Monday, August 3, 2015

GMO RoundUP AUGUST 3, 2015

Monsanto Herbicide in GMO Crops is Carcinogenic: World Health Organization's ...

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎1 hour ago‎
While the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is not a regulatory agency, their release of a full report on glyphosate's ability to cause cancer is making waves throughout the world.

Protest over plans to end regions right to be GMO free - ‎20 hours ago‎
But some believe this is now threatened by a draft regulation which would end councils' right to ban GMO trees from their patch.

Don't Stop States From Passing GMO Labeling Laws

U.S. News & World Report - ‎Jul 30, 2015‎
In politics you often hear people call for "states' rights" as a way to justify certain positions. This argument sounds like recourse to a high Constitutional principle, but really, it's anything but that.

Will Hollywood anti-GMO/pro-labeling activists Lena Dunham and Gwyneth Paltrow ...

Genetic Literacy Project - ‎2 hours ago‎
Many anti-GMO advocates fight for labeling based on the opinion that labeling is not about food safety: rather it is about their “right to know”.

Bill could gut GMO ordinance, group says

Ashland Daily Tidings - ‎Jul 23, 2015‎
A summary of HB 1599, known as the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, on the congressional website reads, “This bill preempts state and local restrictions on GMOs or GMO food and labeling requirements for GMOs, GMO food, non-GMO food, ...

Pesticide resistance, potentially greatest risk of GMO use

Poughkeepsie Journal - ‎Jul 30, 2015‎
What are the potential health and environmental impacts of so many genetically engineered organisms in our food supply?

GMOs: Where Does Science Begin and Lobbying End?

CounterPunch - ‎Jul 31, 2015‎
Just ask Arpad Pusztai, P. M. Bhargava, Judy Carman, Terje Traavik, Andrés Carrasco, Ignacio Chapela, Allison Snow, Marc Lappé, Britt Bailey, Bela Darvas, and G. E. Seralini. These scientists have all either been threatened, smeared, or hindered in ...

Brager: Scientists may be sure of GMOs' safety, but I'm not

Roanoke Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Many other studies contend that while volume of herbicide may have been reduced, the actual toxicity of the herbicides used may have been higher than that used in the past (see Forbes July 2, 2013, article "GMO Crops Mean More Herbicide, Not Less").

Why Nigeria Must Never Accept GMOs, By Expert - ‎Aug 1, 2015‎
Abuja - An international environmentalist and agriculturist, Dr. Vandana Shiva, has raised the alarm over proposed introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) into Nigeria and other African countries, with the signing of the Biosafety law, ...

Panel targets pesticides, GMOs - ‎Aug 1, 2015‎
The event, organized by the local anti-GMO movement, included talks from Judy Carman, director of the Institute of Health and Environmental Research in Adelaide, Australia, and Stephanie Seneff, senior research scientist at MIT's computer science and ...

Vandana Shiva: 'We Must End Monsanto's Colonization, Its Enslavement of Farmers'

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎Jul 28, 2015‎
Citizens of the U.S. are being denied the right to know what they are feeding their families. Despite the fact that 90 percent of American citizens want GMO labeling on their food, big business is doing everything it can to prevent people from ...

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