How Healthy Is Genetically Modified Soybean Oil?

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Soybean oil accounts for more than 90 percent of all the seed oil production in the United States. Genetically modified (GM) soybean oil, made from seeds of GM soybean plants, was recently introduced into the food supply on the premise that it is healthier than conventional soybean oil. But is that premise true? Just barely, […]

Alarming Levels Of Monsanto’s Glyphosate Found In Popular American Foods

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A pesticide containing weedkiller has been found “at alarming levels” in popular foods across the US including cereal and snacks. Honey Nut Cheerios, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes, Raisin Bran and Frosted Flakes and Doritos Cool Ranch, Ritz Crackers are among the affected products. These best-sellers were reportedly found to contain higher than average traces of glyphosate […]

Monsanto’s Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed-Killer In History

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Monsanto’s signature herbicide glyphosate, first marketed as “Roundup,” is now the most widely and heavily applied weed-killer in the history of chemical agriculture in both the U.S. and globally, according to a landmark report published today. The paper, published Feb. 2, 2016 in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Sciences Europe, reports that to date 18.9 billion […]

SEED: The Untold Story

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Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind, these subtle flecks of life are the source of all existence. Like tiny time capsules, they contain the songs, sustenance, memories, and medicines of entire cultures. They feed us, clothe us, and provide the raw materials […]

Genetically Engineered Soybeans Given To Goats Altered Milk and Stunted Offspring

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Pregnant goats fed with genetically engineered (GE) soybeans have offspring who grow more slowly and are shorter, according to a new Italian study. Publishing in the journal of Small Ruminant Research, the researchers were testing the results of supplementing the feed of female goats with Roundup Ready GE soybeans. Roundup Ready soybeans are engineered to […]

Synthetic Forests And The Dangers of Genetically Engineered Trees

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Synthetic Forests provides an investigation into the devastating effects GE trees could have on our health and the environment. The documentary features interviews with leading scientists and activists who discuss the negative effects genetically engineered trees can have if released into our ecosystems.  The documentary is a tool we can use together to challenge this […]

Neil Young Goes On 2016 Tour Protesting Monsanto and GMOs

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Neil Young is one of the few artists who is still involved in worthwhile causes. In this case he will take his anti-Monsanto message on the road in 2016. For years, Neil Young has used his voice through his music for social justice issues, working specifically as a strong ally for farmers. This past year, Young […]

Monsanto’s Glyphosate Now Most Heavily Used Weed-Killer In History

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Monsanto’s signature herbicide glyphosate, first marketed as “Roundup,” is now the most widely and heavily applied weed-killer in the history of chemical agriculture in both the U.S. and globally, according to a landmark report published in the journal, Environmental Sciences Europe. A paper published Feb. 2, 2016 in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Sciences Europe reports that […]

Tampons, Sanitary Pads and Sterile Gauze Contaminated with Glyphosate

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One hundred percent of the raw cotton and sterile cotton gauze contained glyphosate (a probably carcinogenic herbicide according to the World Health Organization) or its metabolite AMPA, according to a study by the Socio-Environmental Interaction Space (EMISA) of the University of La Plata, Argentina. Cotton swabs, wipes, tampons and sanitary pads were also found to […]

Genetically engineered crops, glyphosate and the deterioration of health in the United States of America

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Is rising glyphosate use responsible for increases in modern diseases? Claire Robinson looks at the latest study to raise the question Is the rise in glyphosate use since the advent of GM crops responsible for the rapid deterioration of health in the US in the last 20 years? A new study by former US Navy […]