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The World According to Monsanto (FULL LENGTH) The Leader of the Biotech, Chemical, Ag Cartel

Nation of Change, March 26, 2014
▶ DOW: THE OTHER MONSANTO http://www.nationofchange.org/dow-other-monsanto-1395841065

 

                                                     WATCH

                         ▶ THE ULTIMATE KILLING MACHINE ▶

NEW CHARGES AGAINST MONSANTO'S PESTICIDE "ROUNDUP" (NEEDED FOR GMO CROPS) http://sco.lt/5bdPhx

 

 

 August 2, 2013 Brownfield Ag News

-▶  MONSANTO PREVIEWS NEXT GENERATION ROUNDUP READY "X-tend" CROP SYSTEM. Pending regulatory approvals, the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop System will introduce Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans, which are tolerant to dicamba and glyphosate herbicides. http://brownfieldagnews.com/2013/08/02/monsanto-previews-its-roundup-ready-xtend-crop-system/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

 

                                  ▶  MONSANTO ROUNDUP

                            Global Research, January 2, 2014

THE IMPACTS OF GLYPHOSATE HERBICIDE ON HUMAN HEALTH
The foodstuffs of the Western diet, primarily grown by industrial agriculture, are increasingly being produced using a two-part system of engineered plant seeds and toxic chemical application. Consequences are most of the diseases and conditions associated with a Western diet, which include gastrointestinal disorders, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, depression, autism, infertility, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
http://www.globalresearch.ca/monsanto-roundup-the-impacts-of-glyphosate-herbicide-on-human-health-pathways-to-modern-diseases/5342520

 

Beyond Pesticides, October 22, 2013

-▶  INVESTIGATIVE REPORT FINDS SOARING PESTICIDE USE AND POISONING LINKED TO GMO CROP PRODUCTION http://www.beyondpesticides.org/dailynewsblog/?p=12090

 

The HealthWyze Report
-▶  THE BEE ARE DYING AND HOW MONSANTO WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE UPCOMING FAMINE http://healthwyze.org/index.php/component/content/article/498-the-bees-are-dying-and-how-monsanto-will-be-responsible-for-the-upcoming-famine.html

 

-▶  THE GIANTS OF THE GREEN WORLD THAT PROFIT FROM THE PLANET'S DESTRUCTION http://sco.lt/7z4nbd

 

 -▶  THE CHILD VICTIMS OF AGRICULTURAL PESTICIDE POISONING - PESTICIDE INDUSTRY DISMISSIVE  http://sco.lt/8KO8GH

 

 ▶ THOUSANDS OF SRI LANKA FARMERS DYING: STUDY LINKS KIDNEY DISEASE TO AGROCHEMICALS, PESTICIDES - "ROUNDUP" http://sco.lt/7vsgzp

 

-▶  HOW BIOTECH CORPORATIONS AND GMO CROPS ARE THREATENING THE ENVIRONMENT AND HUMANKIND ALIKE http://sco.lt/7OmezB

 

 

                                      -▶  IMPORTANT VIDEO  -▶ 

                                     GENETIST, DR. DAVID SUZUKI:

      "WHAT ARE ROUNDUP READY AND Bt PESTICIDE GMO CROPS?                                             http://sco.lt/5n6cuP

 

 -▶  UN, WHO PANEL CALLS HORMONE-DISRUPTING CHEMICALS A 'GLOBAL THREAT'' http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3997219112/un-who-panel-calls-hormone-disrupting-chemicals-a-global-threat

 

 -▶  PESTICIDE/CHEMICAL REGULATION OVERHAUL NEEDED TO PROTECT WILDLIFE, ECOSYSTEMS AND FOOD CHAIN http://sco.lt/6VkkXB

 

myEARTH360, March 01, 2014
▶ THE INCONVENIENT LINK: TOXIC CHEMICALS AND CANCER http://www.myearth360.com/2014/03/01/toxic-chemicals-cancer-us/

 

-▶  PESTICIDES ARE KILLING OUR PLANET: DECIMATING DRAGONFLIES AND OTHER AQUATIC INSECTS http://sco.lt/8lqrQH

 

The Ecologist, September 17, 2013
-▶  ARE YOU EATING 'PESTICIDE PLANTS'?
It’s easy to see why biotech companies are anxious to separate the pesticide issue from the GM debate ...  http://www.theecologist.org/blogs_and_comments/Blogs/2078435/are_you_eating_pesticide_plants.html

 

 Living on Earth December 06, 2013
▶  MESSED UP MIGRATIONS: MONARCHS, WHALES, WILDBEESTS - CLIMATE, DEGRADED ECOSYSTEMS, PESTICIDES http://www.loe.org/shows/shows.html?programID=13-P13-00049#feature4

 

-▶  MONSANTO ENTERS PHARMACEUTICAL BUSINESS, ACQUIRES KEY 'GENE SILENCING' TECHNOLOGY http://sco.lt/8Qwjw1

 

August 30, 2013 Sustainable Pulse:

-▶  THE NEVER-ENDING TREADMILL OF MORE AND STRONGER PESTICIDE:

-----BIOTECH INDUSTRY STARTS NEW ERA OF PESTICIDE-PROMOTING AGRICULTURE http://sustainablepulse.com/2013/08/30/biotech-industry-starts-new-era-of-pesticide-promoting-agriculture/#.UigyP7zc-RQ

 

Huffington Post, March 7, 2013

-▶  CHEMICAL CREEP: HOW TOXIC CHEMICALS ARE SNEAKING INTO YOUR FOOD AND YOUR BODY http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/07/toxic-chemicals-food-body_n_2829270.html

 

 

 

-▶  OBAMA QUIETLY DE-REGULATES GMO/ GENETIC BIOTECH INDUSTRY  : Fast-tracking approvals, waiving regulations ... http://sco.lt/5uCx8b

 

-▶  THE GLOBAL CHEMICAL BIOTECH CARTEL - AN UNPRECEDENTED POWER OVER WORLD FOOD SUPPLY http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1716244040/the-global-chemical-biotech-cartel-an-unprecedented-power-over-world-agriculture-and-human-health

 

 -▶  THE NEW BIOMASSTERS - SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY AND THE NEXT ASSAULT ON BIODIVERSITY AND LIVELIHOODS: ETC Group www.etcgroup.org/content/new-biomassters

 

RT News, February 24, 2014
▶ FINALLY, SOME ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:  GMO MONOCROPS MAY CAUSE MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL (AND HUMAN HEALTH) RISKS, USDA ADMITS http://rt.com/usa/usda-gmo-risk-report-537/

 

Techdirt, January 17, 2014
▶ WILL MONSANTO BECOME THE NSA OF AGRICULTURE? http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140101/03380625737/will-monsanto-become-nsa-agriculture.shtml

 

Salon, December 29, 2013
-▶  MONSANTO'S SCARY NEW SCHEME:  WHY DOES IT REALLY WANT ALL THIS DATA? As biotech giant pays huge sums for data analysis about farms, many are terrified about how it might be harnessed  http://www.salon.com/2013/12/29/monsantos_scary_new_scheme_why_does_it_really_want_all_this_data/

 

Fractured Paradigm, April 15, 2013
▶  MONSANTO'S DIRTY DOZEN:  THE 12 MOST AWFUL PRODUCTS MADE BY MONSANTO http://fracturedparadigm.com/2013/04/15/monsantos-dirty-dozen-the-12-most-awful-products-made-by-monsanto/#axzz2qslJhDeG

 

-▶  WHY MANY MILLIONS OF ANIMALS, LIKE PEOPLE, ARE NOW OVERWEIGHT - CHEMICALS, PESTICIDES IN YOUR FOOD http://sco.lt/5MB0TJ

 

RT USA, January 13, 2014
▶  SUPREME COURT HANDS MONSANTO VICTORY OVER FARMERS ON GMO SEED PATENTS, ABILITY TO SUE http://rt.com/usa/monsanto-patents-sue-farmers-547/

 

 

-▶  BIOTECH AGRICHEMICAL INDUSTRY GETS IMMUNITY FROM U.S. CONGRESS, OBAMA - RISES ABOVE COURTS http://sco.lt/8edR3Z

 

August 28, 2013 MintPress News
-▶  HOW MONSANTO CORNERS THE WORLD'S FOOD MARKET. MONSANTO HAS A PATENT ON JUST ABOUT EVERY CROP OUT THERE
http://www.mintpressnews.com/how-monsanto-corners-the-worlds-food-market/167901/

 

-▶  NEW US GOVT "MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT" CONFIRMS MONSANTO POWER OVER US GOVERNMENT  http://ow.ly/iXRqG

 

-▶  USA TO START 'TRADE WARS' WITH NATIONS OPPOSED TO MONSANTO, GMO CROPS http://sco.lt/6PzO9x

 

-▶  WHY ARE COUNTRIES BANNING GMO GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS AND ANIMALS?  http://sco.lt/7l7AVV

 

GreenMediaInfo, June 23, 2013

  ▶  EXTREME TOXICITY OF "ROUNDUP"  DESTROYS GM/NON-GM 'SUBSTANTIAL EQUIVALENCE' ARGUMENT http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/monsantos-game-over-extreme-toxicity-roundup-destroys-justification-gm

 

 

The Cornucopia Institute, July 17, 2013
-▶  STAND-OFF LOOMS OVER U.S. PLANS TO CUT GMO CROP OVERSIGHT - The measures could speed the path to market for big biotech companies like Monsanto and Dow Chemical that make billions of dollars from genetically altered corn, soybeans, cotton and other crops... http://www.cornucopia.org/2012/07/stand-off-looms-over-u-s-plans-to-cut-gmo-crop-oversight/

 

-▶  GENETIC ENGINEERING AND THE GMO INDUSTRY: CORPORATE HIJACKING OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3994750421/corporate-hijacking-of-food-and-agriculture-genetic-engineering-and-the-gmo-industry

 

-▶  THE GLOBAL CONTROL OF FOOD, COUNTRIES AND POPULATIONS http://sco.lt/4kuXlB

 

-▶  THE CORPORATISATION OF MARIJUNA IN THE USA: MONSANTO, GMO, LEGALIZATION AND SEED PATENTS http://sco.lt/4xaV4T

 

 

                                              --- VIDEO ---

                             July 31, 2013 Yahoo The Daily Ticker

                   HOW MONSANTO CONTROLS THE GOVERNMENT http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/monsanto-controls-government-chris-parker-135253110.html

 

THE BIOTECH AMBASSADORS

-▶ U.S. GOVERNMENT AGGRESSIVELY BACKS/PROMOTES MONANTO'S THRUST FOR CONTROL OF GLOBAL FOOD SUPPLY  http://sco.lt/5AJ1Pt

 

GreenMediaInfo, June 23, 2013
  ▶  EXTREME TOXICITY OF "ROUNDUP"  DESTROYS GM/NON-GM 'SUBSTANTIAL EQUIVALENCE' ARGUMENT http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/monsantos-game-over-extreme-toxicity-roundup-destroys-justification-gm

 

Organic Authority, April 11, 2012
  ▶  FROM LAWN TO LINE:  PESTICIDES POISONING WEST COAST SALMON http://www.organicauthority.com/blog/organic/from-lawn-to-line-home-pesticides-poisoning-west-coast-salmon/

 

 Center for Food Safety, November 27, 2013
  ▶  MONSANTO OR MONARCH BUTTERFLIES (OUR POLLINATORS) -- THE CHOICE IS OURS  http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/blog/2741/monsanto-or-monarchs-the-choice-is-ours

 

 

 

-▶  THRU THE BACK DOOR: MEGA BIOTECH GIANTS USE NEW USA-EU TRADE DEAL TO DESTROY GMO SAFEGUARDS | http://sco.lt/8E3Xsn

 

March 21, 2013

-▶  US GOVERNMENT FUNDING BILL STRIPS FEDERAL COURTS OF THEIR POWER TO RULE OVER BIOTECH INDUSTRY AND GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD AND ANIMALS http://sco.lt/6kO2Xh

 

August 29, 2013 Sustainable Business

-▶  U.S. GOVERNMENT IS MONSANTO'S SALES REP http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/index.cfm/go/news.display/id/25165

 

Global Research, November 26, 2013
-▶  MONSANTO, THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP, AND GLOBAL FOOD DOMINANCE http://www.globalresearch.ca/monsanto-the-tpp-and-global-food-dominance/5359491

 

                            MONSANTO: A CORPORATE PROFILE

From Saccharin to GE Seed - Chemicals for Food, Agriculture, War

                                         http://sco.lt/5TGVDl

 

 

 August 20, 2013 GMO Insider
-▶  MONSANTO CAN SUE FARMERS WHEN GMO CONTAMINATION GOES OVER ONE PERCENT OF THEIR CROP http://gmoinside.org/monsanto-can-sue-farmers-when-gmo-contamination-goes-over-one-percent-of-their-crop/

 

 -▶  WHO AND WHAT IS THE MONSANTO CHEMICAL CORPORATION? http://www.naturalnews.com/023094_Monsanto_WHO_industry.html

 

March 22, 2012 Axisoflogic.com
-▶  MONSANTO, A HALF-CENTURY OF HEALTH SCANDALS   http://axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/Article_64376.shtml

 

 

                                                --WATCH --

                     THE POWER OF MONSANTO OVER FARMERS

             A FARMER'S STORY : A DOCUMENTARY MUST WATCH

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omtYlsG1P5U

 

-▶  30 YEARS OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED PLANTS - 20 YEARS OF COMMERCIAL CULTIVATION IN THE U.S. - A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT http://sco.lt/5PYIM5

 

 June 10, 2013 Phys Org
-▶  BIOTECH GMO CROPS vs PESTS: SUCCESSES AND FAILURES FROM THE FIRST BILLION ACRES http://phys.org/news/2013-06-pests-resistant-gm-crops.html

 

Climate & Capitalism, January 13, 2014
▶ GMOs AND THE FABLES OF INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE http://climateandcapitalism.com/2014/01/13/gmos-fables-industrial-agriculture/

 

-▶  THE NEXT GMO BIOTECH WAVE:  EXTREME SYNTHETIC GENETICS.  THE IMPLICATIONS, THE ETHICS http://sco.lt/6TyUmv

 

-▶  WHY IS THERE SO LITTLE INDEPENDENT PEER REVIEWED GMO RESEARCH? http://sco.lt/54aelF

 

 

▶ OBAMA QUIETLY DE-REGULATES GMO/ GENETIC BIOTECH INDUSTRY  : Fast-tracking approvals, waiving regulations ... http://sco.lt/5uCx8b

 

  Food Safety News, November 11, 2013
-▶  BIG FOOD, GMO INDUSTRY'S SECRET PLAN TO GET THE FEDS TO KILL GENETICALLY ENGINEERED LABELING IN EVERY STATE http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2013/11/industrys-secret-plan-to-get-the-feds-to-kill-gmo-labeling-in-every-state/#.UoLbdY3piRQ

  

                                              --- WATCH ---

                May 13, 2013 Moyers and Company - Full Show:

            "THE WAR ON SCIENCE AND TOXIC DIS-INFORMATION http://billmoyers.com/episode/full-show-the-toxic-politics-of-science/

 

May 18, 2013 Moyers and Company
-▶  "BLINDING US FROM SCIENCE" | Q&A http://billmoyers.com/2013/05/18/blinding-us-from-science/

 

 

Jan 18, 2012

-▶  THE GMO KILL - MONSANTO'S GMO PATENTED SEEDS WANT TO RULE THE WORLD http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3995255998/monsanto-s-gmo-patented-seeds-want-to-rule-the-world-the-gmo-kill

 

EcoLiving, October 16, 2013
 -▶  MEXICO BANS GMO CORN EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY http://ecowatch.com/2013/10/16/mexico-bans-gmo-corn-effective-immediately/

 

Science Daily, October 14, 2013

 -▶  GENETICALLY MODIFIED TOBACCOS PLANTS (USING LASHINGS OF PESTICIDES) VIABLE FOR BIOFUELS AND FOR PRODUCING HUMAN ALBUMIN INTRAVENOUS PROTEIN FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/10/131014094119.htm

 

 -▶  CONTEMPORARY AGRICULTURE IS BURNING UP OUR PLANET http://sco.lt/6xupV3

 

 

  -▶  MONSANTO GMO TREES COULD DEVASTATE FOREST ECO SYSTEMS LEAVING BIOLOGICAL DESERTS  http://sco.lt/51ekyH

 

The Top Information Post, May 28, 2013
 -▶  RUSSIA WARNS OBAMA:  MONSANTO http://topinfopost.com/2013/05/28/russia-warns-obama-monsanto

 

October 10, 2013
-▶  MONSANTO, RURAL DEBT AND THE SUICIDE EPIDEMIC IN INDIA http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/19347-monsanto-rural-debt-and-the-suicide-epidemic-in-india

 

-▶  HOW MUCH LONGER CAN THE BIOTECH INDUSTRY BURY GM DANGER SIGNALS? http://anh-europe.org/How_much_longer_can_the_biotech_industry_bury_GM_danger_signals

 

US National Institute of Health
-▶  CHEMICAL TOXINS: A RESEARCH PAPER TO EXPLAIN THE GLOBAL OBESITY EPIDEMIC http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12006126

 

September 12, 2013 RT News
-▶  'MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT' QUIETLY EXTENDED BY CONGRESS'

A budget provision protecting genetically-modified seeds from litigation in the face of health risks was extended for three months in an approved US House of Representatives’ spending bill on Tuesday evening.

Called “The Monsanto Protection Act” by opponents, the budget rider shields biotech behemoths like Monsanto, Cargill and others from the threat of lawsuits and bars federal courts from intervening to force an end to the sale of a GMO (genetically-modified organism) even if the genetically-engineered product causes damaging health effects.

http://rt.com/usa/monsanto-protection-extended-house-741/

 

 

 Huffington Post Hawaii, October 16, 2013
ON KAUAI, MARATHON GMO HEARING ENDS WITH STRICT RULES FOR BIOTECH http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/16/kauai-gmo-hearing_n_4108914.html?ir=Hawaii&ref=topbar

 

 

August 7, 2012 Make Agent Orange History
-▶  VIETNAM STILL CLEANING UP AGENT ORANGE, 37 YEARS AFTER VIETNAM WAR http://makeagentorangehistory.org/the-vietnamese-ministry-of-defense-the-u-s-agency-for-international-development-usaid-to-launch-a-project-to-clean-up-dioxin-in-da-nang-vietnam/

June 4, 2013 Japan Times

-▶  MONSANTO'S AGENT ORANGE LIES THEN, AND NOW: Toxic legacy crosses continents, spans generations http://www.japantimes.co.jp/community/2013/06/04/issues/okinawa-bacteria-toxic-legacy-crosses-continents-spans-generations/#.UbE6VuswOic

September 15, 2013 New America Media
-▶  VIETNAMESE AMERICANS, EXPOSED TO AGENT ORANGE, SUFFER IN SILENCE http://newamericamedia.org/2013/09/vietnamese-americans-exposed-to-agent-orange-suffer-in-silence.php

 

September 6, 2013 Take Part
-▶  GREEN PUBLISHER COMPARES SYRIAN CHEMICAL ATTACK TO U.S. USE OF PESTICIDES http://www.takepart.com/article/2013/09/05/big-publisher-compares-syrian-chemical-attack-us-use-pesticides

 

 

 

September 4, 2013 Grist
-▶  WHY ARE THERE PESTICIDES AND GMOs IN OUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES? http://grist.org/news/why-are-there-pesticides-and-gmos-in-our-national-wildlife-refuges/

 

Mother Jones, Maggie Severns, October 9, 2013

-▶  5 WAYS MONSANTO WANTS TO PROFIT OFF CLIMATE CHANGE  http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/10/monsanto-profit-climate-change-corporation

-▶  CLIMATE GEOENGINEERING: CAN WE SAVE THE PLANET BY RAINING CHEMICALS FROM THE SKY? http://sco.lt/5w8RM1

 

                              =========================

                                         --- YOUR HEALTH ---

 

 RT News, November 26, 2013
▶  GMOs LINKED TO GLUTEN DISORDERS PLAGUING 18 MILLION AMERICANS http://rt.com/usa/gmo-gluten-sensitivity-trigger-343/

 

-▶  CHEMICAL 'SOUP" CONNECTION BETWEEN TOXINS AND POOR HEALTH:  Scientific American http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3456963803/chemical-soup-connection-between-toxins-and-poor-health-scientific-american

 

-▶  HOW GMO FOODS AFFECT HEALTH - GENE ALTERED FOODS NOW LARGE PART OF AMERICAN DIET http://dailyhealthpost.com/how-gmo-foods-affect-health/#axzz2NCebcdtc

 

-▶  8 WAYS CORPORATIONS ARE POISONING OUR FOOD, WATER AND EARTH http://www.nationofchange.org/8-ways-corporations-are-poisoning-our-food-water-earth-1362318238

 

-▶  WHY WE POISON OUR FOOD AND DR. SEUSS http://sco.lt/9AMeX

 

-▶  EXPOSURE TO CHEMICALS IN FOOD - BREAST CANCER. ORG http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3869561061/exposure-to-chemicals-in-food-breast-cancer-org

 

 

RT News

ONCE RELEASED GMO IS UNCONTROLLABLE

This is one of many critical reasons why we need to stop the development and release of GM crops. Once released it is uncontrollable

-▶  STARLINK RESURFACES:  GM CORN BANNED DECADE AGO FOUND IN SAUDI ARABIA http://rt.com/news/banned-gm-resurfaces-saudi-arabia-074/

 

September 2, 2013 Institute of Science in Society
-▶  ******BEWARE" NEW GENETIC ENGINEERING TECHNIQUES MAY BYPASS ALREADY FLIMSY GM REGULATIONS  GM.http://www.i-sis.org.uk/Beware_the_Changing_Face_of_Genetic_Modification.php

 

June 7, 2012 Grist, Tom Lasky

-▶  THE MONSANTO SEED & FOOD MONOPOLY AND USA GOVT: FEDS TO FARMERS - GROW GMO SUGAR BEETS OR ELSE... http://grist.org/industrial-agriculture/feds-to-farmers-grow-gmo-beets-or-face-a-sugar-shortage/

 

-▶  WAKE UP AND SMELL THE GMOs - A MOTHER'S VOICE SPEAKS OUT ON CORPORATE BETRAYAL OF TRUST - Tracy Madlener http://sco.lt/9Dv6VF

 

                                            --- WATCH ---

                             "SEEDING DEEP DEMOCRACY

                                         Vandana Shiva

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1054461972/seeding-deep-democracy-vandana-shiva

 

 -▶  OWNING THE SEEDS OF LIFE: SEED PATENT AND CONTROL OF YOUR FOOD: THE GLOBAL CORPORATE MONOPOLY http://sco.lt/6FiLkv

 

 

 Nature - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,  June 17, 2013
-▶  AGRICULTURAL PESTICIDES SPARK BROAD BIODIVERSITY LOSS  http://www.nature.com/news/pesticides-spark-broad-biodiversity-loss-1.13214

 

GM Watch:

-▶  GMO SOY: DEAL WITH MONSANTO LEAVES BRAZILIAN FARMER IN THE DUST. AGREEMENT PUTS AN END TO LAWSUITS AGAINST MONSANTO http://www.gmwatch.org/index.php/news/archive/2013/14884-deal-with-monsanto-leaves-brazilian-farmers-in-the-dust

 

August 20, 2013 GMO Insider
-▶  MONSANTO CAN SUE FARMERS WHEN GMO CONTAMINATION GOES OVER ONE PERCENT OF THEIR CROP http://gmoinside.org/monsanto-can-sue-farmers-when-gmo-contamination-goes-over-one-percent-of-their-crop/

 

August 21, 2013 Mongabay
-▶  PESTICIDE PROBLEMS IN THE AMAZON http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0821-andrus-pesticide-problems-amazon.html

 

                                                   -- WATCH --

                             The Council for Responsible Genetics
             "GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD: STATE OF THE SCIENCE" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3vadMajCx0&feature=c4-overview&list=UUgMqg3wMQmEsWm4CYhplnLA

 

 March 18, 2013 -
-▶  US SENATORS TRY TO STRIKE THE SNEAKED IN  "MONSANTO RIDER" WAIVING LIABILITIES, REGULATIONS FOR GMO GIANT http://foodpoisoningbulletin.com/2013/senators-try-to-strike-monsanto-rider/

 

ETC Group, September 2013 Report

-▶  PUTTING THE CARTEL BEFORE THE HORSE...AND FARM, SEEDS, SOIL, PEASANTS, ETC. http://www.etcgroup.org/sites/www.etcgroup.org/files/CartelBeforeHorse11Sep2013.pdf

 

THE POWERFUL BIOTECH LOBBY:

June 6, 2013 Internal Business News
-▶  ‘ARMY OF LOBBYISTS' LED BY MONSANTO HELPED NEUTER #GMO LABELING LAW IN CONNECTICUT http://www.ibtimes.com/army-lobbyists-led-monsanto-helped-neuter-gmo-labeling-law-connecticut-1295489#

 

 

                   =======================================

                     --- PESTICIDE, CHEMICALS AND BIODIVERSITY ---

 

Beyond Pesticides, October 22, 2013
-▶  INVESTIGATIVE REPORT FINDS SOARING PESTICIDE USE AND POISONING LINKED TO GMO CROP PRODUCTION http://www.beyondpesticides.org/dailynewsblog/?p=12090

 

July 02, 2013 Forbes

-▶  GMO CROPS MEAN MORE HERBICIDE, NOT LESS http://www.forbes.com/sites/bethhoffman/2013/07/02/gmo-crops-mean-more-herbicide-not-less/

 

 May 2013 National Geographic

-▶  THE CURSE OF INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL-BASED FERTILIZER

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/05/fertilized-world/charles-text

 

 -▶  WHY IS OUR FOOD BEING MADE AND MODIFIED BY THE WORLD'S LARGEST PESTICIDE MANUFACTURERS? http://gmo-awareness.com/all-about-gmos/gmo-defined/

 

28 March, 2013 Inter Press Service

-▶  USA PESTICIDE APPROVAL PROCESS "GRIEVOUSLY FLAWED"

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a key government regulator, may have been haphazardly approving thousands of pesticides for decades, some of which pose risks to both human and environmental health... http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/03/u-s-pesticide-approval-process-grievously-flawed/

 

-▶  NEW CHARGES AGAINST MONSANTO'S "PESTICIDE" ROUNDUP - THE ULTIMATE KILLING MACHINE http://sco.lt/5bdPhx

 

-▶  AGRICHEMICAL GIANT, SYNGENTA, FAULTS EU PEER-REVIEWED STUDY TO CURB THEIR KILLER PESTICIDES http://sco.lt/8fqLQ1

 

-▶  PESTICIDE LOBBY SPENDS MILLIONS TO DEFEND CHEMICALS TIED TO BEE DEATHS AND HUMAN HEALTH http://sco.lt/8nhcsT

 

September 5, 2013 AlterNet
-▶  INSIDE AMERICA'S DARK HISTORY OF CHEMICAL WARFARE http://www.alternet.org/world/america-and-chemical-warfare?page=0%2C0&akid=10899.237541.d8rNVI&rd=1&src=newsletter893052&t=5

 

-▶  THINK THOSE CHEMICALS AND PESTICIDES IN YOUR FOOD AND ENVIRONMENT HAVE BEEN TESTED? http://sco.lt/7QxMob

 

 April 27, 2013 Guardian Environment
-▶  INSECTICIDE FIRMS IN SECRET BID TO STOP BAN THAT COULD SAVE BEES - AND YOU http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/apr/28/europe-insecticides-ban-save-bees

 

-▶  ---  DOMESTICATED AND WILD BEES ARE BOTH IN TROUBLE - PESTICIDE INDUSTRY IN DENIAL  http://sco.lt/95yplJ

 

-▶  ---  EUROPE' BEE COULD GET A REPRIEVE FROM PESTICIDES - Feb 28, 2013  - Businessweek http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-02-28/europes-bees-could-get-a-reprieve-from-pesticides

 

                                               IN BIG PICTURES

Boston.com, October 21, 2013
POTENTIAL ADVERSE AFFECTS OF TOXIC AGROCHEMICALS IN ARGENTINA http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2013/10/agrochemical_spraying_in_argen.html

 

                                                    WATCH

      EXCELLENT SHORT VIDEO ON THE EFFECTS MULTIPLE PESTICIDES ARE HAVING UPON BEES - by Nature Video - YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-fXYR9FTfM

 

-▶  ---  MORE ON BEES, POLLINATORS AND PESTICIDES

http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life?q=bees

 

 

                             =============================

           -▶  CORPORATE TAKEOVER OF WORLD FOOD SUPPLY -▶ 

 

May 31, 2013 Down To Earth, India
-▶  INDIA: STAGE SET FOR GM CROPS - INDIA'S MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT http://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/stage-set-gm-crops

The BRAI Bill overrides states’ authority over agriculture and health. It envisages only an advisory role for the states in the form of a state biotechnology regulatory advisory committee. The committee has no powers to enable the state to take any decision on introduction of modern biotechnology...http://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/stage-set-gm-crops

 

-▶  THE CORPORATE TAKE-OVER OF AFRICAN FOOD SECURITY http://sco.lt/5cAkpF

 

-▶  SHAMEFUL: GLOBAL BIOTECH CARTEL GANGS UP ON AFRICAN PRESS URGING THEM TO PROMOTE GMOs  http://sco.lt/8ToGbR

 

March 11, 2013 2013

-▶  MONSANTO THREATENS LAWSUIT AGAINST EUROPEAN FOOD SAFETY AUTHORITY  http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/345386

 

Feb 25, 2013 Guardian Sustainable Business | Guardian Professional

-▶  OUR GLOBAL FOOD SYSTEM IS DANGEROUSLY OUT OF CONTROL, WHAT ARE THE SOLUTIONS?  http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/fairtrade-report-treatment-smallholder-farmers

 

Feb 2, 2013  - John Vidal, The Guardian -

-▶  IT'S HARD TO TRUST GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD WHEN IT IS IN THE GRIP OF A FEW GLOBAL GIANTS | John Vidal - The Observer http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/feb/03/gm-food-grip-global-giants

 

                                 ============================

                            ---THE GMO SEED PATENT MONOPOLY ---

 

-▶  GENE GIANTS SEEK "PHILANTHROGOPOLY". 6 MULTINATIONAL GENE GIANTS CONTROL THE DIRECTION OF WORLD AGRICULTURE http://sco.lt/6h3lzt

 

-▶  THE GMO SEED CARTEL - HOW MONSANTO BIOTECH CARTEL MONOPOLIZES GLOBAL SEED MARKETS  http://sco.lt/6HigjJ

 

-▶  GENETIC MODIFICATION STRAINS OLD FOOD AND DRUG LAWS - HOW A FISH BECOMES A DRUG AND CORN A PEST http://sco.lt/6vynBp

 

-▶  THE GMO SEED PATENT GAME: How Seed Companies Control GM Crop Research? - Scientific American http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/946593435/the-seed-patent-game-do-seed-companies-control-gm-crop-research-scientific-american

 

-▶  GMO GENE GIANTS STOCKPILING PATENTS ON LIFE
Nagoya, Japan -- Under the guise of developing “climate-ready” crops, the world’s largest seed and agrochemical corporations are filing hundreds of sweeping, multi-genome patents in a bid to control the world’s plant biomass, according to a report released by ETC Group http://www.etcgroup.org/fr/node/5220

 

The Associated Press Report:

-▶  MONSANTO's  CONTROL OF GLOBAL SEED BUSINESS REVEALED - Corporate Ethics Watch International http://www.corpwatch.org/article.php?id=15489

 

-▶  OUR 21ST CENTURY PATENTED LIFE - RE-ENGINEERING, PROGRAMMING AND PATENTING LIFE ITSELF -- IS BIOTECH OUT OF CONTROL? http://sco.lt/4thM6j

 

-▶  UNLEASHING GENETICALLY SALMON ONTO YOUR DINNER PLATE = NO REGULATIONS, NO OVERSIGHT  - "FATALLY FLAWED" FDA ASSESSMENT http://sco.lt/8ZDraz

 

-▶  PATENT FOR A PIG:  SCIENTISTS "IMPROVE" TRANSGENIC GMO "ENVIROPIGS" http://sco.lt/7hrnF3

 

                         =================================

                    --- BIOTECH, MONSANTO AND REGULATORS ---

 

-▶   WHERE'S THE EPA OVERSIGHT?: THE 'BAIT AND SWITCH' SALES TACTIC OF THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1245995194/epa-oversight-the-bait-and-switch-sales-tactics-of-the-chemical-industry

 

-▶  ERADICATING ECOCIDE: WHY BUSINESS LEADERS MUST STEP UP TO THE CHALLENGE http://sco.lt/56vkOH

 

-▶  MONSANTO, BIOTECH AGRICHEMICAL CARTEL BUYS OBAMA, THE US SENATE AND THE GLOBAL FARM  http://sco.lt/8edR3Z

 

March 13, 2012 - Washington Post
-▶  ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS CALL FOR TIGHTER REGULATION OF 'EXTREME GENETIC ENGINEERING' http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/environmental-groups-call-for-tighter-regulation-of-extreme-genetic-engineering/2012/03/13/gIQAzKPZAS_story.html

 

March 3, 2013

-▶  MONSANTO AND THE FDA: WORKING A TRILLION-DOLLAR HUSTLE  http://www.infowars.com/monsanto-and-the-fda-2-crimes-families-working-a-trillion-dollar-hustle/

 

                                        ==================

                                              --- RESEARCH ---

 

Scientific American

-▶  DO SEED COMPANIES CONTROL GM CROP RESEARCH? http://sco.lt/7XugID

 

 -▶  WHY SO LITTLE INDEPENDENTLY FUNDED, PEER REVIEWED RESEARCH? http://sco.lt/8mGIO9

 

                                                  WATCH:

                   May 13, 2013 Moyers and Company - Full Show:

            "THE WAR ON SCIENCE AND TOXIC DIS-INFORMATION http://billmoyers.com/episode/full-show-the-toxic-politics-of-science/

 

 

-▶  CORPORATE-SPONORED RESEARCH: ARE UNIVERSITIES RESTRICTING SCIENTISTS' STUDY OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED SEEDS? http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3996053783/corporate-sponsored-research-are-universities-restricting-scientists-study-of-genetically-modified-seeds

 

-▶  BASF’s UNIVERSITY JOB SPARKS GREEN FURTY OVER BIASED SCIENCE | EurActiv http://ow.ly/kMkHN

 

January 30, 2013 Greenpeace India -

-▶  MONSANTO'S GM CORN BIOSAFETY DATA QUESTIONED : Monsanto conducted the study and generated the biosafety data from its own labs in the USA. No independent research or study was conducted by our regulatory bodies before permitting these field trials.Greenpeace India  http://www.greenpeace.org/india/en/news/Monsantos-GM-corn-biosafety-data-raises-serious-questions/#.URHbH7ZBYDc.twitter

 

-▶  WHAT HAPPENS TO SCIENTISTS WHO SPEAK OUT AGAINST GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD & GLOBAL BIOTECHNOLOGY CARTEL? Immoral Maize: Extract from "Don't Worry, It's Safe to Eat" by Andrew Rowell http://www.powerbase.info/index.php/Immoral_Maize:_Extract_from_Don%27t_Worry,_It%27s_Safe_to_Eat_by_Andrew_Rowell

 

May 22, 2013 Natural New
-▶  OVER 800 WORLD SCIENTISTS AGREE: GM CROPS ARE NOTHING SHORT OF A BIO-WAR ON OUR FOOD http://www.naturalnews.com/040447_GMO_biowar_food.html

 

-▶  UN-FAO: "GMOs IN THE PIPELINE.  LOOKING TO THE NEXT FIVE YEARS INi the crop, forestry, livestock, aquaculture and agro-industry sectors in developing countries" http://www.fao.org/biotech/biotech-forum/en/

 

 

                                     ======================

                                      ---- VIDEOS, RESOURCES ---

 

-▶  MUCH MORE ON PESTICIDES AND CHEMICALS IN FOOD AND ENVIRONMENT http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?page=1&q=chemicals

 

-▶  PERUSE AND SIGN UP THE EHNs FREE NEWSLETTER - Environmental Health News: http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/

 

-▶  GOOD WEBSITE: GMWatch/LobbyWatch: Portal - Powerbase http://www.spinprofiles.org/index.php/GM_Watch:_Portal

 

-▶   >>>EXCELLENT READ: "GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS: PROMISES, PERILS, AND THE NEED FOR PUBLIC POLICY" -  This booklet will be helpful for understanding biotechnology issues and for guidance on engaging these issues at the level of public policy for the common good. -   (QuakerBooks US$9.00) http://www.quakerbooks.org/genetically_modified_crops.php

 

-▶  THE HUNGER GAMES - HOW UK, USA SUPPORT FOR BIG AGRIBUSINESS IS FUELING POVERTY http://sco.lt/8ked9N

 

 

                                                      VIDEO

                          Monsanto the The Chemical Industry

                    CLIMATE CHEMICAL GEOENGINEERING 

CAN WE SAVE THE PLANET BY RAINING CHEMICALS FROM THE SKY?                               http://sco.lt/5w8RM1

 

 

                                                -▶ WATCH -▶ 

                                                 MONSANTO:

                   A DOCUMENTARY ON GMO:  A MUST WATCH

                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omtYlsG1P5U

 

 

                                                     WATCH

             "GENETIC ROULETTE - THE GAMBLE OF OUR LIVES" 1:24:59

                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NWyQKGnYes

 

2.    "FOOD INC." (2008) Obama, USDA promote and foster this stranglehold on our food supply by the global biotech food cartel ?http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3732889325/watch-again-food-inc-2008-and-obama-usda-promote-and-foster-this

3.    A SYSTEM BASED ON PROFITS IS UNSUSTAINABLE ....Vandana Shiva on Industrial Agriculture http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1614565249/a-system-based-on-profits-is-unsustainable-vandana-shiva-on-industrial-agriculture

5.    "SEEDING DEEP DEMOCRACY - Vandana Shiva http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1054461972/seeding-deep-democracy-vandana-shiva

6.     BEST VIDEOS countering the enormous corporate political power and propaganda of the BIOTECH FOOD industry http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3601262367/best-videos-countering-the-enormous-corporate-political-power-and-propaganda-of-the-biotech-food-industry


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                               ▶▶   RESOURCES, VIDEOS  ▶▶

 

▶ MUCH MORE ON PESTICIDES AND CHEMICALS IN FOOD AND ENVIRONMENT http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?page=1&q=chemicals


 ▶ GOOD WEBSITE: GMWatch/LobbyWatch: Portal - Powerbase http://www.spinprofiles.org/index.php/GM_Watch:_Portal

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