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Why Should I Care About GMOs?

Why Should I Care About GMOs?

Valerie Burke, GreenMedInfo Waking Times What if you found out that your child was being slipped a dangerous drug in his school lunches, without your consent? What if you discovered that this drug never underwent the usual safety testing, as the government turned a bind eye? Would you be shocked? Outraged? Or perhaps in a […]

By August 15, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Shocking Agricultural Crisis Looms For One of The World’s Largest Coconut Producers Thanks To The Chemical Industry

Shocking Agricultural Crisis Looms For One of The World’s Largest Coconut Producers Thanks To The Chemical Industry

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times Coconut oil is one of the healthiest oils in the world, and you may have noticed the price creeping up in the last few years. One of the reasons is due to the looming agricultural crisis in the Philippines, one of the world’s largest coconut producers. The coconut industry, […]

Genetic Fallacy: How Pesticide Companies Silence Scientific Dissent

Genetic Fallacy: How Pesticide Companies Silence Scientific Dissent

Dr. Mercola Waking Times There are plenty of indications suggesting that the evidence-based paradigm across sciences is built on quicksand, having been largely bought and paid for by many major multinational corporations. Nowhere is this more evident than in the chemical industry, where pesticide companies posing as “biotechnology” firms specializing in genetics have peddled their […]

By February 21, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Colony Collapse Disorder Is a Fraud: Pesticides Cause Bee Die-Offs

Colony Collapse Disorder Is a Fraud: Pesticides Cause Bee Die-Offs

Heidi Stevenson, Green Med Info Waking Times Years ago, Gaia Health informed that bee dieoffs are a direct result of pesticide nerve agents called neonicotinoids. The term, Colony Collapse Disorder, is fraudulent, designed to direct attention from the known cause. Agribusiness, the poison manufacturers making death-producing pesticides, is the other face of Big Pharma. The […]

Judge Orders Pink Slime Silence to Protect Company

Judge Orders Pink Slime Silence to Protect Company

Heather Callaghan, Guest Writer Waking Times Iowa State University has conducted food safety research of the beef product deemed “Pink Slime” by the mass public. Lean-finely-texturized-beef (LFTB) is a meat filler made from ammoniated boneless lean beef scraps, connective tissue or similar products, which are considered unfit for human consumption until ammonium hydroxide has been […]

By April 12, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
Wave of ‘Ag-Gag’ Laws Aimed at Criminalizing Whistleblowers and Keeping Consumers in the Dark

Wave of ‘Ag-Gag’ Laws Aimed at Criminalizing Whistleblowers and Keeping Consumers in the Dark

Will Potter, Guest Writer Waking Times States are adopting laws meant to keep consumers in the dark about where their food comes from. Do you have a right to know where that steak on your plate came from? Should it be legal to photograph chicken farms and dairy cows? Big Agriculture says you don’t and […]

By February 23, 2013 7 Comments Read More →
The Dirt on Peak Fertilizer: What You Need to Know about Big Ag and Farmland

The Dirt on Peak Fertilizer: What You Need to Know about Big Ag and Farmland

Lisa Garber, Natural Society Waking Times We take so much for granted: water, food, clean air, and the earth we walk upon—which, by the way, is changing for the worse under our very feet. Thanks to aggressive farming techniques by factory farms, our soil is becoming depleted of necessary nutrients. Very soon (and sooner than […]

By December 8, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Counterintuitive Finding Shows Herbicide Use In Genetically Modified Crops Has Actually Increased

Counterintuitive Finding Shows Herbicide Use In Genetically Modified Crops Has Actually Increased

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times The promise by Monsanto and producers of genetically modified crops was that farmers could use less chemicals and produce a greater yield. That’s about as true as honesty in politics. A study published this week by Washington State University research professor Charles Benbrook finds that the use of herbicides […]

By October 3, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Monsanto Launches Massive Campaign to Stop GMO Labeling

Monsanto Launches Massive Campaign to Stop GMO Labeling

Lisa Garber Waking Times We’ve gone on at great lengths discussing the dangers of genetic modification. Monsanto’s GMO corn has been linked to weight gain and organ function disruption, while GMO crops and pesticides destroy our farmland and environment.  According to the Alliance of Natural Health, the grandchildren of rats fed GMO corn were born sterile. GMO is just one […]

By July 9, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Monsanto in Paradise: How to Stop Big-Ag From Destroying Hawaii

Monsanto in Paradise: How to Stop Big-Ag From Destroying Hawaii

Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times The front line in the fight against Monsanto and the reckless practices of genetically modified farming may be proving to be the island paradise of Hawaii. With such a relatively small population, the effects of GMO and Roundup Ready crops are having a disproportionately adverse effect on the environment and […]

By July 4, 2012 5 Comments Read More →