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11 Ways to Eliminate Genetically-Modified Food from the Planet

By now you may have heard that the state of Vermont was victorious against the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and other industry groups in upholding their law requiring genetically-modified f…

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EPA Classified Roundup as Carcinogen 30 Years Ago…But Mysteriously Reversed Decision

Scientists and environmentalists have been saying for decades that the world’s most common weed killer, glyphosate, also known as Monsanto’s Roundup, is a carcinogen. Last week, a World Health Organiz…

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Success! Hershey’s Plans to Kiss Genetically-Modified Ingredients Good-Bye!

If you love Hershey's Kisses, you’re about to love them a lot more. Thanks to pressure from consumers, the company has announced that it will make its Kisses and milk chocolate bars with simpler, gene…

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Hold Monsanto Responsible for Killing Monarch Butterflies

Economics 101 taught us about "negative externalities" -- a negative output that affects others who did not participate in creating the outcome. A textbook example of a negative externality? Monsanto …

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Top 10 Reasons to Stop Using Pesticides

Whether it’s the proven harmful effects on our health and ecosystems or the lack of regulatory oversight, there are just too many reasons to not stop using pesticides. Top 10 Reasons 1) Pesticides d…

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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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Exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Doubles Cancer Risk

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found a link between some pesticides and a significantly increased risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma—a type of cancer of the lymphati…

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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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U.S. Doesn’t Take GMOs as Seriously as Rest of World (Infographic)

America is not a role model to the international community when it comes to GMO use. Check out these eye-opening statistics about how countries view genetically engineered food, and learn about our pr…

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