From Cradle To Grave, We Belong To Monsanto Now: Glyphosate Found In Baby Food, Oatmeal

From Cradle To Grave, We Belong To Monsanto Now: Glyphosate Found In Baby Food, Oatmeal
From Cradle To Grave: Glyphosate Found In Baby Food, Oatmeal. We Are All Monsanto’s Children Now As regulators and investors begin to sort through the implications of Bayer’s proposed blockbuster merger with Monsanto, bad news continues to dog the agrichemical giant. For example, the normally supine Indian government, which never met a genetically modified seed it doesn’t like has suddenly sprouted a backbone and is putting up some pretty stiff resistance to Monsanto’s proposed introduction of GMO mustard seed there.… Read the rest

Film ‘Transgenic Wars’ Connects The Dots On The Consequences Of Genetically Engineered Food Around The World

Film ‘Transgenic Wars’ Connects The Dots On The Consequences Of Genetically Engineered Food Around The World
Global Consequences And Connecting The Dots On Gmos: Independent Film ‘Transgenic Wars’ Makes A Huge Impact When we talk about the problems with genetically modified crops and their effects on humans and wildlife, we often end up talking in very abstract terms. There is the honeybee die-off, likely caused by the ubiquity across the U.S. of Monsanto’s glyphosate-laden Roundup. Then there are the numbers, the crop acres that are devoted to growing GMO soy and corn in the U.S., and the numbers of tons of the stuff that we feed to the animals that will become our food.… Read the rest

Monsanto Glyphosate Study Determines That Glyphosate Is Perfectly Safe. Thanks For Clearing That Up.

Monsanto Glyphosate Study Determines That Glyphosate Is Perfectly Safe. Thanks For Clearing That Up.
Monsanto-Funded Glyphosate Study Graciously Informs The World That Glyphosate Is Completely Safe. Oh they just won’t stop trying, will they. Monsanto is in the news again–aren’t they always?–and this time it isn’t about their proposed merger with Bayer, a troubling development not only to the German government, but also to anyone who thinks food and the means to feed ourselves shouldn’t be controlled by a handful of mega-corporations.… Read the rest

Sweet Turned Sour: Honey Turns Up With Deadly Toxin In Every Sample Tested By FDA

Sweet Turned Sour: Honey Turns Up With Deadly Toxin In Every Sample Tested By FDA
No Sugar Pie Honey Bunch: FDA Discovers Deadly Toxin Present In EVERY Honey Sample It Tested You may have heard about the pervasive Chinese network of honey manufacturers using eastern European countries as fronts for shipping counterfeit and shoddy product into the United States undetected. Much of the sketchy honey from China also has been found to contain heavy metals, banned antibiotics and other adulterants.… Read the rest

Lies, Damn Lies And Labels: How The FDA Screws Up Even The Definition Of ‘Healthy’

Lies, Damn Lies And Labels: How The FDA Screws Up Even The Definition Of ‘Healthy’
The FDA And ‘Healthy’ Food: How An Avocado Is Less ‘Healthy’ Than Frosted Flakes The labeling law brouhaha over Vermont’s efforts to inform its citizens whether they were eating genetically modified food, and therefore food that is routinely heavily treated with chemicals, herbicides and pesticides has ended for now. With Congressional slaves to the big food industry falling in line to instead enact a joke of a labeling law that does more to hide what is in our food and supercedes laws like Vermont’s Americans now know even less than we did before about what we are eating.… Read the rest

E.U. To Allow Sale Of Monsanto’s GMO Roundup Ready Soybeans, Shocks Millions Who Opposed The Move

E.U. To Allow Sale Of Monsanto’s GMO Roundup Ready Soybeans, Shocks Millions Who Opposed The Move
Betrayal at the E.U.: Commission Approves Sale Of Monsanto’s Gmo Roundup Ready Soybeans In a surprise move the E.U. Commission has approved the sale of Monsanto’s genetically modified soybeans, after extended debate over the use of the company’s signature herbicide Roundup delayed approval for months. Environmental groups and food safety organizations expressed their dismay as the company continued to roll over governmental bodies around the world in order to push its products on people who don’t want them.… Read the rest

If At First You Don’t Succeed: as Roundup’s Usefulness Declines, Monsanto To Team Up With DuPont to Create A Super-Herbicide

If At First You Don’t Succeed: as Roundup’s Usefulness Declines, Monsanto To Team Up With DuPont to Create A Super-Herbicide
Well That’s Just Super: Monsanto To Partner With DuPont to Create A Super-Herbicide–To Combat Super-Weeds Its Own Roundup Has Created You know what they say, if at first you don’t succeed, spray, spray again. Or something like that. At any rate that seems to be the philosophy of the brainiacs at Monsanto. The agri-chem giant has announced a partnership in which it will work with rival DuPont to create a super-herbicide that will be able to fight against so-called “super-weeds” that have developed a resistance to Monsanto’s flagship herbicide Roundup.… Read the rest

Glyphosate Battle Is Over In The EU, But The War Continues: EU To Allow Glyphosate Sales For 18 More Months

Glyphosate Battle Is Over In The EU, But The War Continues: EU To Allow Glyphosate Sales For 18 More Months
Euros Grant Stay Of Execution For Glyphosate: Sales To Be Allowed To Continue For 18 More Months, Sure To Remain A Contentious Issue The European commission has granted glyphosate a stay of execution for another 18 months, as the member states failed again to vote on an extension of the permit allowing it to be sold across the Union. Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said that the extension would be granted in order to allow time for further studies to examine claims that it is a carcinogen and dangerous for use as both an industrial weed-killer as well as a consumer product.… Read the rest

You’ll Never Guess The Percentage Of California Wines That Tested Positive For Glyphosate. Hint: Start High. Real High.

You’ll Never Guess The Percentage Of California Wines That Tested Positive For Glyphosate. Hint: Start High. Real High.
That’s One Kind Of Test You Don’t Want To Ace: 100 Percent Of California Wines Tested Positive For Cancer-Causing Glyphosate Everyone had those certain subjects in school, the ones where you would take tests and, no matter how much you studied, you could only pray you might get lucky and hit something like 75 percent. These are tests where a 100 would be cause for celebration.… Read the rest

A Green Party Stunt To Draw Attention To The Ubiquity Of Glyphosate Shows That 48 Members Of European Parliament Had Glyphosate In Their Urine

A Green Party Stunt To Draw Attention To The Ubiquity Of Glyphosate Shows That 48 Members Of European Parliament Had Glyphosate In Their Urine
Shocking Rate Of Glyphosate Found In Urine Tests Of 48 Members Of European Parliament–100 Percent Of Those Who Were Tested. Recently a group of members of the European Parliament volunteered to take a urine test to see if glyphosate was in their system, and the results were illuminating to say the least. The ubiquitous herbicide that was recently designated by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer as “probably carcinogenic to humans” has recently been found in German beer, California wine and a host of food products.… Read the rest