The Secret Ingredient in Engineered Food

Thierry VrainThe last poll I saw a few weeks ago was from MNBC surveying people in the USA asking if they wanted to know what is in their food, i.e. would they support some legislated mandatory food labeling policy. Ninety three out of 100 people (93%) voted their concern and distrust of the food supply by voting yes. I have seen many surveys like this over the last 10 years and the people have consistently expressed their concern and anxiety about GMOs.

Areas E and D to discourage GMO

Vernon

Huguette AllenThanks to everyone who wrote or called, and especially to everyone who showed up at Wednesday afternoon's public hearing, and even more to those who had the passion and courage to speak, the OCP for Areas D and E will be amended to say that both Areas D and E "do not support the introduction, cultivation, use or propagation of Genetically Engineered organisms and encourage agricultural producers to adopt a GE Free policy..."

Seralini Study Re-published!

A scientific study that identified serious health impacts on rats fed on 'Roundup ready' GMO maize has been republished following its controversial retraction under strong commercial pressure. Now regulators must respond and review GMO and agro-chemical licenses, and licensing procedures.

Bee SAFE writes RDNO re: Ag Survey

Bee SAFE's letter to RDNO asks, "Since RDNO has been made fully aware that continuing to support GM crops and their poisons is making people sick, is there another reason besides supporting the pesticide and GM industry that is preventing RDNO from acting on behalf of public health?

March Against Monsanto

Vernon

The crowd gathersOn Saturday, May 24, about a hundred people marched and demonstrated in Vernon, against Monsanto's Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) and the pesticides used with GM crops. This yearly event saw people all over the world telling governments to ban GM crops and stop Monsanto's domination over seeds.

Russia puts GMO Genie back into the Bottle

Russian PMs have pondered a draft bill outlawing GMOs. A draft bill submitted to the Russian parliament likens GMO production and distribution to terrorism. After entering the World Trade Organization, Russia was expected to allow GM food production and distribution within its market. However, in March Russia’s President Putin said the country would stay GM-free without violating its obligations to the WTO.

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