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Reversing The Burden Of Proof: More than 80,000 chemicals permitted for use in the U.S. have never been fully tested for toxicity to humans

Reversing The Burden Of Proof: More than 80,000 chemicals permitted for use in the U.S. have never been fully tested for toxicity to humans | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

August 24, 2012 Huffington Post Green by @lynnepeeps

The numbers can overwhelm any parent, or parent-to-be. The Toxic Substance Control Act of 1976 places burden of proof on consumers not industry.

 

Ninety-nine percent of pregnant American woman carry multiple manmade chemicals in their bodies, sharing that concoction through the umbilical cord. More than 80,000 chemicals permitted for use in the U.S. have never been fully tested for toxicity to humans, let alone children or fetuses. And 26 years have passed since U.S. lawmakers made any significant updates to the country's regulation of toxic... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/safe-chemicals-act-flame-retardants_n_1699384.html

 

 

Living on Earth, March 14, 2014
 ▶ THE SCARY NEW EVIDENCE ON BPA PLASTIC: AN ABSOLUTELY MIND-BOGGLING INVESTIGATION INTO THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY TACTICS TO KEEP YOU IN THE DARK ABOUT TOXIC PRODUCTS & EXPOSURE http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=14-P13-00011&segmentID=4

 

November 27, 2012 - Nature - Daily dose of toxics to be tracked http://www.nature.com/news/daily-dose-of-toxics-to-be-tracked-1.11901

 

November 27, 2012: Siberia's pesticide dumps may prove a bigger hazard than nuclear waste | Environment | Guardian Weekly http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/nov/27/siberia-pesticides-toxic-waste-pollution

 

 

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Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in US children as new study links chemicals used on corn to the disease

Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in US children as new study links chemicals used on corn to the disease | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

September 20, 2012 - Prevention Magazine via @UnhealthyTruth

 

Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in US children as new study links chemicals used on corn to the disease... http://blogs.prevention.com/inspired-bites/2012/09/20/french-study-sparks-concern-and-controversy-around-corn/

 

 

Living on Earth, March 14, 2014
 ▶ THE SCARY NEW EVIDENCE ON BPA PLASTIC: AN ABSOLUTELY MIND-BOGGLING INVESTIGATION INTO THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY TACTICS TO KEEP YOU IN THE DARK ABOUT TOXIC PRODUCTS & EXPOSURE http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=14-P13-00011&segmentID=4

 

Monsanto's GMO Corn Linked To Organ Failure, Study Reveals http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1060300295/monsanto-s-gmo-corn-linked-to-organ-failure-study-reveals

 

French Study Sparks Concern and Controversy Around Corn, Chemicals and Cancer | Inspired Bites http://blogs.prevention.com/inspired-bites/2012/09/20/french-study-sparks-concern-and-controversy-around-corn/

 

What's behind the science academies' attack on Seralini? http://www.gmwatch.org/latest-listing/51-2012/14362-whats-behind-the-science-academies-attack-on-seralini

 

Séralini Rat Study Links | Vegan GMO http://www.vegangmo.com/?p=711

 

Study linking GM maize to cancer must be taken seriously by regulators http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2826495377/study-linking-gm-maize-to-cancer-must-be-taken-seriously-by-regulators

 

October 2, 2012: An Open Letter by Leading Scientists: Seralini's GMO Rat Study and Science http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2858859848/an-open-letter-by-leading-scientists-seralini-s-gmo-rat-study-and-science

 

 

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Mammary tumors, kidney and liver damage in Rats Fed GMO Corn in First Ever Long-Term Study

Mammary tumors, kidney and liver damage in Rats Fed GMO Corn in First Ever Long-Term Study | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it


AND GMO HAS BEEN ON THE MARKET FOR 20 YEARS - AS CANCER, OBESITY AND DIABETES MOVES TO EPIC PROPORTIONS: SERIOUS PEER REVIEWED STUDIES HAMPERED BY BIOTECH CARTEL CLAIMING PATENTS ON THEIR GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS, BLOCKING INDEPTH RESEARCH AND/OR FUNDING THEIR OWN STUDIES THROUGH "ACADEMIC" CIRCLES FOR PROPOGANDA PURPOSES.

 

WHY WE NEED THE "RIGHT TO KNOW" LABELING

An alarming new study published in The Food & Chemical Toxicology Journal in New York released September 19, 2012 shows that a variety of corn engineered by Monsanto has been linked to mammary tumors, kidney and liver damage and other serious illnesses in the first ever peer-reviewed, long-term animal study of GMO foods.
As a result of the massive breast tumors, liver and kidney damage, it was concluded that around 50% of the males and 70% of the female test subjects died prematurely, compared with only 30% and 20% in the control group. By two years of age, at the end of their lives, the scientists also found that 50 to 80% of female rats had tumors, compared to only 30% of those eating non-GM food.... http://www.carighttoknow.org/new_study

Read the study here: http://research.sustainablefoodtrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Final-Paper.pdf

 

 

October 2, 2012: An Open Letter by Leading Scientists: Seralini's GMO Rat Study and Science http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2858859848/an-open-letter-by-leading-scientists-seralini-s-gmo-rat-study-and-science

 

French Study Finds Tumors and Organ Damage in Rats Fed Monsanto Corn http://ow.ly/dQrXd

 

What's behind the science academies' attack on Seralini? http://www.gmwatch.org/latest-listing/51-2012/14362-whats-behind-the-science-academies-attack-on-seralini

 

September 21, 2012: GM Watch @GMWatch Scientists' response to critics of Seralini's study http://ow.ly/dUQ4r

 

September 20, 2012 - Reuters: Author defends Monsanto GM study as EU orders review http://ow.ly/dU9pJ

 

 

 

September 19, 2012 VIDEO Experts discuss the findings of the Roundup/GM cancer trial - YouTube http://ow.ly/dQsEQ @IRTnoGMOs

 

This in May 2009 !!  -

The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM)

THE TRUTH IS OUT ON GENETICALLY MODIFIFIED FOODS - AND IT'S NOT PRETTY  http://www.foodmatters.tv/_webapp/the%20truth%20is%20out%20on%20genetically%20modified%20foods%20-%20and%20it%27s%20not%20pretty

 

 

The Grocer, September 19, 2012

MONSANTO WEEDKILLER AND GM MAIZE IN  'SHOCKING' CANCER STUDY Monsanto weedkiller and GM maize in 'shocking' cancer study | News | The Grocer http://www.thegrocer.co.uk/topics/technology-and-supply-chain/monsanto-weedkiller-and-gm-maize-in-shocking-cancer-study/232603.article

 

 

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Thousands of Sri Lanka Farmers Dying: Study Links Kidney Disease to Agrochemicals, Pesticides

Thousands of Sri Lanka Farmers Dying: Study Links Kidney Disease to Agrochemicals, Pesticides | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

 

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

 

 

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Other countries that have been struck by a similarly mysterious form of chronic kidney disease - most notably, in Central America - offer dialysis to only a small fraction of patients who need it. Kidney dialysis is an expensive procedure.

In Sri Lanka, the government is trying to help larger numbers of patients. It is expanding access to dialysis and to kidney transplants. These efforts are keeping many patients alive.

But doctors and public health officials remain frustrated. They say more should be done to prevent people from getting sick in the first place.


This story was reported as part of a joint investigation by PRI's The World and the Center for Public Integrity.

 

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Real Food: Why Biodiversity Can Save Our Bodies and Our Planet VIDEO

Real Food: Why Biodiversity Can Save Our Bodies and Our Planet VIDEO | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

Intent Blog

HAVE WE DECLARED WAR ON THE EARTH? VIDEO

 

Vandana Shiva emphasizes that industrial farming is at the core of environmental degradation. This long-outdated form of agriculture, to which we have ascribed for roughly 200 years, wreaks havoc on the environment. Shiva refers to the overuse of pesticides and herbicides, as well as genetic modification of crops, as forms of violence against the Earth. This in turn translates to violence against people, against all species, against democracy, and against science itself. Reconstituted soy flour will never replace lentils, no matter how cheap or easy to produce. Chemical pesticides derived from war technology will never make our crops more abundant nor our bodies more hearty.... http://intentblog.com/real-food-why-biodiversity-can-save-our-bodies-and-our-planet/

 

FULL REPORTS:

"The Bioeconomy is Bad for Biodiversity", Global Forest Coalition Warns | Climate Connections http://ow.ly/aDX1P

Bio-economy versus biodiversity http://ow.ly/aDXdn

Obama administration issues ‘Bioeconomy Blueprint’ | Climate Connections http://ow.ly/aE7mqMay 5, 2012

"Corporate Monopolies" http://www.etcgroup.org/issues/corporate-monopolies

"The BioEconomy" http://www.etcgroup.org/issues/bioeconomy

This bioeconomy will encompass rural and urban employment while overseeing all health, medicine and agriculture that has any social benefit. Regulatory agencies will be given advantage by having unlimited access to pharmaceutical data to expedite drug production and development.

 

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West Nile outbreak expected to be deadliest in U.S. history - More Toxic Chemical Spraying

September 12, 2012 - The Detroit News

The West Nile virus spreading throughout the U.S. is expected to be the deadliest on record as the number of fatalities increased 36 percent in the past week to 118 people, U.S. health officials said...

 

Comment: @pdjmoo Perhaps if we weren't killing off biodiversity and all the counterbalances in nature such as frogs, birds, fish and other species that ate the mosquitoes we would not have this problem. Maintaining the healthy balance of nature is crucial to maintaining the healthy balance of humans. That includes our soils, waterways, forests and food. More chemicals are not a solution. Chemicals and Pesticides Are a Poison. They do in fact create more harm than they cure and only set in motion a change reaction requiringing a greater and greater need for even more chemicals as we wipe out more and more species with their target. It is time to rethink what we are doing with our natural world that is falling apart at a very rapid rate...and that creates climate change. )

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2,4-D "Agent Orange" weed killer on your food, in the environment and in your body?

2,4-D "Agent Orange" weed killer on your food, in the environment and in your body? | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

                                                 VIDEO REPORT
                                     PBS Newshour, March 05, 105
        THE DEADLY TOXIC LEGACY OF MONSANTO'S "AGENT ORANGE"
Fifty years since the first major American combat unit was deployed to Vietnam, the lethal legacies of war still haunt generations of civilians in that country. Special correspondent Mike Cerre, who served in that conflict, reports from Danang about some Americans who have returned in hopes of making a difference.

Agent Orange, the defoliant used extensively by the American military during the war, contains dioxin, a dangerous compound believed to cause birth defects and cancers in Vietnamese families and American veterans. "We’re seeing more and more of the genetic results of Agent Orange. These two boys are third-generation victims. And I see it in our own veterans’ families back in the U.S. The problems have been skipping generations. Grandchildren and now great-grandchildren are being born with problems as a result of the genetic issue with Agent Orange."

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/50-years-veterans-find-healing-returning-vietnam-help/


                                               VIDEO REPORT
                                  France 24, APRIL 16, 2015
VIETNAM WAR VICTIM BRINGS AGENT ORANGE MAKERS TO COURT http://www.france24.com/en/20150416-vietnam-agent-orange-us-chemical-companies-trial-france/


tuoitrenews, April 16, 2015

DOCUMENTARY FILM ON VIETNAM'S AGENT ORANGE VICTIMS SCREENED IN FRANCE http://tuoitrenews.vn/lifestyle/27498/documentary-film-on-vietnams-agent-orange-victims-screened-in-france


The Independent, August 12, 2012

VIETNAM:  THE TERRIBLE LEGACY OF MONSANTO'S AGENT ORANGE HERBICIDE (NOW IN YOUR FOOD) http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/the-terrible-legacy-of-agent-orange-8034869.html


The Diplomat, July 04, 2014

MONSANTO'S AGENT ORANGE LEGACY: THE SCOURGE OF VIETNAM Decades after the Vietnam War, victims wither away with scant efforts being made to tackle the deadly chemicals manufactured by Monsanto and Dow Chemical http://thediplomat.com/2014/07/agent-orange-legacy-scourges-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


Thepeoplesvoice, August 20, 2012
 ▶   AGENT ORANGE: A DEADLY LEGACY - COMING TO YOUR FOOD

  http://www.thepeoplesvoice.org/TPV3/Voices.php/2012/08/20/agent-orange-a-deadly-legacy#more22326


July 14, 2013 The Hindu
 ▶   DOW, MONSANTO ORDERED TO PAY AGENT ORANGE VICTIMS - U.S. FIRMS DENY RESPONSIBILITY http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/dow-monsanto-ordered-to-pay-agent-orange-victims/article4913976.ece


Off The Grid News, July 16, 2015
▶  MONSANTO MUST PAY $93 MILLION AFTER POISONING USA TOWN WITH AGENT ORANGE  http://www.offthegridnews.com/alternative-health/monsanto-must-pay-93-million-after-poisoning-town/


July 3, 2013 The Oregonian
 ▶   MANY VETERANS SUFFERING FROM DISEASES LINKED TO MONSANTO'S AGENT ORANGE STILL CAN'T GET COMPENSATION http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2013/07/many_veterans_suffering_from_d.html


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/


Food & Water Watch, September 18, 2014

-▶ APPROVAL OF 2,4-D PESTICIDE TOLERANT CROPS SPEEDS UP AGRICHEMICAL TREADMILL  http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/pressreleases/approval-of-24-d-tolerant-crops-speeds-up-agrichemical-treadmill/


▶  2,4-D :THE NEXT "ROUNDUP" GENERATION.....Michael Pollan: "Don't miss this VIDEO, about the next wave of herbicide-tolerant crops from Monsanto-- will make Round-Up look benign"
                                            -▶  WATCH  -▶ 

                                DANGERS OF 2,4-D DICAMBA

           http://www.fixfood.org/features/276/dangers-of-dicamba


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


July 14, 2013 Wake Up World
 ▶   WARNING: GENETICALLY MODIFIED 'AGENT ORANGE CORN' COMING SOON TO A PLATE NEAR YOU http://wakeup-world.com/2013/07/14/warning-genetically-modified-agent-orange-corn-coming-soon-to-a-plate-near-you/


Sustainable Pulse, December 19, 2014
-▶ FOOD SAFETY EXPERTS SLAM USDA OVER 'DICAMBA' GM CROPS

  http://sustainablepulse.com/2014/12/15/food-safety-experts-slam-usda-dicamba-gm-crops/#.VJcfAkChkII


Environmental Working Group, June 02, 2014
2,4-D HERBICIDE & GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS http://www.ewg.org/24D

 

GRAIN, May 26, 2014
▶ 2,4-D SOY:  WAGING WAR ON PEASANTS  Global attempts by Dow AgroSciences to gain approval for new genetically-modified soybean varieties resistant to the herbicide 2,4-D have become particularly aggressive in recent months. Simultaneous applications have been filed in several of the countries where genetically engineered crops (GE or transgenic crops or GMOs) were introduced in the 1990s.
   The push for approval of new transgenics is part of a broader strategy by agribusiness to make the world’s farms increasingly dependent on its toxic herbicides, thus increasing the profits it derives from selling these chemicals. The current situation is a rerun of the 1990s’ introduction of Roundup Ready (glyphosate-resistant) crops, only this time the herbicides in question are much more toxic. These weed-killers have been around for a longer time and the case for their hazardousness to human health and the environment has been well documented. http://www.grain.org/article/entries/4945-2-4-d-soy-waging-war-on-peasants


 Truthout, January 08, 2014
 ▶ USDA MOVES TO APPROVE "AGENT ORANGE" GMO SEEDS http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/21069-usda-moves-to-approve-agent-orange-gmo-seeds


Living on Earth, October 31, 2014
AGENT ORANGE-RELATED HERBICIDE APPROVED FOR GMO CROPS:  EPA SUED http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=14-P13-00044&segmentID=3


Common Dreams, September 18, 2014
-▶ USDA's GREENLIGHTING OF 'AGENT ORANGE' CORN AND SOYBEANS SPARKS CONDEMNATION http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/09/18/usdas-greenlighting-agent-orange-crops-sparks-condemnation


September 11, 2012 - World Environment News

▶  DOW WANTS FAST TRACKING TO INTRODUCE TOXIC, MORE POWERFUL, PESTICIDE. A U.S. farmer group on Tuesday dropped its opposition to efforts by Dow AgroSciences to roll out a new biotech crop system in exchange for some concessions by Dow, including help investigating any accidental crop damage.... http://planetark.org/wen/66513


Digital Journal, March 10, 2014

-▶ AS DOW SEEKS GROWTH, NEW ENLIST CROP AND CHEMICALS SEEN AS KEY. Dow pegs the market opportunity for Enlist at about $1 billion. (How Interesting they make no mention of toxic impact of required pesticides on environment and human health) http://www.digitaljournal.com/business/business/as-dow-seeks-growth-new-enlist-crop-chemicals-seen-as-key/article/375455


Nation of Change, March 26, 2014

DOW: THE OTHER MONSANTO http://www.nationofchange.org/dow-other-monsanto-1395841065


 

July 13, 2013 Sustainable Pulse
 ▶   THE SINISTER MONSANTO GROUP: 'AGENT ORANGE' TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED CORN http://sustainablepulse.com/2013/07/13/the-sinister-monsanto-group-agent-orange-to-genetically-modified-corn/#.UeN6flPpiRQ

 

August, 9, 2013 Ecowatch
 ▶   MONSANTO'S #GMO 'AGENT ORANGE' CROPS PLANTED IN NORTH DAKOTA BEFORE APPROVAL  http://ecowatch.com/2013/monsanto-gmo-agent-orange-crops-north-dakota/


Investigative Reporting Workshop, December 21, 2012

WHITE HOUSE STALLS CRITICAL EPA REPORT HIGHLIGHTING CHEMICAL DANGERS TO CHILDREN - AMID FIERCE OPPOSITION FROM CHEMICAL INDUSTRY A landmark Environmental Protection Agency report concluding that children exposed to toxic substances can develop learning disabilities, asthma and other health problems has been sidetracked indefinitely amid fierce opposition from the chemical industry.

America’s Children and the Environment, Third Edition, is a sobering analysis of the way in which pollutants build up in children’s developing bodies and the damage they can inflict.... http://investigativereportingworkshop.org/investigations/toxic-influence/story/white-house-stalls-critical-epa-report-highlightin/


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INVESTIGATIVE REPORT: SOARING PESTICIDE USE AND POISONING LINKED TO GMO CROP PRODUCTION http://sco.lt/8iunRp

         

                            BAN GMOs NOW - SPECIAL REPORT

                                   Institute of Science in Society

                                                  @ISISscience


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100Reporters, January 16, 2015
INVESTIGATION SPARKS DOCUMENTARY COVERAGE OF PESTICIDE http://100r.org/2015/01/100reporters-investigation-sparks-documentary-coverage-of-pesticide/


-▶ EPA OVERSIGHT?: THE 'BAIT AND SWITCH' SALES TACTIC OF THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY http://100r.org/2012/02/epa-oversight-weighing-the-parts-ignoring-the-whole/


▶   MONSANTO'S INSECTICIDE "ROUNDUP" LINKED TO PARKINSON'S, INFERTILITY AND CANCERS http://sco.lt/4pt9tJ

 

ARE YOU EATING 'PESTICIDE PLANTS'? THE CONNECTION BETWEEN GMO AND TOXIC PESTICIDES http://sco.lt/7QbnCz


             

                        ROUNDUP - THE ULTIMATE KILLING MACHINE

                 New Charges Against Monsanto's "Pesticide" Roundup

                                            http://sco.lt/5TS0Hp

 

BEE-KILLING CHEMICALS LURK INSIDE YOUR FOOD: AGROCHEMICALS THREAT TO WILD BEES, FOOD SECURITY AND BIODIVERSITY  http://sco.lt/8mGvg1


May 17, 2013 Natural News

YOU EAT THIS POISON: SYSTEMIC PESTICIDES ARE PENETRATING DEEP INTO PLANT TISSUES, DESTROYING BEETLES, TREES, BEES AND HUMAN HORMONES http://www.naturalnews.com/040377_systemic_pesticides_bee_populations_hormones.html


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                                        INVESTIGATIVE REPORT: 

SOARING PESTICIDE USE AND POISONING LINKED TO GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROP PRODUCTION http://sco.lt/8iunRp


 

MONSANTO'S TOXIC HERBICIDE "ROUNDUP" GLYPHOSATE HORMONE INHIBITOR IN OUR FOOD CHAIN http://sco.lt/5IGifZ



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- ▶  OUR GMO CORNFIELDS ARE TOO QUIET:  ALL LIFE CHEMICALLY EXTERMINATED EXCEPT THE TOXIC BT CORN http://sco.lt/9Lh4iX


PESTICIDE CHEMICAL REGULATION OVERHAUL NEEDED TO PROTECT WILDLIFE, ECOSYSTEMS AND FOOD CHAIN http://sco.lt/813dw1

 

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


                                              --- WATCH ---

                         A Must see VIDEO for all. Genetist Dr. David Suzuki 

                                     WHAT IS GENETIC ENGINEERING

             "WHAT ARE ROUNDUP READY & Bt PESTICIDE GMO CROPS?"

                                           http://sco.lt/5n6cuP


May 15, 2013 Lifewise
 -▶ BIOTECH'S NEXT BIG DISASTER: SEEDS THAT EMIT MULTIPLE PESTICIDES http://southweb.org/lifewise/biotechs-next-big-disaster-seeds-that-emit-multiple-pesticides/

 

 May 11, 2013 Focusing on Wildlife

 -▶ CONSERVATION GROUP SEEKS ASSURANCE THAT WILD BIRD SEED PRODUCTS ARE PESTICIDE (AND GMO) FREE http://focusingonwildlife.com/news/conservation-group-seeks-assurance-that-wild-bird-seed-products-are-pesticide-free/



 -▶ OUR INDUSTRIAL, WESTERN AGRICULTURAL FOOD SYSTEM IS DESTROYING THE EARTH AND OUR HEALTH http://sco.lt/63qRl3



 -▶ POLITICAL CORRUPTION:  MONSANTO AND ITS INFLUENCE OVER GOVERNMENTS WORLDWIDE http://sco.lt/51FzRx


                                                 AFRICA - SOLD:

OBAMA PUTS BIG 6 CHEMICAL AG GMO GIANTS IN CHARGE OF "ENDING HUNGER" IN AFRICA http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1837261743/africa-sold-obama-puts-big-6-chemical-gmo-giants-in-charge-of-ending-hunger-in-africa



                           MONSANTO: A CORPORATE PROFILE

From Chemical Warfare to Saccharin to GE Seed, Killer Pesticides & Pharmaceutical... http://sco.lt/80C7fd



                                                     WATCH

            THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MONSANTO  (FULL LENGTH)

                     The Leader of the Global Biotech Chemical Cartel

                                         http://sco.lt/7wFWFN







 

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▶  BIODIVERSITY IS LIFE http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life

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John Herlihy's comment, April 17, 1:20 PM
2, 4 D is not the dangerous chemical in agent orange
Russell Roberts's curator insight, April 22, 12:15 PM

The long, disastrous effects of "Agent Orange" continue to afflict Vietnam veterans and their families.  The defoliant may harm others, too, since components of the weed killer are often found in popular pesticides and herbicides used in gardens and on farms.  A chilling report that can't be ignored.  Aloha, Russ.

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Is USA Processed Food Safe? The FDA Doesn't Know

Is USA Processed Food Safe? The FDA Doesn't Know | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Thousands of chemicals are used in processed foods without the knowledge or oversight of U.S. government regulators.

September 7, 2012 - CARE 2 - Pew Research

Those unpronounceable ingredients listed on food packages are all tested, regulated and safe, right? When a company adds a new additive to its food, they have to ask permission first, don’t they?

 

According to a review by the Pew Health Group’s Food Additives Project, the answer is a resounding, “No!” Of more than 10,000 chemicals allowed in human food as of January 2011, a third were approved by those with a vested interest. Either the product manufacturers themselves or the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association Expert Panel gave them a stamp of approval.

The other two-thirds got the blessing of one of the agencies charged with regulating additives. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) looks after pesticides. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has responsibility for all other chemicals....  http://www.care2.com/causes/is-processed-food-safe-fda-doesnt-know.html

 

 

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Stanford Scientists Shockingly Reckless on Health Risk And Organics

Stanford Scientists Shockingly Reckless on Health Risk And Organics | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

 

SEE: STANFORD'S MONSANTO/GATES TIES CAST DOUBT ON ORGANIC FOOD STUDY http://ow.ly/dA8s7

 

October 2, 2012 That Flawed Stanford Study - NYTimes.com http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/02/that-flawed-stanford-study/

 

September 6, 2012 - Frances Moore Lappe - Common Dreams

 "I first heard about a new Stanford "study" downplaying the value of organics when this blog headline cried out from my inbox: "Expensive organic food isn't healthier and no safer than produce grown with pesticides, finds biggest study of its kind."

 What? Does the actual study say this? No, but authors of the study -- "Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives? A Systematic Review" -- surely are responsible for its misinterpretation and more. Their study actually reports that ¨Consumption of organic foods may reduce exposure to pesticide residues and antibiotic-resistant bacteria." ... http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/09/06-12

 

(Note from @pdjmoo: Just because it's "Stanford" and "Science" does not mean we have to swallow any of their findings whole without question. Thinking independently and critically is crucial now at this time of spin, coercion, private/corporate funding of academic research with vested outcomes) ... STANFORD'S MONSANTO/GATES TIES CAST DOUBT ON ORGANIC FOOD STUDY http://ow.ly/dA8s7 ... Remember, there is an upcoming massive vote in California in November on labeling genetically engineered food in our food supply..  BIG PESTICIDE, FOOD COMPANIES SPEND MILLIONS TO FIGHT HONEST FOOD LABELS http://ow.ly/dAfuV ..  so watch for all types of misinformation to come out of the woodwork from all quarters. #prop37 #RightToKnow. The Big Food and Biotech industries are throwing tens of millions into defeating this. Think !! )

 

ALSO SEE: 

Stanford Organics Study: Have Faulty Methods, Political Motivations Threatened Kids' Health? http://ow.ly/dHycZ

Big Ag Directly Funded Anti-Organics Stanford Study: Report | Common Dreams http://ow.ly/dHyrj

CARGILL, GATES FOUNDATION AND OTHERS BEHIND ANTI-ORGANIC "STANFORD STUDY" http://ow.ly/dAb6N

STANFORD'S MONSANTO/GATES TIES CAST DOUBT ON ORGANIC FOOD STUDY http://ow.ly/dA8s7

 

Monsanto Fails at Improving Agriculture: New Ad Campaign http://ow.ly/dC7dg Union of Concerned Scientists @UCSUSA

WHY GMO LABELING IS BIOTECH INDUSTRIES WORST NIGHTMARE: http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-and-gmos-gm/p/2462116149/why-ge-labeling-is-monsanto-s-worst-nightmare

AG BIOTECH GIANTS POUR TEN OF MILLION INTO FIGHTING INITIATIVE TO LABEL GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-and-gmos-gm/p/2420667102/ag-biotech-giants-pour-millions-into-fighting-initiative-to-label-genetically-modified-food

BIG PESTICIDE, FOOD COMPANIES SPEND MILLIONS TO FIGHT HONEST FOOD LABELS http://ow.ly/dAfuV

BIG FOOD PUTS IT BACK INTO FIGHTING GMO LABELING IN CALIFORNIA http://ow.ly/dAfXC

 

 

NEW GMO 'AGENT ORANGE SOY' SILENTLY BACKED BY USDA TO PUSH TRADE DEALS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-and-gmos-gm/p/2211412746/new-gmo-agent-orange-soy-silently-backed-by-usda-to-push-trade-deals

 

Critics question the legitimacy of industry-funded : "Frackademia" At Universities, #Fracking Research Funded by Oil and Gas Companies - http://ow.ly/dAla1

 

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Seed Monopolies and GMOs... The Biotech Cartel End Game ... the point of no return

Seed Monopolies and GMOs... The Biotech Cartel End Game ... the point of no return | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
When most of us think of Monsanto, we think of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, as...

But what if the potential health risks of GMOs were actually not the biggest concern when it comes to Monsanto and the handful of other mega-corporations that now dominate the seed industry?...

Unfortunately, these questions are not part of some crazed, anti-corporate conspiracy theory. They are the questions that we should be asking based on the current realities on the ground in farm country. And it’s important that we answer them quickly if we are to have any chance to avert the potential disaster that is looming on the horizon, a disaster perhaps best described as Monsanto’s point of no return.

http://www.boulderweekly.com/article-9613-monsantos-point-of-no-return.html

 

The Global Chemical Biotech Cartel - An unprecedented power over world agriculture and human health http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1716244040/the-global-chemical-biotech-cartel-an-unprecedented-power-over-world-agriculture-and-human-health

 

1.Big Pesticide, Food Companies Spend Millions to Fight Honest Food Labels http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2410023720/big-pesticide-food-companies-spend-millions-to-fight-honest-food-labels

 

2. SNEAK ATTACK: Bringing GMO SEEDS to your home veggie Garden -- Without Labeling http://www.slowfood.com/international/slow-stories/140082/gmos-in-the-garden-but-not-on-the-label/q=7F4DD1?-session=query_session:42F94890116902582AiY13807D80

 

3. November 2, 2012 Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Genetically Modified Foods | Lawyers.com Blog http://blogs.lawyers.com/2012/11/supreme-court-genetically-modified-foods/

 

Seeds of Dissent: How GMO contaminates natural farms VIDEO http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1699274638/seeds-of-dissent-how-gmo-contaminates-natural-farms-video

 

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Organic Produce Reduces Exposure to Pesticides - Stanford University Study

September 3, 2012 ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP

New study by scientists at Stanford Univ. show eaters can reduce their pesticide intake from fruits and veggies, and consume fewer antibiotic-resistant bacteria in meat by choosing organic versions of both according to researchers at Stanford University who reviewed a massive body of scientific studies on the much-debated issue.... http://ow.ly/drjHm

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What’s In My Lunchbox? :: Pesticides : A Searchable Data Base

What’s In My Lunchbox? :: Pesticides : A Searchable Data Base | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

What's in my lunchbox? As kids head back to school, use our What'sOnMyFood? tool to choose foods free of pesticides that can harm developing minds.

A searchable database designed to make the public problem of pesticide exposure visible and more understandable.

Pesticides…on our food, even after washing…in our bodies, for years;…& in our environment, traveling many miles on wind, water and dust.... http://www.whatsonmyfood.org/index.jsp

 

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USDA Closes Slaughterhouse After Video Showing 'Sickening' Animal Cruelty

USDA Closes Slaughterhouse After Video Showing 'Sickening' Animal Cruelty | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

August 22, 2012 - Common Dream - Our Industrial Food System

HAVE THE COURAGE TO WATCH AND ENGAGE THIS ISSUE OF THE BILLIONS OF CATTLE BEING INHUMANELY SLAUGHTERED TO PUT FOOD ON OUR PLATE.

 

VIDEO documentation of "sickening" animal cruelty has prompted the USDA to suspend operations at a California slaughterhouse, another revelation of the industrial food system's cost to animal welfare and public health.... http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/08/22-2

 

AND NOT JUST IN THE USA...

ABC TV Four Corners - Animal Cruelty in Halal Meat Production in INDONESIA - YouTube http://ow.ly/darF5

 

A FULL INVESTIGATION FROM AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION

"A Bloody Business" (Left Top Hand Corner PLAY) http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/special_eds/20110530/cattle/

 

ALSO SEE:

CAFO Website http://www.cafothebook.org/

 

CAFO: THE TRAGEDY OF INDUSTRIAL ANIMAL FACTORIES: http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1845482799/cafo-the-tragedy-of-industrial-animal-factories

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India's Parliament Addresses Genetically Modified Food Hype - Human and Environmental Health an Issue

India's Parliament Addresses Genetically Modified Food Hype - Human and Environmental Health an Issue | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

August 24, 2012 - The Hindu

Food security is not about production alone; it is also about bio-safety, and access to food for the poorest... the Indian Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture

 

"...From the various deliberations to which the committee was privy, it is clear that the technology of genetic engineering is an evolving one and there is much, especially on its impact on human health and environment, that is yet to be understood properly. The scientific community itself seems uncertain about this. While there are many in this community who feel that the benefits outweigh the risks, others point to the irreversibility of this technology and uncontrollability of the Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) once introduced in the ecosystem. Hence, they advocate a precautionary approach towards any open release of GMOs. ... We expect the observations in our report to answer the big question on the role of GM crops in achieving food security.... http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/article3812825.ece?homepage=true

 

INDIA: GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS - CAP FOR 10 YEAR - SUPREME COURT PANEL RECOMMENDATION http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3064628407/india-genetically-modified-foods-cap-for-10-years-supreme-court-panel-recommendation



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The Truth Is Out on Genetically Modified Foods - And It's Not Pretty

The Truth Is Out on Genetically Modified Foods - And It's Not Pretty | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

WE WERE WARNED IN May 20, 2009

The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) called on "Physicians to educate their patients, the medical community, and the public to avoid GM (genetically modified) foods when possible and provide educational materials concerning GM foods and health risks.”

They called for a moratorium on GM foods, long-term independent studies, and labeling. AAEM’s position paper stated, “Several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food,” including infertility, immune problems, accelerated aging, insulin regulation, and changes in major organs and the gastrointestinal system. They conclude, “There is more than a casual association between GM foods and adverse health effects... http://www.foodmatters.tv/_webapp/the%20truth%20is%20out%20on%20genetically%20modified%20foods%20-%20and%20it%27s%20not%20pretty

 

WHEN ARE WE GOING TO WAKE UP: CANCER, DIABETES, OBESITY ON SAME TRAJECTORY AS WHEN GMOs AND THEIR CHEMICALS WERE RELEASED INTO OUR FOOD SYSTEM AND ENVIRONMENT

 

Study linking GM maize to cancer must be taken seriously by regulators http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2826495377/study-linking-gm-maize-to-cancer-must-be-taken-seriously-by-regulators

 

September 19, 2012: Mammary tumors, kidney and liver damage in Rats Fed GMO Corn in First Ever Long-Term Study http://sco.lt/8rmjGj

 

WATCH: Groundbreaking Movie: "GENETIC ROULETTE" - The Gamble of Our Lives IMPORTANT WATCH http://sco.lt/6wREDh

 

 

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GMO Myths and Truths - Report Released By Genetic Engineers

GMO Myths and Truths - Report Released By Genetic Engineers | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

In a groundbreaking (downloadable) report, two genetic engineers explain in detail why GMOs are not good for human health or the environment.

The report presents a large body of peer-reviewed scientific and other authoritative evidence of the hazards to health and the environment posed by genetically engineered crops and organisms (GMOs).... http://earthopensource.org/index.php/reports/58

 

Read more: http://digitaljournal.com/article/327974#ixzz26tSkfR9P

One of the genetic engineers involved in the report is Dr Michael Antoniouof King’s College London School of Medicine in the U.K., which uses genetic engineering for medical applications but warns against its use in developing crops for human food and animal feed. Dr Antoniou said: “GM crops are promoted on the basis of ambitious claims – that they are safe to eat, environmentally beneficial, increase yields, reduce reliance on pesticides, and can help solve world hunger." “I felt what was needed was a collation of the evidence that addresses the technology from a scientific point of view."....

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USA REPLAY? Israeli Meat Fed With Feces and Pumped With Toxic Contaminants

USA REPLAY? Israeli Meat Fed With Feces and Pumped With Toxic Contaminants | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Middle East Environment news for the Middle East.

September 12, 2012 - The Green Prophet

Eating meat products anywhere is under fire recently, including fears that humans are destroying the planet for beef. Even poultry products are under increased scrutiny, with all kinds of growth hormones, antibiotics, and even poisons like arsenic being fed to chickens raised in commercial poultry farms. Worst of all, processed meat products people buy in their favorite supermarkets are chock full of questionable ingredients, including the notorious transglutaminase otherwise known as “meat glue”. Read on to consider some very good reasons for buying a whole animal or meat from organic sources.... http://ow.ly/dN1c0

 

ALSO SEE: CAFO - The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1845482799/cafo-the-tragedy-of-industrial-animal-factories

 

Food Inc. - Full Grown Chicken In 49 Days?! http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1228118054/food-inc-full-grown-chicken-in-49-days

 

 

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Massive Attack on GMO Labeling Proposal in California

Massive Attack on GMO Labeling Proposal in California | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Just how much is it worth to chemical giants like Monsanto to make Proposition 37 — a bill that would require labeling of genetically engineered food — go away?

 

Big Pesticide, Food Companies Spend Millions to Fight Honest Food Labels http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2410023720/big-pesticide-food-companies-spend-millions-to-fight-honest-food-labels

 

THE IRON HOLD ON AGRICULTURAL SEEDS:

SNEAK ATTACK: Bringing GMO SEEDS to your home veggie Garden -- Without Labeling http://ow.ly/e5V5U

 

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Genetically Engineered Crops - The Center for Food Safety

Genetically Engineered Crops - The Center for Food Safety | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

AND THEY WANT EVEN MORE DEREGULATION AND LESS OVERSIGHT?

The genetic engineering of plants and animals is looming as one of the greatest and most intractable environmental challenges of the 21st Century. Already, this novel technology has invaded our grocery stores and our kitchen pantries by fundamentally altering some of our most important staple food crops.... http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/campaign/genetically-engineered-food/crops/

 

1. How GMOs Unleased a Pesticide Gusher http://www.carighttoknow.org/gmos_unleashed_a_pesticide_gusher

 

2. Seed Monopolies and GMOs... The Biotech Cartel End Game ... the point of no return http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2606416839/seed-monopolies-and-gmos-the-biotech-cartel-end-game-the-point-of-no-return

3. THE SEED PATENT GAME: Do Seed Companies Control GM Crop Research? - Scientific American http://ow.ly/e5Uy8

4. WATCH "Seeds of Freedom" - A Landmark Film http://ow.ly/e5UNU

5. WATCH "Seeding Deep Democracy" - Vandana Shiva http://ow.ly/e5UPt

6. Seeds Of Life: Hybrids and the Emergence of Seed Monopolies http://ow.ly/e5UR2

7. Seeds & Genetic Diversity | ETC Group http://ow.ly/e5UST

8. Reclaiming the seed: The First Link In The Food Chain http://ow.ly/e5UUf

9.

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Benbrook Study on GM Crops and Pesticides

Benbrook Study on GM Crops and Pesticides | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

New data shows that GM crops do not reduce the quantity of pesticides needed for crop production

September 22, 2012 WORLD WATCH INSTITUTE - by Catherine Word - Nourishing The Planet

 

Genetically Modified (GM) crops were first introduced into the commercial food production system in the late 1990s and, according to the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA), GM crops were being cultivated on more than 1 billion hectares around the world by 2010. During 2011, over 16 million farmers worldwide were involved in planting 160 million hectares of GM crops, making biotech crops the fastest adopted crop technology in modern times.

Issues noted by Benbrook surrounding GM crop technology include corporate control over the seed industry; the lack of an adequate response to herbicide resistance by the US government; loss of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) skills among farmers; and increased reliance on toxic chemical solutions in farming methods... http://blogs.worldwatch.org/nourishingtheplanet/benbrook-study-on-gm-crops-and-pesticides/

 

Bayer Raked in $1 Billion in 2010 with Bee-killing Pesticides http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/990749270/bayer-raked-in-1-billion-in-2010-with-bee-killing-pesticides

 

 

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No ban on pesticides that 'threaten bees'

No ban on pesticides that 'threaten bees' | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

September 7, 2012 - The Independent UK

Nerve-agent pesticides should not be banned in Britain despite four separate scientific studies strongly linking them to sharp declines in bees around the world, Government scientists have advised.... http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/no-ban-on-pesticides-that-threaten-bees-8114020.html

 

NOTE:  These poisons are going into our environment, food and bodies too .. @pdjmoo

 

 

 Guardian Environment, May 09, 2014
▶  HONEYBEES ABANDONING HIVES, MILLIONS DYING DUE TO INSECTICIDE USE, RESEARCH STUDY FINDS Harvard study shows neonicotionoids are devastating colonies by triggerring colony collapse disorder http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/09/honeybees-dying-insecticide-harvard-study

 

Buzz About Bees, April 29, 2014
 -▶ 80,000 BEE COLONIES POISONED IN CALIFORNIA DURING ALMOND POLLINATION - THE DEVASTATING BEE DIE-OFF
http://www.buzzaboutbees.net/Bee-Colonies-Poisoned-in-California.html

 

 

                                 SILENCING THE SCIENTIST

TARGETED BY HERBICIDE FIRM SYNGENTA - ALTRAZINE

                                      http://sco.lt/8VIcAz

 

 

                     STUNNING MACRO PHOTOS OF BEES

Courtesy of the US Geological Survey http://petapixel.com/2013/09/14/stunning-macro-photos-bees-courtesy-us-geological-survey/

 

April 29, 2013 LifeWise News
EUROPE WILL ENFORCE WORLD'S FIRST CONTINENT-WIDE BAN ON INSECTICIDES HARMING BEES (AND YOU) http://southweb.org/lifewise/europe-will-enforces-worlds-first-continent-wide-ban-on-insecticides-harming-bees/

 

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

 

 

April 23, 2013 Moyers & Company
++++WATCH

SHORT VIDEO "DANCE OF THE HONEY BEE Narrated by Bill McKibben http://truth-out.org/news/item/15896-dance-of-the-honey-bee

 

 

April 11, 2013 Corporate Europe Observatory
PRIVATE LETTERS REVEAL SYNGENTA AND BAYER'S FURIOUS LOBBYING AGAINST BEE PESTICIDE BAN  http://corporateeurope.org/publications/pesticides-against-pollinators

 

April 8, 2013 Earth First
PESTICIDES HAVE KILLED OFF SO MANY BEES, NOW ROBOTIC BEES TO POLLINATE MONSANTO CROPS http://earthfirstnews.wordpress.com/2013/04/08/robotic-bees-to-pollinate-monsanto-crops/

 

April 10, 2013 - The Organic View - June Stoyer
ARE NEONICOTINOIDS TOO BIG TO BAN? http://www.theorganicview.com/environment/are-neonicotinoids-too-big-to-ban/

 

October 3, 2012

HOW GMOs UNLEASHED A PESTICIDE GUSHERhttp://www.carighttoknow.org/gmos_unleashed_a_pesticide_gusher

 

ALSO SEE:

1. NEW BEE AND PESTICIDE FACT SHEETS  - PAN UK http://ow.ly/dG0jp

2. BLAMED FOR BEE COLLAPSE, MONSANTO BUYS BEE RESEARCH FIRM http://ow.ly/dA7K3

3. MONSANTO LOSES TO BEEKEEPERS OF YUCATAN PENINSULA http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-and-gmos-gm/p/2399924108/monsanto-loses-to-beekeepers-of-yucatan-peninsula

4. DR. SANCHEZ-BAYO DISCUSSES NEW NEONICOTINOID RESEARCH   http://ow.ly/dUVwm

5. GOVERNMENT MOVES TO TOP INDEPENDENT RESEARCH ON MONSANTO PESTICIDES AND BEE DEATHS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2185394977/government-moves-to-stop-independent-research-on-monsanto-pesticides-and-bee-deaths

6. MYSTERY OF THE DISAPPEARING BEES: SOLVED! - THE GREAT DEBATE http://ow.ly/dX3mM via Reuters

7. 700,000x LETHAL DOSES OF PESTICIDES FOUND IN BEES l http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/973046639/700-000x-lethal-dose-of-pesticides-found-in-bees

8. All about bees, related resources and education for all http://ow.ly/e5SQU

 

 

 

MORE ON PESTICIDES AND BEES http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=BEES+PESTICIDES

 

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Pesticides could cost sub-Saharan Africa $90bn in illness bill, UN warns

Pesticides could cost sub-Saharan Africa $90bn in illness bill, UN warns | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Use of hazardous chemicals also on the rise in Asia, causing severe damage to both environment and health of people...

September 6, 2012 - The Guardian

The potential cost of pesticide-related illnesses in sub-Saharan African between 2005 and 2020 could reach $90bn (£56bn), according to a UN report released on Wednesday highlighting the growing health and environmental hazards from chemicals.

It said the estimated cost of pesticide poisoning exceeds the total amount of international aid for basic health services for the region, excluding HIV/Aids.... http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/sep/06/pesticides-hazardous-chemicals-un

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FIRST GM CAMELS TO BE ENGINEERED FOR DRUG PRODUCTION

FIRST GM CAMELS TO BE ENGINEERED FOR DRUG PRODUCTION | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

A ways off from commercial development, researchers in Dubai are attempting to make transgenic cloned camels, whose milk could help make cheaper drugs and more profitable.... http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/genetically-modified-camel-milk-help-produce-pharmaceuticals.html

 

"pdjmoo...This is over the top...Firstly, it is unregulated and untested. Secondly what does it do to the camels with these pharmaceuticals in their systems. Thirdly, how does anyone monitor this so that no accident occurs when this genetically modified breeding gets into the "normal, natural" camels; and thirdly why is science willing to go along with such a bizarre and altering of our animal world. This is not okay.  It is the biotech industry running out of control with little or no regulation or oversight, or responsibility to our environment or health"

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: FIRST GM CAMELS TO BE ENGINEERED FOR DRUG PRODUCTION SciDev.Net http://www.scidev.net/en/health/genomics/news/first-gm-camels-to-be-engineered-for-drug-production.html

 

 

>INTRODUCING GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ANIMALS INTO OUR ENVIRONMENT AND BODIES http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2241145898/introducing-genetically-engineered-animals-into-our-environment-and-bodiesl

 

WHERE DOES IT STOP? CHINESE SCIENTISTS PRESENTLY EXPERIMENTS WITH MORE THAN 20 GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ANIMALS: - NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/health/genetically-engineered-salmon-176698781.html

 

SCIENCE GONE MAD -  China Develops 300 Genetically Modified Dairy Cows for Human Breast Milk Production http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3601115491/science-gone-mad-china-develops-300-genetically-modified-dairy-cows-for-human-breast-milk-production

 

>AND NOW...GENETICALLY MODIFIED ANIMALS could make it to your plate with minimal testing — and no public input http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1979494551/and-now-genetically-modified-animals-could-make-it-to-your-plate-with-minimal-testing-and-no-public-input

 

 

BIOTECH IS RE-ENGINEERING, RE-PROGRAMMING AND PATENTING LIFE ITSELF: THE ETHICS AND LEGALITIES http://sco.lt/5GPxwX

 

 

 

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80,000 Chicken farm (CAFO) project has organic farmer worried

80,000 Chicken farm (CAFO) project has organic farmer worried | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

 

These days, Carl Purvenas-Smith worries that his business model is falling apart. The construction of a chicken farm that will house 80,000 birds on a neighboring property has him concerned that he might lose his natural certification. http://www.eveningsun.com/news/ci_21451945/chicken-farm-project-has-organic-farmer-worried

 

                                                         VIDEO

                                  FULL GROWN CHICKEN IN 49 DAYS

             Growth Hormones For Rapid Growth, 'Efficiency' and Fast Profits

                                                 http://sco.lt/5Za1o1

 

▶  YOUR CHICKENS ARE RAISED ON A STEADY DIET OF PRESCRIPTION, OVER-THE-COUNTER AND EVEN BANNED DRUGSa - CAFOs http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1578060397/your-chickens-are-raised-on-a-steady-diet-of-prescription-over-the-counter-and-even-banned-drugs-cafos

 

 

-▶  WHAT EVERY PARENT SHOULD KNOW ABOUT BLIND, FOOTLESS CHICKENS, FACTORY FARMS AND THE AG-GAG BILL http://sco.lt/71PvtJ

 

-▶  CAFO: THE TRAGEDY OF INDUSTRIAL ANIMAL FACTORIES: http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1845482799/cafo-the-tragedy-of-industrial-animal-factories

 

 Nation of Change, September 21, 2013
▶  CORPORATIONS/LOBBYISTS RULE: GOODBYE ORGANIC EGGS
 PROPOSED FDA FOOD SAFETY RULES SUPPORT FACTORY FARM CONCENTRATION CAMPS AND THREATEN TRUE FAMILY FARMING - : http://www.nationofchange.org/proposed-fda-food-safety-rules-support-factory-farming-threaten-family-farms-1379774141

 

July 23, 2013 Cornucopia Institute
FDA AND USDA COLLUDE TO ELIMINATE TRUE ORGANIC EGG PRODUCTION, FAVORING INDUSTRIAL FACTORY FARMS http://www.cornucopia.org/2013/07/fdausda-collude-to-eliminate-true-organic-egg-production/

 

                                                    WATCH

           SO YOU WANT TO EAT INDUSTRIAL FACTORY FARMED EGGS? -                           CALIFORNIA EGG FARM INVESTIGATION

                                             http://ow.ly/kXbz1

 

                           An Image Says A Thousand Words
                    Factory farming chickens  http://ow.ly/mv1lU

 

June 27, 2013
▶  THE FUTURE OF BIG CHICKEN
More than a BILLION chickens are raised and slaughtered each year in Georgia, the poultry capital of the world... http://clatl.com/atlanta/the-future-of-big-chicken/Content?oid=8528249

 

                                                 VIDEO

      EXTREME CRUELTY EXPOSED AT MAJOR EGG FACTORY http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=embnwQ7ohTc

 

▶  BLIND, FOOTLESS CHICKENS FOR FUTURE CAFO FACTORY FARMS  http://farmwars.info/?p=7897

 

 

 

Der Spiegel English, October 16, 2013
- ▶ ETHICAL FARMING:  GERMANY PONDERS THE SUPER CHICKEN http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/lohmann-dual-breed-of-super-chicken-could-cut-down-on-chick-culling-a-927902.html

 

 

▶  REVEALED: THE SECRET HORROR OF THE WORLD'S MEGA FACTORY FARMS - The Ecologist http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/1122016

 

April 4, 2013 - Grist

- ▶  WHITE HOUSE GUTS THE NEW SAFETY RULES IN FAVOR OF CORPORATIONS http://grist.org/food/oh-rot-the-white-house-just-gutted-the-new-food-safety-rules/?utm_campaign=daily&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

- ▶  MAKING FARM ANIMAL WELFARE A CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY http://sco.lt/6JzLRh

 

▶  WELL-TREATED ANIMALS ARE  VASTLY SUPERIOR NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OVER FACTORY FARMED ANIMALS http://ecowatch.org/2012/well-treated-animals/

 

April 25, 2013 Government Accountability Project
- ▶  USDA WHISTLEBLOWERS: CHEMICAL USE IN INDUSTRIAL FACTORY FARM POULTRY PLANTS A SERIOUS HAZARD http://www.whistleblower.org/blog/44-2013/2656-usda-whistleblowers-chemical-use-in-poultry-plants-a-serious-health-hazard

 

 Mother Jones, December 05, 2013
- ▶  THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S MEATY GIFT TO BIG CHICKEN- SPED UP KILL LINES AND CHEMICAL SPRAYS

http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2013/12/usda-big-chicken-kill-lines

 

Grist, January 4, 2014
▶  POULTRY MATTER:  WHAT DO DO WITH ALL THE CHICKEN SHIT?
Report from the Pew Charitable Trusts on the chicken industry. Nitrogen and phosphorous runoff from agricultural activity is a major source of water pollution in many parts of the country. In the Chesapeake Bay watershed, half of the phosphorous and 40 percent of the excess nitrogen result from agricultural runoff, leading to algae blooms and destructive conditions for the bay’s legendary fish, oysters, and crabs... http://grist.org/food/poultry-matter-what-to-do-with-all-that-chicken-shit/

                                              ORIGINAL REPORT

Pew Environmental Trust, December 20, 2013
▶  THE BUSINESS OF BROILERS: HIDDEN COSTS OF PUTTING A CHICKEN ON EVERY GRILL http://www.pewenvironment.org/news-room/reports/the-business-of-broilers-hidden-costs-of-putting-a-chicken-on-every-grill-85899528152

 

 

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Five Holistic Alternative Farming Methods: Agroecology at its Best

Five Holistic Alternative Farming Methods: Agroecology at its Best | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

GETTING BACK TO NATURAL ECOSYSTEM - THE END OF BIG INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE:

Agroecology = an agricultural system that tries to imitate the diversity of a natural ecosystem by using multiple crop and animal species in the same space.

In March 2011, the United Nations Special Rapporteur, Olivier De Schutter, presented a report highlighting how agroecology holds promise for alleviating hunger, reducing poverty, preserving the environment, and fighting climate change. SEE UN VIDEO: "Why Are GM Crops Not The Answer" http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-and-gmos-gm/p/1228040300/united-nations-why-are-gm-crops-not-the-solution

“The core principles of agroecology include recycling nutrients and energy on the farm, rather than introducing external inputs; integrating crops and livestock; diversifying species and genetic resources in agroecosystems over time and space; and focusing on interactions and productivity across the agricultural system, rather than focusing on individual species,” says the report.... http://blogs.worldwatch.org/nourishingtheplanet/five-holistic-alternative-farming-methods-agroecology-at-its-best/

 

SEE THIS SHORT VIDEO: "BACK TO THE START" - http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-and-gmos-gm/p/1916721283/back-to-the-start-amazing-short-video-from-chipotle-on-sustainable-farming


Where Have All the Farms Gone? - CAFOs Our Industrialized Assembly-line Food http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1510722108/where-have-all-the-farms-gone-cafos-our-industrialized-assembly-line-food

 

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