EMAILS REVEAL ROLE OF MONSANTO IN SERALINI STUDY RETRACTION

Industry

SUMMARY: "In September 2012 the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology (FCT) published the research of a team led by the French biologist Professor Gilles-Eric Séralini, which found liver and kidney toxicity and hormonal disturbances in rats fed Monsanto’s GM maize NK603 and very small doses of the Roundup herbicide it is grown with, over a long-term period. An additional observation was a trend of increased tumours in most treatment groups."

USA: GMO LABELING BILL HAS BEEN SIGNED BY PRESIDENT OBAMA

Regulation

SUMMARY: "The majority of our food contains GMOs.

Soon all food packages sold in the U.S. will have to have the proper labeling."

The majority of our food contains GMOs.

Soon all food packages sold in the U.S. will have to have the proper labeling.

SOUTH KOREA REJECTS ARGENTINA FEED WHEAT AFTER GMO STRAIN FOUND

GE Failures & Contaminations

SUMMARY: "South Korea rejected a shipment of Argentine feed wheat after finding unapproved strains of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in the cargo, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday."

South Korea rejected a shipment of Argentine feed wheat after finding unapproved strains of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in the cargo, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday.

Seoul bans the entry of unapproved GMOs, defined as living modified organisms (LMO) under bio safety regulations.

CAYMAN ISLANDS: COURT SUSPENDS RELEASE OF GMO MOSQUITOES

Genetically Engineered Insects

SUMMARY: "A plan to fight the mosquito that spreads Zika and other illnesses by releasing genetically modified versions of the insect in the Cayman Islands has been put on hold following a court challenge."

A plan to fight the mosquito that spreads Zika and other illnesses by releasing genetically modified versions of the insect in the Cayman Islands has been put on hold following a court challenge.

The Cayman mosquito control unit was going to start releasing GMO mosquitoes produced by British biotech firm Oxitec last week. A government statement announced the delay Monday.

AVOID GM MIRACLE RICE, JUST EAT A CARROT!

Golden Rice

SUMMARY: "Golden rice is a false miracle. It is a disease of nutritionally empty monocultures offered as a cure for nutritional deficiency. In fact, golden rice, if successful, will be 400% less efficient in providing Vitamin A..."

Norman Borlaug, father of the Green Revolution, died on September 9, 2009. Alfred G. Gilman died on December 23, 2015. Both were Nobel laureates and now both dead. Gilman was a signatory to a recent letter condemning Greenpeace and its opposition to genetic engineering.

USA: GMO WHEAT FOUND IN WASHINGTON STATE COULD AFFECT TRADE

GE Failures & Contaminations

SUMMARY: "Genetically modified wheat not approved for sale or commercial production in the United States has been found growing in a field in Washington state, agriculture officials said Friday, posing a possible risk to trade with countries concerned about engineered food."

Genetically modified wheat not approved for sale or commercial production in the United States has been found growing in a field in Washington state, agriculture officials said Friday, posing a possible risk to trade with countries concerned about engineered food.

GERMANY: LIDL GOES GM FREE WITH OWN LABEL FRESH MILK

Winning against genetic engineering

SUMMARY: "Discounter, Lidl, says it is leading the charge in the private label shift to GM free milk in Germany.

Its own brand fresh milk, Milbona, has been certified against the German Ministry for Food and Agriculture supported non-GMO label, Ohne Gentechnik (OG).

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Discounter, Lidl, says it is leading the charge in the private label shift to GM free milk in Germany.

Its own brand fresh milk, Milbona, has been certified against the German Ministry for Food and Agriculture supported non-GMO label, Ohne Gentechnik (OG).

PUERTO RICO: CORPORATE WELFARE PARADISE FOR GMO COMPANIES

Industry & Government Collusion

SUMMARY: "During decade-long debt crisis, U.S. colonial territory funneled over $500 million in public funds to Monsanto and other biotech multinationals"

An investigation by local journalist Eliván Martínez Mercado reveals that Puerto Rico has handed over hundreds of millions of dollars in public funds to multinational biotech corporations, such as Monsanto and Pioneer Hi Bred (now Dupont), even as the colonial territory's decade-long debt crisis forced the closure of public schools.

"It is the philosophy that we have to give our soul away. It is a model of dependency."

Applegate Farms Moves to Make Its Meat GMO-Free

Winning against genetic engineering

Chicken lovers who demand more than the natural, organic, or free-range labels slapped on pretty much everything these days may be happily surprised to find a new product in the supermarket freezer: Applegate Farms has started shipping Non-GMO Project Verified organic chicken nuggets to retailers nationwide.

Quinault Indian Nation Joins Suit Re: Genetically Engineered Salmon

Genetically Engineered Fish

TAHOLAH, WASHINGTON —The Quinault Indian Nation joined 11 other plaintiffs in filing a suit in US District Court against the US Food and Drug Administration for approving genetically modified salmon, an unnatural animal created by AquaBounty from the genetic material of three fish, Atlantic salmon, Pacific salmon and ocean eel pout. This is the first genetically engineered animal ever approved for sale as food anywhere in the world.

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