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GMO Science Takes a Blow as Studies Are Retracted - Via Mercola
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, GMOs, Biotechnology Industry, Retracted Studies, Food, Health risks, World, Article )

Victoria
- 2 days ago - articles.mercola.com
Article: The Public Face of GMOs Loses Scientific Credibility; The Snowball Effect of Retracted Studies; The Problem with GMO Plant Science; Results from Animal-Feeding Studies Correlate with Human Disease Patterns; GMO Foods Have Never Been Proven Safe.
10 Scientific Studies Proving GMOs Can Be Harmful To Human Health - Via Collective Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, GMOs, Research Studies, Food, Health risks, World )

Victoria
- 2 days ago - collective-evolution.com
There are a multitude of credible scientific studies that clearly demonstrate why GMOs should not be consumed, and more are emerging every year, here are 10 of them. If anybody ever tells you that GMOs are completely safe for consumption, it's not true.
A Sour Deception: Citric Acid Comes From GMO Black Mold, Not Fruit - Via
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Citric Acid, Food Industry, Industrial Farming, Black Mold, Big Ag, US, China, GMO corn, Health risks )

Victoria
- 20 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
Nearly all citric acid (used as a preservative) is made in an industrial factory using black mold (Aspergillus niger) fermentation with GMO corn and is produced by some Big Ag food producers in the US and China. The mold feeds on GMO corn syrup glucose.
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
- 40 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.
Say No to Genetically Engineered Trees in US - Via Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Trees, Contamination, Habitat destruction, Wildlife, Health risks, Safety issues, Sustainability, World, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 45 days ago - forcechange.com
Unnatural GE trees will easily contaminate native ecosystems spreading their genetically engineered genes into wild environments, leading to negative and irreparable consequences for the environment, other species and Earth as a whole. Global Petition.
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
- 63 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?
Seventeen Reasons to Ban Glyphosate - Via Examiner.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: Chemical Industry, Toxic Chemicals, Monsanto, Glyphosate, Scientific research, Health risks, Pesticides, Herbicides )

Victoria
- 65 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
- 117 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
- 125 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
- 170 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
- 238 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
- 243 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
- 243 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
- 247 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
- 251 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.
 

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