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Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Despite Majority Opposition, GMO Corn Gets Green Light in Europe

Despite Majority Opposition, GMO Corn Gets Green Light in Europe













John Deike, EcoWatch
Waking Times

Corporations, backed by influential lobbyists and western governments, dealt major blows this month against activists who are fighting to limit the cultivation of genetically modified organisms(GMOs).

The European Commission gave DuPont Pioneer the green light to freely grow insecticidal corn, also known as TC1507. … More

February 18, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Roundup Accumulates in GMO Food, Proving Its Lack of Safety

Roundup Accumulates in GMO Food, Proving Its Lack of Safety













Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Waking Times

An important new manuscript accepted for publication in the journal Food Chemistry disproves the widely held notion that GMO crops are ‘substantially equivalent’ to their traditional counterparts; a notion which forms the basis for national and international agencies – including the U.S. FDA, … More

February 6, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Farmers Abandoning GMO Seeds And The Reason Will Surprise You

Farmers Abandoning GMO Seeds And The Reason Will Surprise You













Daniel Jennings, Off The Grid News
Waking Times 

A growing number of farmers are abandoning genetically modified seeds, but it’s not because they are ideologically opposed to the industry.

Simply put, they say non-GMO crops are more productive and profitable.

Modern Farmer magazine discovered that there is a movement among … More

February 3, 2014 | By | 19 Replies More
Grocery Manufacturer’s Association Overtakes Monsanto as “Most Evil Corporation on the Planet”

Grocery Manufacturer’s Association Overtakes Monsanto as “Most Evil Corporation on the Planet”













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

The addictive and health-harming nature of sugar and processed food has been repeatedly confirmed through the years, and genetically engineered foods rank equally high on the list when it comes to foods that do more harm than good.

Monsanto, as most of you may already know, … More

January 29, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
New Study Renews Roundup ‘Weedkiller’ Toxicity Concern

New Study Renews Roundup ‘Weedkiller’ Toxicity Concern













Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Waking Times

A new study published in the January issue of International Journal of Toxicology titled, “Glyphosate Commercial Formulation Causes Cytotoxicity, Oxidative Effects, and Apoptosis on Human Cells: Differences With its Active Ingredient,” raises renewed concern that formulations of the world’s most popular More

January 20, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Big Biotech Sues Little Island of Kaua’i Over GMO Law

Big Biotech Sues Little Island of Kaua’i Over GMO Law













Maureen Nandini Mitra, Earth Island Journal
Waking Times

As was expected, Big Biotech’s legal juggernaut has rolled into action in Hawai’i. On Friday afternoon, three big agrochemical companies—Pioneer-DuPont, Syngenta and Agrigenetics Inc. (a subsidiary of Dow Chemical)—filed a suit in a federal court in Honolulu seeking to block Kaua’i … More

January 14, 2014 | By | 6 Replies More
The Incredibly Flat World of Monsanto

The Incredibly Flat World of Monsanto













Barbara H. Peterson, Farm Wars
Waking Times

New scientific discovery reveals DNA manipulation can create mutations due to ignorance of gene control mechanism.

There was a time when science dictated that the world was flat, and that if you reached the edge, you would simply fall off. What they couldn’t … More

January 14, 2014 | By | 8 Replies More
The Right To Farm Organically – Australian Farmer Fights Monsanto in Landmark Seed Contamination Suit

The Right To Farm Organically – Australian Farmer Fights Monsanto in Landmark Seed Contamination Suit













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Across the globe, farmers who choose to plant non-genetically modified seed instead of patented seed varieties from the agro-chemical giants like Monsanto, Dow, Syngenta and BASF, are being forced out of business by the burden and costs of fighting seed patent lawsuits.

Targeting farms … More

January 10, 2014 | By | 6 Replies More
Roundup Herbicide: ‘The Most Toxic Chemical In the Environment’

Roundup Herbicide: ‘The Most Toxic Chemical In the Environment’













Rhonda Burns, GreenMedInfo
Waking Times

When one of our world renowned professors uses the term “horrifying” in speaking about the widespread use of a chemical in our food supply, the prudent person would sit up and take notice.

That’s exactly the word Dr. Don Huber used. But are we listening? … More

December 4, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
True GMO Science and Dangers You’ll Never Hear About from the Media

True GMO Science and Dangers You’ll Never Hear About from the Media













Paul Fassa, Natural Society
Waking Times

The mainstream media (MSM) usually lamely refers to GMO issues as an undecided debate or controversy, depicting anti-GMO people as “emotional” and “unreasonable” while claiming genetic engineering is more “scientific”. But the only “science” the MSM is exposed to are press releases from the … More

November 25, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
6 Astounding Parallels Between Vaccines and GMOs

6 Astounding Parallels Between Vaccines and GMOs













Anna Hunt, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Have you ever considered the similarities between vaccinations and genetically modified foods (also referred to as GMOs)? Both of these ‘innovations’ illustrate clearly our human desire to fix what doesn’t necessarily need fixing, manipulate what doesn’t suit us, and take control over what is … More

November 23, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Improved Non-GMO Corn Performing Better Than GMO Crops

Improved Non-GMO Corn Performing Better Than GMO Crops













Heather Callaghan, Contributor
Waking Times

Despite genetically modified corn comprising up to 90% of corn crops in the United States, non GMO hybrid corn (often called conventional) has managed to hang on. There appears to be a steady rising market for non-GMO corn.

Spectrum Premium Non-GMO is an independent “genetic … More

November 23, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Monsanto & Friends Make Biggest Illegal Contribution on Record to Stop GMO Labeling in Washington

Monsanto & Friends Make Biggest Illegal Contribution on Record to Stop GMO Labeling in Washington













Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
Waking Times

If you haven’t already heard of the Grocery Manufacturer’s of America and their aims at stopping Initiative 522 from passing in Washington just days from now, you will shortly. With companies like Monsanto taking the lead, millions of dollars have been funneled illegally through More

November 5, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Agrichemical Companies Have Destroyed Argentina’s Farming Towns With Soaring Cancer Rates And Quadrupling Birth Defects

Agrichemical Companies Have Destroyed Argentina’s Farming Towns With Soaring Cancer Rates And Quadrupling Birth Defects













Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Argentina’s agricultural industry was dramatically transformed by the introduction of genetically modified plants in 1996. A country once known for its grass-fed beef is now dominated by genetically engineered soy, corn and cotton. Farmers in the Latin American country use twice as much pesticide … More

October 29, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
In the Beginning There Was Monsanto

In the Beginning There Was Monsanto













Barbara H. Peterson, Farm Wars
Waking Times

Yes, life as we know it is ending. It is being replaced by designer genes constructed in a lab and set loose on the environment with reckless abandon. We eat them, breathe them, drink them, absorb them through our skin, and pass the … More

October 18, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Amphibians Evolve Resistance to Popular Pesticide

Amphibians Evolve Resistance to Popular Pesticide













Bradley Fessenden, Mongabay
Waking Times

Rachel Carson and, more recently, Sandra Steingraber have successfully drawn popular attention to the risks of pesticides on wildlife. Many of the environmental consequences of pesticides have now been well documented by scientists; however, studies investigating the evolutionary consequences of pesticides on non-target species are … More

October 5, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Colombians Successfully Revolt Against Seed Control and Agricultural Tyranny

Colombians Successfully Revolt Against Seed Control and Agricultural Tyranny













Dylan Charles, Editor
Waking Times

Will Colombia’s farmers defeat the economic hitmen of the agricultural industry?

Early in September, 2013, the Colombian government was forced to partially concede to the demands of a nationwide general strike instigated by farmers of the largely agrarian nation. The three week long protests and … More

October 1, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Attacks on Health Reporters and Their Readers Are Escalating

Attacks on Health Reporters and Their Readers Are Escalating













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Truth becomes treason in an empire of lies. Attacks against health web sites like yours truly and others, and our readers—yes, that would be you—are rapidly escalating.

Thinly veiled threats are issued not just by industry spokespersons (many of whom hide their industry ties from their More

September 20, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
Stealth GMOs Are Coming: Approved & Unlabeled Everywhere

Stealth GMOs Are Coming: Approved & Unlabeled Everywhere













Heidi Stevenson, Gaia-Health
Waking Times

Genetically modified organisms are a terrifying development when we know they exist, but there’s a new system of creating GMOs that’s getting a complete pass. By fiat, our governments are allowing a process that produces genetically modified ‘foods’ for sale with absolutely no oversight. They More

September 16, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More

Must Watch Videos

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable

5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Public awareness of the risks and dangers of hydraulic gas-fracturing, or Fracking, is growing daily, but not nearly as fast as the practice itself is. Across the world, fracking is creating a massive new energy boom and investors are pouring money into energy companies … More

April 8, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More