The Low Down on GMOS
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Ronnie Cummins, Director of the Organic Consumers Association and Millions Against Monsanto will be featured in the upcoming Natural Cancer Prevention Summit. Ronnie's segment focuses on how OCA is working to reduce the use of carcinogens and pesticides in our food supply, (and we are proud to work alongside of OCA). They are truly doing great work in the food movement. Online and free, May 16-23, 2016. Join us. #cancersummit #runniecummins #oca #gmos #organic
USDA Develops Government Certification Program that Creates Burden for Producers of Non-GMO Foods
“Instead of requiring the manufacturers of GMO foods to label their products, the USDA wants to penalize producers of non-GMO foods by making them pay for a label to prove their products are GMO-free.” Learn more about this latest assault on the anti-GMO movement. #RightToKnow #LabelGMOs
Monsanto Once Again Developing Herbicide Resistant Wheat - Cornucopia Institute
In 2013, a farmer in Oregon found Monsanto’s original Roundup-Ready wheat, in his field despite the company’s plans to abandon the strain and claims to have destroyed the crop a decade earlier. The company had restarted extensive field trials back in 2011. An investigation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) determined that the contamination was an “isolated incident.” It was unable to determine exactly how the wheat came to grow in the Oregon farmer’s field.
EPA Approves Exemption for Bt Residues in Soy Foods From GMO Crops - Cornucopia Institute
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a final rule on February 12 creating an exemption for residue tolerance levels in soy foods and feed for the biological pesticide Bt used in GMO crops. Similar exemptions have already been approved for corn and cotton food and products.