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John Bratton: County GMO process emblematic of foregone conclusions - Boulder Daily Camera

Sat, 2017-10-21 19:10

John Bratton: County GMO process emblematic of foregone conclusions
Boulder Daily Camera
Unfortunately, much of what both Gardner and Jones have implied about the environmental dangers of GMO crops flies in the face of the comprehensive scientific research that has been done on the matter. Perhaps Gardner and Jones could have championed a ...

In the year 2117: Strange treatments doctors used to think were good for you - Personal Liberty Digest

Sat, 2017-10-21 02:20

Personal Liberty Digest

In the year 2117: Strange treatments doctors used to think were good for you
Personal Liberty Digest
And remarkably, doctors were still unable or unwilling to process that exposing women to ionizing radiation from these tests increased their risk of developing the very cancer they were trying to detect. ... Isn't it wonderful that now in 2117 these ...

Are your beauty products increasing your risk of breast cancer? - Arab News

Fri, 2017-10-20 01:10

Arab News

Are your beauty products increasing your risk of breast cancer?
Arab News
Leena Al-Abbas, founder and owner of The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge in Dubai, the region's first-ever and only organic spa says: “As a consumer, it is your responsibility to do your research and weigh the pros and cons of each beauty product or treatment.

'Geostorm' movie shows dangers of hacking the climate – we need to talk about real-world geoengineering now - WTOP

Thu, 2017-10-19 16:39

'Geostorm' movie shows dangers of hacking the climate – we need to talk about real-world geoengineering now
WTOP
For example, early studies using computer models indicated that injecting particles into the stratosphere to cool parts of Earth might disrupt the Asian and African summer monsoons, threatening the food supply for billions of people. Even if ...

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Stella McCartney Is Weaving A New Way Forward - Fast Company

Wed, 2017-10-18 05:31

Fast Company

Stella McCartney Is Weaving A New Way Forward
Fast Company
Microsilk might not end up being the fiber that transforms the fashion industry, but McCartney's effort represents a new wave of thinking about apparel, just as the rise of Whole Foods signaled a new attitude toward food. And the ... Bolt's solution: a ...

PBR cowpea not harmful —ARCN - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Mon, 2017-10-16 19:26

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

PBR cowpea not harmful —ARCN
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
... in Nigeria, the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) said after many years of research, the council was proud to present to Nigerians the first home-grown genetically modified crop in the country which has passed all necessary scientific ...

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Shelter vs Food – dangers facing agro-land - The Island.lk

Mon, 2017-10-16 13:48

Shelter vs Fooddangers facing agro-land
The Island.lk
During the launch of the National Food Programme in Kekirawa, President Maithripala Sirisena called for the implementation of a National Housing Construction Policy in order to prevent use of agricultural lands for housing construction ...

Shelter vs Food – dangers facing agro-land - The Island.lk

Mon, 2017-10-16 13:48

Shelter vs Fooddangers facing agro-land
The Island.lk
During the launch of the National Food Programme in Kekirawa, President Maithripala Sirisena called for the implementation of a National Housing Construction Policy in order to prevent use of agricultural lands for housing construction ...

World O' Words: A new meaning to the term 'Walking Dead' - Cranbrook Townsman

Fri, 2017-10-13 10:04

Cranbrook Townsman

World O' Words: A new meaning to the term 'Walking Dead'
Cranbrook Townsman
Critics are calling out the dangers of de-extinction. Introducing necrofauna, however genetically modified, into an environment profoundly changed since last time, may introduce curious new diseases, causing who knows what widespread havoc ...

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Did Monsanto Ignore Evidence Linking Its Weed Killer to Cancer? - The Nation.

Thu, 2017-10-12 04:07

The Nation.

Did Monsanto Ignore Evidence Linking Its Weed Killer to Cancer?
The Nation.
The combination of herbicide and resistant seeds helped Monsanto become one of the world's most powerful agriculture corporations. Today, over 90 percent of domestic soy, corn, and cotton crops are genetically engineered to be glyphosate–resistant, ...

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Alex Jones: Right-wing conspiracy theorist stokes fear of GMOs, pesticides to sell 'health supplements' - Genetic Literacy Project

Wed, 2017-10-11 13:23

Genetic Literacy Project

Alex Jones: Right-wing conspiracy theorist stokes fear of GMOs, pesticides to sell 'health supplements'
Genetic Literacy Project
His conspiracy theories related to GMOs and pesticides are well documented. On his show and website, Jones warns of various health dangers associated with the consumption of genetically modified foods and the use of pesticides on crops. He often refers ...

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Reps Probe Importation Of Genetically Modified Maize - Leadership Newspapers

Wed, 2017-10-11 11:11

Leadership Newspapers

Reps Probe Importation Of Genetically Modified Maize
Leadership Newspapers
Onwubuariri noted that the agricultural revolution of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is geared towards ensuring sufficiency in food production adding that Nigerians have heeded the call and have gone back to the farms, the result of ...

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The challenges of obesity - The Herald

Tue, 2017-10-10 17:05

The Herald

The challenges of obesity
The Herald
“Meat here is nice, I tell you, unlike the genetically modified meat you get in Europe, Zimbabwe has real tasty steak,” said Reuben. “Sure, but what is wrong with moderation? Eat more road ... In fact, it is dangerous. Urbanisation, increasing lack of ...

Monsanto's 'Jaw-Dropping' Deception Exposed in 'Whitewash' - EcoWatch

Tue, 2017-10-10 15:47

EcoWatch

Monsanto's 'Jaw-Dropping' Deception Exposed in 'Whitewash'
EcoWatch
... bring in terms of fighting weeds, bugs or plant diseases. These corporations are consolidating and becoming ever more powerful, and are using their influence to push higher and higher levels of many dangerous pesticides into our lives, including ...

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Q&A with Carey Gillam on Whitewash - U.S. Right to Know (press release) (blog)

Tue, 2017-10-10 07:21

U.S. Right to Know (press release) (blog)

Q&A with Carey Gillam on Whitewash
U.S. Right to Know (press release) (blog)
... bring in terms of fighting weeds, bugs, or plant diseases. These corporations are consolidating and becoming ever more powerful, and are using their influence to push higher and higher levels of many dangerous pesticides into our lives, including ...

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UK shadow minister: Britain needs a real food policy after Brexit - EURACTIV

Mon, 2017-10-09 23:13

EURACTIV

UK shadow minister: Britain needs a real food policy after Brexit
EURACTIV
After Brexit, the UK should develop a real food policy focused on consumer health and self-sufficiency, while ensuring public money gets to the farmers who need it, David Drew told EURACTIV.com in an interview. David Drew is the UK shadow minister for ...

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UK shadow minister: Britain needs a real food policy after Brexit - EURACTIV

Mon, 2017-10-09 23:13

EURACTIV

UK shadow minister: Britain needs a real food policy after Brexit
EURACTIV
After Brexit, the UK should develop a real food policy focused on consumer health and self-sufficiency, while ensuring public money gets to the farmers who need it, David Drew told EURACTIV.com in an interview. David Drew is the UK shadow minister for ...

US scientists engineer corn to boost protein - Malay Mail Online

Mon, 2017-10-09 22:32

Malay Mail Online

US scientists engineer corn to boost protein
Malay Mail Online
“The major obstacle would be regulatory hurdles because it is a transgenic technology.” Food and animal feeds containing genetically modified organisms are highly controversial in the European Union, amid public suspicions that they carry a health risk.

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Nigeria bio-safety chief defends GMOs - Premium Times

Mon, 2017-10-09 07:27

Premium Times

Nigeria bio-safety chief defends GMOs
Premium Times
According to him, GMOs are not new crops invented by scientists but the same conventional crops that are improved on to tackle persistent issues such as shortage of food and insect infestation on crops. “Genetically modified organisms are not different ...

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Eat and Quench: Let's Listen To What Our Food Is Telling Us, By Jibrin Ibrahim - Premium Times

Fri, 2017-10-06 02:49

Premium Times

Eat and Quench: Let's Listen To What Our Food Is Telling Us, By Jibrin Ibrahim
Premium Times
Our food is normally composed of a lot of dirt; poison, dangerous chemicals, GMOs, and we are all rapidly eating ourselves to death. The easiest way of demonstrating this is to refer to research by the European Union on what they found in the food we ...