgenic feeding study" is planned to take place at Iowa State University, under the sponsorship...|
|3/2/2016 - I just don't get it.
Over the more than 20 years I have worked as a business journalist, I've always been motivated by a simple premise: Knowledge is power, and that power belongs with the public. The spread of information that people can use to make decisions – what to buy, what to eat, where...|
|2/29/2016 - In the latest insult to scientific transparency and food consumers everywhere, the U.S. Congress is pushing hard to pass the DARK Act that would outlaw all mandatory GMO labeling nationwide.
This act of outrageous food secrecy is being pushed by Monsanto and the evil biotech industry. It's the latest...|
|2/25/2016 - A new study published in the Journal of Animal Science claims to have finally settled the debate over whether or not genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe for animals: They are, it alleges. But the study's main author is a former research scientist for Monsanto, and a current specialist promoting...|
|2/18/2016 - Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, a company started by a third-generation master soapmaker, produces all-natural soaps using high-quality ingredients like organic essential oils, natural vitamin E extract from sunflower seeds and citric acid. No chelating agents, dyes, whiteners or synthetic fragrances are...|
|2/16/2016 - One of the main reasons the general public doesn't know enough about all the harmful effects of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) - foods, seeds and otherwise - is because they have not been adequately reported by the mainstream media. Alternative health and news sites like ours have, in fact, proliferated...|
|2/11/2016 - Citing consumer discomfort with genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Hershey has begun to transition its sugar sourcing away from GMO sugar beets, and toward non-GMO sugarcane.
"More than three-quarters of the sugar we are using today is cane sugar – and as we get into 2016, our expectation...|
|2/10/2016 - Which 2016 presidential candidates are aligned with the biotech criminals and GMOs? Which candidates oppose GMOs or support GMO labeling?
That's the subject of my latest podcast, which takes a hard look at the GMO position of all the top candidates: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, Bernie...|
|2/10/2016 - On September 23rd of last year, Washington Post food columnist Tamar Haspel admitted to receiving "plenty" of money from pro-agrichemical industry sources. (Story by Gary Ruskin, republished from USRTK.org.)
Following her admission, I thought it might be useful to report on journalists – including...|
|2/8/2016 - Heinz, the well-known family favorite ketchup brand, has been banned in Israel because it does not contain enough tomato solids. Israel's health ministry has said that it does not contain enough paste to be classed as ketchup.
The decision came after the biggest ketchup rival in Israel launched a...|
|2/1/2016 - GMO skeptics like myself have been warning for years of the unintended consequences of genetic pollution. Even when genetically engineered organisms are released into the world with the best of intentions, such actions can wreak havoc on the ecosystem and human civilization in ways that simply can't...|
|1/28/2016 - In a move that further reinforces the wave of health-consciousness that's sweeping the nation, a newly-acquired North Dakota grain terminal has its sights set on creating and maintaining a fully non-GMO facility.
Captain Drake, LLC's million-bushel grain terminal, is addressing the growing demand...|
|1/26/2016 - After EU chief scientist Anne Glover stated in an interview that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are so safe that the precautionary principle is "irrelevant," noted risk engineering expert Nassim Nicholas Taleb of New York University shot back, calling her a "dangerous imbecile."
|1/26/2016 - A study that is estimated to cost $25 million, run over the course of three years and experiment on thousands of rats by feeding them Monsanto genetically modified maize and the herbicide it's made with is in the works, expected to go into full swing in 2015.
The reason behind the need for the long-term...|
|1/21/2016 - Time has a funny way of creeping up on us. We know that all too well when birthdays and various anniversaries come up, sometimes surprising us with "where has the time gone?" thoughts. Well, we imagine it's going to be about the same for Whole Foods Market. After all, 2018, the year in which they declared...|
|1/20/2016 - Those opposed to GM agriculture in favor of healthy, organic food have a lot to celebrate as we enter the new year. It's just been announced that Monsanto plans to eliminate another 1,000 jobs, in addition to the 2,600 it slashed last fall, resulting in a 16 percent decrease in its total workforce.
|1/14/2016 - When it comes to food science research, the most common debates are about science and which sources or studies are correct, or more legitimate. Fact checking and deciphering which studies are biased and which ones aren't can be exhausting as well as confusing. However, sometimes the truth is blatant.
|1/13/2016 - A big THANK YOU goes out to Campbell's Soup Company for taking a step in the right direction and announcing GMO labeling for all their food products. All ingredients in Campbell's food products that contain genetically modified organisms will now be labeled. It's still unclear whether the labels will...|
|1/12/2016 - Connecting the dots between the writers of pro-agrichemical pseudo-journalistic pieces and the funding that fuels their endless propaganda isn't always easy work. But thanks to the efforts of the U.S. Right to Know group, which advocates for mandatory labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs),...|
|1/12/2016 - Campbell's just made food history. It announced support for nationwide GMO labeling while revoking its support for biotech front groups that oppose GMO labeling ballot initiatives at the state level.
In an announcement on its website, Campbell's CEO Denise Morrison threw down the gauntlet, declaring...|
|1/11/2016 - The World Health Organization (WHO) is getting real about GMOs and coming out about the dangers of the world's most popular herbicide chemical -- glyphosate. The International Agency for Research on Cancer, which reports to WHO, is finally reporting that Monsanto's glyphosate is "probably carcinogenic...|
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|1/10/2016 - Even as the fascist, corrupt U.S. government and its regulators (FDA and USDA) actively conspire with the biotech industry to poison Americans with genetically modified foods, Taiwan has already passed and implemented a nationwide law to protect its citizens from GMOs.
Nearly a full year ago, Taiwan...|
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