Category Archives: biotech. GMOs

Oxitec plans to release Genetically Modified Olive Flies in Catalonia

Plans to release genetically modified fly in Cataloniastop gmo flies
Up to 1,825,000 flies with their DNA mixed with marine organisms, bacteria, viruses and other insects could be released near Tarragona.  en español abajo

This week we have known the plans of the British company Oxitec to release to the environment  genetically modified olive flies in Catalonia. It is a manipulation that makes female larvae die within the olive. The intention of the company is to release transgenic flies up to 5,000 per week in Spain for one year (1,825,000 in total) near the city of Tarragona. Continue reading Oxitec plans to release Genetically Modified Olive Flies in Catalonia

‘McDonalds ‘food’ wrecks your guts’ report

Lab tests: McDonald’s ‘Devastates’ Gut Health in 10 Days
By David Icke …     We all know food at McDonald’s is virtually unfit for human consumption, but disturbing new lab results have reportedly demonstrated the true extent of the damage you are doing to your body when you eat fast food. kids-dont-eat-mcdonalds-4

Specifically, we’re talking about the ‘devastation’ of your gut health — the attack on the most important part of your biological immune response. Continue reading ‘McDonalds ‘food’ wrecks your guts’ report

Colombia to Ban Monsanto’s Glyphosate.. World Campaign Takes Off

” ..everybody knew, even 25 years  ago, that Monsanto’s glysophate causes cancer, deformations and worse, it was pushed through by  corrupt corporate power  and US commercial pressure, and  is now the biggest selling herbicide worldwide, killing and maiming hundreds of thousands of innocent people and millions of animals…”

Monsanto Causes Cancer15 yrs late..Colombia to ban massive US sponsored Glyphosate Spraying

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he will consider the recommendation of the Ministry of Health and suspend the use of Monsanto’s herbicide, sprayed massively on the jungle for 15 yrs, under the direction of the US military in the fight against coca crops in the country.
The Monsanto product, which contains the glyphosate, has been recently classified as carcinogenic by the World Health Organization, after a scandalous 20 year delay.

Continue reading Colombia to Ban Monsanto’s Glyphosate.. World Campaign Takes Off

5 Reasons to Never Eat at McDonald’s

5 Reasons to Never Let Your Kids Eat McDonald’s

Hold on to your hats, parents: A court-appointed psychologist recently called a Manhattan father an ‘unfit parent’ because he denied his son’s request to eat at McDonald’s. Yes, you’re reading that right.

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MONSANTO: Desperate Resistance Scores in Mexico

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Mexican Judge Departs From Script, Turns Monsanto’s Mexican Dream Into Legal Nightmare

The U.S. agribusiness giant Monsanto is long accustomed to getting its own way. Through a combination of back-channel lobbying, opaque political funding and revolving-door politics, the multinational agrochemical and biotechnology corporation has subverted, corrupted and infiltrated the elected governments of countries around the world, from the smallest and poorest to the biggest and richest.

However, if recent events in Europe and Latin America are any indication, the tide may well be subtly turning against the interests of Monsanto and its fellow GMO oligopolies and in the favor of independent food growers and consumers.

Continue reading MONSANTO: Desperate Resistance Scores in Mexico

Another Silent Spring?..George Monbiot on Ecocide Chemicals


Neonicotinoids appear to have devastating effects
across the natural world: we need a global moratorium.

By George Monbiot… reblogged with thanks!

Beekeepers protest in Parliament Square to urge Britain's govern

Here’s our choice. We wait and see whether a class of powerful pesticides, made by Bayer and Syngenta, is indeed pushing entire ecosystems to oblivion, or we suspend their use while proper trials are conducted. The natural world versus two chemical companies: how hard can this be? Continue reading Another Silent Spring?..George Monbiot on Ecocide Chemicals

World Wide Marches Against Monsanto


‘March Against Monsanto’ planned for over 50 countries. On May 24, millions of activists from around the world will once again March Against Monsanto, calling for the permanent boycott of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and other harmful agro-chemicals. Currently, marches will occur on six continents, in 52 countries,with events in over 400 cities. In the US, solidarity marches are slated to occur in 47 states.  A comprehensive list of marches.

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