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    (ANH-USA) – The agency’s fumbling around on farm safety rules might seem comic—if the livelihood of small farmers and brewers weren’t at stake. (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) The immune systems of honeybees are being compromised. Bees are being slaughtered in droves. Piles of these pollinators are gathered by the handfuls at farms across the Western Hemisphere. (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) –  Genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton produced by Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company (Mahyco), a collaborator with international biotech kingpin Monsanto, has officially been banned from the Indian state of Karnataka, (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS)What does Natural really mean? Merriam-Webster claims that it means “not having any extra substances or chemicals added” or “containing anything artificial,” or explicitly “existing in nature and not made or caused by people.” (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) –  A group of politicians in Russia have introduced a bill to ban the production of genetically modified crops and severely limit GMO imports.  (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) –  A new study by Egyptian researchers has found that Bt corn is not substantially equal to non-genetically modified parent corn and is actually toxic to rats after barely three months. (more…)


    (THE GUARDIAN) –  A genetically-modified plant that produces seeds packed with fish oils is set to be grown in open fields in the UK within months, scientists announced on Friday. The oils could provide feed for farmed fish, the researchers hope, but they could ultimately be used as a health supplement in human foods such as margarine. (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) – The era of large-scale monoculture, with all of its toxic pesticides and untested genetically modified organisms (GMOs), could finally be coming to an end. (more…)


    (NATURAL  NEWS) – The UK and EU populace doesn’t embrace Monsanto’s propaganda, and  their governments are somewhat less dominated by Monsanto minions than the US  government is. So traces of glyphosate in major British non-GMO food brands  should be a huge red flag for us here in America. (more…)


    (CFS) – Center for Food Safety (CFS) today strongly criticized the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), after Politico revealed the lobbying group intends to carry through with legislation aimed at blocking states from mandating labeling of genetically engineered foods (GMOs). (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) –  A milestone has just been achieved on the island in Kaua’i, where the city council passed measure 2491 which places unprecedented new restrictions on toxic agricultural chemicals frequently used in conjunction with GMOs. (more…)


    6 Aug (ANH) –  Three years ago major concessions were won for small farmers. Now it’s all in danger.  When the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was originally proposed in 2010, Alliance for Natural Health (ANH-USA) and many other organizations were troubled. (more…)


    18 Jul (NATURAL NEWS) – Contradicting promises he once made back on the campaign trail to protect the environment and defend the public against unscrupulous corporate interests, Barack Obama is currently pushing for the establishment of two new “free trade” agreeme (more…)


    11 Jul (NATURAL NEWS) – Healthy shoppers in Northern California are getting the first taste of certified biotech-free meat and egg products at the grocery store, thanks to the valiant efforts of the Non-GMO Project in successfully convincing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to allow certified non-GMO labels to be placed on foods within its regulatory jurisdiction. (more…)


    17 Jun (NATURAL NEWS) – The state of Connecticut has officially made history by passing the nation’s first ever bill requiring that genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) be properly labeled.  After amending an earlier version of House Bill 6527 as it was originally passed by the House, the Senate overwhelmingly voted in favor of this important “right to know” bill, which was not long after it passed in its new form by the House. (more…)


    17 Jun (NATURAL NEWS) –  The recent surprise discovery of illegal Monsanto “Frankenwheat” growing in farm fields in eastern Oregon is just the tip of the iceberg as far as contamination is concerned, says a prominent research scientist. (more…)


    5 Jun (NATURAL NEWS) –  The next wave of farmer backlash against Monsanto has just been unleashed by Ernest Barnes, a wheat farmer in Morton County, Kansas. He filed suit this week in the U.S. District Court in Wichita, Kansas, alleging that Monsanto’s genetic pollution has financially damaged himself and other farmers. (more…)


    28 May (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) – It is a sad fact of modern life that seemingly everything is both heavily regulated by the government and politicized. This applies to, yes, even cow’s milk. Witness the case of Wisconsin farmer Vernon Hershberger, who was prosecuted for selling raw milk to willing consumers — in this case friends and neighbors.   (more…)


    6 May (NATURAL NEWS) – A new law proposed by the European Commission would make it illegal to “grow, reproduce or trade” any vegetable seeds that have not been “tested, approved and accepted” by a new EU bureaucracy named the “EU Plant Variety Agency.” (more…)


    24 Apr (NATURAL NEWS) –  The future of food is not one in which the global seed supply is owned and licensed out by an oligopoly of multinational biotechnology and industrial agriculture corporations, but rather one in which the peoples of the world are free to save, reuse and replenish their own heirloom seed stocks without the shackles (more…)


    10 Apr (NATURAL NEWS) – A breakthrough report on the nutritional density of genetically-modified (GM) corn crops demolishes all existing claims that GMOs are “substantially equivalent” to non-GMOs. Entitled 2012 Nutritional Analysis: Comparison of GMO Corn versus Non-GMO Corn, the paper reveals not only that GMO corn is greatly lacking in vitamins and minerals compared to non-GMO corn, but also that it is highly toxic and filled with deadly crop chemicals like glyphosate (Roundup). (more…)


    21 Mar (NATURAL NEWS) – In yet another blow to GMOs,  some major U.S. food retailers have signed on to the “Campaign for GE-Free Seafood”. These retailers include Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Aldi and many more. It’s the latest private sector blow to the deceptive biotech industry. Consumers overwhelming reject GMOs even if the FDA conspires with biotechnology companies to try to shove genetically engineered food down their throats. (more…)


     21 Mar (NATURAL NEWS) –  A pair of studies recently published in the journal Science raises fresh and dire warnings about the continued decline of crop-pollinating insects all over the world, and what this means for the future of the world’s food supply. Both studies highlight the fact that wild pollinators like bumblebees, butterflies, and beetles are basically disappearing, and that industrial agriculture, which includes genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), are a major factor causing this insect genocide. (more…)


    8 Mar (HUFFINGTON POST) – Whole Foods has announced that by 2018, all products in U.S. and Canada stores must be labeled if they contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This is the first national grocery store to set a deadline from GMO labeling. (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) –  A new study by Egyptian researchers has found that Bt corn is not substantially equal to non-genetically modified parent corn and is actually toxic to rats after barely three months. (more…)


    (THE GUARDIAN) –  A genetically-modified plant that produces seeds packed with fish oils is set to be grown in open fields in the UK within months, scientists announced on Friday. The oils could provide feed for farmed fish, the researchers hope, but they could ultimately be used as a health supplement in human foods such as margarine. (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) – The era of large-scale monoculture, with all of its toxic pesticides and untested genetically modified organisms (GMOs), could finally be coming to an end. (more…)


    (NATURAL  NEWS) – The UK and EU populace doesn’t embrace Monsanto’s propaganda, and  their governments are somewhat less dominated by Monsanto minions than the US  government is. So traces of glyphosate in major British non-GMO food brands  should be a huge red flag for us here in America. (more…)


    (CFS) – Center for Food Safety (CFS) today strongly criticized the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), after Politico revealed the lobbying group intends to carry through with legislation aimed at blocking states from mandating labeling of genetically engineered foods (GMOs). (more…)


    (NATURAL NEWS) –  A milestone has just been achieved on the island in Kaua’i, where the city council passed measure 2491 which places unprecedented new restrictions on toxic agricultural chemicals frequently used in conjunction with GMOs. (more…)


    6 Aug (ANH) –  Three years ago major concessions were won for small farmers. Now it’s all in danger.  When the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was originally proposed in 2010, Alliance for Natural Health (ANH-USA) and many other organizations were troubled. (more…)


    18 Jul (NATURAL NEWS) – Contradicting promises he once made back on the campaign trail to protect the environment and defend the public against unscrupulous corporate interests, Barack Obama is currently pushing for the establishment of two new “free trade” agreeme (more…)


    11 Jul (NATURAL NEWS) – Healthy shoppers in Northern California are getting the first taste of certified biotech-free meat and egg products at the grocery store, thanks to the valiant efforts of the Non-GMO Project in successfully convincing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to allow certified non-GMO labels to be placed on foods within its regulatory jurisdiction. (more…)


    17 Jun (NATURAL NEWS) – The state of Connecticut has officially made history by passing the nation’s first ever bill requiring that genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) be properly labeled.  After amending an earlier version of House Bill 6527 as it was originally passed by the House, the Senate overwhelmingly voted in favor of this important “right to know” bill, which was not long after it passed in its new form by the House. (more…)


    17 Jun (NATURAL NEWS) –  The recent surprise discovery of illegal Monsanto “Frankenwheat” growing in farm fields in eastern Oregon is just the tip of the iceberg as far as contamination is concerned, says a prominent research scientist. (more…)


    5 Jun (NATURAL NEWS) –  The next wave of farmer backlash against Monsanto has just been unleashed by Ernest Barnes, a wheat farmer in Morton County, Kansas. He filed suit this week in the U.S. District Court in Wichita, Kansas, alleging that Monsanto’s genetic pollution has financially damaged himself and other farmers. (more…)


    28 May (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) – It is a sad fact of modern life that seemingly everything is both heavily regulated by the government and politicized. This applies to, yes, even cow’s milk. Witness the case of Wisconsin farmer Vernon Hershberger, who was prosecuted for selling raw milk to willing consumers — in this case friends and neighbors.   (more…)


    6 May (NATURAL NEWS) – A new law proposed by the European Commission would make it illegal to “grow, reproduce or trade” any vegetable seeds that have not been “tested, approved and accepted” by a new EU bureaucracy named the “EU Plant Variety Agency.” (more…)


    24 Apr (NATURAL NEWS) –  The future of food is not one in which the global seed supply is owned and licensed out by an oligopoly of multinational biotechnology and industrial agriculture corporations, but rather one in which the peoples of the world are free to save, reuse and replenish their own heirloom seed stocks without the shackles (more…)


    10 Apr (NATURAL NEWS) – A breakthrough report on the nutritional density of genetically-modified (GM) corn crops demolishes all existing claims that GMOs are “substantially equivalent” to non-GMOs. Entitled 2012 Nutritional Analysis: Comparison of GMO Corn versus Non-GMO Corn, the paper reveals not only that GMO corn is greatly lacking in vitamins and minerals compared to non-GMO corn, but also that it is highly toxic and filled with deadly crop chemicals like glyphosate (Roundup). (more…)


    21 Mar (NATURAL NEWS) – In yet another blow to GMOs,  some major U.S. food retailers have signed on to the “Campaign for GE-Free Seafood”. These retailers include Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Aldi and many more. It’s the latest private sector blow to the deceptive biotech industry. Consumers overwhelming reject GMOs even if the FDA conspires with biotechnology companies to try to shove genetically engineered food down their throats. (more…)


     21 Mar (NATURAL NEWS) –  A pair of studies recently published in the journal Science raises fresh and dire warnings about the continued decline of crop-pollinating insects all over the world, and what this means for the future of the world’s food supply. Both studies highlight the fact that wild pollinators like bumblebees, butterflies, and beetles are basically disappearing, and that industrial agriculture, which includes genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), are a major factor causing this insect genocide. (more…)


    8 Mar (HUFFINGTON POST) – Whole Foods has announced that by 2018, all products in U.S. and Canada stores must be labeled if they contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This is the first national grocery store to set a deadline from GMO labeling. (more…)


     7 Mar (NATURAL NEWS) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has recently deregulated Monsanto’s Roundup Ready alfalfa, but two weeks before the department’s chief, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, made his decision, a senior soil expert alerted USDA to a newly discovered, microscopic pathogen that had been found in high concentrations in Roundup Ready corn and soy the researchers believe could be causing infertility in livestock, (more…)


    5 Mar (Natural News) – A new “miracle” drug for the treatment of multiple sclerosis turns out to have been stolen (“derived”) from cordyceps mushrooms. The drug is called Gilenya and it’s being sold in the USA by Novartis AG — at the monopolistic price of $4,000 / month per person. (more…)


    26 Feb (ALLIANCE FOR NATURAL HEALTH) – Once again it’s government and industry on one side, and organic farmers on the other.  Action Alert! Last Friday, the DC Court of Appeals held that California almond producers don’t currently have the right to even argue that the USDA overstepped the bounds of its authority with the Almond Rule. (more…)


    19 Feb (PR WATCH.ORG) – Bills were introduced in the Iowa and Illinois state senates last week that would require genetically engineered (GE) foods to be labeled. Iowa’s bill would require labeling if a food contains more than nine-tenths of a percent GE ingredients, whereas Illinois’ bill has a one percent threshold. (more…)


    13 Feb (NATURALNEWS) – The State of Washington appears to be leading the charge these days in the fight for honest food labeling, as two new pieces of legislation are now being considered that would require the labeling of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in food.I-522, also known as The People’s Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act, and House Bill 1407 both tackle the GMO labeling issue head on, the former at the state level and the latter at the local level, and Washington voters will soon have the opportunity to let their voices be heard on these two proposed laws. (more…)


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