Without much more than a whisper from the mainstream media, Monsanto’s newest Frankenfood has received full EPA approval and will be arriving on dinner plates by the end of the decade. The implications of this are harrowing, to say the least.
In order to truly appreciate the gravity of the situation, and why the EPA’s approval of RNAi corn intended for human consumption, is so concerning, it will first require a little background information on the fascinating topic of non-coding small RNAs, and their formidable relevance to our health.
The GMO Agenda Takes a Menacing Leap Forward with EPA’s Silent Approval of Monsanto/Dow’s RNAi Corn
Have you ever thought of growing your own fruits and vegetables? If not, now is the time to start considering it. It may seem tedious and overwhelming, but in reality it is actually easy and simple. You can start by growing them in your backyard, or if you do not have any yard, consider container gardening in your balcony, patio, or on a windowsill. Still not convinced? Here are eight reasons on why you should start growing your own food.
The Call of the Forest film and movement is a call for massive, global reforestation to reverse climate change. If we could look back in time we would see forests blanketing the continents. But as human society has developed we have lost upwards of ninety five percent of the world’s forests and we continue to lose more than one hundred and forty square kilometres of forest per day. Only 5% of the world’s old growth native forests currently remain today.
Call of the Forest sounds the alarm by calling for immediate action on a global scale, but at its heart, it is a story of triumph, proposing a simple strategy for each of us to combat climate change by planting trees in our own yards and neighbourhoods.
Call of The Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees
Despite these and other contradictory reports, both Monsanto and Gates continue to insist that GMO “technology” is needed to “feed the world,” especially places like Africa where Gates is heavily involved.
And now, Gates is putting his money where his mouth is yet again, donating millions to a new campaign that will likely be used promote GMOs (and accompanying synthetic chemicals) on a massive scale that hasn’t been seen in years.
“Increasingly Urgent:” Bill Gates Ups the Ante, Donates Millions to Push GMOs on Small Farmers Around the World
“The people who are supposed to protect us from dangerous pesticides have failed to do their jobs.”
Green groups and public health advocates on Monday denounced the European Commission’s vote in favor of extending the license of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup pesticide which scientists have labeled as a “likely carcinogen.”
‘Historical Mistake’: Green Groups Decry EU’s Glyphosate License Extension
The permit revocation applies to the states of Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi, Veracruz, Chiapas, Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo.
Monsanto has lost its permit to commercialize genetically modified (GMO) soy in seven Mexican states, Reuters reported.
Mexico’s agriculture sanitation authority SENASICA revoked the permit – a decision that the St. Louis-based seed giant called unjustified.
Citing a SENASICA document, Mexican newspaper Reforma reported that the permit was revoked after authorities detected Monsanto’s GMO soy in unauthorized areas.
Mexico revokes Monsanto’s permit to market GMO soy in seven states