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today at 02:48. Facebook
Looking for a tropical vacation spot? A group of south Pacific islands are banning foreign GMO junk food imports in favor of an all-local, organic diet as a way to combat future health problems. Torba province, part of Vanuatu, aims to impose restrictions on the import of western foodstuffs and instead take advantage of its productive agricultural land and rich natural resources. Banning...
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South Pacific islands ban western junk food and go organic

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GMO Free USA
yesterday at 23:06. Facebook
BETTER IN BOLIVIA: The Livingston family battled food sensitivities and other health problems before they made the trek to Bolivia. They were concerned that the food in a developing country would make them sick. They were in for a surprise. Instead of making them sick, they got better. "It is amazing how frozen in fear I am about ordering food because of the non-stop worry of getting sick. A...
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yesterday at 21:04. Facebook
FDA Tests Confirm Oatmeal Baby Foods Contain Residues of Monsanto’s Weedkiller. There were no detectable levels in organic oat products that were tested. Oats are not genetically engineered, but Monsanto has encouraged farmers to spray oats and other non-GMO crops with its glyphosate-based Roundup herbicide shortly before harvest. The practice can help dry down and even out the maturity of the...
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yesterday at 18:07. Facebook
The National Academies of Sciences (NAS) National Biotechnology Panel contends that GMOs are "safe", but the New York Times reports that the panel has some serious problems with panel members having conflict-of-interests. Of the 13 men and women named to the biotech panel of the NAS that will make recommendations to the White House on regulating the biotech industry, 9 have potential conflicts...
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yesterday at 16:05. Facebook
Looks like organic food sales are just as strong and rising rapidly in the UK as in the USA. That's good news. Tesco says that organic sales in its stores have risen by 15% in the past year. And the home delivery service Ocado, which stocks more than 3,000 organic products, said sales increased 16% last year. Waitrose also said the sector was thriving. “We were the first supermarket to sell...
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Organic food sales soar as shoppers put quality before price

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yesterday at 14:03. Facebook
Monsanto's toxic PCBs have been discovered in alarming amounts in the bodies of amphipods living in the deep sea trenches of the Pacific Ocean. The study, "Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants in the deepest ocean fauna", English researchers, was published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution.

That pretty much settles it. Monsanto now holds the Guinness World Record for...
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Toxic Chemicals Banned in 70s Found in Deep Ocean Creatures

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GMO Free USA
yesterday at 12:11. Facebook
Care for some snake oil? A Syngenta agronomist has admitted that as the instances of weed resistance grow in number, farmers will face higher costs for controlling those weeds and perhaps even losses on crop yields. The introduction of GMO Roundup Ready Xtend soybeans (a Monsanto product), which tolerate dicamba [and glyphosate] herbicide, is not an answer because it is not very effective with...
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GMO Free USA
02/22/2017 at 18:10. Facebook
Modified is a feature-length documentary that questions why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not labeled on food products in Canada and the United States, despite being labeled in 64 other countries around the world.

From Aube Giroux, Producer & Director: I'm soooo close to the finish line!! Help me finish my film by making a contribution to my new Indiegogo campaign:...
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GMO Free USA
02/22/2017 at 16:06. Facebook
Colorado Rancher Loses Appeal in Pesticides Case: The Colorado Court of Appeals affirmed on Thursday a ruling that James Hopper must serve two days in jail and pay a $7,500 fine for spraying on his land in Delta County in violation of a 2012 court order protecting his neighbors. The decision bolsters a legal precedent that wafting pesticides can constitute a trespass against which adjacent...
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CO court rejects appeal of rancher who sprayed pesticides that drifted onto neighbor's property

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GMO Free USA
02/22/2017 at 14:06. Facebook
If you see these apples in your grocery store in the midwest this month, please send us photos of the package. Rotten to the Core: Okanagan Specialty Fruits "Arctic Apple" branded GMO Golden Delicious frankenapples go on sale this month in undisclosed stores. The pre-sliced packages will be sold in 10 stores in the Midwest. The apples appear fresh and don't show any signs of rotting or...
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GMO Free USA
02/22/2017 at 12:05. Facebook
BOYCOTT GERBER & tell them to remove GMOs and get Non-GMO Project Verified: [ Gmofreeusa.org Link ] - Since the introduction of GMOs into our food supply, we've seen the rate of allergies, autism & ADHD in our children skyrocket. While correlation is not causation, GMOs are mighty suspect. FDA scientists cautioned that there were hazards associated with genetically engineered foods but the FDA...
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02/22/2017 at 02:31. Facebook
Dr Ramon Seidler, PhD and former senior EPA scientist calls for ban or severe restrictions to glyphosate-based herbicides (GBHs): "...American farmers are fighting the failures of glyphosate technology to control weeds, with a concomitant loss of crop yields and farm profits. Industry's answer is to invoke the pesticide treadmill concept and tell farmers to use more pesticides, including GBHs,...
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02/22/2017 at 00:18. Facebook
GREAT NEWS: California federal judge denies Monsanto's motion to dismiss separate public nuisance lawsuits filed by the cities of San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley. Judge Davila ruled that the cities could continue to pursue damages against Monsanto. The cities are suing Monsanto for costs associated with PCB cleanup and stormwater system retrofit damages. The cities also allege that Monsanto...
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Major Victory for California Cities vs. Monsanto Over PCB Contamination

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GMO Free USA
02/21/2017 at 21:03. Facebook
Sole (pronounced sol-ay) is a mineral-dense salty water drink that helps rejuvenate the body upon waking. There are few scientific studies on sole, but it is said to balance pH levels, restore electrolyte balance and hydration levels, support the body through adrenal fatigue, reduce muscle cramps, and support healthy blood pressure as well as healthy blood sugar and hormonal balance. If...
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Pink Salt Is Good For Your Sole.. A healthy drink to start your day!

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GMO Free USA
02/21/2017 at 18:21. Facebook
Wild bee decline is a threat to US crop production in the country's most important farmlands. GMOs and the related agrichemicals are a threat to our food supply. Thanks to GMOs, insecticides and herbicides. Thanks to Monsanto, Bayer, Dow, Syngenta, Dupont, and BASF.

#SaveTheBees #Bees #BeeDecline #CCD #FoodThreat #Food #Toxic #BeeToxic #Neonics #Roundup #glyphosate #imidicloprid #Herbicide...
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Bee decline threatens US crop production: First US wild bee map reveals 139 'trouble zone' counties

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02/21/2017 at 16:06. Facebook
The global shift is on!

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Organic food sales soar as shoppers put quality before price

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GMO Free USA
02/20/2017 at 14:08. Facebook
Emails from an EPA toxicologist to the EPA official in charge of assessing whether glyphosate, the active ingredient of Monsanto's Roundup herbicide, causes cancer, reveal accusations of 'staff intimidation' and 'political conniving games with the science' to favor pesticide corporations. A particular email, made available through a lawsuit against Monsanto, revealed that career EPA...
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GMO Free USA
02/20/2017 at 12:06. Facebook
Another LIE by the GMO industry: We’ve already proven that the adoption of GMO crops has caused an exponential increase in toxic herbicide use since the introduction of GMO crop in the mid-1990s in the U.S. But GMO proponents still try to claim that overall pesticides (through reductions in insecticide use) use has declined. New EPA documents prove that decreases in insecticide use are also an...
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GMO Free USA
02/19/2017 at 03:09. Facebook
U.S. Organic Farmland Hits Record 4.1 Million Acres in 2016. That's a great thing and we need to keep it growing. But that's not nearly enough organic land to keep up with demand. Most of our commodity crop farmers are instead keeping themselves locked into the agrichemical industry's GMO system. According Scott Shander, an economist at Mercaris, 25% of organic corn and 75% of organic soybeans...
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02/19/2017 at 01:17. Facebook
Scientist’s ground-breaking research uncovers new risks of GMOs and glyphosate: Within just a few weeks, two studies were published in the peer-reviewed journal Scientific Reports that cast new doubts on the safety of genetically modified foods and glyphosate herbicide. The first found that a genetically modified corn, NK 603, was not substantially equivalent to a non-GMO counterpart, which is...
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Scientist’s ground-breaking research uncovers new risks of GMOs and glyphosate

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