In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.
Since the controversial introduction in the mid-nineties of genetically engineered (GE) food and crops, and the subsequent fast-tracking of those crops by the federal government—with no independent safety-testing or labeling required—there has been a lively debate among activists, both inside and outside the … More
Catherine J. Frompovich, Guest
Genetic modification of plants—along with cloning of animals, remember Dolly the Sheep (1996)—has been going on without apparent second thoughts being given to the ramifications of what such technological advances do to the biosphere.
Recently, concerned citizens have taken a second look at GMO … More
Whether you believe genetically engineered (GE) foods ought to be labeled or you believe they ought to be outright banned, this very debate means bad news for notorious Big Ag biotech giant Monsanto.
In a recent article published by conservative Canadian newspaper The Globe … More
There are many arguments in favor of mandatory labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMO). However, corporate lobbyists have been very effective in preventing any GMO labeling legislation from being enacted into law. The public is in favor of the idea, but politicians are only … More
Alex Pietrowski, Staff
There are days that Monsanto’s efforts to dominate the food supply through its patenting of GMO seeds seem so malicious and abhorrent, that any possibility of regular people and family farms taking back control over agriculture and our food source appears insurmountable. Yet, there are … More
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Genetically-modified (GM) Atlantic salmon is biotech’s next venture as they circumvent nature in an effort to create salmon that grows twice as fast as wild salmon – making fish production more profitable. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement last Friday, … More
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
With the defeat of California Prop 37, the fight to require labeling of genetically modified foods has passed on to other states, such as Washington and Vermont. Although California’s initiative failed on election day, the campaign brought national attention to the issue of … More
After elections we learned of the scandal claiming that the results of Prop 37 were announced prematurely and perhaps incorrectly.
Who are these people that oppose GMO (genetically modified organisms) labeling? Have you ever met one of them? If so, who do they work for and do they have ulterior motives? Most of us have never met these people in person because they remain … More
On November 6th this year all of us that despise GMOs and Monsanto will be waiting with bated breath for the outcome of one single proposition that, if passed, could topple the GMO empire in the United States and trickle down to other … More
Tom Newmark, Drake Sadler, and Michael Besancon
American Botanical Council
Did you hear the recent story about the scientists who wanted to put the phosphorescent genes from jellyfish into kittens? Sounds crazy, but some cat owners whose felines stray at night would like to use this technology to find them … More
Is the end of Monsanto within reach? It has certainly been a rough couple of weeks for the mega corporation as the real dangers surrounding GMOs are being brought to the attention of consumers on a global scale like never before. It all started with the … More
It appears another victory has been declared in the battle against Monsanto and GMO ingredients. According to a major Brazilian business publication and GMWatch, a Brazilian court has demanded that multi-billion dollar food giant Nestle label all of their products as genetically modified that have … More
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 … More