HOW THE GE FOOD VENTURE HAS BEEN CHRONICALLY DEPENDENT ON DECEPTION

Industry

SUMMARY: "Although it purports to be based on solid science and the open flow of information on which science depends, the massive venture to reconfigure the genetic core of the world’s food supply has substantially relied on the propagation of falsehoods."

NIGERIA: THE GROWING MENACE OF THE MONSANTO-INDUCED PRO-GMO LOBBY

Industry

SUMMARY: "Premium Times is very concerned about the determined march by the US-based multinational, Monsanto, to impose Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) into agricultural production in Nigeria."

PREMIUM TIMES is very concerned about the determined march by the US-based multinational, Monsanto, to impose Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) into agricultural production in Nigeria.

Genetically modified Golden Rice falls short on lifesaving promises

Golden Rice

GMO activists not to blame for scientific challenges slowing introduction, study finds

Famous for heirloom rice grown on the spectacular terraces of the Cordillera mountains of northern Luzon, the Philippines has become a hotbed for protests over the development of genetically modified Golden Rice. (Photo: Glenn Stone)

Dannon's Response to Unfounded Accusations about the Company's Pledge to Sustainable Agriculture, Naturality and Transparency

Winning against genetic engineering

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dannon Company is the leading maker of yogurt in the USA and has earned this position based on the variety of products we make available to American shoppers and the integrity with which we make them. In fact, over the past several years both Dannon's business and the yogurt category have grown significantly. This approach has always benefitted all of our business partners, including the dairy farmers who chose to work with us and who we value greatly.

How the FDA Manipulates the Media

Industry & Government Collusion

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been arm-twisting journalists into relinquishing their reportorial independence, our investigation reveals. Other institutions are following suit

It was a faustian bargain—and it certainly made editors at National Public Radio squirm.

Genetically Engineered Trees Condemned in Region known as "Ground Zero" for Their Development

Genetically Engineered Trees

For Immediate Release - 21 October 2016

North Myrtle Beach, SC– In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, which made landfall only days before, strategies to stop the development of genetically engineered trees (GE trees) were the topic at a meeting that brought Indigenous Peoples, scientists, ecologists, and legal, social and environmental justice experts to North Myrtle Beach over October 12-18.

GE trees would threaten forests and communities throughout the U.S. Southeast–known by activists as "ground zero" for the development of GE trees.

Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops

GE Failures & Contaminations

LONDON — The controversy over genetically modified crops has long focused on largely unsubstantiated fears that they are unsafe to eat.

But an extensive examination by The New York Times indicates that the debate has missed a more basic problem — genetic modification in the United States and Canada has not accelerated increases in crop yields or led to an overall reduction in the use of chemical pesticides.

INDIA: MONSANTO PULLS NEW GM COTTON SEED IN PROTEST

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "Monsanto Co has withdrawn an application seeking approval for its next generation of genetically modified cotton seeds in India, a major escalation in a long-running dispute between New Delhi and the world's biggest seed maker."

Monsanto Co (MON.N) has withdrawn an application seeking approval for its next generation of genetically modified cotton seeds in India, a major escalation in a long-running dispute between New Delhi and the world's biggest seed maker.

Will we soon have genetically engineered forests?

Genetically Engineered Trees

Trees created with new methods of genetic engineering to be released for the first time in Sweden

Victoria Canada councillors unified on opposition to GMO foods

Winning against genetic engineering

More than 81 genetically modified foods have been approved for sale in Canada. But opponents, including Victoria councillors Ben Isitt and Jeremy Loveday, are worried that engineered plants and foods have not been adequately tested for long-term impacts on human and environmental heath. Photograph By PAUL CHIASSON, Canadian Press

Genetically engineered crops, plants and trees are not welcome in Victoria.

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