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All Blog Posts Tagged 'GMO' (7)

Truth-in-Labeling Petition We deserve to know it's GMO or CAFO

 

Rachel and I have decided to circulate this petition and hope that others will join us.   The Well Fed Neighbor folks need to join with other organizations working for a common goal.

 

Truth-in-Labeling Petition…

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Added by Lincoln B. Justice on August 31, 2011 at 9:06pm — No Comments

Seeing Red Over Blue Tomatoes?

http://www.khouse.org

from the October 05, 2010 eNews issue




While most of us have never bitten into a blue tomato, chances are we have eaten genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, as part of our daily diet. An estimated 70 percent of the food products sold in grocery stores come from plants…
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Added by OmegaFarms on October 19, 2010 at 2:31pm — 4 Comments

GMO is no longer profitable for farmers

Here is some important news for farmers around the world.

Contrary to public relations myths promoted by the agribusiness giants in their own self-interest, there exists not oné single GMO seed that provides a greater harvest yield than conventional, nor one that requires less toxic chemical herbicides. That is for the simple reason there is no profit to be made in…

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Added by Lincoln B. Justice on August 21, 2010 at 11:54pm — No Comments

To GMO or not GMO......that is the question.

We are what we eat........the only problem is...we don’t know what we are eating. As a practicing Registered Dietitian for almost 20 years, I have been telling people that come to me for nutritional advice, that they need to eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and generally speaking, a well balanced diet. Seemed to be good advice to me. That advice was consistent with the guidelines I’d seen published from the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society and the American… Continue

Added by Angela Jenkins on January 3, 2010 at 12:59pm — 8 Comments

Monsanto stomps down budding seed competitors

By Christopher Leonard, AP Agribusiness Writer

ST. LOUIS — Confidential contracts detailing Monsanto's business practices reveal how the world's biggest seed developer is squeezing competitors, controlling smaller seed companies and protecting its dominance over the multibillion-dollar market for genetically altered crops, an Associated Press investigation has found.…



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Added by Teri Leigh Baird on December 16, 2009 at 2:54pm — 1 Comment

This from ana Sofia joanes, director of "Fresh".... Please sign the petition.

Hi Ruell,



The Associated Press just uncovered a series of confidential commercial licensing agreements that give around 200 smaller companies the right to insert Monsanto's genes (resistant to their Roundup herbicide) in their corn and soybean plants.



This means that Monsanto will OWN and CONTROL roughly 95 percent of all soybeans and 80 percent of all corn grown in the U.S. Monsanto is blocking competition in the seed industry, forcing farmers into growing genetically… Continue

Added by Ruell Chappell on December 16, 2009 at 2:08pm — No Comments

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