8. February 2012 22:04
SILENT in flannel shirts and ponytails, farmers from Saskatchewan and South Dakota, Mississippi and Massachusetts lined the walls of a packed federal courtroom in Manhattan last week, as their lawyers told a judge that they were no longer able to keep genetically modified crops from their fiel... [More]
13. May 2011 20:47
If you listen to NPR, you might have been surprised to hear a story that ran last week on the program Marketplace that sounded as if it were written by Monsanto itself.
The report, entitled "The Non-Organic Future," claimed that the only way to feed the world is to give poor farmers fertiliz... [More]
15. March 2011 23:44
A growing number of consumer activists are staging demonstrations all over the US, with the largest so far at theWhite House on March 26, 2011.
They demand labeling of genetically modified foods and they’re urging activists around the country to
“Rally for the Right to ... [More]
17. February 2011 22:40
Alfalfa's roots go deep in the soil and deep in history. Prized by the ancient Persians, this high-protein "Queen of Forages" is still treasured. It is the fourth-largest crop grown in the United States, primarily for feeding cattle. And it is the latest one to fall to the Empire of Monsanto.
16. February 2011 23:53
If you want to avoid sugar, aspartame, trans-fats, MSG, or just about anything else, you read the label. If you want to avoid G.M.O.’s — genetically modified organisms — you’re out of luck. They’re not listed. You could, until now, simply buy organic foods, which ... [More]
1. February 2011 22:18
We stand united in opposition to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) decision to once again allow unlimited, nationwide commercial planting of Monsanto's genetically engineered (GE) Roundup Ready alfalfa, despite the many risks to organic and conventional farmers.
Last spring more tha... [More]
28. January 2011 21:56
The Agriculture Department is allowing widespread planting of genetically modified alfalfa, attempting to bring to a close a lengthy legal and regulatory process in which organic producers attempted to curtail the use of the modified crop. The decision announced Thursday is a blow to the ... [More]