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Chipotle to stop serving GMO food

Food Babe

The big news about Chipotle is that they have removed GMO foods from their menu reports USA Today Monday. Chiptle has become the first national restaurant chain to use only non-GMO ingredients. Co-CEO Steve Ells said the Denver-based chain has hit the goal not only at Chipotle Mexican Grills but also at the company’s ShopHouse Southeast …

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Researcher destroys Neil deGrasse Tyson’s GMO argument

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson became one of the most popular figures in recent American scientific history in large part because of the way he spoke so eloquently, and concisely, about complex topics in the realms of science and astrophysics. His TV special “COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey’ became a landmark program, somehow …

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Monsanto kicked out of Greece and Latvia

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First Scotland and Germany booted GMOs from their countries, citing fear of GMO crops contaminating their food supplies and concern over putting their food and beverage industries in jeopardy. Now, Greece and Latvia are telling Monsanto exactly what they can do with their genetically modified crops. The tide is turning. A tipping point …

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Scotland bans the growing of GMO crops

Wheat crop

Scotland says it will ban genetically modified crops on its soil. According to officials, the move will protect the environment. They are also taking advantage of new EU laws, allowing member states to decide whether they want to grow the crops or not. Although the EU imports large quantities of …

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Monsanto has sued farmers for 16 years, never lost a case

Monsanto GMO

Where is the justice? Since 1997, Monsanto has filed 145 lawsuits, or on average about 9 lawsuits every year for 16 straight years, against farmers who have “improperly reused their patented seeds.” The biotech giant hasn’t lost a single case, either. Not one. This includes when farmers tried to sue Monsanto over cross-pollination of their organic crops with GMO …

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Bayer acquires GMO giant Monsanto for $66 billion

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German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer has completed its takeover of American GMO company Monsanto. Shareholders have reportedly accepted $128 a share, making the deal worth $66 billion, including debt. The deal is the largest corporate takeover in almost two decades for a German company. The latest bid offered by Bayer is …

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Russia to become world’s biggest exporter of non-GMO food

100 organic zone non-gmo food fruit vegetable

Russia could become the world’s largest supplier of ecologically clean and high-quality organic food, said President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. He also called on the country to become completely self-sufficient in food production by 2020. “We are not only able to feed ourselves taking into account our lands, water resources …

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Venezuela and Denmark also reject GMO

Organic GMO

Two more countries have taken a bold stand against genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), according to new reports. The South American nation of Venezuela is currently in the process of crafting legislation to bar transgenic seeds and crops from entering the country, while biotechnology giant Monsanto has completely withdrawn all of its …

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Worldwide GMO crop fields cover entire size of U.S. and then some

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The amount of land currently being used to cultivate genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) is the highest it has ever been throughout the world, according to a new report. Data compiled by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), a pro-GMO group whose stated mission is to increase crop productivity and …

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Top US healthcare giant: GMOs are devastating health

Kaiser Permanente

Just days after a leading genetically modified organism (GMO) researcher spoke out against GMOs and how many pro-GMO ‘scientists’ are in bed with Monsanto or carry their own GMO patents, the largest managed healthcare provider in the United States is now publicly speaking out against GMOs. In a recent newsletter, the Kaiser Permanente company discussed the …

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Big Pharma giant Bayer seeks to acquire Monsanto for $62 billion

Bayer Monsanto big pharma GMO

German drugs and chemical giant Bayer has offered to pay $62 billion to buy American GMO giant Monsanto. Bayer’s takeover bid, made on Monday, values Monsanto shares at $122 apiece. The acquisition of Monsanto “would be a compelling opportunity to create a global agriculture leader, while reinforcing Bayer as a life …

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The FDA doesn’t even test the safety of genetically engineered foods

Tomato GMO

GMO food producers “Voluntarily Consult”, but there is NO real safety testing. Many people assume that the Food and Drug Administration tests genetically engineered foods for safety. But as USA Today reports: Q: Does the FDA test these foods before they’re allowed on the market? A: No. Instead there is a voluntary …

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Monsanto to face trial at the Hague for crimes against humanity

Monsanto crimes against humanity

If you’ve been waiting to finally see Monsanto – one of the most hated companies in the world – to pay for its ecocide, knowing harm of human life, and devastation of our pollinators, then you won’t have to wait much longer. Several activist groups joined by food and farming experts are …

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‘Independent’ GMO researcher received $25K grant from Monsanto

Kevin Folta Monsanto GMO

In January of 2015, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by Oakland organization U.S. Right to Know requested email records between academics, scientists, and representatives of Big Agriculture. The FOIA requests were sent to 14 scientists at four public universities, requesting information on communications and email records. The FOIA findings included …

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Monsanto funding a free ‘reporter boot camp’ for food writers

Monsanto poison is killing you

Biotech company Monsanto is helping fund a “reporter boot camp” that will be hosted by the National Press Foundation, featuring an all-expense-paid journalism conference called “Food, From Farm to Table.” The event includes a visit to an organic farm and Monsanto’s research lab. Twenty journalists will be selected as National Press Foundation …

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Neil Young to release new album ‘The Monsanto Years’

Neil Young The Monsanto Years

Legendary music icon Neil Young will be taking a stand against Monsanto in his latest album release, The Monsanto Years. In a move that highlights just how far awareness on the issue of Monsanto’s toxic creations has come, Young will be working with the Willie Nelson sons in highlighting Monsanto’s activities …

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Monsanto reports $156m loss as farmers abandon GM crops

Monsanto

Are you invested in Monsanto stock like Bill Gates, who owns hundreds of thousand of Monsanto shares worth about $23 million? It might be time to pull out since the company just reported over $156 million in losses for the fourth quarter. “For the quarter ended Aug. 31, Monsanto reported a loss of $156 million, or …

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Australia planning to produce GMO milk

Cows on farm milk

A plan to feed Australian dairy cows genetically modified rye grass designed to boost milk production has sparked concerns from both organic and non-organic farmers. Opponents of the scheme fear that GM grasses could contaminate neighbouring properties and that existing labelling requirements would not allow consumers to identify products made from cows fed …

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Victory: Senate to kill Monsanto Protection Act amid outrage

Stop Monsanto

In a major victory brought upon by serious activism and public outrage, new legislation changes will shut down the Monsanto Protection Act rider that granted Monsanto protection from legal action and was set to renew on September 30th. This unprecedented move shows the true power of the anti-GMO, anti-Monsanto movement, …

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Naked Juice GMO class action settlement announced: Here’s how to claim $45 from PepsiCo even without proof of purchase

Naked Juice

The Naked Juice company was sued in 2011, accused of using GMO ingredients and deceptively labeling its products, “all natural.” As the Organic Consumers Association explains: According to plaintiffs, Naked Juice used soy ingredients that are genetically engineered “by design or by contamination.” (Naked Juice doesn’t use certified organic or …

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