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THE BIGGER PICTURE: "Monsanto Protection Act" the Trans Pacific Partnership: #TPP #TAFTA and Corporate Governance

THE BIGGER PICTURE: "Monsanto Protection Act" the Trans Pacific Partnership: #TPP #TAFTA and Corporate Governance | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

 

 SETTING THE STAGE FOR OBAMA'S SECRETIVE GLOBAL TRADE PACTS FOR CORPORATE DOMINANCE

 

OBAMA QUIETLY DE-REGULATES GMO/ GENETIC BIOTECH INDUSTRY IN PREPARATION FOR NEW TRADE DEALS : FAST-TRACKING APPROVAL, WAIVING REGULATIONS, OVERSIGHT AND LIABILITY

                                                http://sco.lt/5uCx8b


Economy in Crisis, October 19, 2014
-▶ OBAMA'S SECRETIVE TRANSPACIFIC PARTNERSHIP TRADE DEAL WOULD PUT OUR FOOD SUPPLY AT RISK:  CORPORATIONS REWRITING THE LAWS  http://economyincrisis.org/content/the-tpp-would-put-our-food-supply-at-risk

 

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                                     MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT

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IN PREPARATION FOR SECRETIVE TRADE DEALS, MONSANTO, BIOTECH AGRICHEMICAL BUYS OBAMA, THE U.S. SENATE AND THE GLOBAL FARM http://sco.lt/8edR3Z

 

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

 UPDATE: September 24, 2013

US SENATE TO END 'MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT'  CONTINUING RESOLUTION http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/press-releases/2599/chairman-mikulski-seeks-to-end-monsanto-protection-act#

 

September 9, 2013 The Hill

-▶ THE SECRET RIDER SLIPPED THROUGH BY US CONGRESS: Food safety advocates are assailing House Republicans for including a controversial carve-out for biotechnology companies in a government funding bill. The stopgap spending bill, which has an uncertain future in the House, would leave intact the so-called “Monsanto Protection Act” that allows biotechnology companies to sell genetically modified seeds, even if a court has blocked themhttp://thehill.com/blogs/regwatch/energyenvironment/322159-opponents-of-gm-foods-assail-carve-out-in-house-spending-bill

 

September 13, 2013 RT USA
-▶ 'MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT' QUIETLY EXTENDED BY USA CONGRESS  http://rt.com/usa/monsanto-protection-extended-house-741/

 

     MEET MONSANTO'S NUMBER ONE LOBBYIST: BARACK OBAMA

                                            http://sco.lt/98RKFN

 

 

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                     THE WORLD'S GREATEST CORPORATE COUP

                            OBAMA'S SECRETIVE TRADE PACTS

 

               Y'ALL BETTER WAKE UP -- BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE

 

Naked Capitalism, June 30, 2014
-▶ TRADE TREATIES AND THE COMING RULE OF THE GLOBAL CORPORATOCRACY http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2014/06/trade-treaties-coming-rule-global-corporatocracy.html

 

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                      MONSANTO, GMOs, CHEMICALS, PESTICIDES

            AND THE COMING CORPORATE DOMINANCE TRADE PACTS

                      

 

-▶ MONSANTO, THE #TPP AND GLOBAL FOOD DOMINANCE

 http://www.globalresearch.ca/monsanto-the-tpp-and-global-food-dominance/5359491


May 15, 2013 The Guardian
-▶ THE US-EU TRADE DEAL COULD TAKE MONSANTO'S GM CROPS OFF THE NEGOTIATING TABLE http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/may/15/us-eu-trade-deal-monsanto-crops

 

Washington Post

-▶ AT NEW TRADE TALKS, U.S. - E.U. READY FOR FIGHT ON GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS - TRADE PACT COULD SWEEP AWAY TRADE BARRIERS BETWEEN THE U.S. AND EUROPE http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/at-trade-talks-us-eu-ready-for-fight-on-genetically-modified-crops/2013/05/17/8e61176a-bdb0-11e2-9b09-1638acc3942e_story.html#

 

 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

 

 August 8, 2013 Nation of Change

-▶ WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION FORCES RUSSIA TO IMPORT GMO SEED http://www.nationofchange.org/world-trade-organization-forces-russia-import-gmo-seed-1375969748

 

-▶ WIKILEAKS:  US TARGETS EU OVER GM CROPS http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jan/03/wikileaks-us-eu-gm-crops

 

June 24, 2013 Nation of Change

-▶ TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP AND MONSANTO

The chief agricultural negotiator for the US is the former Monsanto lobbyist, Islam Siddique.  If ratified the TPP would impose punishing regulations that give multinational corporations unprecedented right to demand taxpayer compensation for policies that corporations deem a barrier to their profits.

http://www.nationofchange.org/trans-pacific-partnership-and-monsanto-1372074730

 

Earth Open Source, 18 February 2013
-▶  EU-US FREE TRADE DEAL WILL DISMANTLE EU PUBLIC HEALTH PROTECTION ON GM FOODS “If the new trade agreement goes through, it will be illegal under World Trade Organisation rules for the EU to have a stronger regulatory system for GMOs than the US system. It will be a race to the bottom in which public health will be the loser.... http://earthopensource.org/index.php/news/140-eu-us-free-trade-deal-will-dismantle-

 

Nation of Change, October 12, 2013

-▶ FROM THE EXPERIMENTAL #GMO FIELDS OF KAUAI TO THE #TPP: CONNECTING THE DOTS http://www.nationofchange.org/experimental-gmo-fields-kauai-tpp-connecting-dots-1381584098

 

September 6, 2013 New America
-▶ MONSANTO AND WALMART INFLUENCE SECRET TPP NEGOTIATIONS  http://thenewamerican.com/economy/item/16480-monsanto-and-walmart-influence-secret-tpp-negotiations


June 26, 2013 ZCommunications
-▶ TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP AND MONSANTO - ERODING YOUR RIGHTS, CONTAMINATING YOUR FOOD http://www.nationofchange.org/trans-pacific-partnership-and-monsanto-1372074730


July 21, 2013 OPEN
-▶ HAS MONSANTO REALLY  "QUIT" EUROPE? THE ANSWER IS ISDA IN TAFTA/TTIP NEW TRADE DEALS http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com/2013/07/what-has-monsanto-quit-europe-answer-is.html

 

July 22, 2013 EcoWatch
-▶ MILLIONS AGAINST MONSANTO AND THE DANGEROUS NEW SECRETIVE TRADE PACTS http://ecowatch.com/2013/millions-against-monsanto-road-victory/


August 2, 2013 News Daily
-▶ COULD GM FOOD TORPEDO THE TRADE DEAL?
DEVISIVE DEBATE ON GENETICALLY MODIFIFIED FOODS A BATTLEGROUND IN US-EUROPE TRADE TALKS
Washington (AP) — One of the biggest stumbling blocks to securing a massive free trade agreement between the United States and Europe is a sharp disagreement on genetically modified foods. http://www.newsdaily.com/article/30e80be5ce08a4dcb4379879a5c5bade/key-points-in-the-genetically-modified-food-debate

 

 

From: MOMS'S ACROSS AMERICA

Dear Moms and Supporters,
Did you know that if passed, the TPP Trans Pacific Partnership, could allow corporations to sue nations for barring the sale of their products? Do we really want a global corporatocracy where Monsanto can sue to push unlabeled GMOs through? Don't glaze over, I know this is very political, but it really is important.
This agreement is a threat to the entire structure of our society and economy and deserves a few minutes of everyone's time to find out about it, email your congress rep, meet and or write to your congress rep and share it with friends.
We must ask for 1) Stop the Fast Track which will allow our President to sign it into law without public disclosure. 2) Have TPP debated in Congress and allow the public to be privy to it's contents and STOP IT... http://www.momsacrossamerica.com/

 

 

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OBAMA'S SECRETIVE GLOBAL TRADE PACTS WILL IMPACT US ALL

THREATENS SOVEREIGNTY AND PUBLIC OWNERSHIP

                                            http://sco.lt/8kBcEj

 

 

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                               THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP

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Common Dream, April 22, 2014
-▶ CORPORATE COLONIALISM: PROTESTERS SLAM TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP. THESE SECRETIVE TRADE PACTS ARE REALLY ABOUT RESURRECTING GLOBAL U.S. MILITARY POWER AND ECONOMIC DOMINANCE http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2014/04/22-3

 

 TruthOut, June 1, 2014
-▶ WIKILEAKS REVEALS GLOBAL TRADE DEAL KEPT MORE SECRET THAN THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP. (They Don't Want You To Know Until It's Too Late) http://truth-out.org/news/item/24486-wikileaks-tisa-global-trade-deal-kept-more-secret-than-the-trans-pacific-partnership

 

-▶ HOW THE TPP WOULD EMPOWER CORPORATIONS TO ATTACK U.S. POLICIES, DEMAND TAXPAYER COMPENSATION  http://www.exposethetpp.org/index.html

 

Truthout, May 18, 2014
-▶ TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP: GUARANTEES CORPORATE PROFITS, DEREGULATION, WAIVES NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY RIGHTS

http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/23740-trans-pacific-partnership-another-trade-liberalization-scam

 

 May 1, 2013 Naked Capitalism
-▶ SECRET "FREE TRADE" NEGOTIATIONS WILL GUT REGULATIONS, FURTHER ENRICH MULTINATIONALS AND BIG FINANCIAL FIRMS http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2013/05/secret-free-trade-negotiations-will-gut-regulations-further-enrich-multinationals-and-big-financial-

 

                                           March 30, 2013

                             VIDEO REPORT- The Real News

 OBAMA LED TRADE INITIATIVE, TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP, AIMS TO STRENGTHEN CORPORATE LEGAL RIGHTS ACROSS BORDERS http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature

 

 20 November 2012 Nation of Change - 3-Part Investigation
-▶ THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP: THIS IS WHAT CORPORATE GOVERNANCE LOOK LIKE http://www.nationofchange.org/trans-pacific-partnership-what-corporate-governance-looks-1353428537

 

                                                       WATCH
                       Bill Moyers & Company, November 1, 2013
                   'SECRETS TRADE PACTS THAT WILL IMPACT US ALL"
A US-led trade deal is currently being negotiated that could increase the price of prescription drugs, weaken financial regulations and even allow partner countries to challenge American laws. But few know its substance. The pact, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), is deliberately shrouded in secrecy... http://billmoyers.com/segment/yves-smith-and-dean-baker-on-secrets-in-trade/

 

Naked Capitalism, April 01, 2013

-▶ TRANSPACIFIC PARTNERSHIP THREATENS SOVEREIGNTY AND PUBLIC OWNERSHIP  http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2013/04/transpacific-partnership-threatens-sovereignty-and-public-ownership.html

 

                                                   WATCH

                       THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP

               http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtBUL_rgG1k

 

Asia Times Online, September 27, 2013
-▶ TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP IS A TROJAN HORSE
The TPP is a Trojan horse, branded as a "free trade" agreement, but having nothing to do with fair and equitable treatment. In reality, it is precisely "a wish list of the 1% - a worldwide corporate power". [8] "Only 5 of its 29 chapters cover traditional trade matters, like tariffs or quotas." [9] "The other chapters enshrine new rights and privileges for major corporations while weakening the power of nation states to oppose them." [10] http://atimes.com/atimes/Japan/JAP-02-270913.html

 

 

 Common Dreams, September 19, 2013
-▶ OBAMA MOVES TO FAST-TRACK THE  SECRETIVE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP - A TOOL FOR U.S. AND CORPORATE POWER

http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/09/19-9

 

 Naked Capitalism, June 30, 2014
-▶ TRADE TREATIES AND THE COMING RULE OF THE GLOBAL CORPORATOCRACY http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2014/06/trade-treaties-coming-rule-global-corporatocracy.html

 

 Guardian Environment, March 14, 2014
WHAT DOES THE BIGGEST FREE TRADE DEAL IN HISTORY MEAN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT? http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/mar/14/free-trade-deal-eu-us-environment-ngos-sustainability

 

 The Ecologist, February 17, 2014
-▶  TPP - POWER TO THE CORPORATIONS AT THE EXPENSE OF THE PLANET http://www.theecologist.org/blogs_and_comments/commentators/2282038/tpp_power_to_the_corporations_at_the_expense_of_the_planet.html

 

TreeHugger, January 16, 2014
4 WAYS THE PACIFIC TRADE DEAL IS AWFUL FOR THE ENVIRONMENT Environmental groups have big concerns with the Trans-Pacific Partnership.,,, http://www.treehugger.com/environmental-policy/4-ways-pacific-trade-deal-awful-environment.html

 

Mongabay, January 16, 2013
ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS:  TOP SECRET PACIFIC TRADE AGREEMENT TO SACRIFICE WILDLIFE, ENVIRONMENT http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0116-hance-tpp-environment.html

 

La Via CAMPESINA, June 30, 2014

▶ INDIGENOUS GROUPS WELCOME THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL MOVE TO CHALLENGE CORPORATE IMPUNITY: http://viacampesina.org/en/index.php/actions-and-events-mainmenu-26/stop-transnational-corporations-mainmenu-76/1629-la-via-campesina-welcomes-the-un-human-rights-council-move-to-challenge-corporate-impunity

 

 ▶  SHOULD COMPANIES COMPENSATE SOCIETY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCTION FROM WHICH THEY PROFIT? http://sco.lt/5x2tqz


Euractive, November 17, 2014
FRENCH GOVERNMENT WILL NOT SIGN TTIP AGREEMENT IN 2015 http://www.euractiv.com/sections/trade-society/french-government-will-not-sign-ttip-agreement-2015-310037

 

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Al Jazeerah

-▶ HOW TWO SECRETIVE GLOBAL TRADE DEALS WILL FURTHER ENRICH THE AMERICAN ELITE  http://www.alternet.org/world/how-two-secretive-global-trade-deals-will-further-enrich-american-elite

 

April 3, 2013 Common Dreams

 -▶ ACTIVISTS ON BOTH SIDES OF ATLANTIC DENOUNCE US-EU FTA AS CORPORATE POWER GRAB https://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/04/03-3

 

July 20, 2012 Common Dreams
-▶ 'NAFTA ON STEROIDS': THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP IS A GLOBAL CORPORATE COUP D'ETAT http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/07/03-0#.T_M1K612X78.wordpress

 

 The Guardian, George Monbiot, November 4, 2013

-▶ THIS TRANS-ATLANTIC TRADE DEAL IS A FULL-FRONTAL ASSAULT ON DEMOCRACY http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/04/us-trade-deal-full-frontal-assault-on-democracy

 

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact
BRIEFING PAPER: DEVELOPMENT FOR WHOM? With the Asia region becoming the new investment and economic development hub, indigenous peoples face increasing marginalization and violations to their individual and collective rights. http://www.aippnet.org/index.php/publication-sp-2697/human-rights/1418-briefing-paper-development-for-whom

 

TripleCrisis, March 18, 2014
NEW STUDY SHOWS DANGERS OF TRADE AGREEMENTS THAT ALLOW CORPORATIONS SUE GOVERNMENTS FOR LOSS OF PROFITS http://triplecrisis.com/new-study-shows-dangers-of-trade-agreements-that-help-corporations-sue-governments/

 

                                                        VIDEO

                             The Mudflats, November 11, 2013
                             TPP 101 IN LESS THAN 4 MINUTES

                    http://www.themudflats.net/archives/40994

 

HuffPost, February 25, 2014
-▶ THE PLAN BEHIND THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP TO DESTROY NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/curtis-ellis/the-plan-behind-the-trans_b_4849605.html

 

 The Nation, 27 June 2012

-▶ TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP IS NAFTA ON STERIODS http://www.thenation.com/article/168627/nafta-steroids#

 

Public Citizen Global Trade Watch
-▶ TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP - CORPORATE POWER TOOL OF THE 1% http://www.citizen.org/TPP

 

 

 

  June 13, 2013 Organic Consumer

-▶ SECRET TRADE AGREEMENTS THREATEN FOOD SAFETY, SUBVERT DEMOCRACY http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_27805.cfm

 

The Ecologist, February 17, 2014
-▶ TPP - POWER TO THE CORPORATIONS AT THE EXPENSE OF THE PLANET http://www.theecologist.org/blogs_and_comments/commentators/2282038/tpp_power_to_the_corporations_at_the_expense_of_the_planet.html

 

Humanosphere, 7 August 2012

-▶ SEATTLE ACTIVISTS SEEK TO MAKE TPP AS WELL-KNOWN - AND INFAMOUS - AS WTO http://www.humanosphere.org/2012/08/seattle-activists-seek-to-make-tpp-as-well-known-and-infamous-as-wto/

 

 EcoWatch, January 29, 2014

-▶ 5 WAYS TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP THREATENS LOCAL FOOD http://ecowatch.com/2014/01/29/5-ways-trans-pacific-partnership-threatens-local-food/

 

 Alternet, November 27, 2013

-▶ SECRETIVE CORPORATE DEAL IN THE WORKS COULD ESTABLISH SPECIAL CLOSED DOOR COURTS FOR BIG BUSINESS http://www.alternet.org/world/trans-pacific-partnership-extends-tentacles-corporate-power

 

 

                                              VIDEO REPORT

                              Real News Network, March 3, 2013
EVERYONE BUT CHINA: TPP TRADE DEAL THREATENS SOVEREIGNTY AND PUBLIC OWNERSHIP http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-Zr5C6GqubQ#at=16

 

 Truthout, October 2, 2013

-▶ THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP:  WE WON'T BE FOOLED BY RIGGED CORPORATE TRADE AGREEMENTS http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/19135-the-trans-pacific-partnership-we-wont-be-fooled-by-rigged-corporate-trade-agreements

 

Agriculture and Trade Policy, 6 March, 2013

-▶ DOUBLING DOWN ON FAILED TRADE POLICY

The Trans Pacific Partnership lead by Pres. Obama,  is not only about lowering tariffs. It has the potential to greatly expand protections for investors over those for consumers and farmers, and severely restrict governments’ ability to use public policy to reshape food systems. The fundamental causes of recent protests across the globe over food prices, the rising market power of a handful of global food and agriculture corporations, as well as the dual specters of rising hunger and obesity around the world, point to the need to transform the world’s food systems, not to lock the current dysfunction situation in place... http://iatp.org/blog/201303/tpp-doubling-down-on-failed-trade-policy

 

Humanosphere, April 1, 2013

Doctors Without Borders Run-Off Against Drug Giant

-▶ DRUG INDUSTRY LOSES BIG PATENT BATTLE IN INDIA: PATENTS vs POOR - THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP http://www.humanosphere.org/social-business/2013/04/drug-industry-loses-a-big-battle-in-india-but-the-war-of-patents-vs-poor-goes-on/

 

-▶ A CORPORATE COUP OF A DIFFERENT ORDER: THE GROWING RESISTANCE TO THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP http://www.towardfreedom.com/home/globalism/3382-a-corporate-coup-of-a-different-order-the-growing-resistance-to-the-trans-pacific-partnership?tmpl=component&print=1&page=

 

Common Dream, April 22, 2014
-▶ CORPORATE COLONIALISM: PROTESTERS SLAM TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP. .These secretive trade pacts are really about restoring global U.S. military power and economic dominance http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2014/04/22-3

 

 

           --  A MUST WATCH ON GROWING CORPORATE ECOCIDE --
                                              VIDEO REPORT

                            September 15, 2013 The Real News
-▶ PHILIPPINE ACTIVISTS FIGHT BACK AGAINST CORPORATE AND MILITARY FORCES DESTROYING THEIR LAND, FORESTS AND LIVELIHOODS
Corporate agri-businesses like U.S.-based Dole, Del Monte, Monsanto, along with international and Philippine mines, are polluting waterways and destroying the surrounding farms. Chinese, European, Canadian, and Filipino mines are stripping away the mountains to get at what some estimate to be the largest iron deposit in the world. There also some of the most significant gold, nickel, and copper reserves in Asia.
http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=10725

 

  -▶ WALL STREET BANKS EYE AMERICAN (AND FOREIGN) FARMLAND, THREATEN FUTURE OF U.S. AGRICULTURE:  http://sco.lt/6ZQ9OD

 

 

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                            USA, MONSANTO AND GMO TRADE WARS

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-▶ MEET MONSANTO'S NUMBER ONE LOBBYIST: BARACK OBAMA http://sco.lt/98RKFN

 

-▶  US GOVT LOBBIES WORLDWIDE FOR MONSANTO, OTHER GMO CROPS http://sco.lt/73tZ1V

 

-▶ USA GOVERNMENT PUSHES MONSANTO GMO CROPS GLOBALLY - STARTS 'TRADE WARS' WITH NATIONS OPPOSED  http://sco.lt/7AcjHV

 

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

 

April 15, 2013 Techdirt

-▶ HOW BIG AGRIBUSINESS IS HEADING OFF THE THREAT FROM SEED GENERICS -- AND FAILING TO KEEP THE PATENT BARGAIN http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130405/09003022593/how-big-agribusiness-is-heading-off-threat-generics-failing-to-keep-patent-bargain.shtml

 

 June 3,2013 -  It's Your Future - New Zealand
-▶ COMING SOON TO YOUR BACKYARD:. MONSANTO AND GANG http://www.itsourfuture.org.nz/coming-soon-to-your-backyard-monsanto-and-gang/

 

-▶ KEEP MONSANTO OUT OF YOUR VEGGIE PATCH: GROWING CONCERNS AS GMO SEEDS CREEP INTO CONSUMER MARKET - UNLABELLED  http://sco.lt/8EPLjl

 

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

 

June 13, 2013 Organic Consumer
-▶ SECRET TRADE AGREEMENTS THREATEN FOOD SAFETY, SUBVERT DEMOCRACY http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_27805.cfm

 

 -▶ OWNING THE SEEDS OF LIFE: SEED PATENTS AND CONTROL OF YOUR FOOD: THE GLOBAL CORPORATE MONOPOLY  http://sco.lt/7YRIif

 

MASSIVE LAND GRABBING BY MULTINATIONAL FIRMS PREVALENT IN UNDERDEVELOPED COUNTRIES AND WILL GET WORSE WITH TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP

At present, some 1.5 million hectares of land are primed for lease to foreign countries, and the Philippine government is set to open more agricultural lands to monopoly corporations of the United States, European Union, South Korea and Australia.
Lawmakers in the Philippines are pushing for amendments to the 1987 Constitution to allow 100 percent foreign ownership of land. This is reportedly a condition set on the Philippine government before being accepted to the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), a trade pact being organized by the US government.
- See more at: http://farmlandgrab.org/post/view/22386#sthash.xl4kiTPB.dpuf

 

 

THE GLOBAL CHEMICAL BIOTECH CARTEL - AN UNPRECEDENTED POWER OVER WORLD AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN HEALTH  http://www.panna.org/issues/pesticides-profit/chemical-cartel

 

28 March, 2013 - Nation of Change
-▶ BIO-DEMOCRACY OR CORPORATOCRACY: THE FOOD FIGHT OF OUR LIVES http://www.nationofchange.org/biodemocracy-or-corporatocracy-food-fight-our-lives-1364483920http://ow.ly/jA9xQ

 

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

 

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

 

-▶ THE GMO SEED CARTEL - HOW BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES MONOPOLIZE GLOBAL SEED MARKETS AND THUS OUR FOOD http://sco.lt/5P9IyP

 


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                                      CORPORATE GOVERNANCE?

-▶ NEW SECRETIVE TRADE PACTS WILL IMPACT US ALL AS SOVEREIGN RIGHTS NEGOTIATED AWAY ... http://sco.lt/6P14JF

 

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pdjmoo's insight:

NOTE:

THE RECENT OUTRAGE WITH THE SO-CALLED SECRET "MONSANTO PROTECTION BILL" RECENTLY PASSED IN CONGRESS AND SIGNED BY PRESIDENT OBAMA IS IN PREPARATION FOR THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP.......

 

SEE: "MONSANTO AND BIOTECH AGRICHEMICAL CARTEL BUYS OBAMA, THE US SENATE AND THE GLOBAL FARM"  http://sco.lt/8xdkYb

 

 

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Concerns grow about GM crops and glyphosate causing disease...in humans

Concerns grow about GM crops and glyphosate causing disease...in humans | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

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 use
http://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

WATCH:

-▶  +++"GENETIC ROULETTE - THE GAMBLE OF OUR LIVES" 1:24:59         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NWyQKGnYes

 

--  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

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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/

 

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                                              --- 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/

 

 

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                                      ---- 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

 

 

 

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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I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS: >>>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

 

PESTICIDES ARE POISON...PERIOD

There’s nothing they are leaving untouched: the mustard, the okra, the bringe oil, the rice, the cauliflower. Once they have established the norm: that seed can be owned as their property, royalties can be collected. We will depend on them for every seed we grow of every crop we grow. If they control seed, they control food, they know it — it’s strategic. It’s more powerful than bombs. It’s more powerful than guns. Now they are genetically engineering our trees, fish, meat, and all food... can this unrelenting, unregulated, unlabeled, juggernaut be paused until we have sufficient legitimate independently-funded peer-reviewed scientific studies that guarantee that neither human nor environmental health will be devastatingly impacted in either the short or long-term?  We're rushing these gmo's to market so fast there is no time to seriously determine their pros and cons, without the gigantic biotech industry's pr machine bombarding us with glowing stories.

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The World According to Monsanto is Not the One We Want to Live In.

Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, February 5, 2014 7:11 AM

We need to know what agribusinesses like Monsanto are planning for our food future so we can stop them and avoid the damage. Watch this video.

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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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Activist Post: Monsanto Investor Bill Gates Says GMO Crops Needed to Fight Starvation

Activist Post: Monsanto Investor Bill Gates Says GMO Crops Needed to Fight Starvation | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

Bill Gates, the heavy Monsanto investor who purchased 500,000 shares of the biotech giant in 2010, has been touting Monsanto’s genetically modified creations as a tool that is necessary to prevent starvation in poor nations. The same poor nations where thousands of farmers routinely commit suicide after being completely bankrupt by Monsanto’s overpriced and ineffective GM seeds.

 

Op-ed:

GATES FOUNDATION SHOULD STEP AWAY FROM FUNDING GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS IN AFRICA  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3207727565/op-ed-gates-foundation-should-step-away-from-funding-genetically-modified-crops-in-africa

 

GATES FOUNDATION-LED GREEN REVOLUTION PROMOTES FALSE SOLUTIONS TO HUNGER IN AFRICA  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2792758616/gates-foundation-led-green-revolution-promotes-false-solutions-to-hunger-in-africa

 

August 8, 2013 Tech Rights
GATES FOUNDATION EXPANDS TO AFRICA TO PROFIT FROM WORLD'S POOREST http://techrights.org/2013/08/08/occupying-africa/



                                  GRAIN, November 04, 2014

                                          FULL REPORT
HOW DOES THE GATES FOUNDATION SPEND ITS MONEY TO "FEED THE WORLD" >
  http://www.grain.org/article/entries/5064-how-does-the-gates-foundation-spend-its-money-to-feed-the-world

 

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GM Crops: Farmer to Farmer Talk

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Why I resigned over Bhopal

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Meredith Alexander: A true Olympic legacy would be for Dow Chemical to shoulder responsibility for the 1984 tragedy...
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FOOD ALLERGIES Turn an Unlikely Wall Street Mom into a Food evangelist TED VIDEO 2011

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

http://allergykidsfoundation.org

 

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

 

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This BioScience piece documents not only the current state of glyphosate resistant weeds, but also ties the development of genetically engineered herbicide resistant crops, especially 2,4-D and dicamba resistant crops, to the decline of sustainable weed management, and to the decline of sustainable agriculture more generally.

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CEREAL CRIMES: Farmers Talk Genetically Modified Crops - VIDEO

CEREAL CRIMES: Farmers Talk Genetically Modified Crops - VIDEO | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

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.

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Washington DC (SPX) Jan 23, 2012 - While last month's climate negotiations in Durban made incremental progress toward helping farmers adapt to climate change and reduce agriculture's climate footprint, a group of international agricu...
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Dangerous Toxins From Genetically Modified Plants Found in Women & Fetuses | Wake Up World

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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.
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GMO’s Move Out - GMO says bye bye to Europe – For Now

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This week BASF announced that it is moving its GMOs out of Europe. Will the English-speaking media lose its nerve and write about it? Based on past experience, my wager goes to the habitual policy of silence, and I expect that the news will continue all but unrecorded in English. Most of us will not celebrate as we should......

Written by: Ignacio Chapela is Associate Professor of Microbial Ecology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a Senior Researcher at GenØk, the National Center for Biosafety, Norway.

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RSPB demands ban on deadly pesticides linked to bee decline

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Feb 21, 2013 The Independent

Controversial nerve-agent pesticides widely linked to decline in bees around the world should be banned, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) says today.

More than 30 separate scientific studies in the last three years have shown adverse effects on insects from neonicotinoids, which are "systemic" insecticides, meaning they enter every part of the target plants – including the pollen and nectar which bees harvest.... http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/rspb-demands-ban-on-deadly-pesticides-linked-to-bee-decline-8503950.html

 

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                             On The Wing Photography, May 21, 2014
              WHEN ALL THE HIVES COLLAPSE WHERE WILL WE BEE? http://onthewingphotography.com/wings/2014/05/21/when-all-the-hives-collapse-where-will-we-bee/


Harvard Gazette, August 19, 2014
- ▶ ARE FAILING BEES OUR WARNING SIGN FOR HUMAN HEALTH IMPLICATIONS? Harvard School of Public Health’s (HSPH) Chengsheng (Alex) Lu, an associate professor of environmental exposure biology,  believes that the potential human health implications of colony collapse disorder extend beyond the drop in pollination — though that is worrisome enough — to the impact on humans of long exposure to low-level poisons like neonicotinoid pesticides...links the pesticide to the recent increase in neurological conditions in children such as autism and ADHD. http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/08/are-failing-bees-our-warning-sign/

 

 

Treehugger, May 12, 2014
 -▶ NO. 1 PESTICIDE KILLING HONEYBEES http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-agriculture/no-1-pesticide-killing-honeybees.html

 

Common Dreams, April 28, 2014
  -▶FOLLOW THE HONEY:  7 WAYS PESTICIDE COMPANIES ARE SPINNING THE BEE CRISIS http://www.commondreams.org/view/2014/04/28-3

 

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/

 

July 26, 2013 Tree Hugger
SCIENTISTS DISCOVER ANOTHER CAUSE OF BEE DEATHS, AND IT'S REALLY BAD NEWS http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/scientists-discover-another-cause-bee-deaths-and-its-really-bad-news.html

 

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/

 

HOW DO NEONICOTINOIDS WORK? http://www.buzzaboutbees.net/how-do-neonicotinoids-work.html

 

July 29, 2013 Yale Environment 360
WIRED HONEYBEES PROVE HARMFUL IMPACTS OF PESTICIDES ON NAVIGATION
Using tiny radar antennae glued to the backs of honeybees, European scientists have found that bees exposed to neonicotinoid pesticides were more likely to become disoriented and separated from their hives ,,,http://e360.yale.edu/digest/wired_honeybees_show_harmful_impacts_of_pesticides_on_navigation/3902/

 

SAVE THE BEES, SAVE THE BERRIES, SAVE ME | The Natural Eye Project http://ow.ly/mx2Gq

 

BATTLE FOR THE BEES: Dying Bees Raise Alarm For Humans - Europe Bans Pesticide  http://sco.lt/8QOFgv

 

 

28 March,2013 - The Guardian Environment

THE FOX GUARDING THE HEN HOUSE? PESTICIDE MAKERS PROPOSE PLAN TO "HELP" BEES TO FORESTALL EUROPEAN UNION BAN ON PRODUCTS http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/mar/28/pesticide-makers-plan-help-bees

 

PESTICIDE LOBBY SPENDS MILLIONS TO DEFEND CHEMICALS TIED TO BEE DEATHS http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/29/pesticide-lobby-bees_n_2980870.html

 

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 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

 

 

March 25, 2013 - Chemical and Engineering News

GMO CORN: AT LEAST THEY'RE ADMITTING PESTICIDES PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN BEE KILL AND DISAPPEARANCE  http://cen.acs.org/articles/91/i12/Curtailing-Honeybee-Losses.html

 

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/

 

 

                                            +++ WATCH +++

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

 

NEW CHARGES AGAINST MONSANTO'S ROUNDUP - THE ULTIMATE KILLING MACHINE http://sco.lt/8iHda5

 

 

 

EUROPE IGNORING WARNING SIGNS OF BEE DEATHS, GM NANOTECHNOLOGY DANGERS AND INDUSTRY COLLUSION  U.S. http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3995419038/europe-ignoring-warning-signs-of-bee-deaths-gm-food-nanotechnology-dangers-and-industry-collusion

 

Bee Strawbridge: WHY IS BEE DECLINE NOT A NATIONAL EMERGENCY? http://beestrawbridge.blogspot.com/2013/02/why-is-bee-decline-not-national.html

 

                                BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHS
                      Focusing on Wildlife, February 04, 2014
                          AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF BEES         http://focusingonwildlife.com/news/intimate-portraits-of-bees/

 

BEE SHORTAGE MAY INCREASE SOME FOOD PRICES  | KGET TV 17 http://www.kget.com/news/local/story/Bee-shortage-may-increase-some-food-prices/MQR93TcM5kincZPHgA3sOg.cspx

 

HONEY BEES ARE LOSING THEIR WAY  http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life/p/3997154773/are-honeybees-losing-their-way

 

April 1, 2013 Yale Environment 360

TRACKING THE CAUSES OF SHARP DECLINE OF THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY by Richard Conniff http://e360.yale.edu/feature/tracking_the_causes_of_sharp__decline_of_the_monarch_butterfly/2634/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+YaleEnvironment360+%28Yale+Environment+360%29

 

 

FOR MORE ON BEES, PESTICIDES

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=bees

 

FOLLOW: Rooftop Permaculture http://ow.ly/jDUxg

 

 

 

pdjmoo's insight:

Common Sense and critical thinking do not require a Scientific Ph.D.   If these highly toxic pesticides and chemicals are destroying our biodiverity and beneficial insects, what do you think they might be doing to our human body.  FEB 23, 2013 MONSANTO's "ROUNDUP" IS MORE TOXIC THAN DECLARED PROVES NEW SERALINI STUDY http://www.occupymonsanto360.org/2013/02/23/roundup-is-more-toxic-than-declared-proves-new-seralini-study/ Could they be having the same impact resulting in Alzheimer's and other neurological deficits?  And what about the food we eat that have been sprayed with these poisons?  And what about the honey that these poor bees produce?  Is that contaminated too?  Time for the big global chemical companies to take responsibility for what they're doing to our planet and we humans with little or no disclosure, regulation or oversight, like gigantic ships in the night slipping under the safety radar screen.

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OBAMA QUIETLY DE-REGULATES GMO/ GENETIC BIOTECH INDUSTRY : Fast-tracking Approvals, Waiving Regulations and Liability

OBAMA QUIETLY DE-REGULATES GMO/ GENETIC BIOTECH INDUSTRY  : Fast-tracking Approvals, Waiving Regulations and Liability | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

 

Definition: "FAST TRACK"(trade) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_track_%28trade%29

 

March 27, 2013

 ▶  MONSANTO, BIOTECH AG BUYS OBAMA, THE SENATE AND THE GLOBAL FARM http://sco.lt/82vBjd

 

May 15, 2013 RTCCnewswire
VIDEO REPORT:

 ▶  THE "MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT" AND GMO FISH http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=R9KDfGvxLn8

 

June 11, 2012

>>>>> QUIETLY, BEHIND THE SCENES...OBAMA DEREGULATES GMO CROPS DESPITE SUPREME COURT INJUNCTION, http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/1400:obama-deregulates-gmo-crops-despite-supreme-court-injunction

 

UPDATE:March 21, 2013

 ▶  NEW BIOTECH "MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT' PASSES CONGRESS IN ANONYMOUS RIDER - Gives Immunity From Federal Law, Minimum Regulation and Oversight to Biotech GMO Cartel http://sco.lt/5I0Oi9

 

 ▶   OBAMA & CONGRESS WILL CONTINUE DEREGULATION ON GENETIC & BIOTECH FOR FINANCIAL GAINS: Pharmaceutical, Agriculture and Chemical Industries Get a Free Pass.   http://occupycorporatism.com/obama-congress-will-continue-genetic-biotech-relationship-for-financial-gains/

 

UPDATE: September 24, 2013

 ▶  US SENATE TO END 'MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT'  CONTINUING RESOLUTION http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/press-releases/2599/chairman-mikulski-seeks-to-end-monsanto-protection-act#

 

 

                                              BAN GMOs NOW -

                                      A SPECIAL ISIS REPORT

                                           http://sco.lt/5CPilt

 

 June 13, 2013 Reuters
 ▶  USA SUPREME COURT SAYS SYNTHETIC  BUT NOT HUMAN EXTRACTED DNA CAN BE PATENTED - URGED BY OBAMA ADMINISTRATION http://preview.reuters.com/2013/6/13/us-top-court-says-extracted-human-dna-cannot-be

 

 ▶  MEET MONSANTO'S NUMBER ONE LOBBYIST : BARACK OBAMA http://sco.lt/98RKFN

 

>>>> OBAMA'S BIOECONOMY BLUEPRINT PROMOTES A GENETICALLY-ENGINEERED, SYNTHETIC BIOTECH FUTURE - Through THE NATIONAL BIOECONOMY BLUEPRINT the Obama administration is seeking to support genetic engineering, synthetic biotech as a main component of “American innovation and economic growth”.

.... http://occupycorporatism.com/obamas-bioeconomy-promotes-a-genetically-engineered-future/

 

December 15, 2012

MONSANTO GETS IT WAY IN AG BILL Organic Consumers

>>>>>2012 FARM BILL GIVES MONSANTO UNBELIEVABLE POWERS OVER US FOOD SUPPLY http://www.politicolnews.com/farm-bill-gives-monsanto-unbelievable-powers-over-us-food-supply/http://www.organicconsumers.org/monsanto/news.cfm

>>>>>>FARM BILL 2008  http://www.biopreferred.gov/files/FarmBill_2008.pdf

 

 ▶  BIOTECH GIANTS ENSURE MINIMAL PUBLIC OVERSIGHT OF THEIR PRODUCTS | Mother Jones http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2012/08/biotech-gmo-deregulation

 

 

▶  THE GLOBAL 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

 

 

May 13, 2013 Moyers and Company - Full Show:
WATCH:

 ▶  "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/

 

29 March, 2013

 ▶  "MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT" SPURS USDA INTO PROMOTING GMO CROPS ONE WAY OR ANOTHER

USDA Announces New Conservation Collaboration with DuPont to Promote "Sustainable" Harvesting of Bio-based Feedstocks for Cellulosic Ethanol http://usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentid=2013/03/0058.xml&contentidonly=true

 

23 March, 2013 - Los Angeles Times

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

 

 ▶  USDA Blog » USDA’s BIOTECHNOLOGY FLIMSY DEREGULATION PROCESS  http://blogs.usda.gov/2011/06/28/usda%E2%80%99s-biotechnology-deregulation-process/ NO Independent Peer Reviewed Studies, NO studies on impact on human or ecosystems or animals who eat this re-engineered food either, NO Regulations for crop contamination.  WHO IS RUNNING THIS SHOW?

 

 

                                          BACKGROUND

 

>>>> OBAMA URGED TO ELIMINATE CONTROL BIOTECH COMPANIES HAVE OVER USA REGULATORY PROCESS: http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2256131066/obama-urged-to-eliminate-control-biotech-companies-have-over-us-regulatory-process

 

>>>> OBAMA TO AGGRESSIVELY PROMOTE BIOTECHNOLOGY, REDUCING APPROVAL TIMES, WITHOUT INDEPENDENT PEER REVIEW, REGULATIONS, OVERSIGHT OR LABELING http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2256091418/obama-seeks-to-aggressively-promote-biotechnology-reducing-approval-times-independent-peer-review

>>>> NEW OBAMA DIRECTIVE – 2,300 untested BioTech Products Now Preferred purchasing for Federal Procurement, April 2012

>>>> OBAMA  AG BILL GIVES  "FOOD MAFIA" CARTE BLANCHE GO AHEAD TO FEED US BIOTECH ENGINEERED GMO FOODS  -  NO oversight NO Regulation NO Labeling http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3728095577/obama-ag-bill-gives-food-mafia-carte-blanche-go-ahead-to-feed-us-biotech-gmo-foods-no-oversight-no-regulation-no-public-input

 

                                                AFRICA

 

>>>>> AFRICA - SOLD:

OBAMA PUTS BIG 6 CHEMICAL GMO GIANTS IN CHARGE OF AFRICAN BIOTECH TAKEOVER -- "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

>>>> OBAMA PUSHES GM FOODS INTO AFRICA - IS MONSANTO RUNNING THE US GOVT., USDA AND FDA?  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1810977040/usa-and-obama-pushes-gm-foods-on-ghana-africa-is-monsanto-running-the-us-govt-usda-and-fdahttp://content.govdelivery.com/bulletins/gd/USDAOC-437595

 >>>> UNITED NATIONS: PRIVATIZING FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL AID IS DANGEROUS;  OBAMA'S AFRICA PLAN IS WRONG http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3690156835/un-privatizing-food-and-agricultural-aid-is-dangerous-obama-s-africa-plan-is-wrong

>>>>>THE HUNGER GAMES - HOW UK AND USA GOVERNMENTS SUPORT FOR BIG AGRIBUSINESS IS FUELING POVERTY IN AFRICA http://sco.lt/6UGd17

 

 

 

>>>>>GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS NOT THE SOLUTION FOR "FEEDING THE WORLD" http://sco.lt/77BuML

>>>> OBAMA & CONGRESS WILL CONTINUE DEREGULATION ON GENETIC & BIOTECH FOR FINANCIAL GAINS: Pharmaceutical, Agriculture and Chemical Industries Get a Free Pass.   http://occupycorporatism.com/obama-congress-will-continue-genetic-biotech-relationship-for-financial-gains/

 >>>>> OBAMA ADMINISTRATION WHOLESALE APPROVAL OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOODS (Snucked in same time last year during the holidays) http://www.nwrage.org/content/wholesale-approval-genetically-engineered-foods-%E2%80%94-obama-administration-disappointsangers-pub

November 21, 2012

 

           ----------------OBAMA USING TRADE TO ARM TWIST ------------------

 

>>>>> NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER TO USE INTERNATIONAL FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS TO PUSH BIOTECH GMO WORLDWIDE http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1716931124/us-govt-in-collusion-with-biotech-industry-new-executive-order-to-use-international-free-trade-agreements-as-a-club

 

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

 

 COMING SOON: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE :

 ▶  OBAMA LED NEW SECRETIVE TRADE PACTS WILL IMPACT US ALL AS SOVEREIGNTY RIGHTS ARE NEGOTIATED AWAY http://sco.lt/6P14JF

 

 

January 2012

>>>> USA TO START 'TRADE WARS' WITH NATIONS OPPOSED TO MONSANTO, GMO CROPS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/946621471/leaked-us-to-start-trade-wars-with-nations-opposed-to-monsanto-gmo-crops

>>>> OBAMA HAS OPENED THE DOOR - THE HORSE IS OUT OF THE STABLE: Downing Street Says "Speed Up Roll-Out of GM Crops" | Seed Today, Dec. 23, 2012 http://www.seedtoday.com/articles/Downing_Street_Says__Speed_Up_Roll_Out_of_GM_Crops_-128827.html

18 February 2013 - Earth Open Source
>>>>>EU-US FREE TRADE DEAL WILL DISMANTLE EU PUBLIC HEALTH PROTECTION ON GM FOODS

“If the new trade agreement goes through, it will be illegal under World Trade Organisation rules for the EU to have a stronger regulatory system for GMOs than the US system. It will be a race to the bottom in which public health will be the loser....http://earthopensource.org/index.php/news/140-eu-us-free-trade-deal-will-dismantle-

Public Citizen:

>>>>>GLOBALIZATION AND TRADE INITIATIVES http://ow.ly/kr4c6 - TransPacific Partnership - Learn more about the corporate power grab thru trade negotiations and agreements http://www.citizen.org/tradewatch

 

 

-----------------------------PATENTING LIFE ------------------------------

 

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

 

>>>> POOR COUNTRIES URGED TO GET READY FOR SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY ONSLAUGHT http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1715762752/poor-countries-urged-to-get-ready-for-synthetic-biology-onslaught

 

>>>>>>BIOTECH IS RE-ENGINEERING, RE-PROGRAMMING AND PATENTING LIFE ITSELF.   THE ETHICS AND LEGALITIES http://sco.lt/9Hu7Tl

>>>> ALTERED GENES, TWISTED TRUTH http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2781911364/altered-genes-twisted-truth

>>>>>PATENT FOR A PIG: Scientists "improve" transgenic GMO 'Enviropigs' http://sco.lt/8QrUPJ

>>>>>HOW GMO FOODS AFFECT HEALTH - GENE ALTERED FOODS NOW LARGE PART OF AMERICAN DIET  http://sco.lt/7oVxQH

 

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

 

 >>>>>>GENE GIANTS SEEK 'PHILANTHROGOPOLY' - 6 MULTINATIONAL GENE GIANTS CONTROL THE DIRECTION OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD WORLDWIDE http://sco.lt/6h3lzt

 

>>>>>WHY THE MOST POWERFUL THING IN THE WORLD IS A SEED - THE GLOBAL CORORATE MONOPOLY IN SEED PATENTS http://sco.lt/5O0tFZ

 

>>>>>>HOW MONSANTO OUTFOXED THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION- OWNING THE SEEDS OF LIFE PATENTS http://sco.lt/8OMWHZ

 

>>>> 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

 

January 12, 2013 Science News

>>>> MONSANTO INSURANCE: USDA TELL FARMER TO PAY FOR AVOIDING TROUBLES WITH AGRO-GIANT http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3454208573/monsanto-insurance-usda-tells-farmers-to-pay-for-avoiding-troubles-with-agro-giant

 

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

 

 

    -------------------------VIDEOS TO WATCH-------------------------

 

+++ MONSANTO A DOCUMENTARY ON GMO A MUST WATCH  YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omtYlsG1P5U

 

 

-▶  +++"GENETIC ROULETTE - THE GAMBLE OF OUR LIVES" 1:24:59         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NWyQKGnYes

>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

 

>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

>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

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

>VIDEO REPORT - Real News Network
GMO BIO-FUELS, SPECULATION, LAND GRABS - FOOD CRISIS  http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=7818

 

 

------------------------------MORE ARTICLES----------------------------:

 

 >>>>  TOP US HEALTHCARE GIANT, KAISER PERMANENTE, ISSUES WARNING ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3585794502/top-us-healthcare-giant-kaiser-permanente-issues-warning-on-genetically-engineered-food

>>>> OBAMA ADMINISTRATION GIVES TENTATIVE APPROVAL TO FRANKENFISH  Dec. 28, 2012 TruthOut http://truth-out.org/news/item/13594-obama-administration-gives-tentative-approval-to-frankenfish

 >>>>> “FATALLY FLAWED' FDA ASSESSMENT TO UNLEASH GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON ONTO YOUR DINNER PLATE - NO Regulations NO Oversight NO Public Input Dec. 20 2012 http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3819809217/fatally-flawed-fda-assessment-to-unleash-genetically-engineered-salmon-onto-your-dinner-plate-no-regulation-no-oversight-no-labeling

December 21, 2012

>>>>> BIO APPLAUDS FDA ACTION ON GE SALMON  http://www.bio.org/media/press-release/bio-applauds-fda-action-ge-salmon

 

 

-----------------GMO's USE TONS AND TONS OF PESTICIDES--------------

 

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

 

>>>>>PESTICIDE OVERLOAD: 1.1 BILLION POUNDS USED PER YEAR...AND...NEW USA LEGISLATION BANS RETALIATION  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/986291397/pesticide-overload-1-1-billion-pounds-used-per-year-and-new-usa-legislation-bans-retaliation

>>>>  GMOs DEFINED

http://gmo-awareness.com/all-about-gmos/gmo-defined/

 >>>>> HOW BIOTECH CORPORATIONS AND GMO CROPS ARE THREATENING THE ENVIRONMENT AND HUMANKIND ALIKE http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3583767396/how-biotech-corporations-and-gmo-crops-are-threatening-the-environment-and-humankind-alike
>>>>>>PLACING PROFITS AHEAD OF WELL BEING: CHALLENGING THE DESTRUCTIVE POWER OF AGRO-CHEMICAL INDUSTRY http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3070968001/placing-profits-ahead-of-wellbeing-challenging-the-destructive-power-of-agro-chemical-industry

>>>> WHY GENETIC MODIFICATION OF CROPS AND LIVESTOCK IS INHERENTLY UNCONTROLLABLE AND HAZARDOUS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3075683244/why-genetic-modification-of-crops-and-livestock-is-inherently-uncontrollable-and-hazardous

 

NANOMATERIAL RISKS - IN YOUR FOOD, CLOTHING, EVERYWHERE - UNKNOWN RIKS AND IMPACTS ON HUMAN, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

NANOMATERIAL RISKS http://sco.lt/93lLIv

 

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

 

                                      -----------------------------------

 

>>>>> ORGANIC FARMERS ALARMED BY OBAMA USDA DEREGULATION OF MUTANT ALFAFA - ABC News, Jan 31, 2011 http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/organic-farmers-alarmed-obama-deregulation-mutant-alfalfa/story?id=12786580#.UNfgTbbZ03Y

>>>> THE POWERFUL USDA ALLOWS MORE GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS TO MARKET DESPITE SERIOUS HEALTH CONCERNS http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3337601961/the-powerful-usda-allows-more-genetically-modified-foods-to-market-despite-serious-health-concerns

June 10, 2013 Reuters
>>>>> MONSANTO WANTS ORGANIC CROPS CONTAMINATED: ORGANIC GROWERS LOSE DECISION IN GMO SEEDS WITH MONSANTO http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/10/us-monsanto-organic-lawsuit-idUSBRE9590ZD20130610?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews

>>>>>CANCER OF CORRUPTION, SEEDS OF DESTRUCTION: THE MONSANTO GMO WHITEWASH http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3826752991/cancer-of-corruption-seeds-of-destruction-the-monsanto-gmo-whitewash

 

 

 

APPAULING - IT SEEMS THE ONLY WAY THE GLOBAL BIOTECH CARTEL CAN GET ITS' HOOKS IN, IS BY UNDERHANDED, COLLUSIONARY TACTICS AND "SNEAKING" BILLS INTO FOREIGN GOVERNMENT BILLS -


April 23, 2013

INDIAN GOVERNMENT SNEAKS IN DEEPLY FLAWED BIOTECH BILL GIVING FREE REIN TO INDUSTRY http://www.gmfreein.org/content/govt-betrays-nation-earth-day-tables-deeply-flawed-biotech-regulatory-authority-india-brai-0

 

 

AND NOW OBAMA HAS MOVED ONTO OUR FACTORY-FARM RAISED FOOD - THE DEREGULATION JUGGERNAUT IS ON:

 

April 24, 2013 Mother Jones Tom Philpott
>>>>>OBAMA ADMIN. ON VERGE OF DRAMATICALLY SCALING BACK OVERSIGHT OF US' LARGEST CHICKEN & TURKEY SLAUGHTERHOUSES http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2013/04/usda-inspectors-poultry-kill-lines-chicken

 +++ANTI-WHISTLE BLOWER AG-GAG BILLS AIMED AT KEEPING YOU IN THE DARK ABOUT PIGS, FACTORY FARMS -- AND YOUR FOOD http://sco.lt/7aFBUv

 24 April 2013 Grist
>>>>>THE STATE(S) OF THE AG-GAG LAWS - INTERACTIVE http://grist.org/food/the-states-of-the-ag-gag/

 April 9, 2013 AlterNet
>>>>>EXPOSING OBAMA's 'WAR ON WHISTLEBLOWERS' http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/groundbreaking-war-whistleblowers-investigation-exposes-obama-admins-record?akid=10310.237541.2rFHQe&rd=1&src=newsletter822302&t=3

 

 

---------------------------AND FINALLY

>>>>> NANO-PESTICIDES SNEAKED ONTO THE MARKET (AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS) WITHOUT INDEPENDENT PEER-REVIEWED RESEARCH/TESTING OR REGULATION OR OVERSIGHT http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2029721070/nano-pesticides-sneaked-onto-the-market-and-consumer-products-without-regulation-or-oversight

 

+++ NEW SECRETIVE CORPORATE TRANS PACIFIC TRADE DEAL WILL IMPACT US ALL AS OUR RIGHTS AND REGULATIONS ARE NEGOTIATED AWAY  http://sco.lt/62UixN

 

 

 

 

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AFRICA - SOLD: Obama Puts G8, Big 6 Biotech Chemical GMO Giants In Charge of "Ending Hunger" in Africa

AFRICA - SOLD: Obama Puts G8,  Big 6 Biotech Chemical GMO Giants In Charge of "Ending Hunger" in Africa | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

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MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES, G8, USA, AGRA GAINING CORPORATE CONTROL OF AFRICA'S FOOD AND AGRICULTURE


The Ecologist, March 26,2015
CARVING UP AFRICA - AID DONORS PLOT THE GREAT AGRIBUSINESS TAKEOVER http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2805343/carving_up_africa_aid_donors_and_agribusiness_plot_the_great_seed_privatization.html


Food First, March 23,2015
GATES FOUNDATION AND USAID PLOTS WAYS OF PROFITING FROM AFRICA'S SEED SYSTEM http://foodfirst.org/press-releases/gates-foundation-plots-ways-of-profiting-from-africas-seed-systems/


Humanosphere, March 24, 2015
 ▶ ACTIVISTS PROTEST GATES FOUNDATION PLAN FOR AFRICAN FARMERS http://www.humanosphere.org/basics/2015/03/activists-protest-gates-foundation-plan-for-african-farmers/


GATES AND AFRICA:  A TROJAN HORSE FOR GMO BIOTECH CARTEL IN SUB-SAHARA AFRICA http://sco.lt/5ZNnsX



- ▶ THE CORPORATE 'PHILANTHROCAPITALISTS' TAKEOVER OF AFRICAN AND GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY http://sco.lt/6CHP3R


                               OWNING THE SEEDS OF LIFE

                 SEED PATENT AND CONTROL OF YOUR FOOD

                          THE GLOBAL CORPORATE MONOPOLY

                                         http://sco.lt/6FiLkv


Washington Post, August 05, 2014
 ▶ VULTURE CAPITALISTS? HOW OTHER COUNTRIES ARE SCRAMBLING FOR AFRICA ALONGSIDE THE U.S. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/08/05/how-other-countries-are-scrambling-for-africa-alongside-the-u-s/?wpisrc=nl-wv&wpmm=1


Common Dreams, February 23, 2015
MANIPULATE AND MISLEAD:  HOW GMOs ARE INFILTRATING AFRICA The most persistent myth about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is that they are necessary to feed a growing global population. Highly effective marketing campaigns have drilled it into our heads that GMOs will produce more food on less land in an environmentally friendly manner. The mantra has been repeated so often that it is considered to be truth. Now this mantra has come to Africa, sung by the United States government and multinational corporations like Monsanto, seeking to open new markets for a product that has been rejected by so many others around the globe. http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/02/23/manipulate-and-mislead-how-gmos-are-infiltrating-africa



             AFRICA, THE G8 AND THE GMO TAKEOVER OF AFRICA

                                FOOD SECURITY FOR WHOM?

CORPORATE PROFITS v SMALL HOLDER FARMER INTERESTS

                                          http://sco.lt/6v7vHd


Guardian Global Development, February 18, 2014
THE G8 AND THE CORPORATE TAKE OVER OF AFRICAN FARMING. As part of the New Alliance, 10 African governments have signed up to change dozens of laws, policies and regulations to make their countries more attractive to the private sector. Collectively, they have made more than 200 commitments, including the overhaul of seed and tax laws and the setting aside of hundreds of thousands of hectares of land for commercial investors.   http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/interactive/2014/feb/18/g8-fight-future-african-farming-interactive


March 11, 2013 GRAIN —
-▶ THE G8 AND LAND GRABS IN AFRICA http://www.grain.org/article/entries/4663-the-g8-and-land-grabs-in-africa


The Guardian, February 18, 2014
G8 NEW ALLIANCE CONDEMNED AS NEW WAVE OF COLONIALISM IN AFRICA. Critics say landmark initiative to boost agriculture and relieve poverty favours big business to the detriment of small farmers http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/feb/18/g8-new-alliance-condemned-new-colonialism


World Development Movement, June 24, 2014

THE NEW SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA : INTERACTIVE INFOGRAPHIC

Around the early 1900s the European colonial powers built railways to connect the interior of Africa to the ports. They used this infrastructure to export food and minerals out of Africa to feed the industrial revolution in Europe. Over a hundred years later it’s happening all over again. Take a look at our latest infographic to see how.

http://www.wdm.org.uk/new-scramble-africa-food-dfid-infrastructure-extraction/


 September 6, 2013 Greenpeace International
 -▶ AGRA, NEW ALLIANCE, HELPING BIG AGRIBUSINESS "CONQUER" AFRICAN AGRICULTURE Finally, we have confirmation of what we have long suspected: AGRA, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, has been created to facilitate the corporate takeover of African agriculture, not support African smallholder farmers with real solutions... http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/news/Blogs/makingwaves/agra-agribusiness-africa-agriculture/blog/46511/

 

May 25, 2012 - PR Watch

HOW THE U.S. SOLD AFRICA TO MULTINATIONALS LIKE MONSANTO, CARGILL, DUPONT, PEPSICO AND OTHERS http://www.prwatch.org/news/2012/05/11530/how-us-sold-africa-multinationals-monsanto-cargill-dupont-pepsico-and-others


USA STRONG-ARMS AFRICAN AGRICULTURE: LAND GRAB, CROOKED POLITICS, GMO'S ALL ROLLED INTO ONE The "Green Revolution" has led to financial ruin, suicide and cancer for many farmers and farm communities in India, Asia and Latin America. Please see Monsanto’s man in the Obama administration, with an eye on Africa http://www.redicecreations.com/article.php?id=7881

 

HEAVY HANDS - MONSANTO'S CONTROL IN SOUTH AFRICA  http://www.acbio.org.za/index.php/publications/gmos-in-south-africa/357-heavy-hands-monsantos-control-in-sa

 

The Washington Post, August 05, 2014\
 ▶ AFRICA AGRICULTURAL INITIATIVE GETS $7 BILLION BOOST FROM PRIVATE COMPANIES http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/africa-agricultural-initiative-gets-7-billion-boost-from-private-companies/2014/08/04/276214d2-1be3-11e4-ae54-0cfe1f974f8a_story.html


August 15, 2013 War on Want
AFRICAN FOOD SOVEREIGNTY UNDER ATTACK BY CORPORATE INTERESTS  http://www.waronwant.org/news/latest-news/17964-food-sovereignty-under-attack-by-corporate-interests


                STOP THE CORPORATE TAKEOVER OF AFRICA'S FOOD

                                     World Development Movement

Under the guise of tackling hunger, initiatives like the G8 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, will help corporations take control over Africa’s land, seeds and markets - at the expense of small farmers. Join our campaign to oppose this twenty-first century corporate scramble for Africa. http://www.wdm.org.uk/food


Modern Ghana, August 06, 2014
 ▶ GMO SUPPORTERS SILENCE DEBATE: THE BIOTECH INDUSTRY'S DETERMINATION TO INTRODUCE GMOs INTO AFRICAN COUNTRIES http://www.modernghana.com/news/561766/1/gmo-supporters-silence-debate.html


The Ecologist, February 23, 2014
THERE IS NO SCIENTIFIC CONSENSUS ON GMO SAFETY

 http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2766504/there_is_no_scientific_consensus_on_gmo_safety.html

 

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                               SPECIAL ISSUE:  PAMBAZUKA NEWS

                            GMOs, FOOD SOVEREIGNTY AND AFRICA

                                      http://www.pambazuka.org/en/

 

Pambazuka, July 24. 2014
 -▶ GMOs AND FOOD SOVEREIGNTY:  WHICH WAY AFRICA?
African governments are under intense pressure from within but also from big agribusiness and Western governments to embrace GMOs. Governments must resist all forms of arm-twisting and food colonialism and make their biotechnology choices based on the facts http://www.pambazuka.org/en/category/features/92594

 

Pambazuka -Voices for Freedom and Justice in Africa

HOW COMPANIES FRAME ISSUES OF FOOD AND GLOBAL HUNGER FOR THEIR OWN SELF-INTEREST AND BOTTOMLINE PROFITS

There is a new, but deceptive, foreign drive to end hunger in Africa through large-scale agribusiness. Yet helping poor households in rural Africa feed themselves in an affordable manner means introducing low-cost, sustainable enhancements to farming.

...The rise of philanthrocapitalism in the US, where former and current business leaders, through the strength of their foundations, have increasingly come to influence the shape and direction of US international development programmes. Central to the philanthrocapitalist worldview is a belief that private enterprise is the fundamental agent of progressive change and that business acumen trumps other forms of expertise... http://www.pambazuka.org/en/category/features/85291


                                                    WATCH (56:27)
                            STEALING AFRICA: WHY POVERTY?

                                   HOW MUCH PROFIT IS FAIR?
                  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNYemuiAOfU

 

 TripleCrisis, January 14, 2014
THE DANGER OF TRUSTING CORPORATIONS TO LEAD THE FIGHT AGAINST WORLD HUNGER http://triplecrisis.com/the-danger-of-entrusting-corporations-to-lead-the-fight-against-world-hunger/


                               HOW NOT TO "FEED THE WORLD"

                                           http://sco.lt/6fKNnN



TURNING AFRICA INTO A GMO BONANZA FOR GIANT CORPORATIONS: FOREIGN TAKEOVER OF THE FUTURE OF FARMING IN AFRICA http://sco.lt/9BlxhZ


                        WHEN WALL STREET WENT TO AFRICA

                                        http://sco.lt/5XvSe9


UNITED NATIONS:

-▶ OBAMA'S AFRICA PLAN IS WRONG - PRIVATIZING FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL AID IS DANGEROUS;   http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3690156835/un-privatizing-food-and-agricultural-aid-is-dangerous-obama-s-africa-plan-is-wrong

 

THERE IS NOTHING BENEVOLENT ABOUT THIS "FEED THE FUTURE" McDONALD-IZATION OF AFRICA PROGRAM, BUT IT SURE READS GOOD.
                               FACT SHEET FROM THE WHITE HOUSE
                             U.S.-African Cooperation on Food Security
                                              http://ow.ly/zXEp6

 

 ▶  PUTTING THE FOX IN THE HEN HOUSE:

At the Group of 8 (G8) meetings this past weekend, President Obama and the leaders of the rest of the world's richest nations abandoned their governments' previous commitments to donate $7.3 billion a year to end hunger in Africa, after disbursing only 58 percent of the total pledge of $22 billion and giving less than 6 percent in new money they pledged three years ago. Instead, rich nations will leave the problem in the hands of the "New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition" (Nice Title http://ow.ly/b8uIL) where private corporations will invest $3 billion over 10 years...looking for mega profit returns http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25508.cfm

 

 ▶  OBAMA 200% BEHIND CONVERTING AFRICA AND WORLD TO A BIOTECHNOLOGY DESIGNED LIFE FOR OUR FOOD http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=obama

 

MEET MONSANTO'S NUMBER ONE LOBBYIST - BARACK OBAMA http://sco.lt/98RKFN

  

                                                WATCH

                                June 29, 2013 The Real News
IS OBAMA'S TRIP TO AFRICA ABOUT INVESTMENT OR THE EXTRACTION OF AFRICAN RESOURCES? http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=10366 

 

                                                WATCH:

                 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

 

UNDERSTANDING LAND "INVESTMENT" DEALS IN AFRICA: PUBLICATIONS  | oaklandinstitute.org http://www.oaklandinstitute.org/land-deals-africa-publications

 

                                                   WATCH

                              "LAND RUSH - WHY POVERTY?

THE UGLY RISE OF MONOCULTURE FARMING AND GLOBALIZED FOOD                             http://sco.lt/5z3gzB

 

LAND GRABS:  HOW FOREIGN  "INVESTMENTS" ARE REDISTRIBUTING WEALTH, LAND AND WATER ACROSS THE GLOBE http://sco.lt/5YJpKb


 

                                       WATCH: Documentary

                                   May 3, 2011 FarmlandGrab
      "PLANET FOR SALE" BIG AG BUYING UP WORLD'S FERTILE LAND http://farmlandgrab.org/post/view/18542


 

-▶  WALL STREET BANKS, CORPORATIONS BUYING UP AMERICAN & FOREIGN FARMLAND, THREATENING FUTURE OF U.S. AGRICULTURE  http://sco.lt/97WQj3

 

June 10, 2013 IPS –

KENYA'S FLOWER FARMS NO BED OF ROSES http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/06/kenyas-flower-farms-no-bed-of-roses/


 

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                                      THE GMO TROJAN HORSE

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                                                     VIDEO

                                     FOOD AS A WEAPON:

THE GMO PUSH IN AFRICA IS A TROJAN HORSE FOR POLITICAL CONTROL  http://sco.lt/9K0MTJ


 ▶ AFRICA -- CALLING FOR A GMO-FREE CONTINENT  http://sco.lt/6xpiEb

 

 July 18, 2013 Sahara Reporter
AFRICA UNDER PRESSURE TO ACCEPT GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD AND MONOCULTURE FARMING SAYS NNIMMO BASSEY http://saharareporters.com/video/africa-under-pressure-accept-gmos-says-nnimmo-bassey

 

DO WE REALLY NEED CORPORATE 'CLIMATE-SMART'AGRICULTURE GREENWASH - AGRA  http://sco.lt/7GeSET

 

                                           BAN GMOs NOW

                                       http://sco.lt/5KV1Cz

 

-▶ GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS NOT THE SOLUTION FOR "FEEDING THE WORLD" http://sco.lt/9Gdbxh


 

OBAMA QUIETLY DE-REGULATES GMO/ GENETIC BIOTECH INDUSTRY  : "FAST-TRACKING" APPROVALS, WAIVING REGULATIONS  http://sco.lt/5uCx8b

 

U.S. TO START 'TRADE WARS' WITH NATIONS OPPOSED TO MONSANTO, GMO CROPS http://sco.lt/7KQlc1


                                

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                                                     CHINA

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 Devex, July 17, 2014
 ▶ WHAT CHINA'S SHIFT AWAY FROM SELF-SUFFICIENCY MEANS FOR AFRICAN AGRICULTURE https://www.devex.com/news/what-china-s-shift-away-from-self-sufficiency-means-for-african-agriculture-83899

 

Humanosphere, July 14, 2014
▶  WHAT DOES CHINA'S WHITE PAPER TELL US ABOUT ITS FOREIGN AID SPENDING? http://www.humanosphere.org/international-politics/2014/07/chinas-white-paper-tell-us-foreign-aid-spending/

 

Al Jazeera America
▶  INTERACTIVE: CHINA'S AFRICAN SPENDING SPREE - Take a tour of the dams, stadiums, mines and super-highways financed, sometimes controversially, by Beijing http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/interactive/2014/03/interactive-china-african-spending-spree-2014320121349799136.html

 

May 21, 2013 Humanosphere
CHINA'S COLONIZING AFRICA? http://www.humanosphere.org/2013/05/chinas-colonizing-africa-not-so-much/

 

Taylor & Francis Online, March 2014
UNDERSTANDING CHINA'S RISE IN AFRICA http://explore.tandfonline.com/page/bes/economics-in-africa/china-in-africa

 

August 1, 2013 Yale Global Online

CHINA AND THE U.S. COURT AFRICA:
Africa's rich resources, especially energy, are target for world's leading economies http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/content/china-and-us-court-africa

 

 

                               FOOD AID FOR THE 21st CENTURY

MEETING THE OBJECTIVE OR FEEDING THE BIG AG BIOTECH CHEMICAL CARTEL COFFERS? http://sco.lt/6bJSgD

 

 

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                                     THE "GREEN" REVOLUTION

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 ▶ BEWARE OF CALL FOR A 'GREENER REVOLUTION': CORPORATE TAKEOVER OF GLOBAL FOOD SUPPLY -- MORE PESTICIDE, MORE MONOCROPS, MORE BIODIVERSITY DESTRUCTION, MORE DISPLACED LAND OWNERS http://sco.lt/7sYm1Z

                                            

                                                    WATCH

               THE MYTH OF THE AFRICAN 'GREEN REVOLUTION'

                                           Vandana Shiva

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1562042292/the-myth-of-the-african-green-revolution-video-vandana-shiva


                                                   WATCH

             ABOUT INDUSTRIAL "GREEN" AGRICULTURE IN AFRICA

                                            Vandana Shiva

http://www.globalonenessproject.org/library/interviews/mythology-green-revolution

 

African Centre for Biosafety, November 18, 2013
A CRITICAL LOOK AT THE ALLIANCE FOR A GREEN REVOLUTION IN AFRICA (AGRA) - 2013 REPORT --  GIVING WITH ONE HAND, TAKING WITH TWO http://www.acbio.org.za/

 

 

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                                                  BILL GATES

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August 8, 2013 Tech Rights
GATES FOUNDATION EXPANDS TO AFRICA TO PROFIT FROM WORLD'S POOREST http://techrights.org/2013/08/08/occupying-africa/

 

BILL GATES, G8, MONSANTO AND EUGENICS: HOW ONE OF THE WORLD'S WEALTHIEST MEN IS ACTIVELY PROMOTING A CORPORATE TAKEOVER OF GLOBAL HEALTH AND AGRICULTURE http://sco.lt/8Csev3

 

                                                      WATCH

                               KENYA –"THE KAMBURU STORY"

WHY WE DON'T NEED BILL GATES AND AGRA BIG INDUSTRIAL GMO AGRICULTURE http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1601948998/kenya-why-we-don-t-need-bill-gates-and-agra-big-industrial-gmo-agriculture-the-kamburu-story

 

 

GATES AS A TROJAN HORSE FOR BIOTECH CARTEL: POURS MILLIONS INTO GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS IN SUB-SAHARA AFRICA http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3441602427/gates-as-a-trojan-horse-for-biotech-cartel-gates-foundation-pours-10-million-into-genetically-modified-crops

 

AFRICAN AGRICULTURE ON "AGRA" FUNDED BY BILL GATES IS A MAJOR ASSAULT ON SEED SOVEREIGNTY  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1190139706/african-agriculture-agra-alliance-for-a-green-revolution-in-africa-is-a-major-assault-on-seed-sovereignty


 September 6, 2013 Greenpeace International
 -▶ AGRA, NEW ALLIANCE, HELPING BIG AGRIBUSINESS "CONQUER" AFRICAN AGRICULTURE Finally, we have confirmation of what we have long suspected: AGRA, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, has been created to facilitate the corporate takeover of African agriculture, not support African smallholder farmers with real solutions... http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/news/Blogs/makingwaves/agra-agribusiness-africa-agriculture/blog/46511/

 

BILL GATES' FOOTPRINT ALL OVER AFRICAN TAKEOVER OF THEIR AGRICULTURE, LAND AND CONTROL OF CONVENTIONAL CROPS

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=gates

 

GATES FOUNDATION-LED GREEN REVOLUTION PROMOTES FALSE SOLUTIONS TO HUNGER IN AFRICA  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2792758616/gates-foundation-led-green-revolution-promotes-false-solutions-to-hunger-in-africa

 

BILL GATES, MONSANTO AND EUGENICS: HOW ONE OF THE WORLD'S WEALTHIEST MEN IS ACTIVELY PROMOTING A CORPORATE TAKE OVER OF THE WORLD'S HEALTH AND AGRICULTURE http://sco.lt/8Csev3


                                  GRAIN, November 04, 2014

                                          FULL REPORT
HOW DOES THE GATES FOUNDATION SPEND IT MONEY TO "FEED THE WORLD" >  http://www.grain.org/article/entries/5064-how-does-the-gates-foundation-spend-its-money-to-feed-the-world

 

 ▶ MORE ON THE GATES AS A TROJAN HORSE FOR GLOBAL BIOTECH CARTEL http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=gates

 

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                                         THE HUNGER GAMES

HOW UK, USA SUPPORT FOR BIG AGRIBUSINESS IS FUELING POVERTY IN AFRICA  http://sco.lt/8ked9N

         

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FOOD FORESTS CAN MITIGATE RISKS OF "FEAST OR FAMINE" - BIG CORPORATE AG IS NOT THE ANSWER http://sco.lt/8q2M41

 

 

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                        ----THE GLOBAL SEED PATENT MONOPOLY ---

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                                                          WATCH

              MONSANTO FOOD WARS: GMO SEEDS AND ANIMALS

                 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TTWwOWvPzA

 

                                                     WATCH:

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

 

                                                     WATCH

                        INDEPTH INVESTIGATION FROM AL JAZEERA

**** ARE GIANT AGRICULTURE FIRMS TRYING TO MONOPOLISE AND PATENT THE WORLD' FOOD SUPPLY?  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1038866656/are-giant-agriculture-firms-trying-to-monopolise-and-patent-the-world-s-food-supply

 

GMO GIANT DUPONT HIRES EX-COPS TO 'ENFORCE' SEED PATENTS ON FARMERS  - USA GOVT IMPOTENT TO INTERFERE  http://sco.lt/6K9CoD

 

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

 

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RE-ENGINEERING, RE-PROGRAMMING LIFE ITSELF - THE ETHICS AND LEGALITIES http://sco.lt/7NZvsH

 

 ▶ THE NEW BIOMASSTERS - MARKETING SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY AND THE NEXT ASSAULT ON BIODIVERSITY AND LIVELIHOODS  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1849165755/the-new-biomassters-marketing-synthetic-biology-and-the-next-assault-on-biodiversity-and-livelihoods

 

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

 

                                                       WATCH:

          THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MONSANTO  (FULL LENGTH) -              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6_DbVdVo-k


 

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                              OBAMA'S NEW SECRETIVE TRADE DEALS

 

MEGA BIOTECH GIANTS USE NEW USA-EU TRADE DEAL TO DESTROY GMO SAFEGUARDS  http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/3997212123/thru-the-back-door-mega-biotech-giants-use-new-usa-eu-trade-deal-to-destroy-gmo-safeguards

 

May 15, 2013 The Guardian
THE US-EU TRADE DEAL COULD GIVE MONSANTO'S GM CROPS A FREE RIDE http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/may/15/us-eu-trade-deal-monsanto-crops

 

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

 

THE BIGGER PICTURE: TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP AND SECRETIVE TRADE DEALS WAIVES RIGHTS, REGULATION FOR  CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND "MONSANTO PROTECTION ACT" http://sco.lt/8U0kjJ


CORPORATE GOVERNANCE? NEW SECRETIVE GLOBAL TRADE PACTS WILL IMPACT US ALL AS SOVEREIGN RIGHTS NEGOTIATED AWAY http://sco.lt/6P14JF


 

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                                                 WATCH

                 A SYSTEM BASED ON PROFITS IS UNSUSTAINABLE

                                      ....Vandana Shiva

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1614565249/a-system-based-on-profits-is-unsustainable-vandana-shiva

 

 ▶ THE BIOTECH GMO LABELING WARS:

U.S. GMO food labeling drive goes Global - May 25, 2013 http://sco.lt/4sEmUD

 

GMO GIANT DUPONT HIRES EX-COPS TO 'ENFORCE' SEED PATENTS ON FARMERS  - USA GOVT IMPOTENT TO INTERFERE  http://sco.lt/6K9CoD

 

                                             WATCH

 SUPERB EXPLANATION ON GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD BY GENETICIST, DAVID SUZUKI -WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW http://sco.lt/7804v3

 

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▶ SEE: AFRICA'S "GREEN" REVOLUTION

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=green+revolution

 

▶ MORE ON THE FIGHT FOR THE FOOD SOUL OF AFRICA

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=bill+gates

http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides?q=AFRICA

 

 

 

 

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The Great Escape: Gene-altered crops out of control - grow wild.

The Great Escape: Gene-altered crops out of control -  grow wild. | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

— Environmental Health News

Throughout North Dakota, little yellow flowers dot thousands of miles of roadsides. These canola plants, found along most major trucking routes, look harmless. But they are fueling a controversy: They prove that large numbers of genetically modified plants have escaped from farm fields and are now growing wild. About 80 percent of canola growing along roadsides in North Dakota contains genes that have been modified to make the plants resistant to common weed-killers.

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Environment: Commission asks Italy to strengthen laws on environmental liability

Environment: Commission asks Italy to strengthen laws on environmental liability | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
Brussels – The Commission is concerned that Italy has incorrectly implemented EU legislation on environmental liability, leading to insufficient protection...
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Monsanto's GMO Corn Linked To Organ Failure, Study Reveals

Monsanto's GMO Corn Linked To Organ Failure, Study Reveals | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
In a study released by the International Journal of Biological Sciences, analyzing the effects of genetically modified foods on mammalian health, researchers found that agricultural giant Monsanto's GM corn is linked to organ damage in rats.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/01/12/monsantos-gmo-corn-linked_n_420365.html

 

Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in US children as new study links chemicals used on corn http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/2745332899/cancer-is-the-leading-cause-of-death-by-disease-in-us-children-as-new-study-links-chemicals-used-on-corn-to-the-disease

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A GAME CHANGER? Crowd-sourced Website Documents World's Entire Food System

A GAME CHANGER? Crowd-sourced Website Documents World's Entire Food System | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

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.


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INDIA: ‘If farmers are the backbone of the economy, then it is fractured'

INDIA: ‘If farmers are the backbone of the economy, then it is fractured' | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it

Much of the crop loss and farmers suicides happen only in areas where there is monocropping. Can you ever show me an instance of failure in multi-cropping?”

 

Publicly funded GMO research in India exposed as fraud to secretly sneak in Monsanto seeds http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/986300205/publicly-funded-gmo-research-in-india-exposed-as-fraud-to-secretly-sneak-in-monsanto-seeds

 

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USDA QUIETLY Greenlights Monsanto's Utterly Useless, POISONOUS New GMO Corn

USDA QUIETLY Greenlights Monsanto's Utterly Useless, POISONOUS  New GMO Corn | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
The agency has quietly deregulated drought-tolerant corn, which will benefit no one except Monsanto.
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Bio-fuels, Speculation, Land Grabs = Food Crisis

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New VIDEO report calls for sweeping agricultural reform...

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DON'T BUY THE GREEN WASH – EPA, don’t open the floodgates.

DON'T BUY THE GREEN WASH – EPA, don’t open the floodgates. | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
New "safer" pyrethroid pesticides actually not as safe as EPA has declared http://t.co/Ih5hfdN9...
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PATENTLY OFFENSIVE: Trouble with Transgenic Drift of Genetically Modified Organisms

PATENTLY OFFENSIVE: Trouble with Transgenic Drift of Genetically Modified Organisms | YOUR FOOD, YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH: #Biotech #GMOs #Pesticides #Chemicals #FactoryFarms #CAFOs #BigFood | Scoop.it
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....

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