Educate yourself and your friends about the risks of genetically engineered foods.
Cancer row over GM foods as study says it did THIS to rats... and can cause organ damage and early death in humans
UK Mail Online, Science and Tech, September 19, 2012
By Sean Poulter
By Oliver James
Monsanto World’s Definition:
“Proprietary information,” n.
1. Something we publicly identify in order to charge royalties, then hide from the public in order to keep our market.
This November, Californians will vote on Proposition 37, “The Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act,” on whether or not to label food made with genetically modified ingredients. While not the first (this year’s Connecticut labeling initiative got squashed by Agribusiness) the CA initiative will undoubtedly be the most contested yet.
LaDonna Redmond is a long-time community activist who successfully worked to get Chicago Public Schools to evaluate junk food, launched urban agriculture projects, started a community grocery store and worked on federal farm policies to expand access to healthy food in low-income communities. In 2009, Redmond was one of 25 citizen and business leaders named a Responsibility Pioneer by Time Magazine.
"Why should you care."
Paraguay: Environmental organizations against the illegal approval of GM cotton by the new coup-instated government
July 11, 2012
Read the original Spanish release.
July 15, 2012, BBC
A team of British plant scientists has won a $10m (£6.4m) grant from the Gates Foundation to develop GM cereal crops.
It is one of the largest single investments into GM in the UK and will be used to cultivate corn, wheat and rice that need little or no fertiliser.
It comes at a time when bio-tech researchers are trying to allay public fears over genetic modification.
Saturnino M. Borras Jr. and Jennifer C. Franco
TNI Agrarian Justice Programme Discussion Paper
1. Land sovereignty is the right of working peoples to have effective access to, use of, and control over land and the benefits of its use and occupation, where land is understood as resource, territory, and landscape.