Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.

Gmos News

New non-GMO ‘super wheat’

Seattle - Botanists have discovered a wheat gene that can be used as a vehicle to transfer key genes from other plants to wheat. The discovery will allow farmers to develop new robust wheat varieties without having to resort to GMO crops.

Study linking GMO crops and tumors in rats is re-published

Caen - A study that found health problems in rats exposed to genetically engineered maize proved controversial a few years ago. The fervor led to the study being withdrawn. It has now been re-edited and re-published.

Twenty B.C. grocers refuse to sell genetically modified apples

If approved, genetically modified apples could hit Canadian shelves by end of year but twenty British Columbia grocers, including Olives Community Market in Function Junction, refuse to sell them.

Vermont first state to pass mandatory GMO food-labeling law

Monsanto and other companies making food with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are in the habit of winning, of having states and entire countries not require mandatory labeling of GMOs. But not this time, not in Vermont.

Op-Ed: Fed official sparks controversy about genetically modified foods

Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Richard Fisher encouraged farmers to carry on with the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food and establish standards for international trade, while a shipment of GMO corn sits off the coast of China.

Activists posing as lobbyists mock congress with fake awards

Today activists opposed to Monsanto’s lobbying efforts and tactics posed as lobbyists for a fake lobbying group, distributing mock awards to congressional members who took money from the company.

FBI investigating destruction of GMO plants in sugar beet fields

The FBI is currently investigating a case of sabotage. An individual or group allegedly destroyed thousands of GMO sugar beet plants in a rural area of Oregon.

Video: 'Eugenics Now!' by The Truthseeker

To really make your weekend, have a look at this brief documentary on eugenics, including information on Monsanto, GMOs, Bill Gates, vaccinations and how water is simply not a human right anymore.

Farmers sue Monsanto over GMO wheat strain found in crops

This week complaints were filed in U.S. Federal Court against Monsanto Co. The plaintiffs allege the bio-tech giant failed to protect the U.S. wheat market from unauthorized wheat it had been testing several years ago.

Ben & Jerry's vow to go GMO-free by end of 2013

Ben & Jerry's has come forward and said that the company will be going GMO-free by the end of the year. Already a proponent for foods containing GMOs to be labeled, the company is now planning to exclude all GMOs in its products

Op-Ed: GMOs and food labeling ─ Taking control of what you eat Special

Washington - Despite the many labels required on food packaging, in the U.S., consumers do not have the right to know if they are eating foods containing GMOs. If the government won't intervene, it seems it's up to consumers to take charge.

March against Monsanto: In the streets of Maui & Oahu, Hawaii Special

Kahului - Around 1,000 people marched in Maui and Oahu, Hawaii alike on Saturday against the seed giant, Monsanto and GMOs, with banners reading "Seeds of Peace are GMO free" and other strong messages.

March against Monsanto: Kingston, Jamaica, May 25, 2013 Special

Kingston - As the March against Monsanto hit the streets of almost 400 cities in around 40 countries worldwide, a small group of people in Kingston, Jamaica did their part and got involved too.

March against Monsanto: Toronto, Canada saw 2,000 in the streets

Toronto - As part of the worldwide March against Monsanto on Saturday, May 25, 2013, Toronto did its bit with around 2,000-3,000 people protesting in the streets against GMOs in general, and Monsanto in particular.

March against Monsanto: Cape Town, South Africa, May 25, 2013 Special

Cape Town - Cape Town saw a great crowd in the streets on May 25, 2013 as the people marched against Monsanto, the pesticide giant and producer of genetically modified seeds. The following photo essay gives a graphic view of the event.

In photos ─ Activists March against Monsanto in Washington, D.C. Special

Washington - Activists around the world today gathered in their communities to unite for the March against Monsanto. Supporters of this cause would like to see foods containing GMOs, along with dangerous chemicals, banned. Or, at least, labeled.

Op-Ed: Connecticut Senate passes GMO labeling laws, House adds hurdles

Connecticut is the most recent state in the U.S. seeking to require companies producing foods made with genetically modified organisms to carry labels. This week the state Senate approved a bill that would pass such a law. The House had other ideas.

'Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act' by Boxer/DeFazio

Washington - On April 24, the Genetically Engineered Right-to-Know Act was introduced by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), to require food manufacturers to inform consumers of genetically engineered ingredients in their products.

Another study finds GMO corn to be highly toxic

A new study has been leaked which examines genetically modified corn and reveals that the crop contains a startling level of toxic chemicals and just isn't as nutritious as natural corn.

Video: Vandana Shiva speaks on International Women's Day and GMOs

Los Angeles - Stating categorically that "Capitalist patriarchy has aggravated violence against women", Dr Vandana Shiva was interviewed by Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! on International Women's Day.

GMO mini-documentary: 'All of us guinea pigs now?'

Recently released is the English sub-titled trailer of the full film on Séralini’s controversial GMO study - the only long-term peer study on the commercialized GM NK603 maize and the pesticide Roundup ever done.

Anti-GMO protests in Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii on Wednesday (Video)

Kapaa - Hawaii's own Makana gives a great backing to this video showing an enthusiastic Occupy Monsanto anti-GMO protest on Kauai, Hawaii on February 13. GMOs are not welcome in the Aloha state.

Op-Ed: Anti-GMO protests by Polish farmers continue in London, UK

London - On Thursday, the International Coalition to Protect the Polish Countryside (ICPPC) and a group of British and Polish supporters rallied in front of the Polish Embassy in central London, against the sale of Polish farmland to foreign multinationals.

Op-Ed: Hawaii to pass GMO labeling bill, but with amendment

Honolulu - Hawaii might have cause to celebrate, as lawmakers have passed a new measure in the House Committee on Agriculture, requiring labeling on genetically modified food. But will the final bill be everything it was hoped to be?

Video: 'GMO-A-Go-Go' informs the world about the truth of GMOs

Natural News have teamed up with Infomatic Films to produce a cartoon video all about genetically modified organisms and how good they are - well, for Big Pesticide anyway. "GMOS, changing the human genome one meal at a time!"

Polish farmers protest sale of farmland to foreign multinationals

Warsaw - Farmers in Poland continue to protest against the sell-off of prime Polish farmland to foreign multinational corporations, who can then plant GM crops in the country. The fight has now spread to five Polish provinces.

GMO labeling signed into law in India

The new year started in India with a new law. From January 1, 2013 all packaged foods containing any genetically modified (GM) organisms must be labeled as such.

GMO objections ongoing as Monsanto reports strong 1Q profits

As an appeals case against Monsanto commences, the company has reported earnings and revenues for the first quarter have soared. These results have boosted forecasts for 2013.

Op-Ed: Poland farmers protest sale of land to foreign multinationals

In four cities in Poland, farmers are demonstrating against Polish farmland being sold to foreign multinationals. Now they need international support for their protests, along with help educating the Polish public about GMOs.

Op-Ed: New Mexico next in line to try for GMO labeling

Santa Fe - While California's Proposition 37 ballot initiative to label GMO products seems to have failed, a State Senator in New Mexico is next to take the baton in the fight for labeling of genetically modified food products.
  1 2 3 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Gmos


Gmos Image

Harvest Cheddar flavored SunChips. Manufactured by Frito-Lay.
Harvest Cheddar flavored SunChips. Manufactured by Frito-Lay.
Dwight Burdette
March against Monsanto on Maui  Hawaii - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto on Maui, Hawaii - May 25, 2013
Occupy Monsanto Maui
March against Monsanto on Maui  Hawaii - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto on Maui, Hawaii - May 25, 2013
Occupy Monsanto Maui
March against Monsanto on Maui  Hawaii - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto on Maui, Hawaii - May 25, 2013
Occupy Monsanto Maui
Protesters of Occupy Monsanto Maui
Protesters of Occupy Monsanto Maui
Occupy Monsanto Maui
Untitled
Video screen capture
Saturday s event in DC saw a large turnout. Here you can see some of the activists gather in front o...
Saturday's event in DC saw a large turnout. Here you can see some of the activists gather in front of the White House.
March against Monsanto  May 25  2013  South Africa - Cape Town
March against Monsanto, May 25, 2013, South Africa - Cape Town
NO GMO South Africa
March against Monsanto on Maui  Hawaii - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto on Maui, Hawaii - May 25, 2013
Occupy Monsanto Maui
On February 7  British and British and Polish supporters rallied in front of the Polish Embassy in c...
On February 7, British and British and Polish supporters rallied in front of the Polish Embassy in central London against the sale of prime Polish farmland to foreign multinationals for possible cultivation of GMO crops.
ICPPC
March against Monsanto on Maui  Hawaii - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto on Maui, Hawaii - May 25, 2013
Occupy Monsanto Maui
March against Monsanto in Kingston  Jamaica  on May 25  2013
March against Monsanto in Kingston, Jamaica, on May 25, 2013
Dickie Crawford
March against Monsanto in Durban  Kwazulu-Natal  South Africa - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa - May 25, 2013
Earthlife Africa Ethekwini
March against Monsanto in Durban  Kwazulu-Natal  South Africa.
March against Monsanto in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.
Earthlife Africa eThekwini
GMO-A-Go-Go - short animated video about genetically modified organisms.
GMO-A-Go-Go - short animated video about genetically modified organisms.
YouTube
March against Monsanto in Durban  Kwazulu-Natal  South Africa - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa - May 25, 2013
Earthlife Africa Ethekwini
March against Monsanto in Durban  Kwazulu-Natal  South Africa - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa - May 25, 2013
Earthlife Africa Ethekwini
March against Monsanto in Toronto  Canada - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto in Toronto, Canada - May 25, 2013
Robert Campbell
Pesticides
Pesticides
Ca Right to Know
Eugenics - the science of controlling the population size and quality.
Eugenics - the science of controlling the population size and quality.
YouTube