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Exposing Monsanto: Herbicide Linked to Birth Defects – the Vitamin A Connection

Monday, 28 July 2014 09:27 By Jeff Ritterman, M.D., Truthout | Op-Ed   (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, with glyphosate as the primary ingredient, has recently been linked to a fatal kidney disease epidemic ravaging parts of Central America, India and Sri Lanka. A leading… Continue Reading →

Monsanto’s Herbicide Linked to Fatal Kidney Disease Epidemic: Could It Topple the Company?

Thursday, 10 July 2014 09:18By Jeff Ritterman, M.D., Truthout | (Photo courtesy of Vivien Feyer) Also see: Dahr Jamail | Salvadoran Farmers Successfully Oppose the Use of Monsanto Seeds Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup has been linked to a mysterious fatal kidney disease epidemic that has… Continue Reading →

Suzuki and Monsanto -sucking out huge sums from India – Patently absurd

Drained royally by MNCs Author(s): Latha Jishnu  Jun 30, 2014 | From the print edition Royalty payments to firms like Suzuki and Monsanto are sucking out huge sums from India NEWSPAPERS have leapt with delight on the statement by Maruti Suzuki India… Continue Reading →

Seeds of freedom

Apr 23, 2014, Vandana Shiva The jurisprudence of intellectual property rights related to life forms is, in fact, a jurisprudence of ‘Bio Nullius’ — life empty of intelligence. The Earth is defined as dead matter. For thousands of years farmers,… Continue Reading →

Video Satire Blasts Dow Chemical’s ‘Agent Orange’ Crops

John Deike | February 18, 2014 , Eco Watch When deciding what produce to buy from the supermarket, the questions a shopper typically asks are pretty basic: How’s the color? Is it fresh? Can it withstand toxic chemicals that were once… Continue Reading →

“Free market democracy”- States that work for Corporations

Putting people last Nov 06, 2013. Asian Age Vandana Shiva Corporate rule through free trade created states that work for corporations. This inverted state protects corporations from democratic control instead of protecting people from predatory corporations. Freedom” has become a… Continue Reading →

Millions Against Monsanto: Five Lessons From the Battle Against GMOs

        By Ronnie C ummins, Common Dreams 31 October 13   wenty years after the controversial introduction of unlabeled and untested genetically engineered foods and crops, opposition to GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) and Monsanto has created one… Continue Reading →

Monsanto – Century of innovating toxins– #mustread

Monsanto has a long history of threatening the health of animals, humans and the planet–which is why it’s the target of protest, reports Kim Sloan. October 15, 2013 Marching against Monsanto in Paris THE MILLIONS Against Monsantocampaign held a global day of… Continue Reading →

Brazilian judge rules in favour of farmers against Monsanto #GOODNEWS

A judge in Brazil has blocked Monsanto‘s attempt to make farmers sign restrictive agreements before they can gain access to the company’s new GM seed, RR2 Intacta soybeans. The legal case was brought against Monsanto by the farmers’ union Sinop… Continue Reading →

Monsanto told to quit India

Author(s): Jyotika Sood Date:Aug 8, 2013 Farmers from 20 states to present national flag made from non-Bt organic cotton to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for Independence Day Farmers from twenty states gathered near Janta Mantar to protest against Monsanto, GMOs and… Continue Reading →

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