When Even The Pope Disapproves: Pope Francis Delivers Harshest Statement Yet Against GMOs

When Even The Pope Disapproves: Pope Francis Delivers Harshest Statement Yet Against GMOs
Pope Francis Celebrates World Food Day With Powerful Polemic Against GMOs And The Biotech Industry As biotech and GMOs come under an increasingly harsh spotlight on the news that Bayer and Monsanto are planning an unholy $66 billion merger that would give the combined entity control over 29 percent of the world’s seeds, more and more people are waking up to the frightening direction all of this could be heading.… Read the rest

Alarming: Monsanto and Bayer Combined Would Be Selling Nearly A Third Of The World’s Seeds

Alarming: Monsanto and Bayer Combined Would Be Selling Nearly A Third Of The World’s Seeds
Power Corrupts: Merger Of Monsanto And Bayer Would Mean A Third Of The World’s Seeds Controlled By One Entity If Monsanto worries you, not only in terms of the company’s ability to get away with poisoning the earth from top to bottom, screwing the poorest farmers while squeezing the literal life out of them when the company’s wild promises fail to materialize, but also with the reach of its seemingly unending power to call the shots when it comes to humanity feeding itself, we’ve got some bad news for you.… Read the rest

Monsanto’s ‘Suicide Seeds’ And The Plight Of The Indian Farmer As Told In Haunting Photographs

Monsanto’s ‘Suicide Seeds’ And The Plight Of The Indian Farmer As Told In Haunting Photographs
‘Suicide Seeds’ And Monsanto’s War Of Attrition On Indian Farmers, In Photographs The cycle of news has seemingly come and gone when it comes to the mass suicides of Indian farmers. When the stories first broke a few years ago about how thousands, and then tens of thousands, and then hundreds of thousands of farmers in India were committing suicide, reportedly due to their indebtedness to Monsanto among other factors, people around the world reacted in shock and horror.… 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

Food Security And Corporations: How Monsanto And Bayer Merging Could Be Even Worse News Than We Thought

Food Security And Corporations: How Monsanto And Bayer Merging Could Be Even Worse News Than We Thought
Food Insecurity In The Era Of Mega-Mergers: How Monsanto And Bayer’s Unholy Marriage Could Be Even Worse Than We Thought Power is a funny thing. Well, not that funny, and certainly not funny-haha, not to the vast majority of us who have little power of our own. But once a person or group has power they tend to exploit it just as much as they can.… Read the rest

Nutritionists Wouldn’t Eat These So-Called Healthy Foods On A Dare–Neither Should You

Nutritionists Wouldn’t Eat These So-Called Healthy Foods On A Dare–Neither Should You
Here Are Some Trickster Foods That Try To Fool You Into Thinking They Are Healthy–They’re Lying! We discuss truth in advertising here quite often. These days is seems like everyone is trying to pull the wool over our eyes in some way or another, be it government agencies, politicians, or the corporations that run them, it is very difficult to not be assaulted with at least some modicum of B.S.… 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

Sweetening Their Image: Splenda Hires Monsanto’s Shady PR Firm To Clean Up Its Image

Sweetening Their Image: Splenda Hires Monsanto’s Shady PR Firm To Clean Up Its Image
A Splendid Spin On Splenda: Company Hires Monsanto’s Weaselly PR Firm To Shore Up Its Image Many television viewers mourned the end of the much-beloved show Mad Men, one of a cluster of “anti-hero” series that came out at roughly the same time, along with The Sopranos and Breaking Bad. We love watching bad men do bad things that we are all tempted with from time to time.… Read the rest

Indigenous Groups In Mexico Win Victory Over Monsanto, Biotech Giant Has GMO Soy Permit Suspended

Indigenous Groups In Mexico Win Victory Over Monsanto, Biotech Giant Has GMO Soy Permit Suspended
Monsanto Loses Key Battle Against Mexican Indigenous Groups Over Planting Its GMO Soy It’s difficult to overstate just how fiercely the game is rigged in favor of the powerful and wealthy. Just in case you weren’t paying attention: in 2008 Wall Street got bailed out of a mess of its own making to the tune of trillions of dollars while millions of Americans got nothing and lost their homes; the Supreme Court ruled that unlimited money is allowed in political contributions, and Big Pharma continues to make headlines by continuing to gouge the sick, as evidenced by the latest, the EpiPen scandal and its 600 percent price hike.… Read the rest

Roundup Ingredient May Kill Human Cells: And You Thought Glyphosate Was Bad

Roundup Ingredient May Kill Human Cells: And You Thought Glyphosate Was Bad
Roundup Ingredient May Kill Human Cells: And You Thought Glyphosate Was Bad It’s been two decades since glyphosate sales really hit their stride, with products like Monsanto’s Roundup taking the lead in the herbicide wars. And although its taken a long time, finally the news seems to be out that glyphosate is a dangerous chemical, not only to humans who prefer not have cancer, but also to honeybees, butterflies, fish, birds and life on earth in general.… Read the rest