In a move that can be seen as a desperate cry for help, biotechnology companies like Monsanto, and more have launched a website called gmoanswers.com, which reportedly aims to educate the public on GMOs. It’s really to fight GMO opposition.
Are you aware of the GMO labeling laws implemented around the world? While the United States and Canada have virtually no GE food labeling laws, countries like Russia, Australia, Italy, and more have mandatory labeling of nearly all GE foods. Just below you can view a global map of all the countries and their current status with GE labeling laws.
Several years ago, the Food and Drug Administration banned the use of bisphenol-A (BPA) in baby bottles. Now they’ve taken the extra step in banning the plastic in baby formula packaging, possibly signaling the way for an eventual ban in all canned goods.
The USDA has approved a non-GMO label for meat and liquid egg products, demonstrating that the animals’ feed was free of genetically modified ingredients.
A recent report from U.S. PIRG (a federation of state Public Interest Research Groups) indicates that since 1995, the U.S. government has spent more than $19 billion subsidizing corn and soy junk food ingredients.
Sources say the UK has been marketing GM foods and crops as something the majority of farmers want and as something that is at the top of priorities for everyone in the country. But, a few new surveys indicate not only do English citizens not want GM foods, but the farmers aren’t too thrilled either.
More than 600,000 people of Dutch city Rotterdam helped to begin a “green initiative” in their city which would includes the banning of Roundup, Monsanto’s flagship herbicide product.
A decree has been signed which will ban Monsanto’s MON810 maize, one of the two genetically modified crops currently legally grown in Europe and sold commercially. 80% of the public supports the ban on Monsanto’s MON810 maize.
After conducting a marijuana-legalization survey, The Partnership at Drugfree.org found about 40% of responding adults support marijuana legalization – a slap in the face.
A new report reveals that both GMO activists and independent scientists are targets of the US military and the US government at large via cyber warfare.