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Food Fight Over GMO Labeling: Colorado Proposition 105 and Oregon Proposition 92

Michele Swenson | Posted 11.04.2014 | Denver
Michele Swenson

Much purposeful confusion and obfuscation is being generated by big agribusiness and the biotech industry that oppose labeling Genetically Modified (GM) or Genetically Engineered (GE) foods.

7 Ways To Stop Eating Pesticides

Posted 10.18.2013 | Green

This morning, the Hawaiian island of Kauai passed a bill strictly limiting how and where large farms and biotech companies can spray pesticides. Bill ...

ReThink Review: GMO OMG -- It Came From Inside Your Food!

Jonathan Kim | Posted 11.19.2013 | Green
Jonathan Kim

"Conventional" farming -- especially with corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, and sugar beets -- now increasingly means using GMOs, which is the subject of Jeffrey Seifert's documentary GMO OMG.

Condemning Monsanto With Bad Science Is Dumb

Tamar Haspel | Posted 06.26.2013 | Green
Tamar Haspel

Industrial agriculture has created a lot of environmental problems. We have to find ways to reform our food system, but shoddy research only helps Monsanto. If we base our objections on papers like this one, we won't -- and we shouldn't -- be taken seriously.

New Study Links Popular Herbicide To Fatal Diseases

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green

April 25 (Reuters) - Heavy use of the world's most popular herbicide, Roundup, could be linked to a range of health problems and diseases, including...

Lynne Peeples

Superweeds, Superbugs And Chemical Concerns: Pesticide Use Proliferating With GMOs, Study Warns

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.18.2012 | Green

Scott McAllister remembers well the meeting with the Monsanto salesman. The third-generation Iowa farmer questioned the agricultural giant's peddl...

New Safety Concerns Raised by GMO Corn Study

David Wallinga, M.D. | Posted 11.21.2012 | Home
David Wallinga, M.D.

A significant aspect of this study is its length. Most previous rat feeding studies for GE crops have been limited to 90 days -- which in human terms would equate only to early adulthood.

Lynne Peeples

Pain In The Grass: Children At Risk From Pesticides, School Bans Debated

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

When they started feeling woozy barely an hour into their batting practice, Alan Gorkin and his son Tristan, then 12 years old, didn't think too much ...

Dow and Monsanto's Plan to Increase the Toxic Pesticides Sprayed in America's Heartland

Richard Schiffman | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green
Richard Schiffman

These two biotech giants have developed a weed management program that, if successful, would go a long way toward a predicted doubling of harmful herbicide use in America's corn belt during the next decade.

It's the Water, Stupid: The Perils of Clearcutting

Bob Burnett | Posted 12.07.2011 | Green
Bob Burnett

There are many signs that California's water supply is imperiled by global climate change. Clearcutting increases the probability that the Sierra Nevada watershed will be furthered diminished or rendered unfit for consumption.

Shooting Ourselves in the Foot: Paying Twice in Colombia to Grow and Kill Legal Crops

Jim Fruchterman | Posted 08.15.2011 | World
Jim Fruchterman

The US government pays one group of people to help convince people to switch to growing legal crops, and then while paying another group of people to kill illegal crops, they accidentally kill the legal plantings.

Genetically Modified Soy Diets Lead to Ovary and Uterus Changes in Rats

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/235 If you're still eating genetically modified (GM) soybeans and you plan on having kids, a Brazilian study...