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Katherine Paul is associate director of the Organic Consumers Association.
6 Reasons Trump's Agriculture Secretary Pick Is Bad for America
Posted on: Jan 29, 2017, Source: AlterNet
Sonny Perdue has troubling ties to Big Ag and Big Food.
6 Reasons We Need to Be More Mindful Consumers as Trump Comes to the White House
Posted on: Dec 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Trump has surrounded himself with pro-corporate advisers who would endanger public health, animals and the environment.
Big Ag Asked Congress to Make Taxpayers Fund Public Education About GMOs
Posted on: Nov 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Congress should allocate funding to support regenerative agriculture instead.
'A Five-Alarm Threat to Our Food Supply': Experts Describe Bayer-Monsanto Merger
Posted on: Sep 23, 2016, Source: AlterNet
A scary future for farmers around the world.
6 Questions Judges Will Consider in Monsanto Trial for Crimes Against Human Health and the Environment
Posted on: Jun 6, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Until now for the most part, Monsanto has been able to poison with impunity.
Nine Out of 10 Americans Tested Positive for Monsanto's Cancer-Linked Weedkiller Glyphosate
Posted on: May 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet
A probable human carcinogen is found in far too many foods.
The Media Got It Wrong About a New Report Saying GMOs Are Safe: Here Are 3 Takeaways
Posted on: May 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet
The National Academies of Science produced a 400-page report full of equivocations and recommendations they know will be ignored.
Why Vermont Is Now Ground Zero in the Fight to Label Genetically Modified Foods
Posted on: Feb 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Vermont's mandatory GMO labeling law is set to take place July 1—unless an amendment blocks it.
It's Time to Stop Drugging Animals Raised in Factory Farms
Posted on: Jan 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Fear-mongering manufacturers of drugs used on factory farms are animal abusers and a massive threat to public health.
Campbell's Decision to Label GMOs Destroys Monsanto's Main Argument Against Labeling
Posted on: Jan 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Monsanto claims food manufacturers will pass the cost of mandatory GMO labeling on to consumers. Campbell's says otherwise.
Dozens of Nations Back Regenerative Farming Initiative That Can Help Solve Global Warming
Posted on: Dec 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet
The U.S. — a primary driver of the climate crisis — still isn't on board with this historic climate agreement.
EU Gives Monsanto Mixed Message on Roundup's Cancer-Causing Potential
Posted on: Nov 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Research shows that glyphosate, the main ingredient in the pesticide Roundup, can damage DNA, disrupt development and cause morbidity, even at normal levels of use.
How Monsanto Solicited Academics to Bolster Their Pro-GMO Propaganda — Using Taxpayer Dollars
Posted on: Oct 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Thousands of emails reveal how the biotech giant enlisted public university academics to prop up their massive PR machine.
Why Is Burt's Bees Buddies With Bee-Killing Megacorps?
Posted on: Sep 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Burt's Bees is a member of a corporate alliance that includes Bayer, Monsanto and Syngenta, three of the world's biggest bee-killers.
When It Comes to Avian Flu, Which Came First: The Diseased Chicken or the Chicken Disease?
Posted on: Aug 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet
The USDA wants to stockpile vaccines. But a better, healthier solution focuses more on prevention and less on a cure.
Food Disaster: Republicans Stomp on GMO Labeling
Posted on: Jul 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet
If passed, a new bill will only escalate the assault on our health, and the health of Planet Earth.
Sorry, Monsanto -- The Science Is on Our Side, Not Yours
Posted on: Mar 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Here is some recent documentation on the dangers of GMOs and Big Ag’s toxic chemicals.
Who Should Clean Up Big Ag’s Toxic Mess?
Posted on: Feb 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Meanwhile, a growing number of cities and states are turning to the courts for help.
How the Food Industry Uses the Threat of Law Suits to Stop GMO Labeling Laws
Posted on: Jan 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet
The threats to sue states are clearly intended to strike fear in the hearts of those lawmakers genuinely concerned about spending tax dollars on costly court battles.
Proof That Biotech Companies Are Getting Desperate
Posted on: Sep 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet
Biotech is back promoting 'Golden Rice' as a nutritional saviour — but 13 years after they started, there's little evidence it will help children of the developing world.
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