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Will Congress Let Monsanto Write Its Own Rules?

Andrew Kimbrell huffingtonpost.com Co-Authored by Colin O’Neil, Regulatory Policy Analyst at the Center for Food Safety. The agricultural biotech industry — well, let’s call it what it really is: the chemical industry — has gone on the offensive as never … Continue reading

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2045: A New Era for Humanity

In February of 2012 the first Global Future 2045 Congress was held in Moscow. There, over 50 world leading scientists from multiple disciplines met to develop a strategy for the future development of humankind. One of the main goals of … Continue reading

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Finally—Congress Begins to Wake Up about Genetically Engineered Food

Source: ANH Rep. Dennis Kucinich has introduced two bills that would mandate labeling and provide stricter safety protections for GE products. HR 3553, the Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act, already has twelve co-sponsors (and bipartisan support). The bill … Continue reading

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BP’s Secret Deepwater Blowout

Greg Palast Global Research Only 17 months before BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig suffered a deadly blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, another BP deepwater oil platform also blew out. You’ve heard and seen much about the Gulf disaster that killed … Continue reading

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SOPA changes name to CISPA

RT The latest attempt by Congress to try to regulate and control the Internet is no longer known as SOPA but CISPA: the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. The SOPA-like bill would give companies the power to collect information … Continue reading

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Toward a Drug-Free Burger: Ruling May Curb Antibiotics in Meat

Bryan Walsh Time Health The oil industry gets a lot of attention, but for my money the most powerful lobby in U.S. politics is agriculture. Between commodity crops and meat, the sector is huge. Plus, the very makeup of the … Continue reading

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Occupy Monsanto to Wear Bio-Hazmat Suits as They Protest Genetically Modified Congress

Nation of Change On Friday, March 16, 2012, Occupy Monsanto’s agents of change with the Genetic Crimes Unit (GCU), a group designed to protect America from genetically modified foods, will wear bio-hazmat suits when they visit Congress. The group will … Continue reading

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Study: A powerful member of congress can have a negative effect on a state’s economy

Kevin Stacey EurekAlert CHICAGO — Having a powerful member of congress could have unintended consequences for a state’s economy, according to a study published today (February 28, 2012) in the Journal of Political Economy. Researchers from Harvard Business School found … Continue reading

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The Major Cause of Breast Cancer Almost Everyone Ignores

Dr. Mercola Mercola The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) secretly monitored the personal e-mail of nine whistleblowers—its own scientists and doctors—over the course of two years. The monitored employees had warned Congress that the agency was approving medical devices … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Lawsuit Puts Spotlight On FDA Technical Reviews

Sam Kean Science Insider The integrity of the scientific review process appears to be at the heart of recent allegations that Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials spied electronically on whistleblowers—including scientists, an engineer, and a statistician—trying to expose alleged … Continue reading

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