Mayor Gavin Newsom has announced that he will veto San Francisco’s ban on Mcdonald’s toy-containing Happy Meals. The news comes after city’s Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to ban the Happy Meal, deciding that toys
Bill Gates, who recently bought 500,000 shares of Monsanto stock, is reportedly funding the approval of genetically modified mosquitoes. It seems that not only will genetically modified salmon enter the environment along with unforeseen changes, but a new self-sterilizing mosquito may be joining them.
Just when you think Monsanto has decided to hide itself from the public eye after it was released that the company was listed among Blackwater’s secret client list, more information has hit mainstream news. Monsanto spent $470,631 on the mid-term elections.
Forbes magazine has named Monsanto, the company responsible for introducing genetically modified food into the food supply, Company of the year. It sounds like satire, but it sadly is not. The company responsible for crushing family owned farms and bioengineering the food
The FDA will not label genetically modified AquaAdvantage salmon, claiming that it is not “materially” different from other salmon. The FDA has still not decided whether or not to allow genetically modified salmon for general consumption.
Almost three years ago exactly Sept. 17, 2007, a cadre of guards from the security firm then known as Blackwater shot and killed 17 Iraqis at a public plaza in Baghdad. The company, long in the public eye, has been known for brutal tactics and as a mercenary
After a new study out of Harvard Medical School revealed that dental fillings and sealants contain dangerously high levels of the deadly chemical bisphenol A (BPA), some dentists are now claiming that these fillings and sealants are still perfectly safe for use in children.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has purchased 500,000 shares of Monsanto stock. Monsanto is the world’s largest producer of genetically modified food, which has been tied to numerous health ailments such as sterility and infant mortality. Monsanto has already negatively impacted agriculture in African countries. For example, in South Africa in 2009, Monsanto’s genetically modified maize failed to produce kernels and hundreds of farmers were devastated.
The freedom to choose is a right that has stayed principle on the minds of the liberated for quite some time throughout history. This right is vastly accepted throughout the world, but what does the freedom of choice apply to?
It seems as if governmental intervention into what we can and cannot eat is becoming a rather popular trend. With the suggestion of putting a “fat tax” on sodas to help fight obesity, and a ban on salt being used in restaurants across New York, it is quite apparent that many
Early Saturday morning, February 27, a massive magnitude 8.8 earthquake hit Chile. With death toll estimates steadily climbing from the original estimate of a little over 100, it is a sad reminder that at any time a natural disaster can occur. Creating more cause for concern, the 8.8 magnitude
After the 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti on January 13, 2010, the country was pulled into a state of chaos. As publications around the world hurried to alert their readers, the requirements for aid were growing. The infrastructure of a nation was quickly destroyed, with what seemed to be a swift sequence of catastrophic events.
Forbes magazine has named Monsanto, the company responsible for introducing genetically modified food into the food supply, “company of the year”. It sounds like satire, but it sadly is not. The company responsible for crushing family owned farms