Tag: gmo

image_pdfimage_print

The Science Behind What Happens to Your Body When You Go Organic

The Science Behind What Happens to Your Body When You Go Organic

When it comes to eating organic, and encouraging others to do so, it’s not uncommon to hear a response in the form of, “well, how do we really know it’s organic” or “it probably doesn’t even make a difference.” This is still common, but with more uproar within the past few years about the concerns surrounding the pesticides that are constantly sprayed on our foods, science is now stepping in to examine the difference.

Continue Reading

How We Can Outwit the Global Domination Plans of Monsanto and Other Big Agribusiness

Written by on July 21, 2016 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 3 Comments
How We Can Outwit the Global Domination Plans of Monsanto and Other Big Agribusiness

The strategic centerpiece of Monsanto PR is to focus on the promotion of one single compelling idea. The idea that they want you to believe in is that only they can produce enough for the future population. They wish you to therefore believe that non-industrial systems of farming, such as all those which use agroecological methods, or SRI, or are localized and family-oriented, or which use organic methods, or non-GMO seeds, cannot feed the world. This same PR strategy is followed by every major commercial participant in the industrial food system.

Continue Reading

Groups Sue FDA Over ‘Unlawful and Irresponsible’ Approval of Frankenfish

Written by on April 1, 2016 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 3 Comments
Groups Sue FDA Over ‘Unlawful and Irresponsible’ Approval of Frankenfish

The lawsuit states that the FDA does not have the authority to regulate GE animals and that approving the salmon paves the way for other GE fish, as well as farm animals like chickens, cows, and pigs.

Continue Reading

Huge Victory: Senate Rejects DARK Act (Bill Would Have Made GMO Labeling Voluntary)

Written by on March 17, 2016 in Government, Policies with 13 Comments
Huge Victory: Senate Rejects DARK Act (Bill Would Have Made GMO Labeling Voluntary)

The Senate actually rejected a bill that would favor corporations over consumers. Andrew Kimbrell, executive director of the Center for Food Safety, said the vote was a “major victory for the food movement and America’s right to know.”

Continue Reading

Who is Poisoning Our Children, Even in the Womb?

Who is Poisoning Our Children, Even in the Womb?

Birth defects, premature births, endocrine disruption, cancer, Parkinson’s—why are we doing this to our kids? According to a new study published in the journal Endocrinology, oil and natural gas operations are contaminating surface and ground water with chemicals that wreak havoc on birth and growth hormones. Other recent reports show toxic levels of selenium contamination in the groundwater near fracking operations. This is leading to premature births.

Continue Reading

Vegetables Likely To Take More Of Your Plate in 2016

Vegetables Likely To Take More Of Your Plate in 2016

Call to Action: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. As 2016 opens, it looks like many American cooks and diners are heeding that call.

Continue Reading

USDA Ignores Critiques of New Pesticide-Resistant GMO Crops (Project Censored #12)

USDA Ignores Critiques of New Pesticide-Resistant GMO Crops (Project Censored #12)

Despite nearly 400,000 petition signatures from citizens, health professionals, and farmers expressing public opposition, in September 2014 the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved a new generation of genetically engineered corn and soybeans, created by the biotech company Dow AgroSciences.

Continue Reading

Monsanto’s DARK ACT Stopped Dead in its Tracks in Congress

Written by on December 18, 2015 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 22 Comments
Monsanto’s DARK ACT Stopped Dead in its Tracks in Congress

Congress has stopped Monsanto’s favorite DARK ACT bill that would effectively ruin the food supply and halt GMO labeling initiatives.

Continue Reading

FAIR USE NOTICE. Many of the articles on this site contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making this material available in an effort to advance the understanding of environmental issues, human rights, economic and political democracy, and issues of social justice. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of the copyrighted material as provided for in Section 107 of the US Copyright Law which contains a list of the various purposes for which the reproduction of a particular work may be considered fair, such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. If you wish to use such copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use'...you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. And, if you are a copyright owner who wishes to have your content removed, let us know via the "Contact Us" link at the top of the site, and we will promptly remove it.

The information on this site is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional advice of any kind. Conscious Life News assumes no responsibility for the use or misuse of this material. Your use of this website indicates your agreement to these terms.

Paid advertising on Conscious Life News may not represent the views and opinions of this website and its contributors. No endorsement of products and services advertised is either expressed or implied.
Top