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The Passing of the Dark Act – Just a Minor Setback

Last year I talked about how Vermont passed a GMO labeling bill forcing ingredient labels to indicate all ingredients in any food product that come from Genetically Engineered crop. This was monumental for a couple reasons. Firstly, the bill was the first “stand-alone” state bill that passed, which means Vermont did not need neighboring states to also pass mandatory labeling laws before …

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Monsanto’s CEO Uses Industry Propaganda to Counter the Mounting Concerns from the Public

Monsanto’s CEO Hugh Grant went on “CBS This Morning” earlier today to discuss all the concerns people have about the corporations practices and products. This article will discuss all the talking points of that interview and his responses. The first talking point was the Safety of GMO crops, to which Grant used the standard Monsanto misinformation for …

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FDA Approves First GMO Animal for Human Consumption

Earlier today (November 19th) the FDA approved the first ever GMO animal for human consumption, the    AquAdvantage Salmon. This particular “animal drug” (as the FDA is terrifyingly classifying it as) has had its genetics manipulated to have it grow faster. Recently,  a few American peer-reviewed journals published studies or scientific papers that questioned the …

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November Setbacks for Monsanto

Setbacks to a corporation like Monsanto, that has received the moniker Worlds Most Evil Corporation, are always welcomed and the month of November has brought us a few big setbacks for the Biotech giant! Glyphosate’s Safety Most of you may remember that in March The World Health Organization (WHO) added Glyphosate, (the main ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide Roundup) …

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Peer-Reviewed Study Ends GMO “Substantial Equivalence” Claim

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has repeatedly claimed GMO crops are safe to consume because of something they call “substantial equivalence”. What this means is the FDA considers GMO crops the same (substantially equivalent) as its organic counterpart because they share basic components (proteins, fats, and carbohydrates). Substantial equivalence allowed GMOs to be put on the “Generally Recognized as Safe” …

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