TTIP will bring GM foods flooding into our shops, and they won’t be labelled

Currently, all food producers selling their products in the UK are legally required to list on the package label when it contains GM ingredients … but all that is set to change under the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). When TTIP passes through Parliament into law here – I’m not saying ‘if’ because of…

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So-called ‘independent authors’ of ‘independent study’ on GMs for government, are funded by the GM companies

By Sean Poulter and Ben Spencer of the Daily Mail Government advisory body presented an ‘independent’ report on Thursday It was used to support a bid to speed up the use of GM food in the UK But in fact all five authors have a vested interest in promoting GM crops

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Monsanto caught in fraudulent patent application for GM tomatoes – now revoked by European Patent Office

Patent EP1812575 held by Monsanto has been revoked by the European Patent Office (EPO) after the international coalition No Patents on Seeds! filed an opposition in May 2014. A further opposition was filed by Nunhems / Bayer CropScience. In November 2014, Monsanto requested that the patent be revoked in its entirety and the EPO complied…

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Altered Genes, Twisted Truth – The biggest scientific fraud of our age

The much-awaited Altered Genes, Twisted Truth will be published in few weeks time. Its author, Steven M Druker, has a highly credible record as a powerful activist within the GM debate. As the executive director of The Alliance for Bio-Integrity, he was coordinator and attorney of the lawsuit which is pushing for the US Federal…

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The wife of a GM grain farmer explains why she hates GMOs

I’m a farm wife – of a grain farmer. A GMO grain farmer. There’s been a lot of heated debates about GMOs lately, as there should be, and it seems like I hear the same things repeated over and over in our agricultural community. If you’re against GMOs, you’re against farmers. If you’re against GMOs,…

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Top natural pest control methods for a healthy garden

Monsanto is showing no signs of withdrawing Roundup (Glyphosate), despite the accumulating scientific evidence showing it could be among the most dangerous products on earth. This weedkiller is being implicated in a series of epidemics of fatal chronic kidney disease across poor farming regions across the world, according to research published in the International Journal…

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Study proves that GMOs fed to animals can jump species into humans who eat them

In researching for our app, Shop GMO-Free in the UK, we were shocked to discover how many household name food producers couldn’t guarantee whether their meat and dairy came from animals fed on GM-free feed. These foods are classified as ‘secondary products’ – and under current EU legislation, food producers in the UK are not…

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Monsanto has made significant advances with its first GMO-wheat

Biotech titan Monsanto has made significant advances in the development of herbicide-tolerant wheat, the company announced recently, and could have the first-of-its-kind crop ready for farming in just a few years’ time.

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77 lawsuits being mounted against Monsanto over Agent Orange

  Stuart Calwell, an attorney from Charleston, has filed 77 lawsuits against Monsanto and related companies over its old chemical plant in Nitro, West Virginia. Each suit seeks $5 million in compensatory damages and the plaintiffs seek an additional $300 million in punitive damages for a total of $685 million in total damages.

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“How GM food makes us sick”, by former pro-GM agri-scientist

by Dr Thierry Vrain I retired 10 years ago after a long career as a research scientist for Agriculture Canada. When I was on the payroll, I was the designated scientist of my institute to address public groups and reassure them that genetically engineered crops and foods were safe. There is, however, a growing body…

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Monsanto GM corn causes tumours in rats

Combination image of two pictures featuring rats with tumors after they were fed a diet of genetically modified (GM) maize produced by US chemical giant Monsanto (AFP Photo / Criigen) French scientists have revealed that rats fed on GMO corn sold by American firm Monsanto, suffered tumors and other complications including kidney and liver damage.…

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