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New Study Gives Genetically-Modified Crops a Failing Grade

While Monsanto and other companies involved in creating and distributing genetically-modified (GM) seeds have been citing the supposed environmental benefits for many years, a new Canadian study gives…

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Top 20 Frankenfoods to Avoid

Genetically-modified (GM) foods and food ingredients have infiltrated our food supply, tainting what was once healthy. While agri-businesses continue to claim they are safe, increasing amounts of rese…

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GMO Canola Growing Wild in Switzerland

By Mat McDermott, TreeHugger A small, further, example of how genetically modified crops aren't quite as easy to control as their manufacturers would like: Greenpeace reports that even though Switz…

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Monsanto Wins Worst Company of 2011 Award

Natural Society has awarded Monsanto the Worst Company of 2011 award for its ongoing work to threaten human health and the environment.† Currently responsible for 90 percent of all genetically-modifie…

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Lone Farmer Tackles Corporate Giant Monsanto

Who says monsters canít be beaten?† Certainly not Percy Schmeiseróa humble farmer in the Canadian prairies.† When he planted seeds he probably didnít realize he would come up against the genetically-m…

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First GM Plants Found in the Wild

This is the stuff of my nightmares: Genetically-modified (GM) plants escaping the confines of agriculture and invading the wild. We thought regular invasive species were bad? They seem tame compared t…

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