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Researcher: GMO worries overblown - messenger-inquirer

Wed, 2017-04-26 23:04

Researcher: GMO worries overblown
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While there is some dispute whether glyphosate is a carcinogen -- with the EPA and other agencies saying "no" while a faction of the World Health Organization says "yes" -- there is no danger caused by the genetic modification of "Roundup Ready" corn ...

P.E.I. Salmon Council wants federal risk assessment on new ... - CBC - CBC.ca

Wed, 2017-04-26 13:14

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P.E.I. Salmon Council wants federal risk assessment on new ... - CBC
CBC.ca
A new facility proposed for the commercial production of genetically modified salmon in eastern P.E.I. should have an entirely new federal risk assessment, says ...

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Science Comes Clean About The Dangers Of High Protein Diets And Applauds Fruit - eMaxHealth

Tue, 2017-04-25 17:20

eMaxHealth

Science Comes Clean About The Dangers Of High Protein Diets And Applauds Fruit
eMaxHealth
That being said, it should be noted, then, that while the study has highlighted the benefits of eating more fruit, it is not suggesting that genetically modified high-fructose corn syrup, the fructose derivative in processed foods, is in any way ...

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Sweet truths: Solving confectionery's problem with sugar reduction - New Food

Mon, 2017-04-24 18:39

New Food

Sweet truths: Solving confectionery's problem with sugar reduction
New Food
There is too much compromise in the industry at present and not enough pure creativity, risk-taking or innovation. Change is too gradual. If the world wants vegan, GMO-free, sugar-free confectionery, the changes will have to be far more than just ...

Marchers Cherry-Pick Their Science - Daily Caller

Mon, 2017-04-24 15:46

Marchers Cherry-Pick Their Science
Daily Caller
Democrats have also chosen the anti-science side regarding genetically modified food. Liberal Democrats in Vermont pioneered labeling requirements for such products, even though there's as much a ... But one can fully support the scientific method and ...

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Europe is Waging War on Insecticides and GMO Crops - Organic Authority

Mon, 2017-04-24 03:20

Organic Authority

Europe is Waging War on Insecticides and GMO Crops
Organic Authority
In fact, the EC's decision to move towards a complete ban stems from 2016 risk assessments of the pesticides by the European Food Safety Authority which cited “high acute risks for bees” for at least two neonicotinoids – an analysis that only confirms ...

COLUMN: GMOs in Latin America have a severe dark side - Indiana Daily Student

Sun, 2017-04-23 18:59

Indiana Daily Student

COLUMN: GMOs in Latin America have a severe dark side
Indiana Daily Student
Genetically modified organisms have become, in a short period of time, a staple in the American diet. Many consumers have their ... Like so many other issues, the rest of the world is far ahead of the U.S. in recognizing the agricultural, environmental ...

The Monsanto Tribunal's Legal Opinion Reinforces Movements' Struggle for Basic Human Rights - Common Dreams

Wed, 2017-04-19 10:48

Common Dreams

The Monsanto Tribunal's Legal Opinion Reinforces Movements' Struggle for Basic Human Rights
Common Dreams
The Tribunal's findings are a decisive blow to corporate power and underscores the importance of the work of thousands of activists, farmers, consumers and citizens around the world in the fight for a future of food free from toxics, GMOs, patents and ...

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Protein may cause obesity by interfering with brown fat - Medical News Today

Mon, 2017-04-17 01:06

Medical News Today

Protein may cause obesity by interfering with brown fat
Medical News Today
Brown and beige fat have more mitochondria, which are also known as the "powerhouses" of the cell because they turn food into energy. White fat, on the other hand, has fewer mitochondria and blood vessels. Brown and beige fat are considered "healthier" ...

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The Martha Stewart of Marijuana Edibles - The New Yorker

Sun, 2017-04-16 22:00

The New Yorker

The Martha Stewart of Marijuana Edibles
The New Yorker
She was a chef and a food editor for many years, and she stands out as a source of reliable information in a nascent industry without dependable methods for cooking and dosing. Ricardo Baca, the founding editor of the .... But people can do dangerous ...

John Klar: Farm bureau is an anachronism - vtdigger.org

Thu, 2017-04-13 17:03

John Klar: Farm bureau is an anachronism
vtdigger.org
Vermonters must understand not only what the truth is about their food supply, but be informed about who is telling the biggest lies, so that they avoid being deceived by entities with charming names like “Vermont Farm Bureau,” which might better be ...

Hawaii documentary claims presence of Big Ag GMO test facilities forces islands to import food - Genetic Literacy Project

Thu, 2017-04-13 06:00

Genetic Literacy Project

Hawaii documentary claims presence of Big Ag GMO test facilities forces islands to import food
Genetic Literacy Project
Did you know that the state of Hawaii imports between 80 and 90 percent of its food? This is, among other reasons, because of the looming presence of the industrial agriculture companies that operate on the abundance of farm lands, growing and testing ...

David Suzuki: Canada's 'science guy' turned eccentric anti-GMO, chemical scaremonger? - Genetic Literacy Project

Tue, 2017-04-11 11:07

Genetic Literacy Project

David Suzuki: Canada's 'science guy' turned eccentric anti-GMO, chemical scaremonger?
Genetic Literacy Project
Suzuki is an environmental activist who controversially advocates against genetically modified foods, pesticides and other products and technologies that he views as unnecessary and destructive human interventions in the natural world. The David Suzuki ...

Pruitt's Policies Undermine My Faith in Our Food - Slate Magazine

Tue, 2017-04-11 10:23

Slate Magazine

Pruitt's Policies Undermine My Faith in Our Food
Slate Magazine
For the past few years, I've been part of a loosely connected group of progressives and conservatives who found common ground on food politics. We support the use of genetic engineering in our food system. We don't think Monsanto is the devil. I feed ...
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Ivo Vegter - Daily Maverick

Mon, 2017-04-10 17:06

Daily Maverick

Ivo Vegter
Daily Maverick
(To be fair, the risk with mutagenic crops remains trivial.) The campaign against GMO foods is led by rich people who can afford plentiful, high-quality food themselves. They ignore that without the crude genetic modification of the past, vast numbers ...

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Farmed and Dangerous: Chipotle's Weird Propaganda Web Series - Geek

Sun, 2017-04-09 10:16

Geek

Farmed and Dangerous: Chipotle's Weird Propaganda Web Series
Geek
Farmed and Dangerous is a four-episode show about an evil company called Animoil that wants to efficiently pump questionable chemicals directly into farm animals instead of letting them eat real food. You see, it's all about the dangers of factory ...

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Farmed and Dangerous: Chipotle's Weird Propaganda Web Series - Geek

Sun, 2017-04-09 10:00

Geek

Farmed and Dangerous: Chipotle's Weird Propaganda Web Series
Geek
Farmed and Dangerous is a four-episode show about an evil company called Animoil that wants to efficiently pump questionable chemicals directly into farm animals instead of letting them eat real food. You see, it's all about the dangers of factory ...

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Why surf filmmaker Cyrus Sutton made a documentary about GMO agriculture - GrindTV

Thu, 2017-04-06 11:08

GrindTV

Why surf filmmaker Cyrus Sutton made a documentary about GMO agriculture
GrindTV
... Bailey Rebecca Roberts. His latest film carries much more weight, as he examines how the GMO industry is changing Hawaii with widespread use of pesticides and legislative entanglements, having awakened a citizenry that is not willing to sit by idly ...

Kitchen Shrink: Tips for cooking with kids - La Jolla Light

Wed, 2017-04-05 16:19

La Jolla Light

Kitchen Shrink: Tips for cooking with kids
La Jolla Light
Catharine Kaufman. KITCHEN SHRINK: Thanks to the popularity of such shows as The Food Network's "Chopped Junior," the kitchen has become the new cool playground. ... Explain the dangers of bacterial and viral "kooties" that can cause serious foodborne ...

The myth of the 'deep state' - Lagniappe

Wed, 2017-04-05 13:20

Lagniappe

The myth of the 'deep state'
Lagniappe
To them, the misinformed Rush Limbaugh-listening and Fox News-viewing public are incapable of recognizing the dangers of global warming or food with genetically modified organisms. They are in Washington, D.C., and you're not. And there is a reason for ...

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