Effect of Popular Herbicide on Rats Shows it Can Disturb Hormonal Balance

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A group from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has tested the effects of a commonly used herbicide named Roundup on hormonal balance in rats. In a recently published paper in the journal Toxicology Reports, Prof Medhamurthy Rudraiah at MRDG, IISC, and his student Aparamita Pandey say that Roundup can cause imbalances in the […]

Open Sesame: The Story Of Seeds Documentary

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‘Open Sesame – The Story of Seeds’ looks at one of our most important yet overlooked natural resources. One of the world’s most precious resources is at risk. This timely and emotionally moving documentary illuminates what is at stake and what can be done to protect the source of nearly all our food: SEEDS. Seeds provide […]

Documented effects of glyphosate and its pathways to modern diseases

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Documented effects of glyphosate and its ability to induce disease, show that glyphosate is the “textbook example” of exogenous semiotic entropy: the disruption of homeostasis by environmental toxins. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup®, is the most popular herbicide used worldwide. The industry asserts it is minimally toxic to humans, but here we argue otherwise. […]

“Spinning food” New Report How Food Industry Front Groups Are Shaping The Story Of Food

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GMO pushers’ corporate links exposed. A new report, “Spinning food”, investigates how Big Food and agrochemical corporations are deliberately misleading the public – and reporters – on facts about industrial agriculture and organic and sustainable food production. Taking their cues from the tobacco industry, these companies have spent hundreds of millions of dollars in the […]

The Science Guy Bill Nye changes his mind about GMOs after visiting Monsanto

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Bill Nye, renowned as the “science guy,” made news for changing his mind about genetic engineering (or GMOs) after a visit to Monsanto, the pesticide and seed giant at the forefront of the biotechnology industry. “And there’s a chapter in {my book] that I’m going to revise… I went to Monsanto and I spent a […]

Main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide glyphosate labeled probably carcinogenic

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The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a division of the World Health Organization, issued a report about the carcinogenicity of five different herbicides and insecticides, including glyphosate the main ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup. Experts representing 11 countries met in Lyons, France to do a comprehensive review of 15 different peer reviewed studies […]

Roundup weed killer is safe to drink claims Monsanto lobbyist

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Controversial lobbyist who claimed that the chemical in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer was safe for humans refused to drink his own words when a French television journalist offered him a glass. In a preview of an upcoming documentary on French TV, Dr. Patrick Moore tells a Canal+ interviewer that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup […]

Monsanto supported GMO corn study on Bt resistance backfires

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(Organic Slant) A new study from North Carolina State University and Clemson University finds the toxin in a widely used genetically modified (GM) crop is having little impact on the crop pest corn earworm (Helicoverpa zea) — which is consistent with predictions made almost 20 years ago that were largely ignored. The study may be […]

Neil Young takes on Monsanto, Starbucks and GMOs

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(Organic Slant) Neil Young is protesting GMOs with an anti-Monsanto album The Monsanto Years are here and we are living them. Monsanto is the poster-child for what is wrong with corporate controlled government in our world. Our upcoming record, “The Monsanto Years”, encompasses several associated subjects that millions of people world – wide are concerned […]

Glyphosate (Roundup) Found In Peoples’ Urine

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According to an article in German in the Ithaca journal, a German university study has found significant concentrations of glyphosate in the urine samples of city dwellers. The analysis of the urine samples apparently found that all had concentrations of glyphosate at 5 to 20-fold the limit for drinking water. As well as being used […]