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Monsanto Stock in Danger, Investor Warns

I was shocked to read a story in Canada's highly conservative national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, a couple of days ago in which well-known investor and columnist Chris Umiastowski, P.Eng., MBA, wa…

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8 Things Every Woman Needs to Know about Feminine Hygiene Products

What you don’t know about your pads and tampons may be hurting you.  Here are 8 things you need to know: 1.  Most pads and tampons contain dioxin residues from bleaching the cotton used to make the…

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Tumors Linked to Genetically-Modified Corn

In a study published in Food Chemical Toxicology, scientists at the University of Caen, Institute of Biology, in France found severe effects of Round-up tolerant genetically modified (GM) corn, even w…

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17 Essential Reasons to Eat Organic Food

Organic food was the only option for thousands of years.  Now, with pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and genetically-modified foods, organic is still the best option.  Here are 17 reasons to eat or…

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Evict Monsanto!

It’s time to follow the lead of Hawaiians who are working to evict Monsanto from their land…and for good reason.  Monsanto and other corporations have been leasing land from schools for experimentatio…

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Shocking “Health” Companies to Avoid in 2013

When it comes to what you put in your body I believe you have a right to know.  That includes when genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) are found in foods you might be eating.  After all, GM foods in…

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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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The Effort to Keep Americans in the Dark About GM Foods

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock In November 2011, about 250 Boulder County residents attended a public meeting to discuss the planting of GM (genetically modified) crops on county-owned la…

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The Tampered Apple: Haven’t We Been Down This Road Before?

"A bowl of apples is like a piece of art," says Tony Freytag, marketing director at Crunch Pak, an apple-processing company. "It's display. People won't touch it. But you put out a tray of cut-up appl…

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Lone Farmer Tackles Corporate Giant Monsanto

Who says monsters can’t be beaten?  Certainly not Percy Schmeiser—a humble farmer in the Canadian prairies.  When he planted seeds he probably didn’t realize he would come up against the genetically-m…

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