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Will Going Gluten Free Help Save The Earth?

Will Going Gluten Free Help Save The Earth?

Less than 1% of the population actually suffers from celiac disease – a serious autoimmune genetic illness characterized by gluten intolerance – , but many more have “gluten anxiety”. This is when a wide range of symptoms are ascribed to gluten – wheat’s main protein. There’s no medical evidence that going gluten-free brings health benefits. But does it deliver environmentally?

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Organic Food Activists Take Thanksgiving Fight to Monsanto’s Front Lawn

Posted by on November 27, 2014 in Food and Drink, GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 0 Comments
Organic Food Activists Take Thanksgiving Fight to Monsanto’s Front Lawn

‘What better day than Thanksgiving to remind the world that eating local, organic food is one way to stop this profit-mongering, biodiversity-destroying monopoly,’ asks Reverend Billy

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Top 5 GMO Victories To Be Thankful For

Posted by on November 27, 2014 in Farming, GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 0 Comments
Top 5 GMO Victories To Be Thankful For

And the fact of the matter is: we are standing up and doing something — and the result is some serious progress. Since 2011, when we declared Monsanto to be NaturalSociety’s Worst Company of 2011 in a worldwide press release, we have seen a major increase in knowledge over the dangers of GMO foods and the corruption of Monsanto. Just walking into Whole Foods I now see major signs alerting customers to the presence of GMOs and how to avoid them.

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Monsanto’s #1 Herbicide Directly Linked to Chronic Disease Spike

Posted by on November 13, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 1 Comment
Monsanto’s #1 Herbicide Directly Linked to Chronic Disease Spike

A new correlation study published in the Journal of Organic Systems has linked glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide, Roundup, to an enormous increase in chronic diseases across the United States.

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GMO Food: Battles Lost, War Won, Consciousness Changed

Posted by on November 10, 2014 in Food and Drink, GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 0 Comments
GMO Food: Battles Lost, War Won, Consciousness Changed

Nowadays, quick searches of the Internet will unknowingly attract a battalion of advertisements rushing towards you like mosquitoes on a humid summer evening. These ads are typically composed of companies eager to show off their stuff, not caring if they annoy you with their pop-up ads or targeted email advertising. Every company has their emblem or logo plastered over products and packaging like mini billboards showing off their newborn creations like proud mothers and fathers.

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Monsanto’s ‘Director of Millennial Engagement’ Says GMOs Are Cool

Posted by on November 5, 2014 in Farming, GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 1 Comment
Monsanto’s ‘Director of Millennial Engagement’ Says GMOs Are Cool

Monsanto, clearly worried about increasing concern for climate change and personal health among young people, hired a “director of millennial engagement,” to convince them that GMOs are great and Monsanto is cooler than the latest hipster band out of Brooklyn.

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Why Hillary Clinton is Just Plain Wrong on GMOs

Posted by on August 28, 2014 in Farming, Food and Drink, GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 1 Comment
Why Hillary Clinton is Just Plain Wrong on GMOs

Hillary Clinton’s public support of GMOs includes wrongly equating the age-old practice of seed hybridization with modern genetic engineering, in order to make the case that genetic engineering has been around since the beginning of farming.

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Experts Smash Untruths About Glyphosate, GMOs at Beijing Conference

Posted by on August 12, 2014 in Farming, GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 0 Comments
Experts Smash Untruths About Glyphosate, GMOs at Beijing Conference

The true harm perpetrated by the makers of GMOs and glyphosate-based herbicides were discussed by experts the last week of July in Beijing at the Food Safety & Sustainable Agriculture (FSSA) Forum.

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Monsanto Wants 14-Year Reuters Veteran Reporter Fired for Talking About GMO Dangers

Posted by on August 11, 2014 in GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 1 Comment
Monsanto Wants 14-Year Reuters Veteran Reporter Fired for Talking About GMO Dangers

First Monsanto took over our Congress, then our Supreme Court, and now they are trying to take over journalism. Without freedom of speech and fair reporting, none of us would ever know just what hideous deeds these monopolizing corporations were up to. In Monsanto’s latest inexcusable move, the company is trying to have a veteran reporter fired for reporting on genetically modified organisms fairly.

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Win! EPA Denies Farmers’ Request to Use Dangerous Herbicide

Posted by on July 29, 2014 in Farming, Food and Drink, GMOs, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 0 Comments
Win! EPA Denies Farmers’ Request to Use Dangerous Herbicide

Victory! The EPA was urged by public health advocates, environmental groups, and organic farmers alike to deny an ‘emergency’ request to use propazine on superweeds invading 3 million crops of GM cotton in Texas.

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Monsanto Ordered to Pay $93 Million to Small Town for Poisoning Citizens

Posted by on July 27, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 1 Comment
Monsanto Ordered to Pay $93 Million to Small Town for Poisoning Citizens

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 for poisoning citizens with Agent Orange chemicals.

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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 4 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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UC Davis Study Links Pesticides to Autism

Posted by on June 23, 2014 in Farming, Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 0 Comments
UC Davis Study Links Pesticides to Autism

A new report suggests that families near agricultural fields being sprayed get their children out of town. The study also found that pregnant women after the first trimester had an increased risk of their infant becoming autistic with the exposure closer to the due date being the most harmful to the fetus.

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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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Jim Carrey Makes a Jab at Monsanto During Commencement Speech

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Health-Wellness, Monsanto with 0 Comments
Jim Carrey Makes a Jab at Monsanto During Commencement Speech

Actor and comedian Jim Carrey’s recent surprise commencement speech at Maharishi University of Management is really resonating with a lot of people, according to social media tickers. It was filled with humor, stories and Carrey’s imparted spiritual advice. But not many people caught his jab at Monsanto…

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