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The “Truth” Behind Genetically Modified Foods

In preparation of the global March Against Monsanto, you are invited to watch our award-winning documentary Seeds of Death free.

The leaders of Big Agriculture–Monsanto, DuPont, Syngenta–are determined that world’s populations remain ignorant about the serious health and environmental risks of genetically modified crops and industrial agriculture. 79 more words


Chanukah: Oil, the bad and the sweet-smelling good of it

This was originally printed in the Jewish Journal.

Chanukah is a holiday where we consume lots of oil-drenched foods. But beyond these dishes, what is the connection between oil? 825 more words


Jim Gerritsen and OSGATA

Ever since the commercial introduction of its Genetically Modified Seeds in 1996, Monsanto has launched intense persecution against hundreds of farmers and seed dealers in the US and Canada alone, blaming patent infringement of their GMO seeds in what seems to be their drive for a complete control of crops. 63 more words


Tomatoes for Christmas?

Commercial tomato field. December 5.

Tomatoes from my garden. December 5.


(Note: I picked these tomatoes on Hallowe’en.)


Dirt: the Movie

Dirt: The Movie

Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow (2009)

Film Review

This documentary focuses on the rapid destruction of the planet’s topsoil, with its dire implications for food production and human survival. 525 more words


Aquaculture and Industrial Agriculture

In the United States, we are fortunate to have an abundant supply of food. However, this abundance is largely due to advances in agricultural technology, which have in turn created numerous concerns surrounding our food sources. 538 more words

Biotechnology in Industrial Farming


Compared to the way we obtained our food through traditional farms decades ago to now, there have been vast changes in our food culture today. 419 more words