Category: GMOs

Golden Rice Myths

Dr Michael Hansen debunks some of the many myths promoted about Golden Rice. There has been a lot of misinformation and just plain propaganda about Golden Rice (GR) put out recently. It is stunning that so many are talking about this topic without even a basic understanding of the real issues. Bottom line, there are clear unanswered questions on basic efficacy and safety of GR.

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Glyphosate and Cancer

New research shows that the low levels of glyphosate found in human urine can promote the growth of human breast cancer cells, confirming the carcinogenic potential of the herbicide known since the 1980s. by Dr Mae Wan Ho A fully referenced version of this article is posted on ISIS members website and otherwise available for download here. GM and herbicide cancer warning suppressed in retracted study Among the unsettling results […]

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Glyphosate/Roundup & Human Male Infertility

A steep decline in human male sperm count concomitant with rise in testicular germ cell cancer, congenital malformations of the male reproductive tract and drop in serum testosterone levels, all pointing towards increasing exposure to glyphosate/Roundup herbicides during the past decades, now corroborated by lab findings. A fully referenced and illustrated version of this article is posted on ISIS members website and is otherwise available for download here. by Dr […]

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Genetic Fallacy: How Monsanto Silences Scientific Dissent (video)

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That a former Monsanto scientist should find himself in charge of a specially-created post at the very journal that published two landmark studies questioning the safety of that company’s products should surprise no one who is aware of the Monsanto revolving door. This door is responsible for literally dozens of Monsanto officials, lobbyists and consultants finding themselves in positions of authority in the government bodies that are supposedly there to […]

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Steve Marsh’s GMO Case: Update

Steve Marsh’s court case finished on Feb 28, 2014, and although we are not sure when the verdict will be out, we will put an update on our website as soon as we know the outcome of this important landmark case that could change the future of farming in Australia and beyond. Steve’s legal costs have not been fully covered yet, so please consider making a donation if you can […]

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Avoid Eating Genetically Engineered Foods

Why are thousands of physicians advising patients to avoid eating GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) [1] and how did these high-risk foods get onto the market in the first place? The answers are disturbing, even shocking, but may help you get healthy and stay healthy. Foods with added bacterial or viral genes were quietly slipped into your diet two decades ago. Using the excuse that GMOs weren’t that much different, the […]

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New GMO Studies Demonstrate ‘Substantial Non-Equivalence’

Studies document substantial differences of GM maize and GM soybean from their conventional non-GM counterparts, exposing a permissive regulatory regime that has failed miserably in protecting public health and biodiversity. by Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji A fully referenced and illustrated version of this article is posted on ISIS members website and is otherwise available for download here. Several new studies carried out by scientists independent of the biotech industry are showing […]

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Hawaii’s Big Island Leads the Way in Banning GMOs

Hawaii’s Big Island bans GMO testing and cultivation while other counties step up their campaigns to regulate GM testing and farming, but agritech giants are already gearing up for a fight. by Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji The mayor of Hawaii County Billy Kenoi has signed Bill 113 into law, banning agritech companies and farmers from testing or growing genetically modified (GM) crops; except for GM papayas, which are already widely grown. […]

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Twitter Storm for Steve Marsh – Friday, 24 January, 2014

Editor’s Note: Dear Readers, please support Steve Marsh. If Steve wins his upcoming courtroom battle it could set a legal precedent with wonderful consequences. I dream of the day where any farmer who wishes to grow GMOs will be required to protect their neighbour’s crops from contamination by doing so under a giant plexiglass dome…. I am writing to ask you all to join us in a Twitter storm organised […]

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Mae-Wan Ho Answers 11 Questions on GMOs, Science, and Life

Paul Haeder: Where is the GMO debate now worldwide? Mae-Wan Ho: The GMO debate should be over by now, at a time when the agronomic failures of GM crops are there for all to see (particularly in the United States, which has more than 40% of global GM crops planted) together with serious health and environmental impacts from scientific studies that fully confirm what farmers have been experiencing in the […]

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Help This Farmer Stop Monsanto’s GM Canola

You might not have heard of Steve Marsh yet but this man could lose everything to protect your right to eat GM-free food. Who is Steve Marsh? Steve Marsh is an Australian farmer who lost his organic certification when Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) canola blew onto his farm from a neighbouring property in 2010. Since then, Steve lost most of his income and has been struggling to get his organic […]

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