Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: GMOs

Major blow to soy industry as Chinese grow wary of GMOs

China has strict rules against GMO cultivation but permits the import of a few varieties, including soybeans.

Tribunal judges: Monsanto violates basic human rights to a healthy environment

Companies that cause damage to health, food and healthy environment should and will be held accountable for their actions.

GMO crops, bee-killing insecticides to be banned on Boulder County-owned land

“Let’s acknowledge: This is not an easy issue; it‘s not a simple one.”

Behind a corporate monster: How Monsanto pushes agricultural domination

We must support ecological farming systems that do not need the inputs provided by Monsanto or any of the other pesticide, seed and GMO conglomerates.

Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous...

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Brazil becomes the newest country to refuse GMO imports from the...

As of 2015 there were 38 countries that had banned GM crops.

Judge to FDA: Agency must pull aside curtain on GE salmon

The public has a right to know how the agency came to this seemingly ill-informed decision, especially because the FDA’s approach will likely serve as a precedent for the assessment of future GE food animals.

GMO arctic apples to hit shelves next month without clear labeling

Five hundred, 40-pound boxes of Arctic Goldens will be sold at 10 unnamed stores in the Midwest in February and March.

USDA grants final approval for Monsanto/Scotts’ genetically engineered grass

"USDA's approval of this genetically engineered grass is as dangerous as it is unlawful."

Monsanto and its minions are poisoning us: How can we defend...

If we can’t trust the government or the large corporations, we need to take matters into our own hands, today and everyday.

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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.

Bernie Sanders tops new California poll—but you wouldn’t have known it by reading this...

In latest #BernieBlackout example, Sanders’ deputy campaign manager notes it took major newspaper “three paragraphs to mention who is leading.”