Feedlot Meat Has Spurred a Soy Boom That Has a Devastating Environmental and Human Cost

by Jill Richardson
South America is being taken over by a handful of companies in the soy business that are destroying ecologically sensitive areas and pushing people from their ancestral land.
March 17, 2011 – Much of South America is rapidly coming to resemble Iowa. Where one might expect to see virgin Amazon rainforest, lush grasslands […]

Soy Can Cause Allergic Reactions for Years – and Infertility for Generations! Read How Soy Replaced Coconut Oil through Clever Marketing

by Dr. Mercola
Soy can be found in almost every product on your grocery store shelves — corn chips, ice cream, canned tuna and every packaged food you can think of. It goes under names like yeast extract, soy protein, soybean oil, soy lecithin and soy flour.
But soy is one of the top eight allergens […]

“Responsible” Soy – Don’t Buy the Lie

by GM Watch

“Responsible” soy – Don’t buy the lie, green groups tell retailers
New scheme endorses the use of GM soy

London/Brussels/Amsterdam, Tuesday 8 March – Supermarkets across the EU are being urged to boycott products containing soy labelled as “responsible” ahead of the introduction of a new EU-wide labelling scheme for soy. A coalition […]

Soy consumption on vegan diet is related to hypogonadism and erectile dysfunction

Healthy Diets And Science

Published in Nutrition. 2011 Feb 23.

Hypogonadism and erectile dysfunction associated with soy product consumption.
Siepmann T, Roofeh J, Kiefer FW, Edelson DG.
Center for Autonomic and Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Beth Israel Medical Deaconess Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

This paper can be accessed at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21353476

Siepmann presents […]

Paraguay’s GM Soy Crop Destroying Farmer’s Lives Due to Poisoning by Agrochemicals

by Friends of the Earth
Paraguay’s soy harvests a new set of victims
22 February 2011

Paraguay’s soy harvest is in full swing, and with it comes disturbing news of poisoning by agrochemicals.

On Friday 7 January, 17 inhabitants of ‘Colonia Yeruti’ a small community near Canindeyu in Eastern Paraguay were taken to hospital.

They were suffering […]

Soy: It’s not what you’ve been told to think

by Dr. Beth Ley

I was counseling an athlete today who wanted to learn more about eating healthy. She was asking me about soy and if she should be using soy milk instead of cow’s milk, etc. I was surprised that still so many people have NOT heard that soy is […]

Fat Like Us: Europe’s Diet Becoming Americanized Thanks to Soy Feed Imports

by NorthCentralPA.com

McDonald’s Earned More Revenue From Europe than U.S. in 2009
Washington, D.C. – Decades of trade rules that dismantled or restructured farm safety net programs in the European Union have displaced sustainable, domestic feed grain production and escalated dangerous soy imports from Latin America—and helped turn European farms into polluting factory farms while driving […]