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Monsanto's new herbicide-resistant GM crops threaten American vegetable farmers


Many American corn and soybean farmers embrace genetically modified seeds and herbicide chemicals. This biotechnology invention helps them produce higher crop yields without having to worry about weeds. Today's farmers can just apply, en masse, chemicals like glyphosate, which knock out the weeds, allowing the hybrid corn and soybeans to thrive. While this science seems to increase certain food production, it is actually limiting vegetable farmers.

Finally, Monsanto introduces new strains of food that are NOT genetically modified


Monsanto is a name that is synonymous with Big Agriculture and, more importantly, genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The company's Roundup herbicide, which is used almost exclusively around the world, has been blamed for the development of resistant superweeds that are filling up farmers' fields in the U.S. and abroad.

Finally, Monsanto introduces new strains of food that are NOT genetically modified


Monsanto is a name that is synonymous with Big Agriculture and, more importantly, genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The company's Roundup herbicide, which is used almost exclusively around the world, has been blamed for the development of resistant superweeds that are filling up farmers' fields in the U.S. and abroad.

Latest studies show that glyphosate causes gluten intolerance


The incidence of gluten intolerance, celiac disease and other health problems linked to the consumption of wheat and gluten are on the rise world wide and seem to be reaching epidemic proportions. But while wheat, and more specifically gluten, have traditionally been blamed for this modern epidemic, new evidence points to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide, as being a probable cause or contributor to this rapidly increasing health crisis.

Toxic waste dumped into quarry by Monsanto continues to poison British village


For a long time, the village of Groesfaen in the south of Wales, UK, was a desirable place to live. Quiet and untouched, yet located within short traveling distance of Wales' bustling capital city, Cardiff, Groesfaen had, by the turn of the twenty-first century, transformed from a nondescript hamlet into a small but prosperous hub of commuters - and with more housing estates being developed every year, its future seemed positive.

4-H youth club partners with Monsanto: World's youths in danger of pro-GMO indoctrination


Monsanto, considered by some to be the world's most-hated corporation, has negotiated a partnership with 4-H, a popular worldwide agricultural youth organization. 4-H has more than six million members in 80 countries, anywhere from elementary school age through high school. Monsanto boasted the partnership by giving a shout-out to "National 4-H Week."

More than two dozen states are considering GMO labeling


While the United States currently lacks federal regulation on labeling foods with genetically modified ingredients, about half of the states are taking matters in their own hands. More than two dozen GMO labeling bills are currently being reviewed by state governments, according to the Associated Press.

10 Foods Sold in the U.S. That Are Banned Elsewhere

Americans are slowly realizing that food sold in the US doesn’t just taste different than foods sold in other countries, it’s created differently. Sadly, many U.S. foods are BANNED in Europe — and for good reason. Take a look at the plummeting health of Americans; what role might toxic foods play in our skyrocketing disease rates?

Biotech giants sue Hawaiian island for passing legislation to restrict GMOs


The "big dogs" in chemical agriculture are on a witch hunt to reverse a bill passed by the Kauai County Council back in November that sets reasonable restrictions on the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on the Hawaiian island. According to the Huffington Post, an unholy trinity represented by DuPont, Syngenta and Agrigenetics Inc. (an affiliate of Dow AgroSciences) has filed a federal lawsuit arguing against Measure 2491, which is intended to set buffer zones between schools and fields sprayed with pesticide, for instance, and requires companies to disclose when and where they are spraying their poisonous concoctions, as well as report genetically modified crops.