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Monsanto’s Roundup Found in Animals with Birth Defects

Danish farmer Ib Borup Pederson had reared hogs for decades. So he was alarmed when he observed a growing incidence of malformations and birth defects in his newborn piglets. The deformities included:…

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Starbucks Misleads Consumers about Genetically-Modified Foods

Starbucks has responded to petitions which combined have over 357,000 signatories telling Starbucks to stop supporting genetically-modified foods through its membership dues in the Grocery Manufacture…

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Tell Starbucks to Stop Supporting Genetically Modified Foods

Starbucks may need to rethink its membership and support of the Grocery Manufacturer's Association (GMA), one of the organizations currently suing the state of Vermont for its genetically-modified foo…

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Are GMOs Responsible For Your Gluten Intolerance?

Gluten,†a protein found in wheat and other grains, has been linked to everything from†gas and bloating to celiac disease, a serious autoimmune condition that can increase risk of death. Some estima…

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First GMO Flu Vaccine Approved for U.S. Patients

In a technological leap forward, medical company Protein Sciences has produced and gotten approval by the FDA for a flu vaccine made of genetically engineered proteins gathered from caterpillars. Adu…

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Do You Have a Right to Know What’s In Your Food? (Funny Video)

Related: What Do GMOs and Agent Orange Have in Common? How to Win a GMO Debate It's Time to Label Genetically Modified Foods…

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Is This GMO Chemical Worse than DDT?

Dr. Don Huber is an expert in an area of science that relates to the toxicity of genetically engineered (GE) foods. (Alternative terms for GE foods include "GM" or "genetically modified," and "GMO" or…

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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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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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I'm having difficulty believing that any of these is news to anyone, but in case they aren't--thanks…

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The old gluten bandwagon again! (and, I'm not disparaging those with celiac trouble)

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