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Taxpayer Money Used to Promote Biotech Propaganda

Pro-GMO Senators in Weaker Position Than Ever Before

The Vermont labeling bill passed 28-2. Now, the senators who lost want to modify the bill before it goes into effect, threatening to open the bill up to a fight on the floor unless the deadline gets extended to 2018. 534 more words

Cancer

Chinese researchers have genetically modified human embryos—yet again

Less than a year ago, when a group of leading researchers was calling for a moratorium on the use of a revolutionary technology, Chinese researchers… 626 more words

Opinion - UN chief says Diabetes causes 1.5-M deaths a year | mb.com.ph | Philippine News - John Gelmini

I’m very much in accord with Dr Alf but would go further.

The UN which started as the replacement for the League of Nations does not do “what it says on the tin” and has had a succession of weak and pretty useless leaders since its inception. 619 more words

Politics

GMO Labels Won't Make Your Food Safer

Soon you will see the words “partially produced with genetic engineering” in the fine print on many food packages. Activist groups have spent millions of dollars fighting for that tiny text, and food companies have spent millions fighting back.

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Lifestyle

Monsanto, GMO Cotton, and Burkina Faso

(Image credit saintkeat.wordpress.com)

I haven’t written in the last week because I’ve had an out-of-town guest, Jessie Luna. She is the Fulbright doctoral student in sociology who readers may remember from… 1,301 more words

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After Vermont Mandated GMO Labeling, Companies Are Starting to Comply Nationwide

When Vermont became the first state in the country to mandate the labeling for the use of Genetically Modified Organisms in food products in 2014, numerous companies vowed to sue to block the law.

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Lifestyle

Genetically-Modified Maggots Could Help Wounds Heal Faster

Scientists at North Carolina State University are bringing an 18th century wound treatment into the 21st century. They’ve genetically modified maggots to secrete a human growth factor to promote healing while they clean people’s wounds.

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Health