GMOs

How and Why to Boycott ALL Grocery Manufacturers Association Members

Posted by on July 14, 2014 in FDA, Food and Drink, GMOs, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 0 Comments
How and Why to Boycott ALL Grocery Manufacturers Association Members

Major food companies experienced major backlash from consumers when their contributions to the anti-labeling campaign in California (Prop. 37) came to light. The insanity has gone too far. It’s time to boycott every single product owned by members of the GMA, including natural and organic brands.

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GMO Bananas to Boost Vitamin A Arrive for First Test in Iowa

Posted by on July 13, 2014 in Food and Drink, GMOs, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
GMO Bananas to Boost Vitamin A Arrive for First Test in Iowa

Human trials for the GMO banana have begun in Iowa. Volunteers are offering up their blood samples after eating bits of banana tinged with orange, receiving $900 for their subjection to the latest biotech concoction. This is the first human trial in the US on a genetically engineered banana that has been altered to contain higher levels of beta carotene, which our bodies then convert to Vitamin A. This is the second food that biotech has tried to engineer to boost Vitamin A levels, since they are low in developing countries, and the cause of serious disease of malnutrition.

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5 Healthy Alternatives to Store-Bought Mayonnaise

5 Healthy Alternatives to Store-Bought Mayonnaise

Store-bought mayonnaise and substitutions like ‘Miracle Whip’ are often full of HFCS and other unhealthy ingredients. Here are 5 healthier alternatives.

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GMO Mosquito Trial in Brazil Has Reverse Effect, Causes Dengue Fever Emergency

Posted by on July 9, 2014 in GMOs, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
GMO Mosquito Trial in Brazil Has Reverse Effect, Causes Dengue Fever Emergency

Civil society groups today expressed alarm at an increase in dengue fever incidence, leading to an emergency decree, in a town in Brazil where releases of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes have been taking place. The promise was to create genetically modified mosquitoes that would end dengue, but instead there has been an increase.

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Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Switches to Non-GMO, and Fair Trade Means BIG Changes

Posted by on June 27, 2014 in GMOs with 0 Comments
Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Switches to Non-GMO, and Fair Trade Means BIG Changes

A recent decision by the Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream to phase out all GMOs and only source fair trade ingredients means many of their flavors will be changing, but where food transparency and integrity are concerned, these changes will be all positive.

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Monsanto Tries to Patent & Control Natural, Non-GMO Tomatoes

Posted by on June 25, 2014 in GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 2 Comments
Monsanto Tries to Patent & Control Natural, Non-GMO Tomatoes

In an appalling attempt to patent yet another seed, Monsanto has resorted to fraud to try to gain rights to a tomato which contains a naturally occurring resistance to a fungal disease called botrytis. The tomato is not genetically modified, but Monsanto manipulated documents to make the plant look ‘invented’ by biotech when the plant’s true maker is Mother Nature, herself.

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Awesome: Oregon Aims to Be First State to Map GMO Fields

Posted by on June 20, 2014 in Farming, GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 0 Comments
Awesome: Oregon Aims to Be First State to Map GMO Fields

If their plan works, Oregon will be the first state to successfully map GMO fields, putting preventative measures into place to protect organic crops.

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Anheuser-Busch Agrees to Post All Beer Ingredients Online

Posted by on June 16, 2014 in Food and Drink, GMOs, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Anheuser-Busch Agrees to Post All Beer Ingredients Online

Beer is just hops, water, yeast, malt and barley, right? Think again. GMOs, MSG and bisphenol may be lurking in your favorite lager.

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After The March Against Monsanto, Momentum Favors The People

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 0 Comments
After The March Against Monsanto, Momentum Favors The People

It is clear that we have just witnessed the largest single worldwide protest against a company and their products. Our weapons of choice are the devastating methods of non-compliance, civil disobedience, and free enterprise. It appears while the smoke is still clearing from what may be the final March Against Monsanto, momentum favors the people.

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Global March Against Monsanto: Protests Around World

Posted by on May 24, 2014 in GMOs, Monsanto, Videos with 0 Comments
Global March Against Monsanto: Protests Around World

People across the world are marching today against Monsanto – the world’s leading producer of genetically-modified foods. Protests against GM products are planned in over 50 countries.

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March to Stop Monsanto: May 24 Everywhere

Posted by on May 23, 2014 in Farming, GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 0 Comments
March to Stop Monsanto: May 24 Everywhere

On the eve of the second annual March Against Monsanto, farmers and activists are celebrating recent GMO labeling and planting ban victories in Vermont.

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Oregon Counties Defeat Monsanto, Ban GMO Crops

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in GMOs, Monsanto, Videos with 1 Comment
Oregon Counties Defeat Monsanto, Ban GMO Crops

Widely supported referendums banning the cultivation of genetically engineered crops passed in two Oregon counties on Tuesday. Although over $1 million was spent by outside groups, including Monsanto, to try and defeat the measures, Jackson and Josephine Counties voted 66 and 58 percent in favor respectively. RT’s Lindsay France has more on what this ban on GMO crops means for the future of food.

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On The Offensive Against GMOs with Jeffrey Smith

Posted by on May 18, 2014 in GMOs, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
On The Offensive Against GMOs with Jeffrey Smith

Genetic engineering of foods is one of the most controversial subjects of the last two decades. Since humans first domesticated crops and animals, people have bred different breeds and species together, to obtain better plants and animals. Jeffrey Smith is one of the world’s leading consumer advocates for unmodified foods. He recently created a full-length documentary on the subject, called Genetic Roulette. In the film, he discusses the industry, as well as the safety of the food we yet every day, and feed to our children. Smith talks about genetically-modified foods, how they can impact our health, the industries behind the controversial products, and what families can do to help protect themselves

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The Earth vs. Monsanto

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 0 Comments
The Earth vs. Monsanto

Here are a few brief notes about A People’s Hearing, held on 10 May 2014, in Greene County, Ohio, The Indivisible Living Entity of the Planet Earth v. Monsanto Corporation, Defendant.

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The Dirty Details Behind the Attacks on Seralini’s Notorious GMO Rat Study

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in GMOs, Health-Wellness with 1 Comment
The Dirty Details Behind the Attacks on Seralini’s Notorious GMO Rat Study

Remember the GMO rat study finding that rats fed GMOs developed tumors and died prematurely? After Seralini’s long term toxicity study results were publicized with displays of rats showing huge tumors, a tsunami of outrage from pro-GMO related scientists got favorable mainstream media (MSM) press. The hundreds of scientists who defended Seralini’s work were ignored. Many fence sitters were left confused and willing to side with the barking dogs of the biotechnology industry.

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