Hazards, Issues & Diseases

MUST SEE: Supreme Court Hands Monsanto Victory Over Farmers on GMO Seed Patents, Ability to Sue

Posted by on January 14, 2014 in Farming, Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 2 Comments
MUST SEE: Supreme Court Hands Monsanto Victory Over Farmers on GMO Seed Patents, Ability to Sue

The US Supreme Court upheld biotech giant Monsanto’s claims on genetically-engineered seed patents and the company’s ability to sue farmers whose fields are inadvertently contaminated with Monsanto materials. The high court left intact Monday a federal appeals court decision that threw out a 2011 lawsuit from the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association and over 80 other plaintiffs against Monsanto that sought to challenge the agrochemical company’s aggressive claims on patents of genetically-modified seeds. The suit also aimed to curb Monsanto from suing anyone whose field is contaminated by such seeds.

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Fluoride: Calcifier of the Soul

Posted by on January 13, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Fluoride: Calcifier of the Soul

The philosopher René Decartes (1596-1650) identified the pineal gland as the “seat of the soul.” Research has shown that fluoride accumulates in the pineal gland with age and is associated with enhanced gland calcification.

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GMO and ‘Natural’ Food Fight: Treacherous Terrain

GMO and ‘Natural’ Food Fight: Treacherous Terrain

2014 is shaping up to be a decisive year for the future of food and farming. Grassroots activists are gearing up for new legislative battles, including state GMO labeling laws and county bans on growing genetically engineered crops. Meanwhile the multinational food corporations last month raised the stakes in the ongoing David vs. Goliath battle by petitioning the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to allow companies to continue to label or market products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) as “natural.”

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