New Bill Would Allow Farmers to Sue Monsanto if GMO Crops Invade Their Property - Waking Times Media. Farmer’s in Oregon could finally get a win in their fight against companies like Monsanto.
Thomas Dishaw, Natural NewsWaking Times Media Farmer’s in Oregon could finally get a win in their fight against companies like Monsanto. House Bill 2739 is under consideration and, if passed, it would allow farmers and landowners to sue biotech patent holders like Monsanto for essentially trespassing on their property. The House Bill 2739 summary states that it “Allows cause of action against patent holder for genetically engineered organism present on land without permission of owner or lawful occupant.” Scientist who linked GMOs and glyphosate to rat tumors wins SECOND court case against criminal biotech shills who forged signatures to discredit his research. The Parisian High Court has ruled that French Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini, a scientist known for his controversial research linking GM feed with cancerous tumor growth in rats, was right when he concluded that GMOs are unsafe for human consumption.
Marc Fellous, former chairman of France’s Biomolecular Engineering Commission (BEC), has been indicted for “forgery” and “the use of forgery,” in a libel trial that he lost to Prof Gilles-Eric Seralini. The BEC authorized multiple GM crops as safe for human consumption, while lying to the public and hiding scientific data suggesting GM food may be carcinogenic and health-damaging. Big Food Found Guilty in Multimillion Dollar Cover Up in GMO Labeling Fight. The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)—the world’s largest trade association for food, beverages and consumer products—violated “the spirit and letter” of Washington’s campaign-finance disclosure laws by trying to hide the identities of corporations that poured millions into a campaign to defeat a 2013 food-labeling initiative, a Washington Superior Court judge ruled Friday.
Initiative 522 would have required the labeling of genetically modified (GMOs) foods, seeds and seed products in Washington state and was narrowly defeated. As it happens, the GMA was the largest single donor to the “No on 522” campaign, spending a record $22 million to stop the measure, according to The Seattle Times. The case, State v. Grocery Manufacturers Association, was filed in October 2013 by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson against the powerful food industry group. In 2013, the top 10 contributors to GMA’s Defense of Brands account and their contributions (as of Dec. 3, 2013) were: Organic Farmer Dealt Final Blow in Landmark Lawsuit Over Monsanto's GMO Contamination » Page 2 of 2. GMO Seralini – Seralini’s team wins defamation and forgery court cases on GMO and pesticide research. On 25 November 2015, the High Court of Paris indicted Marc Fellous, former chairman of France’s Biomolecular Engineering Commission, for “forgery” and “the use of forgery”, in a libel trial that he lost to Prof Gilles-Eric Séralini.
Monsanto’s Roundup: The Whole Toxic Enchilada. Last week, while we waited for the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to announce whether or not the agency will give Monsanto’s Roundup a free pass by green lighting the use of glyphosate for another 15 years, the EPA’s counterpart in Europe made its own big announcement. Glyphosate is “unlikely to cause cancer” said the authors of the new report by the European Union Food Safety Authority (EFSA). French Court Finds Monsanto Guilty of Chemical Poisoning. An appeals court in Lyon, France has upheld a 2012 ruling against Monsanto, in which the agribusiness giant was found guilty of the chemical poisoning a farmer named Paul François.
The grain grower said that in 2004 he became ill due to Monsanto’s weedkiller, Lasso. François claimed he suffered from neurological problems, memory loss, headaches and stammering after inadvertently inhaling the herbicide. In François’ case, doctors determined the cause of his ill health was monochlorobenzene, a highly toxic substance that made up 50 percent of Monsanto’s herbicide, according to teleSUR. The substance sent François to the hospital, where he entered in a coma.
DOCTORS AND NURSES LETTERS TO MAYOR. Aloha Mayor Carvalho, As a doctor practicing on the west side, when I received news of the County Council’s passage of Bill 2491, I was elated.
The bill, though only a partial version of the original, was a good first step that showed how the voices of medical professionals could help policymakers understand the dire need for pesticide disclosure by the companies whose vast fields surround this community. Many doctors of the west side, including obstetricians and pediatricians, met with several Council Members during the course of deliberation over Bill 2491. We shared our experiences and concerns with them over rates of diseases, noticeable aberrations in certain birth defects incidences, and helped them to understand the absolute need for disclosure in our ability to deliver better patient care.
Monsanto Class Action. Monsanto Roundup Class Action. Germany Follows Scotland on Move to Ban GMO Crops. Germany is moving to ban the growing of genetically modified (GM) crops just weeks after Scotland made a similar announcement.
According to a letter from the agriculture ministry seen by Reuters, the German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt (see photo above) told government officials that he will seek to implement the European Union’s new rule passed in March that allows member countries to “opt out” on the growing of EU-authorized GM crops. Reuters reported that in the letter, the ministry stressed that Schmidt is continuing a previously-announced policy to keep a ban on GMOs in Germany. Monsanto Roundup Ready Soybean Patent Expiration Ushers in Generic GMOs. Billy Maddox planted 100 acres of Roundup Ready soybeans this year.
The big news is he didn’t pay Monsanto a dime. It’s been 20 years since Monsanto developed its first genetically modified crops. Now some of its early patents are starting to expire, leading to the first “generic GMOs”—off-patent seeds that cost half as much and which farmers are free to save and replant. Maddox, speaking in a Southern drawl as he drove down a road somewhere near Jonesboro, Arkansas, is a seed dealer who works with conventional varieties. This year was the first time he ever sold any GMOs. “We cleaned it, bagged it, and sold it. When the patent on a blockbuster drug ends, cut-rate competitors jump in and suck up market share. The GMO market is big enough for competition, and might need some: more than 90 percent of soybeans grown in the U.S. are genetically engineered with Monsanto’s Roundup resistance genes.
Major Lawsuit Against Monsanto Completely Blacked out by Media. Christina Sarich July 28, 2015.
Help Raise Money to Defeat Monsanto by Elvis Mirzaie. Monsanto Roundup Class Action. Major Lawsuit Targets Monsanto for Selling Cancer-Linked Herbicide. Christina Sarich, GuestWaking Times Glyphosate is harmful to humans and animals… Those claims that Monsanto made – that glyphosate was harmless to humans – well, the company is about to pay for that ‘false advertising’ in the form of a class action lawsuit put forth by the offices of T. Matthew Phillips in Los Angeles, California. In the lawsuit filed in California, Monsanto is accused of: The deliberate falsification to conceal the fact that glyphosate is harmful to humans and animals. The class action lawsuit (Case No: BC 578 942) was filed in Los Angeles County, California against biotechnology giant Monsanto. The lawsuit attests that the enzyme in question, EPSP synthase, is found in the microbiota that reside in our intestinal tracts, and therefore the enzyme is “found in humans and animals.”
Why is Monsanto being sued? The International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organization (WHO), last month declared that glyphosate is a Group 2A carcinogen. Monsanto Secretly Gave Money to Farmer Caught Contaminating Organic Farms with GMOs. Image Credits: stevecadman, Flickr. by Christina Sarich | Infowars.com | April 30, 2015. Problem loading page. US Farmers Going Out of Business Due to GM Crop Contamination. Christina Sarich, Natural SocietyWaking Times If you’re a farmer who wants to grow any crops that aren’t owned by the biotech industry, you had better be ready to burn some money. At least this is what organic farmers are saying, who are trying to grow organic crops but can’t due to pollen drift and cross-pollination.
That’s right: GMO crops are contaminating the organic crops we’re fighting so hard to keep. The news is out that demand for organic food is one the rise – it’s expected to be a $35 million dollar industry soon, and keep exploding from there. 96% Of Monsanto Shareholders Don’t Want GMOs To Be Labeled. At a recent Monsanto shareholder meeting at its headquarters in St. Louis, shareholders showed an overwhelming opposition to the possibility of GMO labeling. According to Reuters, 96% of shareholders at the meeting voted against a proposal that would willingly label their products.
And The Award For Most Evil Company 2014 Goes To….Yes, You Guessed It. More Evidence For Monsanto’s Role In The Ukrainian Coup? Russia's President Putin Signs GMO Labeling Liability Law. Russian President Vladamir Putin signed a GMO Labeling Liability Law, backed by Prime Minister Medvedev who stated, "the government will not poison their citizens.” Farmers Rise Up Against Monsanto. Consumer Self-Defense: 12 Ways to Drive GMOs and Roundup off the Market.
Farmers In Africa Face Legal Penalties For Planting Crops Under New “Monsanto Law”