Category Archives: Food

Articles regarding the food we consume.

Battle Over GMO Moves To Oregon

GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) is as controversial as smoking cigarettes. States such as California attempted to require labeling, but was defeated due to heavy money backers from Monsanto, Grocery Manufactures Association, and Dupont. Pitched Battle Against GMO Seeds Recently the … Continue reading

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Another request sent to Senators on Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 Amendment

After sending an inquiry to my Senators on the ACT for GMO, asking why they voted no to GMO labeling, I have received no reply nor feedback since July 2. Original post and letter here. So, I made another inquiry … Continue reading

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Monsanto Protection Act?

Monsanto protection Act? Monsanto plans to circumvent your rights on knowing GMO. ” This week the House of Representatives will consider a provision to House Agricultural Appropriations Bill that will fundamentally undermine the concept of judicial review. Hidden under the … Continue reading

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List of GMO foods

Here is a list of GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) foods currently in the stores. It’s a long list, provided by Children of Vietnam Veterans. I was surprised to see some of the brand names and companies providing GMO in their products. … Continue reading

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Brazil stops Monsanto’s bullying

In 40 countries, including Australia, Japan and all European Union nations, there are significant restrictions or outright bans on the production of GMOs because they are not considered proven safe. The U.S. and Canada, however, still do not require the … Continue reading

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Monsanto Faces $7.5 Billion Payout to Brazilian Farmers

Monsanto faces a $7.5 Billion Payout to Brazilian Soy farmers. “Genetically modified (GM) soy production in Brazil began illegally in 1998 with seeds smuggled in from Argentina. Farmers favored the engineered product because it was resistant to Roundup herbicide (another … Continue reading

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Visualizing Consolidation in the Global Seed Industry: 1996–2008

The visual graph showing who is controlling the food supply, from 1996 to 2008. Little has changed since then. The primary owners of the global market are controlled by Monsanto, DuPont and Syngenta companies. This does not appear to change, but … Continue reading

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