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TAKE ACTION: Tell the EPA Inspector General to Protect Us from Glyphosate in our Food

TAKE ACTION: Tell the EPA Inspector General to Protect Us from Glyphosate in our Food

If you were under the impression that our government is here to protect us, now is the time that we demand that they do so. A blockbuster new report by Food Democracy Now! and The Detox Project shows that our health is in serious jeopardy because of the most widely used chemical in the world: […]

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If you were under the impression that our government is here to protect us, now is the time that we demand that they do so.

A blockbuster new report by Food Democracy Now! and The Detox Project shows that our health is in serious jeopardy because of the most widely used chemical in the world: glyphosate.

Glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s RoundUp, was was called a “probable human carcinogen” by the World Health Organization. This means that it probably causes cancer in humans.

Even more alarming is that 250 million pounds of it are used in the U.S. each year — on farms, lawns, parks and schools, among many other places.

New scientific evidence shows that probable harm to human health could begin at ultra-low levels of glyphosate at 0.1 parts per billions (ppb). This is 1,750 times lower than what the EPA currently claims is safe. Read more »


Report: Environmental Working Group busts the Myth that U.S. Industrial Agriculture Will End World Hunger

Report: Environmental Working Group busts the Myth that U.S. Industrial Agriculture Will End World Hunger

One of the myths that GMO apologists constantly promote is that genetically-modified food produced in the U.S. is required to “feed the world” and anyone who fights against GMOs, according to Purdue University president Mitch Daniels, is “callous, heartless and cruel”. With the United Nations estimating that the global population will reach 9 billion by 2050, […]

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One of the myths that GMO apologists constantly promote is that genetically-modified food produced in the U.S. is required to “feed the world” and anyone who fights against GMOs, according to Purdue University president Mitch Daniels, is “callous, heartless and cruel”.

With the United Nations estimating that the global population will reach 9 billion by 2050, Monsanto et al has positioned GMOs as a “moral imperative” to stave off global hunger. After all, people in developing countries can in no way feed themselves, they would like us to believe. American agriculture is the only solution. Read more »


The Saga of the DARK Act Continues, How You Can Help

The Saga of the DARK Act Continues, How You Can Help

If you haven’t read the post that I put up last week about the DARK Act, how organic is in serious danger, please go do so HERE and make sure to share it with your network. Since that post went “live”, there have been two other pieces that I want to bring to your attention.

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If you haven’t read the post that I put up last week about the DARK Act, how organic is in serious danger, please go do so HERE and make sure to share it with your network.

Since that post went “live”, there have been two other pieces that I want to bring to your attention. Read more »


93% of Americans Have Glyphosate in their Bodies and Why We Should be Very Alarmed

93% of Americans Have Glyphosate in their Bodies and Why We Should be Very Alarmed

Something that I had been hearing about for many months now was just made public this morning. Results from a laboratory at the University of California at San Francisco, one of the most respected medical schools in the country, showed that 93% of people tested had glyphosate in their urine.

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(Photo courtesy of The Detox Project)

(Photo courtesy of The Detox Project)

Something that I had been hearing about for many months now was just made public this morning.

Results from a laboratory at the University of California at San Francisco, one of the most respected medical schools in the country, showed that 93% of people tested had glyphosate in their urine. Read more »


VIDEO: Gwyneth Paltrow Demonstrates Why QR Codes are an Unacceptable Alternative to GMO-Labels

VIDEO: Gwyneth Paltrow Demonstrates Why QR Codes are an Unacceptable Alternative to GMO-Labels

With Vermont’s GMO-labeling bill set to go into effect on July 1st, federal efforts to kill this bill — via the DARK Act — have still not died. The DARK Act, a federal bill which would make it illegal for states to label GMOs, was passed in the House last year but was narrowly defeated […]

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With Vermont’s GMO-labeling bill set to go into effect on July 1st, federal efforts to kill this bill — via the DARK Act — have still not died.

The DARK Act, a federal bill which would make it illegal for states to label GMOs, was passed in the House last year but was narrowly defeated in the Senate several weeks ago.

We know that Republicans absolutely do not want Vermont’s bill to go into effect and are still trying to push the DARK Act through the Senate. What is making more news as of late is that Senator Debbie Stabenow, an influential Democrat from Michigan who has taken $500,000 in donations from Monsanto, Dow, and Coca-Cola, wants the DARK Act to pass as well.

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Why This Should Terrify Everyone – Nearly 100% of Germans are Contaminated with the Super-Toxic Glyphosate

Why This Should Terrify Everyone - Nearly 100% of Germans are Contaminated with the Super-Toxic Glyphosate

While GMOs and the lack of mandatory GMO-labeling in the U.S. seem to be getting everyone’s attention these days, a bigger and more dangerous story may very well be the toxic chemicals that are sprayed on our crops. The most widely used chemical of them all, glyphosate, which just happens to be the primary ingredient in […]

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While GMOs and the lack of mandatory GMO-labeling in the U.S. seem to be getting everyone’s attention these days, a bigger and more dangerous story may very well be the toxic chemicals that are sprayed on our crops.

The most widely used chemical of them all, glyphosate, which just happens to be the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s RoundUp, has been generating its own fair share of news lately.

And this news is very troubling, to say the least.   Read more »


Another Reason to Support Organic – It Will More Effectively Feed the World During the Global Drought

Another Reason to Support Organic - It Will More Effectively Feed the World During the Global Drought

When people get into a debate about whether organic food is worth it or not, the first issue that always comes up is price. While organic can cost a little more, there are numerous ways to make it less expensive. Yet, what is often missing in this discussion is how organic is so much better for […]

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When people get into a debate about whether organic food is worth it or not, the first issue that always comes up is price.

While organic can cost a little more, there are numerous ways to make it less expensive.

Yet, what is often missing in this discussion is how organic is so much better for the planet.

And this is something that absolutely must be part of the narrative as to why organic is the superior choice, particularly because the global food system is responsible for 44-57% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Read more »