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Mexico Decrees Ban on GMO Corn and Monsanto’s Glyphosate Weed Killer

Posted by on January 7, 2021 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Mexico Decrees Ban on GMO Corn and Monsanto’s Glyphosate Weed Killer

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has rung in the New Year by decreeing an end to the use of glyphosate – best known as the active ingredient in Monsanto’s “Roundup” pesticides – and also ordering the phase-out out of genetically modified corn for use in the food industry #glyphosateban

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USDA’s Greenlighting of ‘Agent Orange’ Crops Sparks Condemnation

Posted by on September 18, 2014 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
USDA’s Greenlighting of ‘Agent Orange’ Crops Sparks Condemnation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s decision this week to approve two new genetically engineered crops is being denounced by watchdog groups as a false solution to herbicide-resistant weeds and a move that threatens human and environment safety alike.

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9 Year Old Explains Why His Friends Shouldn’t Eat GMO Bt Corn

Posted by on September 11, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
9 Year Old Explains Why His Friends Shouldn’t Eat GMO Bt Corn

Nine-year-old named Daniel Bissonnette (along with hundreds of other scientists, and then hundreds more) is telling people everywhere, including his friends at school, to ditch their GMO sunchips, and to go organic.

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Our Special Today Is Corn Chowder with Agent Orange

Posted by on February 4, 2014 in Farming, Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 1 Comment
Our Special Today Is Corn Chowder with Agent Orange

Remember Agent Orange? The US Army sprayed it all over Vietnam. It defoliated (destroyed) plant growth and brought on cancers and birth defects. One of its significant ingredients was a chemical called 2.4-D. Well, the US Dept. of Agriculture has cleared the way for brand new Dow GMO corn and soy crops. They are engineered to withstand spraying with 2,4-D. The theory is, the corn and soy will survive, but pesky weeds will die. Of course, the drifting spray of 2,4-D will kill all sorts of other plants, including fruit trees. And there is that species called Human. Have a little lymphoma with your corn chowder.

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