Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: GMOs

Pledge to buy non-GMO

Have you ever asked yourself why our food is being produced and modified by the biotech industry?

China’s top grain producing province bans GM crops

Growing of GM corn, rice and soybean will be banned, while illegal production and sales of GM crops and supply of their seeds will also be prohibited.

Local governments can prohibit GE crops, says U.S. court of appeals

In granting its decision the court recognized potential harm to farmers and environment from the widespread planting of GE crops

Sonoma County voter success leads to largest GMO-free zone in U.S.

On election day, voters in Sonoma County successfully banned the cultivation of genetically modified crops!

EPA approval of Monsanto’s dicamba will ‘massively increase use of toxic...

The Center for Biological Diversity said the new EPA decision will open the door for dicamba use to jump from less than 1 million pounds to more than 25 million annually.

President Obama admits ‘legitimate concerns’ in GMO debate

“If it turns out that some of these genetically modified foods aren’t healthier, aren’t more productive and use more pesticides then we should follow the science.”

USDA approves 2 new varieties of GMO potatoes

It's hardly an exaggeration to say that over the past two decades, the agriculture industry in the U.S. has wholeheartedly embraced GMO crops with gusto

New York Times Takes Critical Look at False Promise of GMOs

Hakim’s conclusion, he points out, is similar to a report from the National Academy of Sciences that found GMO crops have not, to date, increased actual yields and should not be exclusively relied upon to meet long-term food security needs.

Activists Weigh Path Forward after Congress Thwarts GMO Food Labels

Despite the defeat in Congress, the pro-labeling campaign had had a huge impact - and the campaign’s effort to educate the public is paying off.

Third GMO Arctic Apple Gets USDA Approval

A third GMO apple was just approved by the USDA despite anti-GMO feedback.

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

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Are terrorist watch lists expanding under Trump?

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