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 […]

Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide Can Cause Amphibians To Change Shape

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The world’s most popular weed killer, Roundup®, can cause amphibians to change shape, according to research published in Ecological Applications. Rick Relyea, University of Pittsburgh professor of biological sciences in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and director of Pitt’s Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology, demonstrated that sublethal and environmentally relevant concentrations of Roundup® […]

Widespread Contamination Of Glyphosate Weedkiller In California Wine

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Glyphosate is found to contaminate California wines, according to a new report from the non-profit group Moms Across America. All wines are from the North Coast region of California, the premium wine growing region of California and includes wines from Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties. The wines were sent in Sept of 2015 and February […]

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 […]

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 […]

F.U. G.M.O.

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In 2010, October was declared Non-GMO Awareness Month by the Non-GMO Project, and this year, from October 1st through October 16, protesters will march through several cities across the northeast, stopping at key points along the way to hold local rallies with guest speakers. Their goal? To convince the U.S. government to listen to the […]

GM Crops – Farmer To Farmer (video)

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Michael Hart, a conventional livestock family farmer, has been farming in Cornwall for nearly thirty years and has actively campaigned on behalf of family farmers for over fifteen years, travelling extensively in Europe, India, Canada and the USA. In this short documentary he investigates the reality of farming genetically modified crops in the USA ten […]