Post Tagged with: "Pesticides"

Silencing the Scientist: Tyrone Hayes on Being Targeted By Herbicide Firm Syngenta

Silencing the Scientist: Tyrone Hayes on Being Targeted By Herbicide Firm Syngenta

Democracy Now! speaks with a University of California, Berkeley scientist Tyrone Hayes, who discovered a widely used herbicide may have harmful effects on the endocrine system. But when he tried to publish the results, the chemical’s manufacturer launched a campaign to discredit his work. Hayes was first hired in 1997 by a company, which later became agribusiness giant Syngenta, to study […]

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Monsanto To Be Held Accountable for Crimes Against Nature & Humanity

Monsanto To Be Held Accountable for Crimes Against Nature & Humanity

Monsanto has developed a steady stream of products that are toxic to people, animals and our planet. They have made billions of dollars from highly toxic products that have permanently damaged the environment and caused illness or death for thousands of people. The company has pushed GMOs in order to collect royalties from poor farmers, trapping them in unpayable debt, […]

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Why Are We Being Fed By A Poison Expert?

Why Are We Being Fed By A Poison Expert?

Monsanto now has control over the majority of seed genetics on the planet. Why does this matter? Watch this humorous but chilling video to find out. Then share with everyone you know. Read full article: http://www.theguardian.com/science/video/2015/jun/04/undercurrent-monsanto-roundup-pesticide-herbicide-who-carcinogenic-video

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Driving GMOs and Monsanto’s Roundup off the Market

By Ronnie Cummins Since genetically engineered (GE) crops, foods, and animal drugs were brazenly forced onto the market in 1994 by Monsanto and the FDA, with neither pre-market safety testing nor labels required, consumers and small farmers worldwide have mobilized to ban, label, or boycott these controversial “Frankenfoods.” With mounting scientific evidence1 underlining the human health and environmental toxicity of […]

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Seeds of Death movie: Unveiling the Lies of GMOs

Seeds of Death movie: Unveiling the Lies of GMOs

On March 19, glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, was declared a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. The announcement was published in the prestigious medical journal Lancet Oncology. This declaration is of critical importance to people who eat, because 85 percent of the genetically engineered (GE/GMO) crops grown today have been engineered to be able […]

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GMO Soy and Breast Cancer

GMO Soy and Breast Cancer

The hormonal effects of the Roundup pesticide on GMO soy put into perspective. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Is Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Glyphosate Safe?

Is Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Glyphosate Safe?

Higher levels of pesticides on GMO soy is a concern since Monsanto’s Roundup has been shown to be to have adverse effects on human placental tissue. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Every Time You Eat These Foods, You’re Engaging in a Risky DNA Experiment

Every Time You Eat These Foods, You’re Engaging in a Risky DNA Experiment

The primary way Americans consume dangerous GMOs is by eating factory farmed animals who’ve been fed a diet of GMO corn and soy. Cereals and dairy products are also huge offenders. Vegans have an advantage but are not exempt from the dangers of GMOs. By Dr. Mercola The GMO food labeling movement has gained momentum over the past several years, […]

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Is Organic Food Better for You?

Is Organic Food Better for You?

By Danielle Nierenberg, President, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank Organic and agroecological farming methods typically build healthier soils, produce less pollution, and protect ecosystems better than conventional cultivation methods. However, scientists have only recently discovered that organic products are also better for eaters. A new study by Newcastle University on organic versus conventional crops confirms that organic farming methods […]

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The 10 Most Toxic Fruits and Vegetables

The 10 Most Toxic Fruits and Vegetables

When it comes to pesticides, fungicides, and other chemicals, all crops are by no means equal. Here are the 10 non-organic fruits and veggies that top the Environmental Working Group’s 2014 list of worst offenders. 1. Apples This lunch bag favorite tops the EWG’s list because of the chemical diphenylamine, which growers use to coat apples and prevent the skins […]

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