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Headlines: EU lifts ban on GM feed

Source: Farmers Guardian BRITISH farmers could soon be given access to GM animal feed after the EU voted to relax its zero-tolerance policy to contaminated feed being imported into Europe. It marks a step-change in the EU’s approach to GM, … Continue reading

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Monsanto May Lose Billions in Brazil Over “Monsanto Tax”

Dr. Mercola mercola.com Brazil, the second-largest producer of genetically modified (GM) crops (after the U.S.), is the latest country to take a stand against biotech giant Monsanto, which could end up handing over at least $2 billion as a result. … Continue reading

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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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Monsanto’s seedy legacy

Abby Martin RTAmerica Agricultural giant Monsanto is best known for their production of pesticides and genetically modified foods, but they have a controversial history as a chemical company with a slew of toxic cover ups. In addition to their battle … Continue reading

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Monsanto to be slain by Brazilian farmers?

RT America The agriculture giant Monsanto says their mission is improving agriculture and improving lives. Monsanto, the world’s second largest producer of genetically modified seeds, has waged war on small farmers by suing hundreds of them over alleged patent infringement. … Continue reading

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5 Million Farmers Sue Monsanto for $7.7 Billion

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society Launching a lawsuit against the very company that is responsible for a farmer suicide every 30 minutes, 5 million farmers are now suing Monsanto for as much as 6.2 billion euros (around 7.7 billion US dollars). … Continue reading

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HUGE Win! Arysta pulls methyl iodide nationwide

Kathryn Gilje Panna After years of promoting their controversial pesticide in the face of scientific and public opposition, Arysta LifeScience has pulled cancer-causing methyl iodide off the U.S. market. The Tuesday evening announcement ends use in this country of what … Continue reading

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Are Shoes ‘The Next Bed-Nets’?: Announcing Footwork, the International Podoconiosis Initiative

PR Newswire BRIGHTON, England, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Footwork, the newly-formed International Podoconiosis Initiative, brings together private and public partners to advance advocacy for and prevention and treatment of podoconiosis, popularly known as ‘podo’, one of the few readily-preventable … Continue reading

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Farmers are concerned over calls to harness Asian capital to boost the nation’s food production

Ben Peckham Australian FARMERS have demanded an overhaul of foreign investment rules ahead of any attempt to harness Asian capital to boost the nation’s food production. Trade Minister Craig Emerson has outlined a plan to use Chinese and Indian investment … Continue reading

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2012 The Mayan Word

Undercurrents This groundbreaking film brings us the voices of the Mayan people as they share their perspectives on the prophecies of their ancestors and their fight to defend Mother Earth and their culture from destruction. 2012 The Mayan Word is … Continue reading

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