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37 million bees die due to pesticides used on GMO crop

Bees

The makers of neonicotinoids, the bee-killing insecticide that was banned all over Europe, won’t be able to refute this latest phenomenon. Millions of bees were found dead after GMO corn was planted in Ontario, Canada. This isn’t new news, but it should be known news. The keeper of these bees, Dave Schuit, who produces honey, reported that he lost over 600 hives ... Read More »

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 31 cents per share, compared with a loss of $249 ... Read More »

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 seed. For example, a federal court dismissed one of those cases, ... Read More »

Ice Bucket Challenge: causes of ALS already known

Ice Bucket Challenge ALS

Let’s stop pretending like pouring ice on ourselves means anything until we can acknowledge the research that some of the causes and cures for ALS already exist — none of them involving pharmaceutical intervention. The ALS Association’s ‘Ice Bucket Challenge,’ as of the writing of this article, has grossed over 41 million dollars in donations, which “has driven hundreds of thousands to ... Read More »

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 finding its way into a time slot usually reserved for ... Read More »

12 deadly products made by Monsanto

Monsanto

When you take a moment to reflect on the history of product development at Monsanto, what do you find? Here are twelve products that Monsanto has brought to market. See if you can spot the pattern
 #1 – Saccharin Did you know Monsanto got started because of an artificial sweetener? John Francisco Queeny founded Monsanto Chemical Works in St. Louis, Missouri ... Read More »

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 on the modified rye. Greg Paynter, of the Organic Federation ... Read More »

8 beers you should stop drinking immediately

Beer GMO

Here are the 8 beers that are commonly found in bars in United States that you should stop drinking immediately. Many of us choose what we eat very carefully, or at least dedicate our minimum attention to it. But when it comes to drinks, especially alcoholic beverages, we do little to make the best decisions for our health. Which is ... Read More »

Why is Bill Gates investing in Monsanto and GMOs?

Bill and Melinda Gates

“The world today has 6.9 billion people and that’s headed up to about 9 billion. If we do a really great job, we could lower that by perhaps 10 or 15 percent.” ~ Bill Gates (video here) Bill Gates believes the density of the population in poor areas is too big, and with his depopulation plans he can ‘solve’ that problem. Consider ... Read More »

Latin America stands up to Monsanto

Chile Monsanto

The market with the biggest potential for growth, as far as corporate agriculture is concerned, is putting its foot down and saying no. Chile, Colombia and a growing number of other Latin American countries are taking a stand against Monsanto and its ilk by rejecting advancements to further convert their sustenance to the patented seed stocks owned by the biotechnology ... Read More »