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Seeding Justice, Cultivating Democracy

Source: Ground Truth Last week, hundreds of people poured into the Women’s Building here in San Francisco to take part in the Justice Begins with Seeds conference, organized by the California Biosafety Alliance and co-sponsored by PANNA and several other … 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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Seeds of Freedom

Jess Phillimore The ABN and The Gaia Foundation A landmark film narrated by Jeremy Irons. Find out more at seedsoffreedom.info. The story of seed has become one of loss, control, dependence and debt. It’s been written by those who want … 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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Monsanto ‘Biotechnology Book for Kids’ Caught Brainwashing Children

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society Facing direct opposition from the public, biotechnology giants like Monsanto and Dow are now making a disturbing attempt to brainwash developing minds into accepting their genetically modifiedfoods using blatant lies and propaganda. In a last ditch … Continue reading

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Big Food Must Go: Why We Need to Radically Change the Way We Eat

Christopher D. Cook AlterNet It is no longer news that a few powerful corporations have literally occupied the vast majority of human sustenance. The situation is perilous: nearly all of human food production, seeds, food processing and sales, is run … Continue reading

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Open Seeds: Biopiracy and the Patenting of Life

Global Research TV As the world begins to digest the implications of intellectual property for online censorship, another IP issue threatens an even more fundamental part of our daily lives: our food supply. Backed by legal precedent and armed with … 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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Zinc supplements ‘can triple the survival chances of young children with pneumonia’

Lauren Paxman Daily Mail Zinc supplements can triple the survival chances of young children with pneumonia who are deficient in the mineral, a study has found. Taking zinc had a dramatic effect on death rates – even though it did … Continue reading

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