Food, Justice, Violence and Capitalism By Colin Todhunter

7 October 2018 — CounterCurrents

In 2015, India’s internal intelligence agency wrote a report that depicted various campaigners and groups as working against the national interest. The report singled out environmental activists and NGOs that had been protesting against state-corporate policies. Those largely undemocratic and unconstitutional policies were endangering rivers, forests and local ecologies, destroying and oppressing marginalised communities, entrenching the corporatisation of agriculture and usurping land rights.

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Death and Extinction of the Bees. The Role of Monsanto? By Joachim Hagopian

29 September 2018 — Global Research

This article was originally published in March 2014. What has been the role of Monsanto in the loss of of the global honeybee population.

It is only recently that this issue has been the object of mainstream media coverage.

Scientists have recently reported that mass extinctions of marine animals may soon be occurring at alarmingly rapid rates than previously projected due to pollution, rising water temperatures and loss of habitat. Many land species also face a similar fate for the same reasons. But perhaps the biggest foreboding danger of all facing humans is the loss of the global honeybee population. The consequence of a dying bee population impacts man at the highest levels on our food chain, posing an enormously grave threat to human survival. Since no other single animal species plays a more significant role in producing the fruits and vegetables that we humans commonly take for granted yet require near daily to stay alive, the greatest modern scientist Albert Einstein once prophetically remarked, “Mankind will not survive the honeybees’ disappearance for more than five years.” 

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Glyphosate Linked to Bee Deaths By Nick Carne

26 September 2018 — Global Research

Research broadens concerns over the impact of the world’s most common weed-killer. Nick Carne reports

There’s more bad news for glyphosate, the active ingredient of Roundup, with a recent study suggesting the widely used weed-killer might be contributing to the death of honey bees and native bees around the world.

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Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 13 September 2018

13 September 2018 — Sustainable Pulse

New Gene-Editing Report Highlights Risks to Human Health and Our Environment

On the heels on the European Court of Justice’s ruling requiring organisms developed using new genetic engineering techniques to undergo GMO risk assessments, and several new studies revealing “genetic havoc” as a result of gene editing, Friends of the Earth and Logos Environmental released a new report Wednesday, Gene-edited organisms in agriculture: Risks and unexpected consequences. […]

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Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 6 September 2018

6 September 2018 — Sustainable Pulse

Editors’ picks

Bayer Slashes Earnings Forecast over Rise in Roundup Cancer Cases

Bayer has slashed its earnings forecast Wednesday due to, amongst other things, a growing global legal battle surrounding the carcinogenic weedkiller Roundup. The weaker earnings forecast adds to a number of challenges facing the German drugmaker as it braces for years of legal wrangling over the cancer risks of glyphosate-based weedkillers. Bayer said the number […] Continue reading

Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 30 August 2018: Monsanto/Bayer/Agent Orange

30 August 2018 — Sustainable Pulse

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Are Banned Drugs in Your Meat?

Ketamine – a hallucinogenic party drug and experimental antidepressant. Phenylbutazone – an anti-inflammatory deemed too risky for human use. Chloramphenicol – a powerful antibiotic linked to potentially deadly anemia. All these drugs are prohibited in beef, poultry, and pork consumed in the U.S. Yet government data obtained by Consumer Reports suggest that trace amounts of […]

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Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 23 August 2018

23 August 2018 — Sustainable Pulse

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General Mills Faces Class Action Lawsuit over Cheerios Glyphosate Cover Up

General Mills is facing a potentially damaging class action lawsuit in the U.S. after a florida woman accused it of engaging in deceptive business practices, by not alerting the public that their Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereals contain the known carcinogen and the world’s most used weedkilller – glyphosate. This new class action follows […] The post General Mills Faces Class Action Lawsuit over Cheerios Glyphosate Cover Up appeared first on Sustainable Pulse.

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