Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: GMOs

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.

Bayer AG to Purchase Monsanto

Bayer has decided to purchase and grower Monsanto.

10 States Report Crop Damage From Illegal Dicamba Use on Monsanto’s...

Hundreds of thousands of soybean and cotton crops have been negatively impacted by the apparent misuse of the drift-prone herbicide dicamba on Monsanto’s Roundup.

Illegal Herbicide Use on GMO Crops Causing Massive Damage to Fruit,...

One of the worst parts of this whole debacle is that farmers—by being forced to grow dicamba resistant GMO soybeans—are losing the choice of what they can grow.

Victory In Mexico: Indigenous Activists Win Major Court Rulings Against Monsanto

The Mayans primary concern is that “growing the plant requires the use of glyphosate, an herbicide classified as probably carcinogenic,” putting their communities, environment and economic activities at risk.

UC Davis Sued for Failing to Release Public Records on GMOs...

"So far, documents obtained from other universities have shown secretive funding arrangements and covert efforts to use taxpayer-funded university resources to promote the products of various corporations. The public has a right to know what is going on behind the scenes."

3 Major Problems With Monsanto’s New GMO Soybeans

The promise of Monsanto's splashy new bean appears to be short-sighted, leaving farmers with the much worse end of the bargain.

Applegate Company to Remove GMOs Entirely

Applegate to remove all GMOs from their products!

Heirloom Non-GMO Corn Is Helping Sustain Mexico’s Heritage and Farmers

Mexico, particularly the southern state of Oaxaca, is known as the birthplace of corn.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.