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Latham: “The Gates Foundation has been manipulating the UN's democratic and scientific process behind the scenes to smooth the way for gene drive adoption.”
Gates Foundation Hired PR Firm to Manipulate UN Over Gene Drives by Jonathan Latham, PhD
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation this year paid a PR firm called Emerging Ag $1.6 million to recruit a covert coalition of academics to manipulate a UN decision-making process over gene drives, according to emails obtained through Freedom of Information requests.
According to the emails, which were obtained from the University of North Carolina by Edward Hammond of Prickly Research, the Gates funding for Emerging Ag was obtained to co-ordinate a “fight back against gene drive moratorium proponents.”
Despite the public perception that conservation and public health are what motivates gene drive research, it is known that, besides the contribution of the Gates Foundation, most gene drive funding comes from the DARPA, the technology foresight arm of the US Dept of Defense.
“Gene drives are a powerful and dangerous new technology and potential biological weapons that could have disastrous impacts on peace, food security and the environment, especially if misused,” said Jim Thomas of ETC Group. “The fact that gene drive development is now being primarily funded and structured by the US military raises alarming questions about this entire field.”
California officially lists chlorpyrifos as brain-harming pesticide - on fruit, nut and vegetable crops
Dr. Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, MPH, Natural Resources Defense Council senior scientist, said, “With today’s decision, California affirms the extensive scientific evidence that chlorpyrifos is harmful, particularly for pregnant women and children. California now has a mandate to ensure that all actions to evaluate and address risk from this pesticide must protect children.”
Dr. Emily Marquez, PhD, Pesticide Action Network’s staff scientist who attended today’s hearing, said, “The committee made the right decision in light of the scientific evidence. Chlorpyrifos is neurotoxic and the Prop 65 listing affirms what scientists, doctors and communities have been saying for years – children’s developing brains are incredibly vulnerable to low amounts of the chemical during critical windows of development. State regulators should follow today’s decision by finally taking this chemical off the market.”
"I’ve been labelled ‘anti-farmer’ and ‘anti-rural’ for questioning Roundup" – MEP
“There is a conflict in the science. I’ve read all the reports and I’ve gotten some very harsh remarks back in the media that I didn’t read the documentation; that I was led by the nose because it’s a citizens’ initiative,” she said.
"That couldn’t be further from the truth. I’ve read all the reports; and the more I read, the more I am convinced that we need to start looking for alternatives."
Many pet owners have connected the increased usage of GMOs with what appears to be an increase of tumors and health issues in dogs and cats.
— By Dr. Michael W. Fox*
Dogs and cats, like the proverbial canaries down the mine shafts, have become our sentinels. They alert us to health hazards in the home-environments we share and in the products and by-products of the same agribusiness food industry that feeds most of us and them. In the mid 1990s I began to suspect diet may play a role in a “cluster” of health problems not seen nearly as often as when dogs and cats were being fed conventional corn and soy. Since that time I have formed the professional opinion that there is sufficient proof from evidence based medicine that dietary ingredients derived from GM crops are not safe for companion animals, and by extension, for human consumers either.
Pediatrician Michelle Perro, M.D.’s book, “What’s Making Our Children Sick?”
With chronic disorders among American children reaching epidemic levels, hundreds of thousands of parents are desperately seeking solutions to their children’s declining health, often with little medical guidance from the experts. What’s Making Our Children Sick? convincingly explains how agrochemical industrial production and genetic modification of foods is a culprit in this epidemic. Is it the only culprit? No. Most chronic health disorders have multiple causes and require careful disentanglement and complex treatments. But what if toxicants in our foods are a major culprit, one that, if corrected, could lead to tangible results and increased health? Using patient accounts of their clinical experiences and new medical insights about pathogenesis of chronic pediatric disorders―taking us into gut dysfunction and the microbiome, as well as the politics of food science―this book connects the dots to explain our kids’ ailing health.
New Research Shows Herbicide Ingredients Cause Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria
New University of Canterbury research has confirmed that the active ingredients of the commonly used herbicides, RoundUp, Kamba and 2,4-D (glyphosate, dicamba and 2,4-D, respectively), each alone cause antibiotic resistance at concentrations well below label application rates, it was revealed Friday.
this University of Canterbury research is the first in the world to demonstrate that herbicides may be undermining the use of a fundamental medicine-antibiotics.”
The paper, “Herbicide ingredients change Salmonella enterica sv. Typhimurium and Escherichia coli antibiotic responses”, was published online in the peer-reviewed journal Microbiology on Friday.
This Florida mayor takes his city organic with greener weedkiller and fertilizer
It isn’t the most drastic change made by the small suburb of well-manicured lawns and leafy streets in its quest to become the greenest city on the planet. Last year the city became the first in the state to require solar panels on new homes and has long banned mosquito-spraying for marsh mosquitoes. But according to its mayor, the change was by far the simplest, and one that could be easily replicated by governments and residents across the state.
“Herbicides are sort of the unrecognized peril,” Mayor Phil Stoddard said. “I was horrified they were using all kinds of stuff that I would not want my child exposed to.”