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The Existential Crisis Facing GMOs – They Don’t Work and We Don’t Want Them

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Ecologist by Colin Todhunter Source: Vida Dimovska The GMO industry has legitimised itself via a vast network of lobbyists and the assiduous capture of the politicians, regulators and scientists that should be holding it to account, writes Colin Todhunter. But as the failure of the GM revolution and its disastrous impacts become ever more evident, the industry’s legitimacy is fast eroding away. Author of ‘Altered Genes, Twisted Truth‘ Steven Druker recently talked of how back in

eNews 4.11.15: Cornucopia/Allies Take USDA to Court, GMO Pollution in Organics, Corporate Factory Farm Apologists, and more

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Claims Of GMO Yield Increases Don’t Hold Up

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Environmental Working Group by Emily Cassidy, Research Analyst Source: Lindsay Eyink At a hearing of the House Agriculture Committee this week, opponents of mandatory labeling of GMO foods trotted out the now familiar argument that genetically engineered crops are the key to feeding Earth’s mushrooming population. One witness was Professor Nina Fedoroff of Penn State University, who cited a study by German agricultural economists to bolster her claim that GMOs have increased crop yields by

GMO Science Deniers: Monsanto and the USDA

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Huff Post by Andrew Kimbrell Perhaps no group of science deniers has been more ridiculed than those who deny the science of evolution. What you may not know is that Monsanto and our United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are among them. That’s right: for decades, Monsanto and its enablers inside the USDA have denied the central tenets of evolutionary biology, namely natural selection and adaptation. And this denial of basic science by the company

Monsanto Settles With Farmers Over GMO Wheat

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

St. Louis Business Journal by Ben Unglesbee Source: Occupy Reno Media Committee Monsanto Company has reached a settlement with wheat farmers in seven states, including Missouri, over the 2013 contamination of an Oregon wheat farm with the seed and biotech company’s genetically modified wheat. In the settlement, Monsanto did not admit liability and agreed to donate $50,000 to land grant universities in each of the states represented in the lawsuit to advance the interests of