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Nobel Scientists Ask Greenpeace to Abandon Campaign Against Genetically Modified Crops

More than 100 Nobel laureates—about a third of those living—signed a letter urging the environmental advocacy group to end its opposition to the cultivation of genetically modified food.

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As the War on Weed Winds Down, Will Monsanto Be the Winner?

The war on cannabis that began in the 1930s seems to be coming to an end. But skeptics question the sudden push for legalization, which is largely funded by wealthy investors linked to Big Ag and Big Pharma.

Posted on Jun 25, 2016 READ MORE



Neil Young Donates $100,000 in Support of Vermont’s GMO Disclosure Law

“I’m just a rock ’n’ roller who believes people should know what they’re eating,” the legendary singer said of his pledge.

Posted on Jul 20, 2015 READ MORE



Save Us From Our Frankensteins, Genome-Editing Scientists Urge

A new laboratory technique enables biologists to “edit” the genetic makeup of entire species for purposes ranging from the benevolent to the nefarious, with the “potential to cause ecological mayhem,” Antonio Regalado reports in MIT Technology Review.

Posted on Jul 19, 2014 READ MORE


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Monsanto, the TPP and Global Food Dominance

Global food control has nearly been achieved at grave cost to our health, and if the Trans-Pacific Partnership passes, control over not just our food but our health, our environment and our financial system will be in the hands of transnational corporations.

Posted on Nov 28, 2013 READ MORE


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Supreme Court Sides With Monsanto Over Soybean Farmer

The justices Monday ruled that Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman infringed Monsanto’s patent for genetically modified soybeans when he bought some of those seeds from a local grain elevator and used them for a second, late-season crop.

Posted on May 14, 2013 READ MORE


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Behind the Label

An industry group of organic and natural food producers is attempting to develop a standard for non-genetically modified and organic food. Existing labels declaring food “organic” are based as marketing devices, not on an actual standard of rigorous testing.

Posted on Aug 29, 2009 READ MORE


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