Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: GMOs

Mexico contemplates use of GMO corn in animal feed

Mexico is currently the biggest foreign market for U.S. GMO yellow corn.

With nation distracted by public health and economic crises, Trump moves...

"It's a no-brainer that this kind of pesticide-intensive agriculture shouldn't be allowed on public lands that are critical to wildlife conservation and preservation of the unique ecosystems of the southeastern U.S."

Coalitions of agriculture outsiders tackle powerful Agribiz insiders

Farmers, scientists and consumers are fighting back, and global health agencies are responding to the threats.

Here’s how many health problems improved when people stopped eating so...

An overwhelming majority of people reported that their conditions were significantly improved, nearly gone or completely recovered.

Monsanto’s in trouble again: Mega corp faces class action suit over...

Legal aid lawyers and experts say cases they see are a small sample of all the violations that occur.

4 signs we’re winning the battle against Monsanto

It’s no wonder Monsanto can’t wait to hand over the keys to Bayer. Things are getting messy. For consumers and environmentalists, it’s a beautiful mess.

Monsanto targets cancer scientist in flawed Reuters story

The story fails to disclose several key pieces of information.

7,000 Kansas farmers vs. Syngenta over GMO corn dispute

“Every bushel of corn grown in this country is worth less today than it would have been had Syngenta” waited for China to approve the product.

Beyond organic: How regenerative farming can save us from global catastrophe

“Regenerative agriculture provides answers to the soil crisis, the food crisis, the health crisis, the climate crisis and the crisis of democracy.”

Next generation of GMOs escapes regulation

There is virtually no regulation of GMOs 2.0 techniques in the U.S.

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Mumia Abu-Jamal, now in his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner, has COVID-19

Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."