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Dec. 21, 2012 Future historians may well look back and write about our time …. about how willing we are to sacrifice our children and jeopardize future generations with this massive experiment that is based on false promises and flawed science just to benefit the “bottom line of a commercial enterprise,” said Don Huber, referring to the North American “experiment” with glyphosate and genetically modified crops... http://www.producer.com/2012/12/scientist-raises-concerns-about-gm-crops-and-glyphosate/
THE GLOBAL CHEMICAL BIOTECH CARTEL - AN UNPRECEDENTED POWER OVER WORLD GOOD 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
Strong report from pediatricians: PESTICIDES HARM CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENT: Bad for adult brains, too http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3718938235/strong-report-from-pediatricians-pesticides-harm-children-s-development-bad-for-adult-brains-too
KAISER PERMANENTE HEALTH CARE GIANT: GMOs ARE DEVASTATING TO HEALTH http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3516558273/top-us-healthcare-giant-gmos-are-devastating-health
CANCER OF CORRUPTION, SEEDS OF DESTRUCTION: THE MONSANTO GMO WHITEWASH | Global Research December 19, 2012 http://www.globalresearch.ca/stench-of-eu-corruption-in-monsanto-gmo-whitewash/5316294
FALSE PROMISES: MEET THE WEEDS THAT MONSANTO'S POISONS CAN'T BEAT - The Guardian Environment, Dec 21, 2012 - Tom Philpott -
Instead of the supposed revolution in agriculture that Monsato's GM seeds were meant to bring, the opposite effect has occurred – a gigantic rise in herbicide/pesticide usehttp://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/dec/21/weeds-monsato-cant-beat
PESTICIDE USE INCREASES AS GMO TECHNOLOGY BACKFIRES | Wake Up World http://wakeup-world.com/2012/12/09/pesticide-use-increases-as-gmo-technology-backfires/
BENBROOK STUDY ON GM CROPS AND PESTICIDES http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2664441577/benbrook-study-on-gm-crops-and-pesticides
VIDEOS FOR YOU TO WATCH:
-- THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MONANTO (FULL LENGTH) THE LEADER OF THE GLOBAL BIOTECH CARTEL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6_DbVdVo-k
-- THE FUTURE OF FOOD PART 2 Vandana Shiva http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/951852556/the-future-of-food-part-2-vandana-shiva
-- "FOOD INC." (2008) The stranglehold on our food supply by corporate conglomerates ?http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3732889325/watch-again-food-inc-2008-and-obama-usda-promote-and-foster-this
-- "GENETIC ROULETTE" The Gamble of Our Lives http://youtu.be/wnlTYFKBg18
-- AN 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
-- "SEEDING DEEP DEMOCRACY" - Vandana Shiva http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1054461972/seeding-deep-democracy-vandana-shiva
-- UNITED NATIONS: WHY GM CROPS ARE NOT THE SOLUTION? http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1228040300/united-nations-why-are-gm-crops-not-the-solution
The documentary film "Vanishing of the Bees" unveils the phenomenon called Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) and the real causes of bee death all over the U.S."
The danger of accumulated pesticides in the environment and the lack of USA federal agency oversight in favor of manufacturers's studies without independent review is a major cause for concern. 90% of food we eat is treated with pesticides, over a billion pounds of these toxic chemicals are used annually on the huge agricultural western monocrop farms.
Before releasing these highly toxic chemicals into our environment, a responsible nation would ensure that independent interdisciplinary studies are carried out to determine affects on both our ecosystems AND human health.
A new, crowd-sourced website plans to document every angle of the food system. Given its stated aim of documenting "the entire food system", and given that ANYONE can upload photos and tell the story of their food, it seems like there is an opportunity for activists to tell the stories of the industrial food system through this platform too.
The agency has quietly deregulated drought-tolerant corn, which will benefit no one except Monsanto.
When U.S. regulators approved Monsanto’s genetically modified “Bt” corn, they knew it would add a deadly poison into our food supply. That’s what it was designed to do.
.."one can't help but realize the enormous investment potential in this sector."
600 people representing over $3.5 trillion in aggregated institutional assets by attending institutional investors, over 25 million acres under cultivation by attending companies, and over $12.5 billion of farmland assets managed by attending agricultural fund managers.
"Labels Matter" tells the story of three women who share a belief in the right to know, but for entirely different reasons. video by Food, Inc. Director
As concerns mount over the accessibility and quality of meals in cities, urban agriculture is becoming a practical solution to give communities more choice—all while helping address greenhouse gas emissions from centralized agriculture.With more than 80 percent of the American population living in metropolitan centers, urban farming has the ability to dramatically enhance economic growth, increase food quality and build healthier communities.
Robyn O'Brien, child-health advocate, shares her personal story and how it inspired her current path as a "Real Food" evangelist. Grounded in a successful Wall Street career that was more interested in food as good business than good-for-you, this mother of four was shaken awake by the dangerous allergic reaction of one of her children to a "typical" breakfast. Her mission to unearth the cause revealed more about the food industry than she could stomach, and impelled her to share her findings with others. Informative and inspiring Robyn O'Brien @unhealthytruth
Child Health Advocate, Robyn O'Brien, speaks out for YES on California's Prop 37 - Labeling of GMO Food http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3195712868/child-health-advocate-speaks-out-for-yes-on-prop-37-gmo-labeling-video
TEDxMileHigh - Robyn O'Brien - Patriotism on a Plate - YouTube http://ow.ly/dSzAK
Michael Hart, a conventional livestock family farmer, has been farming in Cornwall for nearly thirty years and has actively campaigned on behalf of family farmers for over fifteen years, travelling extensively in Europe, India, Canada and the USA.
In this short documentary he investigates the reality of farming genetically modified crops in the USA ten years after their introduction. He travels across the US interviewing farmers and other specialists about their experiences of growing GM.
Tourists are increasingly discovering the rural charms of northern Germany. But with industrial pig breeding operations moving in, that charm may soon be destroyed by the stench of swine slurry.
New "safer" pyrethroid pesticides actually not as safe as EPA has declared http://t.co/Ih5hfdN9...
A June 2011 ABC News poll found that 93 percent of Americans believe that genetically modified foods should be labeled.
Despite consumer opposition, adoption of transgenic crops has been rapid in the U.S., but limited in the main to the major commodity crops, of which genetically engineered varieties now make up the vast majority: soybean (93% transgenic in 2010), cotton (88%) corn (86%), and canola (64%).
In Europe, on the other hand....