GMO: Genetically Modified Organisms

Why science denial isn't necessarily ideological - Washington Post


Washington Post

Why science denial isn't necessarily ideological
Washington Post
On the left are those who inveigh against vaccines and fear genetically modified foods. Those who do accept the authority of science .... In our modern world, however, false assurance can come with its own set of dangers. The knowledge illusion ...

From farmers to fishermen to forests - Martha's Vineyard Times


Martha's Vineyard Times

From farmers to fishermen to forests
Martha's Vineyard Times
“It wasn't until I left Wall Street that I realized how toxic our food system has become,” he says. “We are literally being poisoned every single day.” The film offers a powerful message about the dangers of Big Ag and GMO crops, and promotes the small ...

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From farmers to fishermen to forests - Martha's Vineyard Times


Martha's Vineyard Times

From farmers to fishermen to forests
Martha's Vineyard Times
“It wasn't until I left Wall Street that I realized how toxic our food system has become,” he says. “We are literally being poisoned every single day.” The film offers a powerful message about the dangers of Big Ag and GMO crops, and promotes the small ...

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IS GM cotton seed oil being used in NZ restaurants? - Scoop.co.nz (press release)


IS GM cotton seed oil being used in NZ restaurants?
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
“The safety of consumers is at risk and we should be protecting people from food dangers that are chemically related,” said Claire Bleakley, president of GE-Free NZ. “We should be following the EU's example and withdraw these risky foods to prevent ...

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Advice for gardenders facing a GM invasion - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Advice for gardenders facing a GM invasion
Daily Mail
These are illegal 'Franken-flowers', genetically modified with DNA taken from maize plants to create their unnatural orange hue. They should never have been introduced here, ... products were sourced from the Continent. But Defra — the Department for ...

'Round 'Em Up' exhibit at LangLab - South Bend Tribune


South Bend Tribune

'Round 'Em Up' exhibit at LangLab
South Bend Tribune
With the works in the exhibit, both artists address their concerns with the use of GMOs, herbicides and pesticides in modern food production. Rousseau's collages were inspired by Clarence M. Weed's “Spraying Crops, circa 1891. She uses the drawings, ...

50 Terrible Ideas That Could Become Law If Trump Is Impeached and Pence Becomes President - AlterNet


AlterNet

50 Terrible Ideas That Could Become Law If Trump Is Impeached and Pence Becomes President
AlterNet
No labeling of GMO ingredients in food products: "The intrusive and expensive federal mandates on food options and menu labeling should be ended as soon as possible by a Republican Congress. We oppose the mandatory .... Replace sex education with ...

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10 Must-Watch Movie Trailers Of The Week [20.05.17] - D'Marge


D'Marge

10 Must-Watch Movie Trailers Of The Week [20.05.17]
D'Marge
... the coming-of-age comedy drama sees Mija's horizons expand in a way one never would want for one's children, coming up against the harsh realities of genetically modified food experimentation, globalisation, eco-terrorism, and humanity's obsession ...

America's Largest Pension and Health Care Fund Invested $136 Million in Monsanto - AlterNet


AlterNet

America's Largest Pension and Health Care Fund Invested $136 Million in Monsanto
AlterNet
Due to the spraying of this herbicide on crops as a drying agent and on GMO crops for weed control, glyphosate is now found in the majority of our food, streams, rain, tapwater and even our urine. It's also been detected in breast milk, vaccines and ...

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America's Largest Pension Fund Has Dumped a Fortune into Monsanto Stock - AlterNet


AlterNet

America's Largest Pension Fund Has Dumped a Fortune into Monsanto Stock
AlterNet
Due to the spraying of this herbicide on crops as a drying agent and on GMO crops for weed control, glyphosate is now found in the majority of our food, streams, rain, tapwater and even our urine. It's also been detected in breast milk, vaccines and ...

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Facts, fears and the future of food: Asheville talks about genetic engineering - Mountain Xpress


Mountain Xpress

Facts, fears and the future of food: Asheville talks about genetic engineering
Mountain Xpress
On Saturday, May 20, GMO Free NC will host the sixth annual March Against Monsanto, an Asheville public protest that organizers say aims “to raise awareness of the dangers of genetically modified organisms to our food, to our health, our children's ...

India: Genetic Engineering, the Commercialization of GM Mustard and the Future of Agriculture - Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization

India: Genetic Engineering, the Commercialization of GM Mustard and the Future of Agriculture
Center for Research on Globalization
The second is the grave matter of the independence, surety and rigour of the oversight of the biosafety of HT Mustard DMH 11, which is critical for India's agriculture in mustard, its food safety (both as a vegetable and seed oil), and furthermore, and ...

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Talking Biotech: How Uruguay—major producer of GMO soy and corn—regulates GE crops - Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project

Talking Biotech: How Uruguay—major producer of GMO soy and corn—regulates GE crops
Genetic Literacy Project
... and input to evaluate the safety of the crops. Dr. Ferenczi discusses how multiple regulatory bodies perform risk analysis, risk assessments and communication around GE crops. The discussion also covers issues of food safety, risk, and public ...

Compelling reasons why India needs agricultural biotechnology - Deccan Herald


Deccan Herald

Compelling reasons why India needs agricultural biotechnology
Deccan Herald
Much of the debate around agri-technology has centred on agri-biotechnology, of which GM crops is a part. I specifically highlight biotechnology because it is arguably the most promising and rapidly evolving agri-technology available today. It is also ...

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Simplified Indoor Food-Growing Units - Extremely simple easy-to-operate units to grow fresh organic vegetables and ... - MENAFN.COM


Simplified Indoor Food-Growing Units - Extremely simple easy-to-operate units to grow fresh organic vegetables and ...
MENAFN.COM
SO MANY OF US are keenly aware of the dangers of processed foods, artificial flavorings, chemicals and preservatives in the food we eat but with our ultra-busy schedules how many of us are poised to ACTUALLY DO SOMETHING about it? We ask ourselves ...

Farmer bodies, environmentalists oppose approval to GM Mustard - The Tribune


The Tribune

Farmer bodies, environmentalists oppose approval to GM Mustard
The Tribune
Strongly condemning GEAC's approval to Genetically Modified (GM) Herbicide Tolerant (HT) Mustard developed by the Delhi University for commercial cultivation, farmers' associations, environmentalists and BJP's ideological fountainhead RSS' affiliate ...
Scientists to submit GM mustard report to govtHindu Business Line
Farmers' meet demands law to guarantee incomeHindu Business Line

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Anti-vax Organic Consumers Association, linked to measles outbreak, has deep ties to anti-GMO conspiracist USRTK - Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project

Anti-vax Organic Consumers Association, linked to measles outbreak, has deep ties to anti-GMO conspiracist USRTK
Genetic Literacy Project
[Editor's note: As has been widely reported, conspiracists who believe that vaccines are responsible for alleged rises in cases of autism have convinced the Somali community in Minneapolis to forgo childhood vaccines. That's led to a full-fledged ...

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David Suzuki: Canada's 'science guy' turned eccentric anti-GMO, chemical scaremonger? - Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project

David Suzuki: Canada's 'science guy' turned eccentric anti-GMO, chemical scaremonger?
Genetic Literacy Project
Suzuki is an environmental activist who controversially advocates against genetically modified foods, pesticides and other products and technologies that he views as unnecessary and destructive human interventions in the natural world. The David Suzuki ...

Too-strong gin, golden crabs and phishing for Google - Sioux Falls Argus Leader


Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Too-strong gin, golden crabs and phishing for Google
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
FDA to advertise GMO safety: In other budget-related news, the Food and Drug Administration was offered $3 million to campaign on behalf of genetically-modified organisms, the lab-altered food products behind seeds like Roundup ready corn. The ...

Students participate in TSA competition - Wayne Independent


Wayne Independent

Students participate in TSA competition
Wayne Independent
The girls did an experiment that involved cross-pollination to try to prove the dangers of eating food made with genetically modified organisms. They had to create a board and portfolio to show their experiment along with answering questions from the ...

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