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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 | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | 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

--  "GENETIC ROULETTE" The Gamble of Our Lives http://youtu.be/wnlTYFKBg18

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

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

--  UNITED NATIONS: WHY GM CROPS ARE NOT THE SOLUTION? http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides/p/1228040300/united-nations-why-are-gm-crops-not-the-solution


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Subtle poison - AN INDUSTRY IN DENIAL - Our Bees are Dying

Subtle poison - AN INDUSTRY IN DENIAL - Our Bees are Dying | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
IN THE winter of 2006 beekeepers in America noticed something odd—lots of their hives were dying for no obvious reason.

Evidence is growing that commonly used pesticides, even when employed carefully, are bad for bees. 

(It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that as bees move from flower to flower they are gathering more and more of these toxic chemicals.  Their little immune systems can't handle it and this weakness makes them vulnerable to all sorts of viruses and illness)


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It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that as bees move from flower to flower they are gathering more and more of these toxic chemicals.  Their little immune systems can't handle it and this weakness makes them more vulnerable to all sorts of viruses and illness. Beyond this, we humans eat the honey they work so hard to make.  Connecting the dots: could it be that the same pesticides sprayed on the food and crops we eat be a cause for the massive obesity, diabetes, ADHD, alzheimers epidemic also?

 

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Organic Food Isn't More Nutritious, But That Isn't the Point

Organic Food Isn't More Nutritious, But That Isn't the Point | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
That doesn't mean it's not healthier. How our obsession with organics' "healthiness" led us away from the term's roots

 

Of all the food-related countercultural buzzwords that have gone mainstream in recent years, organic ranks among the most confusing. Like its cousins (cf. local, free-range, or worst of all, natural), the term's promotion by grocery stores everywhere has caused it to escape the strict definitions laid out by the USDA. But from Stanford University comes new research suggesting what we should have known all along: organic food isn't actually more nutritious than traditionally-farmed goods.

 

Still, there are important reasons beyond nutrition to choose organic foods. . . .

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