AntiSec dumps Monsanto data on the Web. Anonymous continued its ongoing attack on agricultural biotech giant Monsanto today by publishing an outdated database of the company's material.
This is the newest in a barrage of strikes from hackers aligned with Anonymous who operate under the "AntiSec" banner. In a statement posted with the database on a Pastebin site, the hacktivist group wrote it was aware that exposing the database would not do much harm to Monsanto but warned it would continue to target the company for what it sees as wrong. "Your continued attack on the worlds food supply, as well as the health of those who eat it, has earned you our full attention," wrote AntiSec. "Your crimes against humanity are too many to name on one page. " Anonymous' battle with Monsanto began last July when the hackers disrupted the company's Web site and then released data on about 2,500 individuals involved in the agriculture industry. Dallas Plant Investigated For Dumping Pig Blood Into Trinity River. Get Breaking News First Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up Updated with company statement 1/23/2012 @5:30 p.m. DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Federal, state, and local authorities say a Dallas meat-packing company is under criminal investigation for possibly illegally dumping pig blood into a creek that leads to the Trinity River. Investigators executed search warrants Thursday at the Columbia Packing Company on East 11th Street in Oak Cliff.
The Texas Environmental Crimes Task Force has been looking into the plant for two months now. The task force is now investigating whether the pig blood came from a secondary pipe not connected with the waste water system. Dallas County health officials say photos investigators took show blood appearing to flow from the Columbia Packing Company into Cedar Creek and then into the Trinity River.
Health and Human Services chief Zach Thompson says that’s what has county, federal, and state investigators so concerned. Monsanto buys bee-friendly pesticide researcher. Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it bought a smaller biotech research company that is developing a technology to kill crop pests while protecting the health of bees.
Monsanto, the world's biggest seed company, did not disclose terms of the deal to buy the company, called Beeologics. Bees are critical plant pollinators, and public concern has swelled over a recent bee pathology called colony collapse disorder. The disorder causes whole hives of bees to die off, cutting the numbers of insects that naturally pollinate important food crops. It's still unclear what causes colony collapse disorder, but pesticides have been linked to bee deaths. Monsanto develops genetically engineered strains of corn and soybeans that grow their own pesticides. "Both companies expect that their combined research could provide farmers with novel approaches to the challenges they face," Monsanto said in a statement. Monsanto Now Owns Blackwater (Xe) A report by Jeremy Scahill in The Nation (Blackwater’s Black Ops, 9/15/2010) revealed that the largest mercenary army in the world, Blackwater (now called Xe Services) clandestine intelligence services was sold to the multinational Monsanto.
Blackwater was renamed in 2009 after becoming famous in the world with numerous reports of abuses in Iraq, including massacres of civilians. It remains the largest private contractor of the U.S. Department of State “security services,” that practices state terrorism by giving the government the opportunity to deny it. Many military and former CIA officers work for Blackwater or related companies created to divert attention from their bad reputation and make more profit selling their nefarious services-ranging from information and intelligence to infiltration, political lobbying and paramilitary training – for other governments, banks and multinational corporations.
Keep track of “public disclosure” of its opponents. Source: Pravda. Judge who Ruled against Raw Milk in Wisconsin quits to work for Monsanto law firm. US Trade Wars with Nations Against Monsanto, GMO Crops. The United States is threatening nations who oppose Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) crops with military-style trade wars, according to information obtained and released by the organization WikiLeaks.
Nations like France, which have moved to ban one of Monsanto’s GM corn varieties, were requested to be ‘penalized’ by the United States for opposing Monsanto and genetically modified foods. The information reveals just how deep Monsanto’s roots have penetrated key positions within the United States government, with the cables reporting that many U.S. diplomats work directly for Monsanto. The WikiLeaks cable reveals that in late 2007, the United States ambassador to France and business partner to George W. Bush, Craig Stapleton, requested that the European Union along with particular nations that did not support GMO crops be penalized. Stapleton, who co-owned the Dallas/Fort Worth-based Texas Rangers baseball team with Bush in the 1990s, stated: Monsanto Patents and Chemtrails. Barbara H.
Peterson Farm Wars While I might assume a particular position on an issue, that position is subject to change when new or more relevant information becomes available. Remember the sorghum aluminum resistance patent that we thought was created by Monsanto to counter the effects of excess aluminum found in the soil after heavy chemtrailing? Well, it turns out that we were partially right.
Here is where we went wrong: The patent for aluminum resistance mentioned in What in the World are They Spraying? Here is where we were right: Monsanto DOES own patents that appear to mitigate the effects of geo-engineering, that can be applied to a whole host of fruits, trees, grains and veggies. Here is a patent titled “Stress tolerant plants and methods thereof,” that is owned by Monsanto, and seems to address all forms of abiotic stress that weather manipulation and chemtrails can cause: Here are the plants that this “invention” intends to cover: © 2012 Barbara H.
Why GMO And Organic Can Not Co-Exist: Lateral Gene Transfer. Sayer Ji, Contributing Writer Activist Post One of the most disturbing, though commonly overlooked properties of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is their documented ability to transfer genetic information horizontally into those who consume them.
This process actually occurs quite commonly in nature, especially among bacteria, which do not reproduce sexually and therefore have evolved a number of mechanisms through which to transfer genetic information directly between one another directly. Viruses themselves can essentially be described as 'pieces of genetic information in search of chromosomes,' their very "infectivity" being examples of horizontal gene transfer between species. The whole field of genetic engineering, in fact, would not exist were it not for the science and technology that harnesses and/or co-opts processes of horizontal gene transfer. I believe it is time to openly identify GM food for what it is. Monsanto, Agent Orange Creator, Returns To Vietnam. Multinational agricultural biotech corporation Monsanto, known as the creator of chemical weapon Agent Orange, is attempting to infiltrate Vietnam once again -- this time as GMO dealer.
Agent Orange, used for chemical warfare in the Vietnam War, is estimated to have killed 400,000, deformed 500,000 and sickened another 2 million. "BA VI, VIETNAM: Handicapped orphans are fed by the medical staff at the Ba Vi orphanage. These young children represent the 3rd generation of Agent Orange victims more than 30 years after the war in Vietnam, where a battle is still being fought to help people suffering from the effects of the deadly chemical. " - Global Post (Photo Paula Bronstein / AFP/Getty Images) "Between 2.1 to 4.8 million Vietnamese were directly exposed to Agent Orange and other chemicals that have been linked to cancers, birth defects, and other chronic diseases during the war that ended in 1975, according to the Vietnam Red Cross," Thanh Nienn News writes.
The U.S. Monsanto's Best-Selling Herbicide Roundup Causes Infertility. A recent study has found that Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide may be responsible for causing infertility.
After reviewing the many already well-documented negative impacts Roundup has on the environment and living creatures, it is no surprise to add yet another item to the list. Researchers tested roundup on mature male rats at a concentration range between 1 and 10,000 parts per million (ppm), and found that within 1 to 48 hours of exposure, testicular cells of the mature rats were either damaged or killed. According to the study, even at a concentration of 1 ppm, the Roundup was able to affect the test subjects by decreasing their testosterone concentrations by as much as 35%. How can such small levels of exposure have such a profound effect on the reproductive system? Roundup, being a glyphosate-based herbicide is also known to have endocrine disrupting properties. Being aware of the hormonal disruptors you face in your daily life such as BPA and now Roundup is a must. Monsanto’s Infertility-Linked Roundup Found in All Urine Samples Tested. Mike BarrettActivist Post A recent study conducted by a German university found very high concentrations of glyphosate, a carcinogenic chemical found in herbicides like Monsanto’s Roundup, in all urine samples tested.
The amount of glyphosate found in the urine was staggering, with each sample containing concentrations at 5- to 20-fold the limit established for drinking water. This is just one more piece of evidence that herbicides are, at the very least, being sprayed out of control. Glyphosate in Monsanto’s Roundup Impacting Global Health This news comes only one month after it was found that glyphosate, contained in Monsanto’s Roundup, is contaminating the groundwater in the areas in which it is used. It means that toxic glyphosate is now polluting the world’s drinking water through the widespread contamination of aquifers, wells and springs.
Monsanto continues to make the claim that their Roundup products are completely safe for both animals and humans. Explore More: Monsanto's Harvest of Fear. Monsanto next petitioned to make potential damages punitive—tripling the amount that Pilot Grove might have to pay if found guilty. After a judge denied that request, Monsanto expanded the scope of the pre-trial investigation by seeking to quadruple the number of depositions. “Monsanto is doing its best to make this case so expensive to defend that the Co-op will have no choice but to relent,” Pilot Grove’s lawyer said in a court filing. With Pilot Grove still holding out for a trial, Monsanto now subpoenaed the records of more than 100 of the co-op’s customers. In a “You are Commanded … ” notice, the farmers were ordered to gather up five years of invoices, receipts, and all other papers relating to their soybean and herbicide purchases, and to have the documents delivered to a law office in St.
Louis. Whether Pilot Grove can continue to wage its legal battle remains to be seen. Chemicals? The Monsanto Company has never been one of America’s friendliest corporate citizens. The Attack on our Seeds. Jan-04-2012 22:02 Arun Shrivastava Salem-News.com Genetic engineering is an imperfect technology. It is a cell invasion technology through which inter-specie barrier is transcended. (NEW DELHI) - Once again, our seeds are under attack. Trans-national seeds companies like Monsanto, Syngenta and Bayer are pushing genetically modified [GM] seeds in India without proper biosafety assessment. Genetic engineering of seeds Genetic engineering [GE] technology allows patenting of seeds; it has no other purpose. Genetic engineering is an imperfect technology.
But in the complex world of nature, such invasion of cell and gene manipulation can wreak havoc. This is the crux : multinational corporations, compromised governments, and bribed regulators want us to eat food from a plant that actually works in nature as pesticide . Every country, particularly developing nations, is now being bludgeoned into approving GE seeds in utter disregard for biosafety, environmental safety and public health. Monsanto's GMO Corn Approved, 45,000 Comments in Opposition. January 10, 2012 As previously reported , while people were de-stressing and enjoying their much needed time off during the holidays, the United States Department of Agriculture announced its approval of Monsanto’s ‘drought tolerant’ genetically engineered corn.
The decision to give the green light to Monsanto regarding their didn’t seem too difficult for the Obama Administration, despite receiving nearly and only 23 comments in favor since comments opened. Prepare to see this new GM corn unleashed into the environment as well as the American food supply. The news comes after experiments with the seeds were conducted in five African nations, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Monsanto’s drought-resistant GM corn seeds were given to African farmers facing drought conditions, replacing traditional and sustainable farming with Monsanto’s GMO crops. EPA Finds Monsanto’s GMO Corn Ineffective, Creating Resistant Rootworms 4 Proofs the USDA Doesn’t Care About Your Health. Monsanto to face biopiracy charges in India. Abstract Title: Monsanto to face biopiracy charges in India. Abstract Source: Nat Biotechnol. 2012 ;30(1):11. Epub 2012 Jan 9. PMID: 22231080 Abstract: An Indian government agency has agreed to sue the developers of genetically modified (GM) eggplant for violating India's Biological Diversity Act of 2002. Leaked documents reveal US diplomats actually work for Monsanto. (NaturalNews) Biotech giant Monsanto has been genetically modifying the world's food supply and subsequently breeding environmental devastation for years, but leaked documents now reveal that Monsanto has also deeply infiltrated the United States government.
With leaked reports revealing how U.S. diplomats are actually working for Monsanto to push their agenda along with other key government officials, Monsanto's grasp on international politics has never been clearer. Amazingly, the information reveals that the massive corporation is also intensely involved in the passing and regulations concerning the very GM ingredients they are responsible for. In fact, the information released by WikiLeaks reveals just how much power Monsanto has thanks to key positions within the United States government and elsewhere. Not only was it exposed that the U.S. is threatening nations who oppose Monsanto with military-style trade wars, but that many U.S. diplomats actually work directly for Monsanto.
Hungary Destroys All Monsanto GMO Corn Fields. White House blocking release of Monsanto-linked lobbyist’s email. Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning in France. 300k farmers hope for lawsuit against Monsanto. I worked for Monsanto and will be releasing documents detailing how Monsanto planned to kill off bee colonies in order to introduce a "new and improved" species of bee that will only pollinate Monsanto crops : politics. Ronnie Cummins: The Organic Elite Surrenders To Monsanto: What Now?