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GMOs and Pesticides - What Concerns Scientists - Via Organic Connections
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Pesticides, Food, Health risks, Humans, Eco-system )

- 1444 days ago -
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 )

- 1449 days ago -
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 )

- 1449 days ago -
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.
Update: Effort to Kill GMO Labeling in New Hampshire - Via Food Democracy Now
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, US, Labelling, Bio-tech industry, Food, Health Risks, Society, Ethics, Urgent action )

- 1457 days ago -
Contact your representative today to Vote YES on HB 660 as the House vote on GMO labeling has been delayed until Wednesday, January 22. Send a letter or make a call. Right now Monsanto and big food lobbyists are trying to stop labeling of GM foods.
Help Stop "Agent Orange" GM Corn - Tell the USDA to Stop Dow Chemicals - Organic Connections
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Agent Orange, Toxic Chemicals, Food Safety risks, Human Health )

- 1463 days ago -
Global Petition to help put a stop to Dow Chemicals who want to introduce genetically engineered corn and soybeans, named "Enlist" crops, to be sprayed with the toxic substance 2,4-D (a component of Agent Orange) which is known to affect human health.
Confirmed: DNA From Genetically Modified Crops Can Be Transferred Into Humans Who Eat Them - Collective Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Genetic Modification, GMOs, DNA, Food, Human Health Risks, Safety Concerns, Interesting News )

- 1468 days ago -
In a new study published in the peer reviewed Public Library of Science (PLOS), researchers emphasize that there IS sufficient evidence that meal-derived DNA fragments carry complete genes that can enter into the human circulation system.
Article - Growing Scientific Consensus on GMO Safety Fears - Via Sustainable Pulse
Science & Tech  (tags: Health and Wellness, GMOs, Food Safety, Health, News, Science, Ethics )

- 1488 days ago -
Scientists, physicians and legal experts around the world have signed the new group statement, "No scientific consensus on GMO safety", which is a "thorough, thoughtful and professional statement". The article contains quotes about their safety concerns.
Even Danish Dairy Cows Can't Escape Monsanto's Toxic Wrath
Science & Tech  (tags: study, science, GMOs, research, Danish dairy cows, Monsanto, toxic, pollutionhealth, scientists )

- 1556 days ago -
A newly published European research paper has concluded that Monsanto's herbicide Roundup is toxic to the normal metabolism of dairy cows.
GM Tomato Gets Purple Hue
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, GMOs, humans, science, world )

- 1644 days ago -
Farm scientists in Bangalore have developed a purple coloured genetically engineered tomato, which is rich in anti-oxidants and may protect people from a host of diseases including cancer and heart ailments.
Idaho Company Seeks to Introduce Genetically-Engineered Potato
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, GeneticEngineering, GMOs, GMO potatoes, science, technology, world )

- 1718 days ago -
One of the country's leading suppliers of French fries is asking the federal government to approve genetically modified potatoes. The USDA on Friday announced J.R. Simplot's petition to produce what would be the only genetically-engineered potato on the
Inside the Monsanto Information War
Science & Tech  (tags: Monsanto, ethics, risks, food, lab rats, health, GMOs, research, NewTechnology, science, scientists, safety, society, interesting, humans, geneticengineering, GeneticEngineering, health, technology, world )

- 1910 days ago -
In the United States and abroad, independent and industry science battle it out on a playing field where testing protocols are still in flux despite a history of efforts to push for standardization.
WTF Are You Eating? Think About That for a Second.
Science & Tech  (tags: world, usa, GMOS, ethics, news, society )

- 1933 days ago -
These days, most Americans can't tell you where their food came from any more than they can tell you where Dubstep came from. It just appears on store shelves ready for consumption. Unless you are a farmer or on a diet of whole organic foods,
13 Million Acres of GMO Corn Illegally Planted in US
Science & Tech  (tags: safety, pharming, corn, gmos, food crops, pests )

- 2789 days ago -
Farmers growing 13.23 million acres of genetically engineered (GE) corn to kill insect pests aren't complying with federal requirements, a new report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Farmers must plant refuges to prevent resistance.
Safe Seed: Researchers Yielding Good Results on Food Cotton in Field
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, biotech, frankenfood, research, science, GeneticEngineering )

- 3058 days ago -
Field trials of a new cotton are verifying previous lab and greenhouse studies indicating the crop could become a source of protein for millions of malnourished people in the world The cotton was engineered so that the toxic gossypol is redu
Exposed: The Great GM Crops Myth
Science & Tech  (tags: GMOs, fraud, no increased yield )

- 3560 days ago -
GM soya produces about 10 per cent less food than its conventional equivalent, contradicting assertions by advocates of the technology that it increases yields.

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