Get Informed on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Hundreds of Farmers Block Roads in Protest of Monsanto’s GMO Crops

Posted March 6, 2015
More than 150 farmers blocked roadways and held numerous demonstrations in order to bring attention to the important issue of food sovereignty in Poland. Their focus is a ban on GMOs and a restoration of small farmer’s rights after decades of oppressive health and safety regulations which take rights away from small farms and give them to mono-cropping, poisoning Big Ag mega-companies.  Read more.

Obama Administration Approves GMO Tree to be Planted Without Regulation or Oversight

Posted March 6, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has quietly given a green light to the world’s first genetically modified (GM) tree species, recommending that its developer pursue unregulated commercial cultivation of the artificial plant without safety testing or a proper environmental impact assessment.  Read more.

U.S. Hospitals Expose Critically Ill Children to Harmful Glyphosate Herbicides

Posted March 3, 2015
In a new round of testing commissioned by Moms Across America, the world’s number one herbicide, glyphosate, has been discovered in PediaSure Enteral Nutritional Drink, which is widely used by hospitals in the U.S. for children who are in need of nutrition in intensive care. Read more.

Free Viewing until March 6 — new BOUGHT Documentary Exposes Ugly Truth Behind Vaccines, GMOs and Pharma…

Posted February 27, 2015
You’re about to see how Wall Street has literally “BOUGHT” your and your family’s health.  The food, vaccine, drug, insurance and health industry are a multi-BILLION dollar enterprise… focused more on profits than human lives. The BOUGHT documentary takes viewers deep “inside the guts” of this despicable conspiracy…  View here. 

Record US Farmers Switching to Non-GMO Crops in 2015

Posted February 27, 2015
This is the rising sentiment among farmers of the US as a confluence of factors urges them to become pro-organic. From falling GMO grain prices to a rising tide of public distrust of genetically modified ingredients, failing GMO traits, higher GMO seed prices, and the premium prices that people willingly pay for quality food over toxic junk, the conventional farmer is changing his tune when it comes to Big Ag practices.  Read more. 

9 GMOs That May Soon be Approved

Posted February 27, 2015
Approval of the non-browning Arctic apple got us thinking: What other genetically modified organisms are the USDA and FDA considering for deregulation?  See what they are here:

Hershey’s Milk Chocolate and Kisses to go non-GMO

Posted February 25, 2015
US-based confectionary giant Hershey’s will remove GM ingredients from its Milk Chocolate and Kisses by the end of the year, according to a report for Food Navigator and a published pledge by the company.  Read more.

Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill to Label Genetically Engineered Food

Posted February 25, 2015
Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) reintroduced legislation Thursday to label genetically engineered (GE) food.  The Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act would require the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to label GE food and foods containing GE ingredients.  Read more. 

Scientists Call on Media to Honestly Report Lack of GMO Safety Consensus

Posted February 20, 2015
On the heels of the USDA deregulation of the Arctic® apple – the first GM apple – leading consumer, food safety and environmental groups issued a response to widespread media reports wrongly characterizing the science on GMOs as settled.  Scientist representatives of groups including Consumers Union, Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and Pesticide Action Network are among over 300 scientists who signed the statement, “No consensus on GMO safety”, which has recently been published in a peer-reviewed journal.  Read more. 

Sugar Beets Make Hemoglobin

Posted February 20, 2015
Hemoglobin is a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout your body. While you might assume this is a uniquely human protein, it’s actually found in plants, too, including sugar beets.  Researchers from Lund University in Sweden, who note that hemoglobin from blood donations falls far short of demands, hope that this plant hemoglobin, known as leghemoglobin, may one day become a blood substitute capable of saving lives.  Read more. 

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