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Letter to EU Chief of Science Says Biotech is Lying About GMOs

Letter to EU Chief of Science Says Biotech is Lying About GMOs

February 20, 2014 | by

A respected member of the scientific community wrote an open letter to the EU President, stating that the claim that ‘GMOs are safe’ is an outright lie.

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Vaccination by Force: Oregon Law Makes it Hard for Parents to Refuse Vaccines

Vaccination by Force: Oregon Law Makes it Hard for Parents to Refuse Vaccines

February 19, 2014 | by

Due to a new law passed by Oregon legislators, parents will have increasing difficulty getting an immunization exemption for their children.

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Brazil’s Farmers Rise Up in Protest Against Big Ag Policies

Brazil’s Farmers Rise Up in Protest Against Big Ag Policies

February 18, 2014 | by

Thousands of farmers protested in Brazil, demanding justice for the millions of landless farmers who have suffered for years due to agricultural policies.

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Mexico City Proposal Would Legalize Sale of Marijuana

Mexico City Proposal Would Legalize Sale of Marijuana

February 18, 2014 | by

Lawmakers in Mexico City recently proposed legislation that would allow for the sale of marijuana in stores within the city limits. But will it pass?

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The Next GMO Battlegrounds: New York State & Maryland

The Next GMO Battlegrounds: New York State & Maryland

February 17, 2014 | by

Public hearings are to be held in New York and Maryland, where GMO debates will occur in order to sway Congress into making a choice about labeling GMOs.

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Feds Give Banks the Green Light to Work with Marijuana Businesses

Feds Give Banks the Green Light to Work with Marijuana Businesses

February 17, 2014 | by

This past Friday, the U.S. Treasury issued guidelines to banks making it legal for them to provide services to marijuana-related businesses

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France to Tell GMOs Au Revoir by Restoring GMO Ban

France to Tell GMOs Au Revoir by Restoring GMO Ban

February 17, 2014 | by

Due to consumer outcry and activism, the French are preparing to restore a GMO maize ban in their country just before farmers prepare for Spring planting.

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Backslide: Dow and Dupont Get a Green Light to Grow GMO Corn in EU

Backslide: Dow and Dupont Get a Green Light to Grow GMO Corn in EU

February 16, 2014 | by

While it isn’t Monsanto, Dow and DuPont Chemical companies have been given a seal of approval by the European Union to grow their GMO corn.

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Huge Success: Monsanto GMO Plant in Argentina Halted by Activists

Huge Success: Monsanto GMO Plant in Argentina Halted by Activists

February 16, 2014 | by

Argentina has won a historic court proceeding against Monsanto following heavy protest, halting the construction of a $192 million Monsanto GMO seed plant.

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EPA Approves GMO Bt Toxin Residues in Your Food

EPA Approves GMO Bt Toxin Residues in Your Food

February 15, 2014 | by

The EPA has released a final rule which creates an exemption for Monsanto. It allows a higher level of residue tolerance in GMO foods and Bt toxins.

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