Category: Health & Disease

Bitter Seeds Documentary (video)

This new documentary, with perfect timing for the upcoming Proposition 37 vote on November 6, is a heartbreaking look at the impact GMOs have had in India, where many thousands of peasant farmers have been pushed to the brink, and beyond, due to crop failures and spiraling costs for seed and the chemicals they demand. For your interest, there are currently efforts to put a 10-year ban on GMO field […]

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Sign Up For Phone Calling on Prop 37

Editor’s Note: In case you missed our alert, take the opportunity to watch Genetic Roulette for free until the end of October, 2012, and also see our GMO category for many more articles and videos. Prop 37 is an historic opportunity — I hope that all who can will get involved. Monsanto and friends are spending over $1 million a day to fight GMO labeling and defeat Prop. 37. You […]

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Seeds of Doubt Conference (Videos)

To follow are six videos, recorded at the October 6 2012 Seeds of Doubt Conference in Los Angeles:

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GMO Myths and Truths

Editor’s Note: Michael Antoniou, PhD, is reader in molecular genetics and head of the Gene Expression and Therapy Group, King’s College London School of Medicine, London, UK. His work and experience with genetic engineering is comprehensive, working in the field for almost three decades, making him well placed to highlight the dangers and shortcomings of genetically engineering our crops. Kudos to him for standing up and speaking out against Big […]

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Genetic Roulette Documentary – Free Viewing Period Extended Until End of October 2012

A few days ago I informed that you could watch the Genetic Roulette Documentary for free until October 17. Well, several organisations have kindly sponsored an extension of this free viewing period until the end of October. With Proposition 37 coming up on November 6 in California, there’s no time like the present to get the word out on GMOs. So, if you haven’t already, please take the time to […]

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Preparing Our Children For a Resilient Future, Part III: Water

Water — without it life on earth could not exist and yet it is often treated with little care or respect, especially by more affluent communities. Clean drinking water is actually a valuable and diminishing resource, due to all the toxins that are carelessly allowed to make their way into our water systems. These statistics about water may surprise you and give you a greater understanding about just how important […]

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Excess Cancers and Deaths with GM Feed: the Stats Stand Up

That cancers are found even with a small number of rats tested is strong evidence that the GM feed and herbicide are carcinogenic. by Prof. Peter Saunders In September 2012, the research team led by Gilles-Eric Séralini at the University of Caen published the findings of their feeding trial on rats to test for toxicity of Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) maize NK603 and/or Roundup herbicide in the online edition of […]

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National Gardening Leave – Why Britain Would Be Better Off If We All Spent Less Time at the Office

The case for a new, voluntary scheme to introduce a shorter working week, and for the rapid expansion of productive and pleasurable gardening in Britain’s towns and cities. by neweconomics.org Executive Summary Click to download (1.34mb PDF) The Proposal – National Gardening Leave: for a stronger, healthier and happier Britain. This pamphlet argues that Britain will be better off if we all spent less time at the office. It makes […]

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Tell US Congress: It’s Time To Label GMOs

We’re fast approaching a tipping point on the labeling of genetically engineered foods. With California’s proposition 37 coming before voters November 6, and with 91% of the American public supporting the right to know, we’ve decided that now is a perfect time to launch a national petition to Congress.

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Watch ‘Genetic Roulette’ Documentary Online Today

Last night I watched ‘Genetic Roulette’ online (trailer above). You can watch it for a paltry US$2.99 — or, better yet, add a little more as a donation, and you’ll help to get this important information much further, by subsidising its translation into many other languages, so people worldwide can learn of the dangers inherent in genetically engineering our food. I won’t spoil your viewing experience by telling you too […]

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Scientists Warn on CSIRO GM Wheat Threat

by Safe Food Foundation Expert scientists warn that genetically modified wheat may cause Glycogen Storage Disease IV, resulting in an enlarged liver, cirrhosis of the liver, and failure to thrive. Children born with this disease usually die at about the age of five. Australia is on track to be the first country in the world to grow GM wheat commercially, and to test this in human feeding trials. Today in […]

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Media Release: Rebuttal of GM Study Critics

Editor’s Note: In the wake of the recent two-year GM corn and roundup study, Russia has suspended imports of Monsanto’s ‘Roundup Ready’ GM corn. GM and Roundup linked to tumours in rats by Safe Food Foundation In the podcast below, ABC Rural talks to Mark Tester, Professor of Plant Physiology at the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics, University of Adelaide and Scott Kinear, director of Safe Food Foundation. Click […]

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