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Hillary Clinton Cheers Biotechers, Backing GMOs and Federal Help
Science & Tech  (tags: Biotechnology, Science, Technology, GMOs, Genetic Modification, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Gov't Subsidies, Tax Breaks )

Brian
- 4 hours ago - timesofsandiego.com
"Hillary Rodham Clinton, in a 65-minute appearance at the BIO International Convention voiced support for genetically modified organisms and possible federal subsidies to keep U.S. companies from leaving for tax havens abroad."
Neil DeGrasse Tyson on Liberal Science Denial and GMOs
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Science Denialism, Politics, Conservatives, Liberals, Dr Neil degrasse Tyson, GMOs, Vaccines, Whole Foods, Pseudoscience )

Brian
- 8 days ago - patheos.com
Dr. Tyson: "It's wrong to simply attack the right for science denial. Liberals cannot claim to fully embrace science, there is plenty of science denial from the left."
GLP Infographic: GMO Research Is All Industry Funded? Biofortified Analysis Sets Record Straight
Science & Tech  (tags: Infographic, Biogortified Analysis, Genetic Literacy Project, Genetic Research, GMOs, Biology Fortified, GENERA, Peer-Reviewed Science, Research )

Brian
- 14 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"The results [represented on the graphic below jointly developed by Biology Fortified, Inc. (BFI), an independent tax-exempt non-profit. and the Genetic Literacy Project] show that independent peer-reviewed research on GMOs is common..."
Portrayal of Vandana Shiva as "Credible" Spokesperson for GMO Labeling Crusade Promotes Anti-Science "False Balance"
Science & Tech  (tags: Vandana Shiva, Fear Monger, Anti-Science, GMOs, Labeling, India, Genetic Literacy Project )

Brian
- 14 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"Faye Flam puts in perspective the emerging debate over how New Yorker reporter Michael Specter portrayed popular anti-GMO activist Vandana Shiva in his recent profile, Seeds of Doubt. No science minded journalists have come to her defense."
Please Sign US Petition - Texas Label GMOs - Via Move On Petitions
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, US, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Food Industry, Health risks, Eco-system, Sustainablity, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 26 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Demand legislation to require the labelling of all foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients and of all seeds that have been produced through genetic engineering, otherwise referred to as "GMO foods" or "GMOs". US action only.
GMO Bananas Arrive for First Test in Iowa - Via Natural Society
Science & Tech  (tags: Science and Technology, Genetic Engineering, GMO Bananas, GMOs, Genetically Modified Food, Humans, Health Risks, Food Industry, Safety issues, World )

Victoria
- 49 days ago - naturalsociety.com
The GMO bananas were created at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Human trials are taking place but will they test properly for negative effects of GMOs or just Vitamin A levels?
GMO Bluegrass Is Unregulated, Unlabelled and Toxic - Via Organic Consumers Association
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Genetically modified organisms, Monsanto, GMO Contamination, Organic pasture, Wild Flowers, Organic Farming, Ecosytem, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 50 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Monsanto and Scotts are testing the first genetically engineered grass for both consumer and commercial use. Scotts Roundup Ready GMO Kentucky Bluegrass is unregulated, will not be labelled "GMO" contaminating organic pasture for cows. Global Petition.
GM Maggots Expected in Fruit Imports After Go-Ahead for Brazil GM Fruit Fly Experiments - Via Sustainable Pulse
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, Fruit Flies, Brazil, Food, Maggots, Health risks, Humans, Science, Ethical concerns, Article )

Victoria
- 103 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
GM maggots are expected in Brazilian fruit imports as the country moves forward with an open release of millions of genetically modified Mediterranean fruit flies. Live GM flies could also be transported in the fruit. No release date has been announced.
Demand Proper Regulation of New Genetically Engineered Kentucky Blue Grass in US - Via Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Kentucky Blue Grass, Environmental concerns, Ecosystem, Contamination, Plants, Safety, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 106 days ago - forcechange.com
Sign this global petition to the Administrator of the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services Properly, to regulate and conduct scientific research on the negative health effects of GM grass, produced by Scotts company.
First Long Term Scientific Study Results on Pigs and Cattle Who Eat GMO Soy and Corn - Via Nation of Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Study, Pigs, Cows, GMOs, Health Risks )

Victoria
- 111 days ago - nationofchange.org
Results of a long-term, peer-reviewed study conducted by a group of scientists led by Dr Judy Carman of the Institute of Health and Environmental Research in Australia has been released - and it proves that GMOs are anything but 'safe.'
Dr. Thierry Vrain, Former Pro-GMO Scientist, Speaks Up - Food Integrity Now
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Glyphosate, Pesticides, Environmental concerns, Human health risks, Science )

Victoria
- 129 days ago - foodintegritynow.org
Dr. Vrain, a former genetic engineer and soil biologist with Agriculture Canada, gives a informative interview whose podcast message is to alarm the public about the dangers of GMOs and Glyphosate to both the environment and to human health.
Voracious Rootworms Evolve, Overcoming Genetically Engineered Corn When Farmers Defied Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: corn, farming, rootworms, GMOs, evolution )

Freya
- 175 days ago - dailykos.com
'A widespread increase in trait failure maybe just around the corner.' In the new paper, Gassmann describes further incidents of Bt resistance in other parts of Iowa.
GMOs and Pesticides - What Concerns Scientists - Via Organic Connections
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Pesticides, Food, Health risks, Humans, Eco-system )

Victoria
- 225 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
An article outlining the main concerns scientists have about GMOs: their failure to increase yield; pesticide resistance; glyphosate; effects on plant, soil, animal and human biology; unnamed organism; increasing weed resistance; the battle continues.
Monsanto Whistleblower Says Genetically Engineered Crops May Cause Disease - Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT)
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Food Crops, Health Risks, Important News )

Victoria
- 229 days ago - responsibletechnology.org
An ex-employee of Monsanto, who has a degree in biochemistry, whistleblows, stating that there are possible toxins in GM plants which are endangering the food supply, plus an update on this important issue at the end of the article with references.
GMO and Natural Food Fight: Treacherous Terrain in 2014 - Via RiseEarth
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Corporations, Food Crops, Farming, Labelling, Law, Health Risks, Humans )

Victoria
- 230 days ago - riseearth.com
2014 is shaping up to be a decisive year for the future of food and farming. Grassroots activists in the US are gearing up for new legislative battles, including state GMO labelling laws and county bans on growing unstable genetically engineered crops.
 

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