Recent GMO News
31
Jul

Glyphosate linked to gross deformities in piglets (Natural News)

Originally published by Natural News Thursday, July 31, 2014 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer for Natural News Source article (NaturalNews) The main ingredient used in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide is highly toxic to pigs, and a new study published in the journal Environmental & Analytical Toxicology has found that, when piglets consume genetically modified (GM) […]

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29
Jul

Genetically-Modified Organisms (GMOs) Have NOT Been Proven Safe (Huffington Post)

Originally published by Huffington Post 07/24/2014 by Carole Bartolotto Source article   The resounding claim of GMO proponents is that GMOs have been proven safe. Some scientists are quite emphatic about this, such as Dr. Pamela Ronald from UC Davis, who says: “Genetically engineered crops currently on the market are as safe to eat and […]

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29
Jul

Brazil farmers say GMO corn no longer resistant to pests (Reuters)

Originally published by Reuters by Caroline Stauffer Jul 28, 2014 Source article   (Reuters) – Genetically modified corn seeds are no longer protecting Brazilian farmers from voracious tropical bugs, increasing costs as producers turn to pesticides, a farm group said on Monday. Producers want four major manufacturers of so-called BT corn seeds to reimburse them […]

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28
Jul

Monsanto Ordered to Pay $93 Million to Small Town for Poisoning Citizens (Nation of Change)

Originally published by Nation of Change By Christina Sarich 26 July 2014 Source article   Big wins can happen in small places. The West Virginia State Supreme Court finalized a big blow to the biotech giant Monsanto this month, finishing a settlement causing Monsanto to pay $93 million to the tiny town of Nitro, West Virginia […]

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25
Jul

Neonic insecticides widespread in Iowa waters -study (Reuters)

Originally published by Reuters By Carey Gillam Jul 24, 2014 Source article   (Reuters) – A class of insecticides popular with corn and soybean farmers in the U.S. Midwest but feared as a factor in the decline of U.S. honey bee colonies and other crop pollinators, has been found to be widespread through rivers and […]

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24
Jul

GMO labeling initiative qualifies for Oregon ballot (Statesman Journal)

Originally published by Statesman Journal Anna Staver July 24, 2014 Source article   Oregonians will decide in November whether they want to mandate that companies label genetically modified foods. The Secretary of State’s Office Wednesday certified 118,780 signatures — well above the 87,213 needed to qualify for the 2014 ballot. “In only six weeks, we […]

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24
Jul

New study finds organic foods are healthier than conventionally grown foods (Fox News)

Originally published by Fox News By Deirdre Imus July 23, 2014 Source article     Organic food is controversial, mostly because food is political. People like me who choose to eat organic produce and other foods grown and raised without poisons, carcinogens, heavy metals, other harmful toxic chemicals, and genetically engineered food are constantly forced […]

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23
Jul

EU Lawmakers Advance GMO Restrictions (Courthouse News Service)

Originally published by Courthouse News Service July 23, 2014 Source article   (CN) – The European Union moved a step closer to tighter controls on genetically modified organisms, after the EU Council voted Wednesday to give member states the power to restrict or prohibit GMOs for any reason. Last month, EU environmental ministers announced an […]

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22
Jul

GM golden rice paper to be retracted amid ethics scandal (GM Watch)

Originally published by GM Watch by Claire Robinson 18 July 2014 Source article     AT LONG LAST, the serious breaches of medical and scientific ethics of the GM golden rice trials on Chinese children appear to have been recognised – in this case, by the journal that published the research paper reporting the experiments. […]

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21
Jul

The Register’s Editorial: It’s time for Congress to require GMO labeling (Des Moines Register)

Originally published by Des Moines Register July 20, 2014 Source article   A fight is brewing between America’s consumers and the giant businesses that grow and manufacture our nation’s foods. At issue is the use of so-called GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, in those foods. The fight over genetic engineering boils down to this underlying […]

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