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Creating ‘ownership’ of seed through patents and intellectual property rights and imposing it globally through the WTO, the biotech industry has established a monopoly empire over seed and food. by Vandana Shiva The Asian Times July 25, 2014 Monsanto and friends, the biotech industry, its lobbyists and its paid media representation continue to push for monopoly control over the world’s food through its seed supply. This “empire” is being ...Read full article...

Holland’s Parliament Bans Glyphosate Herbicides

From the end of 2015 onward the sale of Glyphosate -based herbicides to private persons, including the World’s number one herbicide ‘Roundup’, will be prohibited in the Netherlands over health fears. Glyphosate is an ingredient of Roundup, which is sold to private persons as a weed control product. The Dutch Lower House gave consent to a motion by Dutch Member of Parliament Esther Ouwehand, which prohibits the sale of ...Read full article...

Glyphosate Weed Killer Found in Human Urine across Europe

People in 18 countries across Europe have been found to have traces of the weed killer glyphosate in their urine, show the results of tests commissioned by Friends of the Earth Europe and released today . The findings raise concerns about increasing levels of exposure to glyphosate-based weed killers, commonly used by farmers, public authorities and gardeners across Europe. The use of glyphosate is predicted to rise further if ...Read full article...

Roundup relacionado – una vez más – con enfermedad de Parkinson, infertilidad y cánceres

El uso excesivo y repetido del herbicida más popular del mundo, Roundup, podría estar vinculado a una serie de problemas de salud y enfermedades, incluyendo la enfermedad de Parkinson, la infertilidad y el cáncer, según un nuevo estudio. El informe publicado la semana pasada en la revista científica Entropía, dijo que tenía pruebas de que los residuos “glifosato”, el principal ingrediente del herbicida Roundup que se rocía a través ...Read full article...

Roundup linked — again — to Parkinson’s, infertility and cancers

Heavy use of the world’s most popular herbicide, Roundup, could be linked to a range of health problems and diseases, including Parkinson’s, infertility and cancers, according to a new study. The peer-reviewed report, published last week in the scientific journal Entropy, said evidence indicates that residues of “glyphosate,” the chief ingredient in Roundup weed killer, which is sprayed over millions of acres of crops, has been found in food. ...Read full article...

France May Issue Call for Europe-Wide Ban on GM Corn

New studies on GMOs continue to warn about the dangers that these laboratory creations cause disease. By RAVEN CLABOUGH | THENEWAMERICAN | OCTOBER 5, 2012 According to French news source RFI, France is expected to call for a Europe-wide ban on Monsanto’s genetically modified corn following the release of a University of Caen study that found a link between Monsanto’s GM corn and tumors and organ damage in lab rats. ...Read full article...

GM Maize and Roundup Linked to Premature Death and Cancer

SUSTAINABLE PULSE | SEPTEMBER 19, 2012 In a study published in “Food and Chemical Toxicology”, researchers led by Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini from CRIIGEN have found that rats fed on a diet containing NK603 Roundup tolerant GM maize or given water containing Roundup, at levels permitted in drinking water and GM crops in the US, developed cancers faster and died earlier than rats fed on a standard diet. They suffered breast ...Read full article...

Monsanto ‘Knowingly Poisoned Workers’

By ANTHONY GUCCIARDI | NATURAL SOCIETY | APRIL 11, 2012 In a developing news piece just unleashed by a courthouse news wire, Monsanto is being brought to court by dozens of  Argentinean tobacco farmers who say that the biotech giant knowingly poisoned them with herbicides and pesticides and subsequently caused ”devastating birth defects” in their children. The farmers are now suing not only Monsanto on behalf of their children, but ...Read full article...

Genetically Modified Soy Linked to Sterility, Infant Mortality

IRT November 1, 2011 “This study was just routine,” said Russian biologist Alexey V. Surov, in what could end up as the understatement of this century. Surov and his colleagues set out to discover if Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) soy, grown on 91% of US soybean fields, leads to problems in growth or reproduction. What he discovered may uproot a multi-billion dollar industry. After feeding hamsters for two years ...Read full article...

El Roundup está en el Suelo, los Alimentos y la Lluvia

Donde sea que el producto químico de Monsanto se utiliza, este deja el suelo, y llueve sobre nuestras cabezas. Traducción Luis R. Miranda GMFreeze.org 22 de octubre 2011 Un estudio de la U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) encontró que el glifosato y su producto derivado, el ácido aminometilfosfónico (conocido como AMPA) se encontraron con frecuencia en la lluvia y los ríos de la cuenca del Mississippi, donde la mayoría de ...Read full article...

Roundup está no Solo, os Alimentos e a Chuva

Onde for que o químico da Monsanto é usado, ele deixa o solo, sobe e desce sobre as nossas cabeças. Tradução Luis R. Miranda GMFreeze.org Outubro 22, 2011 Monitoramento pela U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) revelou que o glifosato e o seu subproduto, o Acido Aminometilfosfônico (conhecido como AMPA) foram frequentemente encontrados na chuva e rios na Bacia de Mississippi, onde a maioria das culturas tolerantes ao glifosato são cultivadas. ...Read full article...

Roundup is on the Soil, Food and Rain

Wherever Monsanto’s chemical is used, it leaves the soil, goes back up and down on our heads. GMFreeze.org October 22, 2011 Monitoring by the US Geological Survey (USGS) has revealed that glyphosate and its breakdown product Aminomethylphosphonic acid (known as AMPA) are frequently found in rainfall and rivers in the Mississippi Basin, where most GM crops tolerant to glyphosate are grown. Glyphosate (the basis of Monsanto’s brand name ...Read full article...

Pesticide exposure in expectant mothers causes lower IQ in newborns

NaturalNews.com September 19, 2011 Three separate studies recently published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives indicate prenatal pesticide exposure to fetuses negatively impact a child’s learning ability. Their IQs tend to be lower. The greater the umbilical cord pesticide blood levels, the lower the child’s IQ. Research Focus These toxins originated mostly from conventional agriculture’s heavily sprayed foods. But farmers and farm workers were studied the least. The three studies ...Read full article...

Did USDA Deregulate All New GMO Crops?

p5rn7vb by Tom Philpott Mother Jones July 8, 2011 It’s a hoary bureaucratic trick, making a controversial announcement on the Friday afternoon before a long weekend, when most people are daydreaming about what beer to buy on the way home from work, or are checking movie times online. But that’s precisely what the US Department of Agriculture pulled last Friday. In an innocuous-sounding press release titled “USDA Responds to ...Read full article...

Alimentos Modificados Genéticamente – ¿Envenenando Nuestra Gente?

Traducción Luis R. Miranda allAfrica.com Junio 9, 2011 Opinión Uno de los más extensos experimentos no regulados en seres humanos se está llevando a cabo aquí en África del Sur. Los sudafricanos fueron los primeros en el mundo en consumir alimentos genéticamente modificados (OGM)como parte de su dieta. Según fuentes de la industria más del 75% de nuestro maíz blanco es ahora GM. Esto significa que la papilla consumida ...Read full article...
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