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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 )

Victoria
- 472 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
- 476 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
- 477 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.
Monsanto's Bt-Toxins in GMOs Found to Kill Human Embryo Cells - Via Nation of Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, Monsanto, GMOs Crops, Research, Health Risks, Humans, Ethics, Important News )

Victoria
- 481 days ago - nationofchange.org
Important article. Reproductive toxicology: Bt- toxins found in GMOs are starting to kill unborn children. New research from Canada show that Bt-toxins are showing up in pregnant women, and are killing human embryo cells. GMOs and toxins must be scrapped.
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 )

Victoria
- 485 days ago - fooddemocracynow.org
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.
New Scientific Study States Glyphosate 'Roundup' Weedkiller Is Toxic - Via Green Med Info
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Research, Glyphosate, Toxicity, Biology, Health risks, Food, Important News )

Victoria
- 485 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
A new study raises concern that the world's most popular herbicide glyphosate 'Roundup' used primarily in the production of GM food, represents a serious human health threat with toxicity causing the cell death of 2 different proteins.
Fukushima Update | What Is The Actual Risk for Pacific Coast Residents From Fukushima Radiation?
Science & Tech  (tags: Fukushima, Fukushima Update, TEPCO, nuclear accident, health risks, ocean radiation monitoring, low dose radiation, science, Pacific Coast residents )

Judy
- 535 days ago - fukushimaupdate.com
The U.S. government is not even monitoring radiation levels in the waters off the U.S. coast. People don't know where to get accurate information on the risks involved. This essay provides reliable information, based upon the known science.
Amid Nanotechnology's Dazzling Promise, Health Fears Grow
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, nanotechnology, health risks, science, research, NewTechnology )

Judy
- 1882 days ago - aolnews.com
Nano-titanium dioxide is so pervasive that the Environmental Working Group says it has calculated that close to 10,000 over-the-counter products use it in one form or another. Other public health specialists put the number even higher.
Nanotech Nightmares - Los Angeles Times
Science & Tech  (tags: Nanomaterial, health risks, NewTechnology, Lack of testing, safety )

Davida
- 2633 days ago - latimes.com
Despite rapid nanomaterial commercialization, many potential risks remain dangerously untested due to the failure to prioritize and fund risk research.
   

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