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Edmonton marches against Monsanto Special

Edmonton - A local March Against Monsanto drew dozens of activists concerned about health, and environment, food security, and related issues.

March Against Monsanto draws hundreds in Edmonton Special

Edmonton - May 24 was the second annual global March Against Monsanto. Marches and rallies protesting genetically modified food took place all around the globe.

Bee losses may be economically unsustainable

Honey Bee losses over recent winters may be economically unsustainable according to reports by the USDA. Although corporations assert that it is not as a result of their products, other studies say otherwise.

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.

Farmers concerned by large Monsanto data collection

While farmers are already heavily reliant on algorithms and tablets for planning their seed-planting, they are concerned that big seed sellers like DuPont and Monsanto could be cashing in on an orgy of crop data.

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.

Monsanto Protection Act extension hidden in spending bill

The controversial provision nicknamed the “Monsanto Protection Act” was included by House Republicans in the bill to approve funding that is required to avoid a government shutdown.

Op-Ed: Elysium vs World War Z, setting the agenda and mass mind control

Movies and literature inspire and program the masses to love, to hate, to protect or to kill. If Dennis Kucinich made a movie, it would be "Elysium," a movie which teaches that all people have the right to immigrate, to have health care and to live.

Trial GM Monsanto wheat ends up in a farmer's field

U.S. authorities are trying to understand how an experimental genetically modified wheat ended up in an Oregon farmer’s field. The concern is that GM wheat could be mixed up with other crops across the U.S.

Weed killer glyphosate found in human urine across Europe

Friends of the Earth Europe (FoE) commissioned a series of urine tests on people in 18 countries across Europe. The results were released on Thursday and FoE is asking, "Why is there weed killer in our bodies?"

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.

Op-Ed: Thousands march against Monsanto, GM food

Over the last few weekends, thousands of protesters have taken to the street to march against the seed company Monsanto. The protests occurred in over 400 cities and 50 countries worldwide.

TopFinds: Monsanto protests go global, mammoth found in Siberia

Advocates for GMO-free food protested against Monsanto this week. An off-Broadway show about scientist Nikolas Tesla electrifies the audience. Researchers uncover a preserved wooly mammoth in Siberia. Welcome to this week's TopFinds.

Japan blocks US wheat after Monsanto GMO strain found in Oregon

Tokyo - Japan blocked the import of some types of American wheat on Thursday following the discovery of an unauthorized strain of genetically modified Monsanto wheat growing on an Oregon farm.

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.

Op-Ed: Monsanto, and GMO protests spread as the science is questioned

Across the Pacific, joining other world locations, GMO advocates and Monsanto, in particular, are asked, "Show us the research!"

Op-Ed: GMOs, shoddy science, and the credibility black hole

Sydney - Genetically modified organisms are news for more than one reason. The stonewalling and hyper litigation by manufacturers ask a few questions which result in total silence, a black hole full of nothing. That silence alone deserves to be examined.

Durban S.A. March against Monsanto: 'There’s poison in your pap!'

Durban - May 25 saw a colorful and diverse procession of Durbanites in support of the worldwide protest event "March against Monsanto." One of the main themes of the protest was "There's poison in your pap" (corn porridge).

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.

March against Monsanto: A worldwide protest, May 25, 2013

March against Monsanto protests were held in 40 countries in the world on May 25, 2013. The message of all these protests was "Stop Monsanto" and "No more GMOs." This article will concentrate on events in Earth's southern hemisphere.

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.

Video: Vandana Shiva and the March against Monsanto, May 25, 2013

On May 25, 2013, there will be a worldwide March against Monsanto, protesting the giant pesticide company's attempts to take over the world's food supply. Vandana Shiva speaks about the movement against Monsanto and why it is necessary.

Op-Ed: U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Helps Monsanto Crush 75-Year Old Farmer

It is hard to read about the United States Supreme Court’s recent ruling in favor of agriculture giant Monsanto and not cringe.

Study: Health dangers linked to Roundup, Monsanto-made herbicide

A new study suggests heavy use of a popular brand of herbicide could be linked to several health issues and diseases. The report on the herbicide, Roundup, was published last week.

'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.
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March against Monsanto in Durban  Kwazulu-Natal  South Africa.
March against Monsanto in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.
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Protest march in Warsaw  Poland against GMOs
Protest march in Warsaw, Poland against GMOs
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March against Monsanto in Durban  Kwazulu-Natal  South Africa - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa - May 25, 2013
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March against Monsanto  May 25  2013 in Washington  DC.
March against Monsanto, May 25, 2013 in Washington, DC.
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Protest march in Warsaw  Poland against GMOs
Protest march in Warsaw, Poland against GMOs
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March Against Monsanto 2014 in Edmonton
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Activists at Saturday's global event. This image was taken in Washington, D.C.
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Genetically modified potato starch.
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March against Monsanto on Maui  Hawaii - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto on Maui, Hawaii - May 25, 2013
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Protest in Warsaw  Poland against GMO s
Protest in Warsaw, Poland against GMO's
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Occupy Monsanto protest 16 March 2012
Occupy Monsanto protest 16 March 2012
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March against Monsanto in Durban  Kwazulu-Natal  South Africa - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa - May 25, 2013
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Protesters of Occupy Monsanto Maui
Occupy Monsanto Maui
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March against Monsanto on Maui  Hawaii - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto on Maui, Hawaii - May 25, 2013
Occupy Monsanto Maui
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Protesters of Occupy Monsanto Maui
Protesters of Occupy Monsanto Maui
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March against Monsanto in Kingston  Jamaica  on May 25  2013
March against Monsanto in Kingston, Jamaica, on May 25, 2013
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March against Monsanto in Durban  Kwazulu-Natal  South Africa - May 25  2013
March against Monsanto in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa - May 25, 2013
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The March against Monsanto in Washington  D.C. had a large turnout.
The March against Monsanto in Washington, D.C. had a large turnout.
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Protest against Monsanto
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