Tag: Monsanto

Food and Chemical Toxicology Editor-in-Chief, A. Wallace Hayes, publishes response to letters to the editor / Was Monsanto involved in the retraction?

Contact: Meghan Jendrysik m.jendrysik@elsevier.com 617-397-2845 Elsevier Cambridge, MA, December 10, 2013 – The following statement will be published in the journal, Food and Chemical Toxicology, alongside a selection of letters to the editors regarding the decision to retract the paper by Séralini et al.(Séralini et al., 2012). In […]

Journal withdraws controversial French Monsanto GM study : Even though “no evidence of fraud or intentional misrepresentation of the data.”

Source: Reuters – Thu, 28 Nov 2013 10:37 PM Author: Reuters * Hundreds of scientists criticised Seralini’s paper * Journal editor asked to see raw data in investigation * Paper withdrawn due to concerns about sample size * “No evidence of fraud or intentional misrepresentation” Opponents claim “The […]

Monsanto’s unapproved GMO wheat, which made its way onto an Oregon field and is feared to have contaminated US wheat supplies, was stored at a US government-controlled facility until at least late 2011.

Monsanto unapproved GMO wheat govt-stored up to 2011     Published time: June 30, 2013 10:40                                                                             AFP Photo / Jean-Francois Monier Monsanto’s unapproved GMO wheat, which made its way onto an Oregon field and is feared to have contaminated US wheat supplies, was stored at a US government-controlled […]

Monsato GMO crops damage red blood cells, organs

Photo: EPA Studies are now showing that Monsanto crops damage red blood cells which are responsible for delivering oxygen to the body. And without functioning red blood cells, our bodies are in critical condition — desperate for life support.  The bad news about Monsanto can seem like an overwhelming […]

Unapproved genetically engineered wheat has been discovered in an Oregon field : Discovery could have far-reaching implications for US wheat industry

Genetically modified wheat found in Oregon field raises trade concerns Discovery could have far-reaching implications for US wheat industry if growth of Monsanto crop turns out to be far-flung    Associated Press in Washington guardian.co.uk,    Wednesday 29 May 2013 17.35 EDT No genetically engineered wheat has been approved […]

Monsanto’s Deregulated Alfalfa Ducks Lawsuit

  By MARIA DINZEO   SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – Deregulating Monsanto’s herbicide-resistant variety of alfalfa did not violate any environmental laws, the 9th Circuit ruled. Monsanto’s Roundup Ready alfalfa is genetically engineered to be resistant to the company’s herbicide Roundup. Affirming the ruling of a federal judge, the […]

GMO producers will be protected by the US Congress

Photo: EPA The House of Representatives passed a highly controversial addition to the Agricultural Appropriations Bill for 2013. The passed provision protects the producers of genetically modified seeds from litigation resulting from health risks posed by the GMOs.  Critics of the bill describe it as “Monsanto Protection Act” […]

Obama signs ‘Monsanto Protection Act’ written by Monsanto-sponsored senator

Published time: March 28, 2013 19:04                                                                             US President Barack Obama (AFP Photo / Brendan Smialowsky) United States President Barack Obama has signed a bill into law that was written in part by the very billion-dollar corporation that will benefit directly from the legislation. On Tuesday, Pres. Obama […]

Answers to critics: Why there is a long term toxicity due to NK603 Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize and to a Roundup herbicide

Universally Available Gilles-Eric Séralini, , Robin Mesnage, Nicolas Defarge, Steeve Gress University of Caen, Institute of Biology, EA2608, CRIIGEN and Network on Risks, MRSH-CNRS, Esplanade de la Paix, 14032 Caen Cedex, France Didier Hennequin University of Caen, Network on Risks, MRSH-CNRS, Bd Maréchal Juin, 14032 Caen Cedex, France […]

French team claim bestselling brand of GM ( Monsanto) corn caused tumours and multiple organ damage: GMO Proponents go into Damage Control

Fresh row over GM foods as French study claims rats fed the controversial crops suffered tumours French team claim bestselling brand of GM corn caused tumours and multiple organ damage Leading scientists have questioned the study and its results, claiming it has ‘no value’ By Daily Mail Reporter […]

Monsanto Roundup weedkiller and GM maize implicated in ‘shocking’ new cancer study: ” Mammary tumours, severe liver and kidney damage as early as four months”

19 Sep 2012 | By Elinor Zuke The world’s best-selling weedkiller, and a genetically modified maize resistant to it, can cause tumours, multiple organ damage and lead to premature death, new research published today reveals. In the first ever study to examine the long-term effects of Monsanto’s Roundup […]

GM corn loses its edge against pests

YOU can’t keep a bad pest down. Corn rootworms in the US may have developed resistance to a protective chemical made by a genetically modified corn. The US Environmental Protection Agency announced last week that it plans to investigate the pest’s resilience. Corn rootworms are one of the […]

Little evidence of health benefits from organic foods,…Stanford Institution Fails to List Conflict of Interest (COI) in Meta analysis: Claimed Pesticide Laden Crops are Organic

Contact: Michelle Brandt mbrandt@stanford.edu 650-723-0272 Stanford University Medical Center STANFORD, Calif. — You’re in the supermarket eyeing a basket of sweet, juicy plums. You reach for the conventionally grown stone fruit, then decide to spring the extra $1/pound for its organic cousin. You figure you’ve just made the […]

Move Over, Frankenfish—Now We Have Frankenapples!

Posted By ANH-USA On July 24, 2012 @ 3:00 pm Apples genetically engineered not to turn brown when sliced or bruised. And new, unnatural proteins are being created in the process. Action Alert! [1] The “Arctic Apple,” engineered by the British Columbia–based Okanagan Specialty Fruits, thinks the non-browning […]