Genetic engineering

Russian government instates fines for violating GMO labeling regulations

The Russian government doesn't buy into America's genetically modified seed hype so easily. In fact, the Russian government takes a hard stance against the patented seeds, since some are spliced with bacteria to produce insecticide from within.When this kind of

August 30, 2014

DNA from GMOs can pass directly into humans, study confirms

The idea that DNA from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is broken down in the digestive tract and rendered innocuous, a common industry claim, is patently false. A recent study published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE found that large, meal-derived DN

June 24, 2014

China bans GMOs from army food supply

The Chinese People's Liberation Army plans to ban the use of genetically modified foods from its supply chain, making the PLA the first military force in modern history to do so.According to multiple reports, the decision comes following the publication last month o

June 07, 2014

Vermont Senate approves GMO labeling law by huge majority

The Vermont Senate has given decisive approval to a measure that would require the labeling of foods that contain genetically modified ingredients, meaning the state could become the first one in the country to enact such a law."We are saying people have a righ

April 24, 2014

Russia won't import GMOs, has 'enough space and opportunities to produce organic food'

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced that Russia will not import any more GMO food products or seeds.The Russian government has taken a bold stand against genetically altered food ingredients, believing there is no need for them in their country. Med

April 19, 2014

Monsanto ordered to stop making false advertising claims about GMOs in South Africa

As genetically modified crops fail in several regions around the world and are exposed as a detriment to health, many are beginning to see right through the high-dollar false advertising claims projected by biotech corporations like Monsanto. (Note that in the 40s

April 02, 2014

Russian scientists urge 10-year ban on genetically modified products

Vice president of Russia’s National Association for Genetic Safety, Irina Ermakova, told Interfax news agency it is necessary to ban GMO and impose moratorium on it for 10 years. "While GMO will be prohibited, we can plan experiments, tests, or maybe

December 17, 2013

Hawaii's 'Big Island' passes bill forbidding biotechnology companies, GMOs

Legislation outlawing all future plantings of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) as well as the very companies that manufacture and spread them has become law on Hawaii's "Big Island" following the historic passage of Bill 113. According to reports,

December 10, 2013

Los Angeles to become largest GMO-free zone in the US

Los Angeles lawmakers are considering a ban on the cultivation, sale and distribution of genetically modified organisms. Although some US cities already introduced GMO bans, this would make Los Angeles the largest GMO-free zone in the US. This news is

October 26, 2013

Kaua'i city council slaps down Monsanto with unprecedented new restrictions on GMOs and toxic pesticides

A milestone has just been achieved on the island in Kaua'i, where the city council passed measure 2491 which places unprecedented new restrictions on toxic agricultural chemicals frequently used in conjunction with GMOs. Few people realize that Kaua'i is

October 18, 2013

Brazil signals it may release terminator seed technology

A deeply concerning ETC Group report reveals that the Brazilian Constitutional Commission is poised to vote on whether to an upend an 8-year old ban on the use of terminator technology (a.k.a. suicide seeds); a move which would clearly violate the

October 17, 2013

Russia considering total GMO ban

The Russian government has ordered all relevant agencies to examine whether or not to continue imports of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into the country. According to reports, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ordered the action, directing the agencies

October 03, 2013

Fourteen-year-old GMO protester and activist annihilates bullying TV host

Millionaire power broker and cable news personality Kevin O'Leary, a Canadian clone of Piers Morgan, recently had his head handed to him on a platter by a 14-year-old young woman who schooled him on the issue of unlabeled genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

August 18, 2013

France confirms it will continue ban on GMO corn, despite council ruling

It has been confirmed that France will extend its moratorium on the cultivation of Monsanto's genetically-modified (GM) MON810 corn within its borders, despite a recent ruling by the French Council of State that the longstanding ban violates European Union (EU)

August 09, 2013

More countries abandon GM seeds, crops in response to widespread public disapproval

Two more countries have taken a bold stand against genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), according to new reports. The South American nation of Venezuela is currently in the process of crafting legislation to bar transgenic seeds and crops from entering the country,

June 21, 2013

New study: GMOs linked to blood cell disorders, leukemia

Widespread industry claims that the altered traits of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) do not persist in food and are thus harmless to humans have once again been proven to be false. A new study published in the open-access, peer-reviewed Journal of

June 19, 2013

Sanity prevails: US Supreme Court rules that human genes are not eligible for patent protection

In a unanimous ruling, the United States Supreme Court ruled today that human genes cannot be patented. The ruling invalidates the thousands of patents that have already been granted on human genes, including the patent by Myriad Genetics on the BRCA breast cancer

June 15, 2013

May 25, 2013 - Millions worldwide to march against Monsanto and GMO

Hundreds of thousands of protesters and activists around the globe are about to take a stand against Monsanto and GMOs, trying to make our food suply safe and healthy. On May 25, 2013 people worldwide will gather to march against Monsanto and other GMO

May 24, 2013

Pesticides are making our children sick

From childhood cancers to learning disabilities and asthma, a wide range of childhood diseases and disorders linked to exposure to pesticides are on the rise.A new study from the Pesticide Action Network says that the more than 1 billion pounds of pesticides used in

November 23, 2012

Europe must not allow use of herbicide-tolerant genetically engineered crops!

European Commission could go ahead with its plan to authorise the cultivation of so-called herbicide tolerant genetically engineered (HTGE) crops. The fact is that European agriculture will be irreparably damaged if HTGE is allowed to be cultivated. Many European

November 15, 2012

Shocking! Toxic GMO compounds found in nearly 100% of pregnant women and their fetuses

New shocking research has revealed that toxins implanted into GM food crops to kill pests are reaching the bloodstreams of women and unborn babies at nearly 100%. Most recently, scientists in Canada conducted a study on pregnant and non-pregnant women, looking for

November 01, 2012

India prepares to kick Monsanto to the curb

India, the world's second-most populous country and one of its poorest, has apparently had enough of agribusiness giant Monsanto.According to a recent story in Science magazine:Sounding what some regard as the death knell for the development of genetically

October 23, 2012

South Africa publishes updated GMO labeling requirements after food producers violate law

New draft amendments published by South Africa's Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) are being hailed as a major victory for food freedom, as they update key sections of a 2011 law that was intended to mandate the labeling of all foods containing

October 18, 2012

Don't celebrate yet, but a grassroots victory against GMO deception is now inevitable

The battle against genetically modified organisms being secretly engineered into our foods now has only one possible outcome: Victory for the People... and defeat of the corporate quack scientists and the outrageously dishonest and sinister biotech industry that has

October 16, 2012

Study: GMO toxins found in nearly all pregnant women, unborn babies

A recent study published in the journal Reproductive Toxicology debunks yet another lie of the biotechnology industry concerning genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). According to an analysis conducted by researchers from the University of Sherbrooke Hospital

October 10, 2012

Monsanto fails at attempt to explain away tumors caused by GM corn

Monsanto's efforts to dismiss new evidence linking its genetically modified (GM) corn to tumors has been thoroughly debunked in a public briefing by the food sustainability nonprofit Earth Open Source."NK603 must be immediately withdrawn from the market and all GMOs

October 06, 2012

Europe-wide ban on Monsanto GM corn imminent in wake of French study linking it to cancer

Pending affirmation by its national health agency, France is expected to call for an official ban on Monsanto's genetically-modified (GM) corn very soon "at a European level," according to the French news source RFI. Following the recent release of a University of

October 04, 2012

What the study forgot to mention: Organic food can save the world from devastating climate change

In the wake of the release of the infamous "Stanford study," which claims there is no substantial difference between organic food and conventional food, many with a deeper understanding of how organic food production works are speaking out against this ill-conceived

September 18, 2012

Latest study reveals 1 gram of DNA can store up to 700 terabytes of data

One gram of DNA can store 700 terabytes of data, reveals the latest research done by George church, a bio-engineer and professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School with his team;  which is 1000 times more than previous record in terms of data density. Team was

September 06, 2012

Russian scientists discover GMO's cause animals to lose their ability to reproduce

A study presented at the Days of Defense Against Environmental Hazards in Russia has unveiled once again the implicit dangers associated with the consumption of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). According to Voice of Russia, scientists from the National

August 07, 2012

GMO wars - Monsanto suing DuPont to see who will dominate the world's food supply

Biotechnology giant Monsanto is suing one of its largest rivals, DuPont, for what the company says are violations of a licensing agreement established between the two firms back in 2002. And at the very same time, DuPont is suing Monsanto for allegedly, illegally

July 30, 2012

Damage from chemical exposure passed down for generations

New research has shown that exposure to commonly used chemicals causes changes in rats that are passed down through multiple generations. The researchers exposed gestating female rats to vinclozolin, a popular fruit and vegetable fungicide. They then put the rats’

May 24, 2012

GM super-bugs mutate in India, rendering antibiotics impotent - and they are spreading

It is no longer a secret that drug-resistant bacteria are rapidly emerging and spreading all around the world as a result of the continued overuse and abuse of antibiotic drugs in both conventional medicine and industrial agriculture. But now it appears that the genes

May 14, 2012

Human race being terminated by 'scientific suicide'

This is, without question, the most important article I've ever penned, because it discusses the idea that the human race is being destroyed in the name of science.Stopping these "scientists" from destroying our world and our civilization must become our top

May 09, 2012

Seed diversity in need of help - Open letter for a better EU Seed Legislation

Open letterto the Members of the European Parliamentto John Dalli, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protectionto Dacian Ciolos, Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Developmentto Janez Potočnik, Commissioner for the Environmentto László Andor,

May 07, 2012