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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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The big question: is it time to start growing GM crops in Britain?

Zoe and Steve Vaughan MSN Genetic modification is a vexed question in this country. Christened ‘Frankenfoods’ amid the public backlash to the farm trials at the turn of the Millennium, politicians have sought to keep their distance from the subject. … Continue reading

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Danish Farmer Reverses Illnesses in pigs by reverting to a GM-free diet

Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji Farm Wars GM Soy Linked to Illnesses in Farm Pigs Danish Farmer Reverses Illnesses in pigs by reverting to a GM-free diet for his animals, which is yet further evidence for the toxicity of glyphosate tolerant GM … Continue reading

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More hidden GMOs in British food

ANH-Europe UK supermarket betrays its consumers In a move for the worse, UK supermarket Morrisons has followed Asda’s lead and announced that it will now allow genetically modified (GM) feed within its poultry supply chain. As a result, poultry and … Continue reading

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Poland’s Monsanto action lays 1000s of dead bees on Govt steps

Rady Ananda Food Freedom On March 15, over 1,500 beekeepers and their allies marched thru the streets of Warsaw, depositing thousands of dead bees on the steps of the Ministry of Agriculture, in protest of genetically modified foods and their … Continue reading

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Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2011

ISAAA Introduction This Executive Summary focuses on the 2011 biotech crop highlights, which are presented and discussed in detail in ISAAA Brief 43, Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2011. Biotech crops reached 160 million hectares, up 12 million hectares … Continue reading

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Danish GMO plans threatened by divisions in Council

Ed Bray Europolitics Continued opposition from a number of member states, including France and Germany, to changes to rules on the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops could force the Danish EU Presidency to abandon its efforts to reach a … Continue reading

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Worldwide Alternatives to Pesticides and Fertilizers

Lilykosmick Green Answers There is a common myth that genetically modified crops are more effective at feeding large populations. Yet there is just no evidence that GM crops are more effective than organic crops at yielding large harvests. GM crops … Continue reading

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New Research: GMO Food Far Worse Than We Think

Sayer Ji GreenMedInfo Disturbing new research published in the Journal of Applied Toxicology indicates that genetically modified (GM) crops with “stacked traits,” that is, with multiple traits such as glyphosate-herbicide resistance and Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) insecticidal toxins engineered together into … Continue reading

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Genetically Modified Foods Revisited

Smash Cancer I had done a previous article on GM crops, and decided to do another, more in-depth review of this subject. Originally, I was going to cover possible links between genetically modified foods and cancer. But in the process … Continue reading

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