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Dr. Mercola Interviews Dr. Carman About GMO Dangers

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Internationally renowned natural health expert and Mercola.com founder Dr. Joseph Mercola interviews Dr. Judy Carman about the dangers of eating genetically modified foods.

USDA Leaning Toward Approval of Monsanto’s New GMO Beans, Cotton

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Reuters by Carey Gillam Aug 6 (Reuters) – U.S. regulators on Tuesday said they are leaning toward approval of a new line of herbicide-tolerant crops developed by Monsanto Co even though they could increase problematic weed resistance for farmers. Under the draft “environmental impact statement” (EIS) by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), the agency said its analysis shows the new genetically modified cotton and soybean plants should be

Lobbying Expenditures Against GMO Labeling Soar This Year

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Los Angeles Times By David Pierson The food industry spent $9 million lobbying Congress to oppose laws requiring labeling for genetically modified products in the first quarter of this year, nearly matching its total spending for all of last year, a new report said. The Washington D.C.-based Environmental Working Group said big spenders included the Grocery Manufacturers Assn., which spent $1.2 million, and the Coca-Cola Co., which spent $2.6 million, on anti-labeling lobbying in the

Mexican Judge Bans Planting of GMO Soy

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Crop Seen as Threat to Honey Bee Colonies Environmental and Food Justice by Devon G. Peña Credit: Scott Bauer According to reports appearing in the Mexican print media, a federal district court judge in Yucatán yesterday overturned a permit issued to Monsanto, the U.S.-based multinational corporation that is a leading purveyor of genetically modified crops (GMOs). The permit, which had been issued by the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food on June 6, 2012, allowed the commercial planting of GM soy bean in Yucatán. The ruling was based on consideration of scientific evidence demonstrating (to

What the Starbucks?! Tell Starbucks to Serve Only Organic Milk From Cows Not Fed GMOs

Friday, July 25th, 2014

GMOinside.org Green America’s campaign, GMOinside, launches a petition asking Starbucks to serve only certified organic milk. Sign here.   Starbucks. Easily one of the world’s most popular and widespread coffeehouse brands, Starbucks has paved the way for the modern mass coffeehouse industry with its promotion of its corporate social responsibility and consistently strong branding. One area of improvement? Starbucks dairy milk. While not genetically modified themselves, dairy products are not immune to the insidious impacts of