Pesticides in your food? Watch your sperm count. Studies. Legal Actions. Farmers In Africa Face Legal Penalties For Planting Crops Under New “Monsanto Law” Monsanto is one of the largest multinational corporations in the world and is also one of the most ruthless. Behind the false image of innocence created by their lawyers and public relations, this company is as evil as they come. Thousands of lawsuits have been filed against this corporate giant worldwide, but because of their incredible wealth and political connections they are usually able to settle out of court for large sums and pay off the media so their crimes are not exposed to the public.
Their current goal is to completely dominate the whole agriculture industry using their genetically modified food and seeds. Monsanto’s genetically modified seeds only produce one plant cycle, what this means is that once a seed has sprouted there will be no more seeds produced by this plant. If their plan works, which it is, farmers will have no choice but to buy every seed for every crop directly from the Monsanto Corporation. Trending on the Web. Monsanto/Bayer's GM Plants Contaminate Europe Despite Ban. Sayer Ji, Green Med InfoWaking Times New evidence reveals that despite a ban on cultivation of GM rapeseed in Europe, Monsanto and Bayer’s plants are now freely growing there.
A new study published in PLoS titled ,”Unexpected Diversity of Feral Genetically Modified Oilseed Rape (Brassica napus L.) Despite a Cultivation and Import Ban in Switzerland,” is believed to be the first report of its kind showing that despite a cultivation and seed import ban of genetically modified (GM) oilseed rape in Switzerland, Monsanto and Bayer’s GM plants have been introduced into the environment there, confirming fears that once the GM genie has been let out of the bottle it can not be put back. The GM plants were found growing freely along railway lines and in port areas at four sites in 2011 and 2012, with the most afflicted being the Rhine port of Basel and the St.
Johann freight railway station in Basel, Switzerland. In fact, the study addresses this possibility directly: About the Author. Is Europe About to Lose the Fight Against GMO's? Julian Rose, ContributorWaking Times “What emerges is an understanding of TTIP as the political project of a transatlantic corporate and political elite which, on the unfounded promise of increased trade and job creation, will attempt to reverse social and environmental regulatory protections, redirect legal rights from citizens to corporations, and consolidate US and European global leadership in a changing world order.” – (Seattle to Brussels Network, Kim Bizzarri) A key element of this Transatlantic Trade Agreement, but only one of hundreds of highly controversial proposals, is the move to deregulate the status currently accorded to imports of GM seeds and plants for cultivating in European soils.
A determined effort by all of us, who care about real food and real farming, will be needed to stop one of the most insidious attempts yet to end Europe’s widespread resistance to genetically modified organisms. Nevertheless, what we have in front of our eyes is a strong GMO warning light. Healthy News and Information. Content From The Web:Content From The Web:Content From The Web:Content From The Web:Content From The Web: by E Hanzai Of all the mega-corps running amok, Monsanto has consistently outperformed its rivals, earning the crown as “most evil corporation on Earth!” Not content to simply rest upon its throne of destruction, it remains focused on newer, more scientifically innovative ways to harm the planet and its people. 1901: The company is founded by John Francis Queeny, a member of the Knights of Malta, a thirty year pharmaceutical veteran married to Olga Mendez Monsanto, for which Monsanto Chemical Works is named.
Even then, the government knew saccharin was poisonous and sued to stop its manufacture but lost in court, thus opening the Monsanto Pandora’s Box to begin poisoning the world through the soft drink. 1920s: Monsanto expands into industrial chemicals and drugs, becoming the world’s largest maker of aspirin, acetylsalicyclic acid, (toxic of course). Monsanto partners with I.G. Why? Monsanto Wants 14-Year Reuters Veteran Reporter Fired for Talking About GMO Dangers. Christina Sarich | Naturalsociety| August 11th 2014 First Monsanto took over our Congress, then our Supreme Court, and now they are trying to take over journalism. Without freedom of speech and fair reporting, none of us would ever know just what hideous deeds these monopolizing corporations were up to. In Monsanto’s latest inexcusable move, the company is trying to have a veteran reporter fired for reporting on genetically modified organisms fairly. Reuters’ journalist Carey Gillam has covered issues pertinent to GMOs for the past 16 years.
This is no easy task with the growing GMO controversy and its polarized pro- and anti-GMO perspectives. She has tried to present a balanced argument, giving voice to both GMO supporters and anti-GMO activists. In an April 9th Reuters article, “Bill seeks to block mandatory GMO food labeling by states,” Gillam wrote: The truth of the matter is that there are rooms filled with peer-reviewed studies on the dangers of GMOs. More from Naturalsociety. Can GMOs Help Feed the World?
Valerie Burke, MSN, EFT-INT, GreenMedInfoWaking Times The claims about genetically engineered foods have been quite lofty. Monsanto and other proponents of biotechnology are fond of saying that genetic engineering is necessary if the world’s food supply is to keep up with seven billion people and counting. They claim GE crops produce higher yields, solve pest and weed problems, are safe for humans and the environment, and are the cure for world hunger.
As John Robbins writes, if Monsanto’s true goal is addressing hunger, then their seeds would be designed to fix the core problems that underlie the hunger issue, such as: Able to grow on substandard or marginal soilsAble to produce more high-quality protein with increased per-acre yield, without the need for expensive machinery, chemicals, fertilizers or waterEngineered to favor small farms over larger farmsCheap and freely available without restrictive licensingDesigned for crops that feed people, not livestock Sources: About the Author. Pesticides Linked To Honeybee Decline Are Affecting Other Species, Scientists Say. RT | June 24th 2014 Neurotoxic pesticides blamed for the decline of honeybees is also harming butterflies, worms, fish, and birds, and contaminating habitats worldwide which are crucial for food production and wildlife, scientists have concluded after a four-year assessment.
Societal regulations have not stopped habitats from being poisoned, said the analysis, despite neurotoxic pesticides already being held responsible for the global collapse in the bee population. “Undertaking a full analysis of all the available literature (800 peer reviewed reports) the Task Force on Systemic Pesticides – a group of global, independent scientists has found that there is “clear evidence of harm sufficient to trigger regulatory action,” a press release accompanying the report noted. Twenty-nine scientists from four different continents conducted the study, which found the unmistakable evidence of the link. “I think the only acceptable dose of this systemic pesticide is just nothing – zero,” said Dr.
“Doomsday Seed Vault” in the Arctic. Anytime Bill Gates, the Rockefeller Foundation, Monsanto and Syngenta get together on a common project, it’s worth digging a bit deeper behind the rocks on Spitsbergen. When we do we find some fascinating things. One thing Microsoft founder Bill Gates can’t be accused of is sloth. He was already programming at 14, founded Microsoft at age 20 while still a student at Harvard. By 1995 he had been listed by Forbes as the world’s richest man from being the largest shareholder in his Microsoft, a company which his relentless drive built into a de facto monopoly in software systems for personal computers.
So when Bill Gates decides through the Gates Foundation to invest some $30 million of their hard earned money in a project, it is worth looking at. No project is more interesting at the moment than a curious project in one of the world’s most remote spots, Svalbard. The seed bank is being built inside a mountain on Spitsbergen Island near the small village of Longyearbyen. John H. New Studies Reveal Damaging Effects of Glyphosate. By Dr. Mercola Increasing exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, may be at least partially to blame for rising rates of numerous chronic diseases in Westernized societies, according to recent research. The finding, published in Entropy,1 has ramifications for virtually every man, woman and child in developed nations, as this pesticide is widely used on both conventional and, especially, genetically modified (GM) crops (to the tune of more than one billion pounds sprayed in the US alone).If you eat processed foods, most of which are made with GM corn and soy ingredients, you’re consuming glyphosate residues, probably in each and every bite.
Knowing this, and the fact that tests show people in 18 countries across Europe already have glyphosate in their bodies,2 the following news should leave you very, very concerned… if not compelled to take action against this health-endangering chemical. Glyphosate May Cause Cancer at Extremely Low Doses. How to Bring Minerals Back Into the Soil and Food Supply. Dr. MercolaWaking Times There are now many studies clearly documenting that if you eat processed foods, you’re being exposed to toxic herbicides. These toxic chemicals have been found in everything from breast milk to umbilical cords and placentas.
This of course means that children are now born with a chemical burden unknown to previous generations. In this interview, Dr. While contraindicated for citrus, these mineral extracts can do “miracles” for most flowering plants, fruits, and vegetables. “We tried some of these ocean minerals on some roses in the backyard of her house in Bakersfield, California. Eventually, his interest in organic gardening led him to evaluate glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s broad spectrum herbicide Roundup. Glyphosate Use Has Rapidly Increased Disease Rates “But then something really weird happened,” he says. How Chemical Farming Destroys Food Quality As explained by Dr.
So, how bad is the situation, really? Fewer Minerals = Greater Disease Rates. Are Your Delicious, Healthy Almonds Killing Bees? Honeybees and almond blooms: mutual dependence Protasov AN/Shutterstock California dominates almond production like Saudi Arabia wishes it dominated oil. More than 80 percent of the almonds consumed on Planet Earth hail from there. Boosted by surging demand from China—overall, 70 percent of the state's output is exported—California's almond groves are expanding. The delicious nut's acreage grew 25 percent between 2006 and 2013. In a previous post, I noted how the almond boom is helping fuel a potentially disastrous water-pumping frenzy in a drought-stricken state.
Now comes more unsettling news: California's almond groves are being blamed for a large recent honeybee die-off. What do almond trees have to do with honeybees? A mutual dependence has arisen between the state's almond growers and the nation's apiaries. But this year, something has gone wrong. Adjuvants inhibit bees' ability to learn how to forage, compromising the long-term health of the hive. GMO Crops Destroy Nature's Balance, Damages Health | Environment. (Before It's News) By Frosty Wooldridge Part 4: Governmental cover-up, mono GMO crops destroy nature’s balance, lack micro-nutrients “The genetic modification of food is intrinsically dangerous. It involves making irreversible changes in a random manner to a complex level of life about which little is known.
It is inevitable that this hit-and-miss approach will lead to disasters. It must disrupt the natural intelligence of the plant or animal to which it is applied, and lead to health-damaging side-effects.” One reader said, “This one is why U.S. Science writer Ethan Huff said, “Biotechnology giant Syngenta has officially been outed for deliberately hiding data that proves the company’s genetically-modified (GM) Bt 176 corn is directly responsible for killing livestock. What makes me so very angry stems from the fact that powerful people in high places lie, cheat and steal in order to kill or cause damage to consumers who “trust” them to be truthful. Educate yourself and take action: Dr. World Scientists Statement. The World Scientists Statement dates from 1999. It was superceded by the Independent Science Panel Report in 2003, and by the most recent report Ban GMOs Now in 2013.
We are no longer collecting signatures for this statement. The scientists are extremely concerned about the hazards of GMOs to biodiversity, food safety, human and animal health, and demand a moratorium on environmental releases in accordance with the precautionary principle.They are opposed to GM crops that will intensify corporate monopoly, exacerbate inequality and prevent the essential shift to sustainable agriculture that can provide food security and health around the world.They call for a ban on patents of life-forms and living processes which threaten food security, sanction biopiracy of indigenous knowledge and genetic resources and violate basic human rights and dignity.They want more support on research and development of non-corporate, sustainable agriculture that can benefit family farmers all over the world.
Www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/getfile?dDocName=STELPRDC5102731. Genetically Modified Organisms: Sobering Consequences | Environment. (Before It's News) By Frosty Wooldridge Part 2: Unintended GMO Health Risks “If manufacturers are so sure there is nothing wrong with genetically modified foods, pesticides and cloned meats, they should have no problems labeling them as such. “After all, cancer will kill one in every two men and one in every three women now alive,” reports Samuel Epstein, chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition. During WWII, chemical companies like Chevron manufactured Mustard gas to kill enemies by disrupting troops’ nervous systems.
They campaigned with “higher crop yields” and paid off a lot of U.S. Why did those companies do that? Today, every single American faces cancers affecting himself, herself or a friend. The fact remains: The American Cancer Society solicits funds to eradicate cancer, but they will not “touch” the fact that we poison our foods to such an extent that our bodies respond with aberrant cell behavior, i.e., cancers in all their forms.
Why isn’t the FDA protecting us? In addition: Effective Immediately: France Bans All GMO Cultivation. Heather Callaghan | Activistpost | April 17th 2014 The French National Assembly has made a sweeping declaration with a new bill, effective immediately. No more genetically modified crops. On Tuesday, the French lower house of parliament adopted a law immediately banning cultivation of any GMO corn, due to environmental safety concerns. Recently, they also made a halt decree to prohibit plantingthe only GM crop allowed in the EU – Monsanto’s MON810 corn, with built-in insect resistance. Jean-Marie Le Guen, the minister in charge of relations with parliament, said: It is essential today to renew a widely shared desire to maintain the French ban.
This bill strengthens the decree passed last March by preventing the immediate cultivation of GMO and extending their reach to all transgenic maize varieties. Farmers and seed companies are challenging the rule, as they have blocked similar decrees before, viewing safety concerns insufficient. Sources: Recent posts by Heather Callaghan: 1240 Scientists Demand Seralini GMO Study be Republished. 13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry.
Human Blood is Not "Roundup Ready", New Study Reluctantly Admits. Methyl Iodine and Strawberries. Study: Pesticide Ingredients Far More Dangerous than Reported. University of Caen: Roundup Bioforce Destroys Cells in Rat Testes | GMO EVIDENCE. Roundup In 75% of Air and Water Sampled -- Causes Kidney Failure. Genetic Fallacy: How Pesticide Companies Silence Scientific Dissent. Rachel Aviv: The Scientist Who Took on a Leading Herbicide Manufacturer. Farmers Abandoning GMO Seeds And The Reason Will Surprise You. 65 Health Risks of GM Foods. Former Pro-GMO Scientist Speaks Out On The Real Dangers of Genetically Engineered Food. Monsanto Is Going Organic in a Quest for the Perfect Veggie - Wired Science. Obama-Monsanto Mass Genocide Plot Stuns Scientists. Truth About the Seralini Rat-Tumor-GMO Study Explodes.
Colony Collapse Disorder Is a Fraud: Pesticides Cause Bee Die-Offs. Are Pesticide-Drenched Foods Really as Healthy as Organic? The “Experts” Say So… Farmers vs. Monsanto: Organic Seed Growers, Family Farmers File Brief in Final Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court to Protect Their Crops from Contamination and to Invalidate Monsanto’s GMO Patents.
Studies with independent funding. 12 Most Pesticide-Laden Fruit and Vegetables: The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen, Updated. 105 Scientists Slam GMO-Rat-Study Retraction. The Grocery Store Blacklist: 12 Food Companies to Avoid. Geneticist David Suzuki Says Humans “Are Part Of A Massive Experiment” True GMO Science and Dangers You'll Never Hear About from the Media. Big Food Wants to Crush the GMO Labeling Movement. Agrichemical Companies Have Destroyed Argentina's Farming Towns With Soaring Cancer Rates And Quadrupling Birth Defects. Unveiled: GMO Labeling Opponents Come Out of the Shadows. Who Turned Scientific American? 8 Foods Even The Experts Won't Eat.
Senators Angle for Monsanto-Friendly FDA Voluntary GMO Labeling 'Guidance' All GMO approvals in Brazil are illegal and not science-based - regulator. 13 Lies GMO Labeling Opponents are Recycling in Washington State. Top 5 GMO Myths Debunked. The 10 GMO Myths That Monsanto Wants You To Believe. The Monsanto Menace - - Dining. Der unheimliche Konzern 1 - der-unheimliche-konzern.pdf. The Shocking Ingredients In Beer. Greenpeace Tells the FDA: Stop Misleading the Public About GMOs. 25 Best Ways to Detox From Heavy Metals, Pesticides, Environmental Pollutants, and Metabolic Waste.
Groundbreaking New Study Links GMO to Leukemia: When Will Monsanto Stop Lying to Us? 400 Companies That DO NOT Use GMOs in Their Products. Gpub_78151_toxic_ingredient_glyphosate_formulations.pdf. Former genetic engineer now speaks out against GMO risks | The Organic & Non-GMO Report. Infant Formula Manufacturers Refuse To Remove GMO And New Research Now Links Formula To Chronic Disease. Vitamins and Supplements. GMWatch. World Scientists Statement. China Incinerates 3 US Shipments of Genetically Modified Corn. GE Trees May Be Even More Damaging to the Environment than GE Foods.
Comparing Vitamin, Mineral and Energy Content of GMO vs. Non-GMO. Analysis Finds Monsanto’s GM Corn Nutritionally Dead, Highly Toxic. Why Labels on Genetically Engineered Foods Won’t Cost Consumers a Dime. How GMO Farming and Food Is Making Our Gut Flora Unfriendly. Monsanto Protection Act Proves Corporations More Powerful Than US Government. Simple Ways to Avoid Pesticides in Food, Exposure. ORCA to Attack ‘Natural’ Products Labeling Fraud.