Independent GMO research is trashed: scientists hounded & silenced

“I have no ideological grounds against Monsanto. For me it’s the scientific argument. They have not done a proper job of testing, and they are just using their political and economic muscle to foist it on us.”(Professor Arpad Putsztai, quoted in The . . . Continue reading →

How academics promoted GMO propaganda & perverted science

Politics and the perversion of science: In 2003, a congressional committee report, documented political interference and manipulation of scientific research at federal agencies charged with developing science-based public health policies. “The Administration’s political interference with science has led to misleading statements by . . . Continue reading →

GMO reliance on toxic chemicals spawned a profusion of Super Weeds

How much herbicide is safe for human consumption? How much is safe for young children? How much will Americans wind up consuming? Since the 1990s, when a National Research Council (NRC) panel warned lawmakers that exposing fetuses and young kids to these compounds can . . . Continue reading →

Weapons of mass deception: false claims, corrupted science

Proponents of genetically engineered / modified (GE/GM, GMO) food often characterize the debate as one of science versus superstition. The implication is that those opposed to GE/GMOs are irrational anti-science cranks or they are misguided by religious ideas. In fact, most of . . . Continue reading →

Scientific review of pesticide cancer risk ignites war against scientists

“Monsanto [is] a company so widely detested that a week rarely passes without at least one protest against its power and its products occurring somewhere in the world.” (Vandana Shiva) When asked about the points of criticism of his company’s aggressive marketing . . . Continue reading →

How American consumers became de facto guinea pigs

Genetic engineering – the experimental process of manipulating an organism’s genetic core (DNA) – including insertion of genes from one species into another – is one of the most polarizing issues in medicine and in food production. Genetically engineered (GE) a.k.a. genetically . . . Continue reading →

How Monsanto Rigged the System: through Politics & Propaganda

A profit-enhancing policy trumps public safety & scientific integrity In the mid-1980s, the U.S. executive branch was persuaded that the biotechnology industry would boost the U.S. economy out of its doldrums. To accommodate this newly developing industry, the executive branch gave the . . . Continue reading →

A GMO Debacle: Growth Hormone Contaminated Milk

Why milk with added bovine growth hormone (BGH) was rejected in Canada, but approved by the US FDA   Dr. Richard Wolfson describes why Health Canada rejected its approval of BGH milk. “When we inject a hormone into an animal or a . . . Continue reading →

Biotech Agriculture Failed to Increase Crop Yields, but Increased Use of Herbicide

Monsanto has earned a reputation as “the most evil company in the world.” It earned its bad reputation as a result of the company’s uninterrupted history of using massive amounts of toxic poisons that pollute the earth, the rivers and the environment; . . . Continue reading →

EPA Caves to Monsanto’s Objection

Few Americans are aware that in 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the World Health Organization (WHO)  declared glyphosate a “probable human carcinogen.” The Environmental Protection Agency’s Scientific Advisory Panel was scheduled to meet on October 18-21 to assess the . . . Continue reading →

The merger of two mega corporate rogues: Bayer & Monsanto

Fifty-four years after the publication of Rachel Carson’s clarion call, against a Silent Spring,  the pesticide sector of the agricultural industry is vastly energized by genetically engineered (GE) food crops. Behemoth monopolies are being forged by biotech corporate rogues who have deluged the farming . . . Continue reading →