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I have written about glyphosate before (there is a list of posts below), but there have been some important new studies since I last wrote about it, and I thought I should discuss the newly discovered and alarming dangers we … Continue reading
This week the European Commission is considering a new law that would give control of ALL seeds to a new organization–the EU Plant Variety Agency. Controlling all seeds is not very far from controlling ALL food. Just think about the … Continue reading
Do you care about the quality of your food? Do you care about the sustainability of farming and the health of our planet earth? Do you want the freedom to choose your own foods? Do you want our small family … Continue reading
Almost 1 million signatures from registered voters have been collected in California to place on the November 6 ballot an initiative that will require labeling of genetically engineered foods, the Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act. To support the California … Continue reading
I heard Dan Ravicher speak on a panel at the last Farm & Food Leadership Conference in Austin, TX. He is the lead attorney in the organic farmers’ lawsuit against Monsanto that was just dismissed by New York federal judge, Naomi Buchwald. He is … Continue reading
A study has found evidence that the Bt toxins like those in genetically engineered (GE) maize (corn) can damage human cells. Although the study used high concentrations of the toxin, biotech companies like Monsanto have always insisted that the GE toxins “are supposed … Continue reading
According to breaking news from GM Freeze, Monsanto has asked the European Union to increase the permitted amount of its most widely used herbicide glyphosate in lentils. The amount of increase Monsanto wants is 100-150 times the current legal limit. This ‘crisis’ occurred because … Continue reading
Monsanto shareholders rejected a concerned shareholder’s proposal and upheld management viewpoint, as expected–after all, they did own shares in Monsanto–at the 2012 annual shareholders meeting held today at Monsanto Headquarters in St. Louis, MO. A shareholder representing Harrington Investments had submitted a proposal to create a … Continue reading