April 19, 2014

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Glyphosate: World’s Top Weed Killer May Kill You Too According to New Study Glyphosate: World’s Top Weed Killer May Kill You Too According to New Study

Glyphosate is assumed to be safe for humans. As a result, it’s become the world’s best-selling herbicide. However, a groundbreaking study documents that it may actually be fueling the plague of chronic & immune diseases, including cancer and autism. This study documents the underlying systemic damage produced by glyphosate, then discusses how that damage leads to specific diseases.

“Monsanto Protection Act” Triggers a Firestorm of Protest and Public Outrage “Monsanto Protection Act” Triggers a Firestorm of Protest and Public Outrage

It’s being called the straw that broke the camel’s back. Bloomberg, The New York Times, Politico—media of all political persuasions—ran searingly critical articles about the biotech rider that the Senate slipped into the Continuing Resolution despite messages pouring into Congress.

Is Big Ag the New Market for Drones? Is Big Ag the New Market for Drones?

Are large agricultural companies the next new big market for drones? Will unmanned aircraft be better suited to spray toxic chemicals over large farms? As Big Ag utilizes survey features, what else might they be able to observe with a fleet of drones? The Surprising New Domestic Drone Market: Agriculture By Jason Best TakePart.com Excerpts: [...]

Big Agriculture Takes Control of Congress – Gets Immunity from GMO Lawsuits Big Agriculture Takes Control of Congress – Gets Immunity from GMO Lawsuits

Health Impact News Editor Comments: Since the Alliance for Natural Health published this report below, more information has been uncovered about the GMO protection rider that Food Democracy Now had labeled “The Monsanto Protection Act.” The law containing the rider was signed by President Obama late last night (March 26th). David Rogers of Politico has [...]

How Monsanto outfoxed the Obama administration How Monsanto outfoxed the Obama administration

By Lina Khan Salon.com Excerpts: Last November, the U.S. Department of Justice quietly closed a three-year antitrust investigation into Monsanto, the biotech giant whose genetic traits are embedded in over 90 percent of America’s soybean crop and more than 80 percent of corn. Despite a splash of press coverage when the investigation was initially announced, [...]

Senator Tester Offers Amendment to Remove GMO Rider Senator Tester Offers Amendment to Remove GMO Rider

Sen. Jon Tester, on his Montana Organic Family farm. Sen. Jon Tester’s office/Flickr UPDATE 3/21: “Bad news. Monsanto Rider is in the Senate passed continuing resolution (CR) and will likely remain in the final version passed by the House later today. Good news. The rider will only be in effect for the next 6 months [...]

Stop the Monsanto Protection Act today! Stop the Monsanto Protection Act today!

Update 3/14/2013 from Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance: Greetings! by Food Democracy Now! URGENT: Stop the Monsanto Protection Act today! Like a zombie rising from the dead, the “Monsanto Protection Act” is back and alive in the U.S. Senate and we need your help to stop it! Click here to help stop the Monsanto Protection [...]

GMO fail: Monsanto foiled by feds, Supreme Court, and science GMO fail: Monsanto foiled by feds, Supreme Court, and science

By Tom Laskawy Grist.org Excerpts: It’s been a good week if you enjoy a little GMO schadenfreude. The FDA has reportedly bowed to public pressure to extend the comment period on its approval of genetically engineered salmon, and Illinois, Maryland, and Iowa are the latest states to buck GMOs by introducing labeling bills into state [...]

New Report Exposes Devastating Impact of Monsanto Practices on U.S. Farmers New Report Exposes Devastating Impact of Monsanto Practices on U.S. Farmers

by Center for Food Safety Center for Food Safety and Save Our Seeds Investigate Role of Seed Patents in Consolidating Corporate Control of Global Food Supply Today, one week before the Supreme Court hears arguments in Bowman v. Monsanto Co., the Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Save our Seeds (SOS) – two legal and policy [...]

Seeds of Discontent: A Texas Organic Cotton Farmer Takes On Monsanto Seeds of Discontent: A Texas Organic Cotton Farmer Takes On Monsanto

by Eva Hershaw TexasObserver.org and ReportingTexas.com This story was produced as part of a joint venture with Reporting Texas, an online publication at the University of Texas-Austin’s School of Journalism. Through the windows of LaRhea Pepper’s pickup, turnrows of blooming Texas cotton stretched to the horizon under an impeccably blue sky. We barreled down a dirt road toward [...]



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