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Tag: genetically engineered foods

Mother Stands up to Monsanto

This video is the story of how mother SofΓ­a Gatica stood up to Monsanto when her three day old daughter suffered kidney failure because of exposure to Roundup.

Non-GMO Month & New GMO Report

Heather mentioned on Saturday that October is Non-GMO month and she has pledged to not eat GMOs (or processed foods) for the whole month. Good luck to you, Heather!

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is participating in Non-GMO month too, of course. It had a great intro to the month, that first starts with some highlights (and lowlights) of the year so far and then predicts how October is going to change things up. Also, Food & Water Watch has just released a big report on GMOs.

European Countries May Soon Not Be Able to Ban GMOs

I felt tremendously disheartened and somewhat shocked last year when I reported on the European Commission’s approval of BASF’s GM Amflora potato (aka the β€˜Frankentstein potato’), the first authorization of a GM crop in 12 years and the second overall.