Winning against genetic engineering
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EU: TWO THIRDS OF EU STATES REJECT GMO CROPS, FILE CULTIVATION OPT-OUT REQUESTS

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "Two thirds of EU states have requested to be allowed to ban the growing of genetically modified crops in their countries, choosing the “opt-out” clause of a European Commission rule that allows members to override EU-wide GMO approvals."

EL SALVADOR FARMERS SUCCESSFULLY DEFY MONSANTO

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "The perils of ingesting food that has any contact with a Monsanto-produced product are in the news on nearly a weekly basis."

The perils of ingesting food that has any contact with a Monsanto-produced product are in the news on nearly a weekly basis.

As Dr. Jeff Ritterman has documented, Monstanto's herbicide, Roundup, has been linked to a fatal kidney disease epidemic, and has also been repeatedly linked to cancer.

SCOTLAND SAYS TO BAN GROWING OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "Scotland's devolved government said on Sunday it intended to ban the growing of genetically modified (GM) crops on its territory to protect its "clean and green brand" and because there was little evidence that Scottish consumers wanted GM products."

Scotland's devolved government said on Sunday it intended to ban the growing of genetically modified (GM) crops on its territory to protect its "clean and green brand" and because there was little evidence that Scottish consumers wanted GM products.

NON-GMO PRODUCT USE RISING ACROSS ALL AGE GROUPS

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "Products labeled as non-G.M.O. are increasing in use among millennials — and among baby boomers, people in Generation X and pretty much all age groups in the United States, according to data from the Natural Marketing Institute."

Products labeled as non-G.M.O. are increasing in use among millennials — and among baby boomers, people in Generation X and pretty much all age groups in the United States, according to data from the Natural Marketing Institute.

GMO INDUSTRY SUFFERS RARE SETBACKS

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "People who question the wisdom of growing genetically modified organisms — or doubt their safety when eaten — often are overwhelmed by the powerful biotech industry. "

People who question the wisdom of growing genetically modified organisms — or doubt their safety when eaten — often are overwhelmed by the powerful biotech industry.

But cracks in the industry’s case began to appear this year, in courts and science labs.

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