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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
- 1 day 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?
Seventeen Reasons to Ban Glyphosate - Via Examiner.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: Chemical Industry, Toxic Chemicals, Monsanto, Glyphosate, Scientific research, Health risks, Pesticides, Herbicides )

Victoria
- 3 days ago - examiner.com
The herbicide glyphosate (active ingredient in Roundup) was introduced in 1974 and its use is accelerating with the advent of herbicide-tolerant, genetically modified (GM) crops. Evidence is mounting that glyphosate interferes with metabolic processes.
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
- 54 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.
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
- 63 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.'
World's Biggest Swarm of GM Mosquitoes Released in Brazil - The Independent
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO Insects, GMO Mosquitoes, Brazil, South America, Health Risks, Environmental concerns, Science, Ethics )

Victoria
- 108 days ago - independent.co.uk
The GM Aedes aegypti mosquitoes or OX513-A, have been engineered to wipe out their own species, in a misguided attempt to control the infectious disease dengue-fever. it is the world's first GM insect to be set free in the wild - consequences unknown.
GMOs and Pesticides - What Concerns Scientists - Via Organic Connections
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Pesticides, Food, Health risks, Humans, Eco-system )

Victoria
- 176 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
- 180 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
- 181 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
- 185 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
- 189 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
- 189 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
- 239 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
- 1586 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
- 2338 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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