From “Modified:” Have you ever wondered why the Non-GMO Project verifies foods like orange juice (even though there are not currently any GM oranges on the market?) or salt (which is a mineral and as such can't be genetically engineered). It turns out many common foods contain additives manufactured from genetically engineered ingredients. In the case of orange juice: citric acid and vitamin C & D are often added to juice, and usually derived from GM corn. In the case of salt, anti-caking agents such as dextrose are also usually derived from GM corn. Read on at https://www.nongmoproject.org/…/why-the-non-gmo-project-ve…/ to find out some of the other interesting reasons these foods carry the "Non-GMO Verified" label.

Why the Non-GMO Project Verifies Low-Risk Ingredients

https://www.nongmoproject.org/blog/why-t...5KRcZdy7KZQ4ahA





States Fight Back on Dicamba

State Regulators Ask EPA to Allow State Pesticide Restrictions to Continue

https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag...FLQ80fxrvxv3GOM





CEO sees Bayer 'massively' affected by herbicide litigation

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-bayer...hzVOglnUw9vCsj4





Latham: “Learn more about Roundup and the chemical industry. I am a Chapter author in this fun (really!) new book "The Politics of Pesticides" The Editor is Mitchel Cohen and the Forward is by Vandana Shiva. It is available from this website. If you have the time we would REALLY appreciate amazon and Barnes and Noble reviews. Preferably positive! Other authors include Brian Tokar, Sheldon Krimsky, Jay Feldman Stacy Malkan, Martha Herbert and Robyn Falk Esser .”

The Fight Against Monsanto’s Roundup: The Politics of Pesticides – New Book

“This may be one of the most important books you read this year. We are being poisoned and this book is sounding a well-informed alarm.”

https://thepoliticsofpesticides.com/?fbc...izoz7HPMk7E8CGY





EU Threatens To Legalise Human Harm From Pesticides

However, experts who are closely linked to industry (or are part of anti-regulation pressure groups) have taken control of the EU’s new Science Advice Mechanism (SAM). These experts have contributed to a report commissioned to reevaluate the EU’s authorisation of pesticides. The report, called “EU authorisation processes of Plant Protection Products”, and published in late 2018, recommends dramatically weakening the EU regulatory system. Especially notable is the adoption of many ideas previously proposed by the chemical industry. For example, the EU currently deems the acceptable level of public exposure to mutagenic pesticides (those that damage DNA) to be zero. The new report recommends scrapping this standard of protection.

https://www.independentsciencenews.org/h...V6B6DDT3XnJXyTQ





Seralini

A 12 minute video from 2012 explaining the Seralini study. A must watch. (Ladies, our mothers and grandmothers didn’t have fibroid tumors growing in their uteruses. Today, it’s epidemic. Take a look at HysterSysters’ website.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Njd0RugGjAg





A Short History of Glyphosate - 2017

1985: The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classified glyphosate as a Class C Carcinogen.

On February 11, 1985 the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate was first considered by an EPA panel, called the Toxicology Branch Ad Hoc Committee. The Committee, in a consensus review dated March 4, 1985, then classified glyphosate as a Class C Carcinogen. A Class C Carcinogen has ”Suggestive evidence of carcinogenic potential” according to the EPA.

1985: Monsanto tried to persuade the U.S. EPA that glyphosate was not a possible human carcinogen

Dr. George Levinskas, who joined Monsanto in 1971 and became Director of Environmental Assessment and Toxicology, was a lead player in the cover up of the carcinogenic potential of the now banned PCBs in the 1970s.

In April 1985 he wrote an internal company letter stating the following: “Senior management at the EPA is reviewing a proposal to classify glyphosate as a class C “possible human carcinogen” because of kidney adenomas in male mice. Dr. Marvin Kuschner will review kidney sections and present his evaluation of them to the EPA in an effort to persuade the agency that the observed tumors are not related to glyphosate.”



1991: EPA change classification of glyphosate from Class C “Suggestive evidence of carcinogenic potential” to Class E which suggests “evidence of non-carcinogenicity for humans”

The Class C carcinogen classification for glyphosate, which was decided upon in 1985, was changed by the EPA to a Class E category which suggests “evidence of non-carcinogenicity for humans”. Mysteriously this change in glyphosate’s classification occurred during the same period that Monsanto was developing its first Roundup-Ready (glyphosate-resistant) GM Crops.



2007: Glyphosate usage is more than double that of the next most heavily sprayed pesticide – Atrazine.

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https://sustainablepulse.com/2017/09/06/a-short-history-of-glyphosate/#.XLWJQejYo3E








RFK, Jr.: “The most important thing to realize about the ATSDR report is how clearly it lays out the vast array of scientific evidence linking both pure #glyphosate (rodent studies) as well as formulated glyphosate-containing products (in human epidemiologic studies) like Roundup as they are sold on the shelf to #cancer.”

ATSDR Report Confirms Glyphosate Cancer Risks

EPA Official Once Tried to Kill It, But the Nearly-Dead ATSDR Report Returns to Haunt Monsanto and Bayer
https://www.nrdc.org/experts/jennifer-sa...umvsKxyFm8QPYp4





Those “inert” ingredients...

Zen Honeycutt: “The red in chart below is arsenic in glyphosate based herbicides. Arsenic became illegal to be used as an herbicide in 1973. In 1974 Roundup came on the market with glyphosate as the "active chemical ingredient"...and the manufacturers hid arsenic in the "inerts" or other undisclosed ingredients.” - From Seralini's talk at #EHS2019

"We will win one day...because they lied."

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=...e=3&theater

Toxicity of formulants and heavy metals in glyphosate-based herbicides and other pesticides - 2017

N.Defarge, J.Spiroux de Vendômois, G.E.Séralini

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar...LFG5zx9GGl6JEiI

Scientist Seralini Exposes Fraud: Arsenic and Heavy Metals in Roundup - Moms Across America - 2018

French Professor Giles-Eric Seralini of the University of Caen is interviewed by Zen Honeycutt of Moms Across America regarding the new shocking finding of arsenic, a known poison, and heavy metals, also toxic and endocrine disrupting, in glyphosate-based herbicides such as Roundup. How might this be affecting you?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16GYB7eP...amp;app=desktop





Seneff: “A good place to find some important information about glyphosate.”

http://glyphosatescience.com/?fbclid=IwAR3VyQO8DyHcDboTOZFuho3I8i9B1KRTca4sOVTxvoVVa-tbla6AR5XfREk





Regulatory Failures = Superweeds and Glyphosate Cancers

EPA’s current considerations of the risks and benefits of pesticides including herbicides fail to account for the adverse cumulative impacts to human health and biodiversity of multiple herbicides and herbicide combinations. EPA even fails to consider their cumulative risks when they are in the same product and clearly will be applied simultaneously, such as the glyphosate-2,4-D product Enlist Duo that was first approved by EPA in 2014 in response to glyphosate-resistant weeds. (see details including NRDC litigation here).

https://www.nrdc.org/experts/jennifer-sa...cIXovUhhMKvrDy4





EPA caught burying data describing the release of toxic substances into the environment… PROOF the EPA is colluding with polluters and lying to America

https://newstarget.com/2019-04-11-epa-ca...8VHutH9Oi4kp2ek





Farm bankruptcies shed new light on perils of Big Agriculture

https://www.axios.com/iowa-country-of-mo...rI5mSlyFeHmgfCw





Nonprofits Sue Panera Bread for Deceptive Marketing of Foods as ‘Clean’

Nonprofits Clean Label Project and GMO Free USA filed a lawsuit against Panera Bread for deceptive marketing

http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/41...ddYrqyMo-FfgscA





Sonoma officials ban Roundup

https://www.sonomanews.com/news/9457709-...KvGXEO7Ld3Qu-Zs





When Certified Organic Is Not Available, Ask the Right Questions at the Market

Questions detailed in the guide fall under three main categories:

Is it local?
How was it grown?
How was it raised?
Discover the difference between free-range and pastured eggs, the importance of soil health for combating plant diseases, and the differing approaches to animal welfare practices.

https://www.cornucopia.org/farmers-market-guide/





Are GMOs Making You Sick? (2 minute IRT video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtXqascfHME





Stakeholders reject genetic modification of indigenous foods in Nigeria

The Stakeholders also urged that Nigeria should not sign the Union for the Protection of New Plant Varieties (UPOV 1991) but instead should design its own plant variety protection laws that are suitable to the Nigerian environment.

https://www.gmwatch.org/en/news/latest-n...ICRtauDiTQD7DlM






Trailer: “Farmer’s Footprint”

A DOCUMENTARY SERIES AND GRASSROOTS MOVEMENT REVEALING THE HEALTH IMPACT DUE TO CHEMICAL FARMING AND THE SOLUTION OF REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE.

“The sudden explosion of cancer suggests that we did some massive environmental injury similar to Chernobyl, and you suddenly realize that we’re collecting some 80 - 85 percent of all the glyphosate sprayed in the U.S. into a single water system, and if this is the most prevalent antibiotic in our environment that’s decimating the microbiome of the soils, we had a smoking gun.”

Dr. Zach Bush says he can’t shift the momentum by working with one cancer patient at a time. It’s far too slow and it’s not at the root of the cause. So he looks to “these farmers to realize the salvation of human health.”

https://farmersfootprint.us/?fbclid=IwAR3vIUd6d0Av05Zpqox4-3_19Fw9NR-szXI0NTCjzFYBvsHkJ6sZKFF5TqE





State Bill Outlaws Use Of Fetuses In Food Industry

The senator says that his research shows there are companies in the food industry that have used human stem cells to help them research and develop products, including artificial flavorings.

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/...LFrH99-iMh3NngM





The EPA's new Dirty Water Rule risks millions of people’s drinking water supply - 2018

https://www.nrdc.org/trump-watch/epas-ne...GxIpTJOoR4OXxho






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What is GMO?




Genetic Roulette The Gamble of Our Lives
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sUNxX0OxP8&t=1s


Secret Ingredients

The secret ingredients in our food may be a lead driver of our obesity, infertility, cancer, digestive problems, autism, brain fog, skin conditions, gluten sensitivity, allergies, fatigue, anxiety, and many other conditions. Meet more than a dozen people whose turned around serious health conditions after adopting a diet that avoids genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and food sprayed with toxic herbicides like Roundup. Learn from leading physicians who say that these are not coincidences. They see illness and recovery like this every day in their practice. And listen to the scientists who explain why.
https://secretingredientsmovie.com/


Moms Across America - Communities Rising

Across the country, citizens are taking action to protect their families from GMOs and toxic chemicals. Watch and share this moving and inspiring story.
https://www.momsacrossamerica.com/commun...GfQllQMsjBx_wi0


Pollinator-Friendly Plants for Northeast United States
https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_D...vQsTUVJ7V6OVPg0
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