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Glyphosate Resistance in Weeds - The Transgenic Treadmill

According to Prof Joe Cummins, Glyphosate resistant weeds may spell the end of patented herbicide tolerant crops, but can farmers exit the transgenic treadmill that’s very profitable for Monsanto? Read more…

March 3rd, 2010
Topic: Environment, Food Security, GMO, Pollution, health Tags: , , ,

GMO Risk: New Evidence Links CaMV 35S Promoter to HIV Transcription

Research published by ISIS suggests that CaMV35S promoter, which is allegedly used in most GM crops,is linked to enhanced transcription of HIV and other viruses. This can pose a severe threat to public health globally, as latent viruses, including HIV and viruses believed to cause cancer may be activated.
This is another example of how the [...]

June 16th, 2009
Topic: Food Security, GMO, Uncategorized, health Tags: None

Vandana Shiva on global food crisis

Vandana Shiva speaks about the role of SAP’s, IMF , world bank and multinational corporations have played in the creation of the global food crisis.

April 6th, 2009
Topic: Evolution & Ecology, Food Security, GMO Tags: , ,