[UPDATED – Oct. 15, 27, 2012; see below] The results of a controversial French study on the health effects of GM corn and Roundup-tainted drinking water on rats were released … [Read full article]
Update from a representative from Farm Aid: “Willie’s blog titled Occupy the Food System calls on farmers and eaters to learn more about corporate concentration in our food system … [Read full article]
In India, Bt Cotton has become one of India’s biggest cash crops consuming over 90% of their cotton production. If you are not familiar with Bt cotton it stands for bacillus thuringiensis cotton. Basically, BT is a GMO gene that is placed in the cotton plant to act as a pesticide.
Too bad RoundUp resistant weeds aren’t a nutritious superfood or a zero-emission superfuel, considering the weeds now infest about 11 million acres. The coverage of the controversial weed is now five times greater than three years prior, and David Mortensen, Penn State weed scientist, shares, “There is reason to believe this trend will continue into the future.”
(To the tune of “The 12 Days of Christmas”) On the worst day of Christmas Monsanto Claus gave to me, six bucks per acre and toxic herbicides from some other … [Read full article]