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YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood
The Health of Humans is Reflected in the Health of Our Natural Environment and Food Production Sources
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GMO Awareness Campaign - "Let's label genetically modified food"

GMO Awareness Campaign - "Let's label genetically modified food" | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

If you live in the United States, do you know you're eating GM foods without your consent?

Around 80% of processed foods contain some GM ingredients and there's no way of knowing which do, and which don't. We're calling for labeling, to give you freedom of choice.

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France Seeks to Cut Pesticide Use in Half

France Seeks to Cut Pesticide Use in Half | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Mon Dieu! France is proving that governments don't have to prop up the agrochemical industry to promote farming.
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Farmers Can Grow Food for All, as Long as Ecosystems Hold

Farmers Can Grow Food for All, as Long as Ecosystems Hold | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Thomas Malthus, history’s celebrated pessimist, wrote in 1798 that, should war and disease fail to claim humanity, “gigantic inevitable famine stalks in the rear, and with one mighty blow levels the population with the food of the world.”...
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Video: What Happens In Your Body When You Eat Processed Foods

Video: What Happens In Your Body When You Eat Processed Foods | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
If there was any doubt in your mind over the devastating health effects of processed foods, this may be the final nail in the coffin.

http://wakeup-world.com/2012/02/21/video-what-happens-in-your-body-when-you-eat-processed-foods/

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Monsanto: Extinction

GMOs are made by manipulation of extremely deadly viruses & bacteria (such as E. coli) that have been engineered to be IMMUNE TO ANTIBIOTICS

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GM crops around the world in 2011 – map

GM crops around the world in 2011 – map | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
New data from the annual report by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agribiotic Applications shows where farmers are growing GM crops around the world...
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Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning in France | Reuters

Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning in France | Reuters | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

PARIS (Reuters) - A French court on Monday declared U.S. biotech giant Monsanto(MON.N) guilty of chemical poisoning of a French farmer, a judgment that could lend weight to other health claims against pesticides.

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Bees not buzzing in numbers like they used to - The Disappearing Bees

The title of the lecture in Thurlow’s Gerry Masterson Hall was “The Buzz on Bees.”  But the subject matter was that the bees are not buzzing the...way they used to.   Our Disappearing Bees.

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Monsanto Bites the Dust: Hungary and Peru Ban GMO Crops and Take Serious Actions

Monsanto Bites the Dust: Hungary and Peru Ban GMO Crops and Take Serious Actions | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
By: Michele Wolfson Nations are starting to ban GMO crops around the world in display of health freedom.
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Law Suit Airs Debate on Organic vs. Modified Crops

Law Suit Airs Debate on Organic vs. Modified Crops | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Consumer resistance to transgenic food is high, part of a debate that is coming to life in courtrooms and online.
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Earth First! Radical cultural shifts required to stave off ecological collapse

Earth First! Radical cultural shifts required to stave off ecological collapse | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Many ideals, actions, and movements considered as fringe or radical by the standards of mainstream culture have gained prominence as global biodiversity withers and the biogeochemical cycles of the entire Earth System are upset by human activities.
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Once a Food Chain, Now a TRILLION DOLLAR Corporate Supply Chain

Once a Food Chain, Now a TRILLION DOLLAR Corporate Supply Chain | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
While Indian retailers are losing sleep over the possible entrance of multinationals like Walmart into the dense South Asian consumer market, very little thought has been given to the Indian small farmer, who stands to lose even more at the ...
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NIGERIA: High Pesticide Residue In Vegetables Sold In Lagos, Environs

EMERGING facts from an independent research indicate that the majority of common vegetables consumed in Lagos and its environs have more than the minimum level of pesticide residue, the chemical of which remains in food after being applied to food crops.

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Unite and Conquer: Eat Locally, Vote Nationally

Unite and Conquer: Eat Locally, Vote Nationally | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

During the past 60 years, our food system has become industrialized, homogenized, and corporatized.

Kathleen Merrigan, food policy expert, raises a call to action: We must go beyond organic and strive for food that is not only healthful and natural but also local.

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Fracturing natural gas wells requires hundreds of tons of chemical liquids

Fracturing natural gas wells requires hundreds of tons of chemical liquids | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
There are two sides to the debate over the use of chemical additives to complete the process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.The oil and gas industry says only small amounts of such chemicals are used and they are safe.
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The Politics of Food - Standing Toe to Toe with the Apologists for Industrial Farming

The Politics of Food - Standing Toe to Toe with the Apologists for Industrial Farming | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Joel Salatin explains what's wrong with industrial farming and what's right with organic/biodynamic farming.
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GMO Film Project Sizzler

Today in the United States, by the simple act of feeding ourselves, we unwittingly participate in the largest experiment ever conducted on human beings. Massive agro-chemical companies like Monsanto (Agent Orange) and Dow (Napalm) are feeding us genetically-modified food, GMO's, that have never been fully tested and aren't labeled. This small handful of corporations are tightening their grip on the world's food supply—buying, modifying, and patenting seeds to ensure total control over everything we eat.

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The seed emergency: The threat to food and democracy

The seed emergency: The threat to food and democracy | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Patenting seeds has led to a farming and food crisis - and huge profits for US biotechnology corporations.
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Farmers advance in their law suit against Monsanto

Farmers advance in their law suit against Monsanto | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

Monsanto is getting a taste of its own medicine; the company is being taken to court.

In this corner, we have a corporate biotech giant with a tight grasp on the agricultural Monopoly board . (Their patented genes are in more than 80 percent of the soybeans, corn, cotton, sugar beets, and canola seeds grown in the U.S.) And in this corner, 83 scrappy plaintiffs representing non-GMO seed producers, farmers, and agricultural organizations who say they want the biotech company to stop suing and threatening them. While most are organic, not all of them are.

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Germany Decides Genetically-Modified Foods Are Not Welcome

Germany Decides Genetically-Modified Foods Are Not Welcome | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

German chemicals giant BASF is closing its biotech division in Germany. The move was prompted by massive resistance to genetically modified food among both the public and politicians.
Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/germany-decides-genetically-modified-foods-are-not-welcome.html#ixzz1lYEy78y9

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White House, US Courts & EPA Shaft Veterans To Protect Monsanto - "Poisoning Vets One At A Time"

The US government has shielded Monsanto and Dow from the massive cost of medical treatment for victims and environmental remediation cleanup costs that would drive these corporations into bankruptcy.

Before we delve further into the issue, it’s important to detail what exactly dioxin is. Dioxin has a half life of 100 years or more when it is below the surface, leached into soil or embedded in river or stream sediment. Dioxin was generated as a byproduct of herbicide 2,4,5-T made by Monsanto and Dow, the top 2 producers of Agent Orange. It causes cancer, birth defects, liver damage and other major health problems.

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Chemical plants: Still unsafe?

Chemical plants: Still unsafe? | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
The five-year-old Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program has so far failed to approve a single chemical plant under stricter new safety guidelines.
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Pesticides are quiet killers - The Petition Site

Two billion pounds of pesticides are sold in the US annually, and the EPA has little to say about that.
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Occupy Monsanto

Occupy Monsanto | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

Whether you like it or not, chances are Monsanto contaminated the food you ate today with chemicals and GMOs. Monsanto controls much of the world’s food supply at the expense of food democracy worldwide. This site is dedicated to empowering citizens of the world to take action against Monsanto on September 17th, 2012.

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Teaching Kids about Frogs | Frogs indicate a healthy environment

Teaching Kids about Frogs | Frogs indicate a healthy environment | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

Nearly thirty percent of all the amphibians in the world are facing extinction

While it may sound surprising, the greatest threat to any animal on the planet is mankind. Humans are perched solidly at the top of the food chain, and our nation's youth must understand the incredible responsibility that comes with that power.

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