According to new research from University of Virginia economist Federico Ciliberto, widespread adoption of genetically modified crops has decreased the use of insecticides, but increased the use of weed-killing herbicides as weeds become more resistant. Ciliberto led the largest study of genetically modified crops and pesticide use to date, alongside Edward D. Perry of Kansas [...]
President Obama signed a Bill into Law Requiring GMO Labeling Following a Drawn-out Battle between the Food Industry and Pro-Labeling Groups.
The Food Babe says this of the bill: It was clearly written to protect Monsanto, the agrochemical and GMO industries. This new bill screws consumers and favors the food industry to continue to make us work for the truth. This is the DARK Act 2.0 and will continue to keep Americans in the dark about [...]
Judge Jaime Eduardo Verdugo has ordered Mexico’s SAGARPA, which is Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture, and SEMARNAT, which is equivalent of the EPA, to immediately “suspend all activities involving the planting of transgenic corn in the country and end the granting of permission for experimental and pilot commercial plantings”. He cited “the risk of imminent harm to [...]
(NaturalNews) The genetic apocalypse we've been warning about for years may have already begun. The USDA just announced they found a significant amount of genetically engineered wheat growing in farm fields in Oregon. As the USDA announced, "...test results of plant samples from an Oregon farm indicate the presence of genetically engineered (GE) glyphosate-resistant wheat plants." Why is [...]
By James Corbett (CorbettReport.com) On 19 September 2012, the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology published a peer-reviewed paper entitled "Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize." The two-year toxicity study, which cost €3.2 million, was conducted at the University of Caen by Séralini and seven colleagues and was the first ever [...]