Environment, GMO Food, Headlines

It’s on! Farmers begin suing Monsanto over genetic pollution of wheat crops

(NaturalNews) The next wave of farmer backlash against Monsanto has just been unleashed by Ernest Barnes, a wheat farmer in Morton County, Kansas. He filed suit this week in the U.S. District Court in Wichita, Kansas, alleging that Monsanto’s genetic pollution has financially damaged himself and other farmers. Barnes’ case appears to be well supported by […]

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GMO Food, Headlines, Organic Food

More than 75 percent of All ‘Honey’ Sold in Grocery Stores Contains No Honey at all

(NaturalNews) Just because those cute little bear-shaped bottles at the grocery store say “honey” on them does not necessarily mean that they actually contain honey. A comprehensive investigation conducted byFood Safety News(FSN) has found that the vast majority of so-called honey products sold at grocery stores, big box stores, drug stores, and restaurants do not […]

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GMO Food, Headlines

Roundup Ready Soybean Patent Expiration

The world’s most widely adopted biotech trait, Roundup Ready® soybeans, is set to go off patent soon in the U.S. – the last applicable Monsanto-owned patent is expected to expire in 2014. We introduced our second-generation Roundup Ready soybean technology in 2009 – Genuity™ Roundup Ready 2 Yield®. Monsanto-owned seed brands will be wholly focused […]

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Headlines, Organic Food

Intertek launches True Source HoneyT (TSH) Certified Program in India

Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, providing audit, inspection, testing, and quality assurance and certification options. Intertek, who are the exclusive global partner for True Source Honey™, LLC launched the True Source Honey Certified program in India at The Hotel Eros, Nehru […]

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GMO Food, Headlines

EU Bans GMO-Contaminated Honey

EU bans GM-contaminated honey from general sale Bavarian beekeepers forced to declare their honey as genetically modified because of contamination from nearby Monsanto crops Honey bees on a honeycomb in Germany. A European court has ruled that honey which contains traces of pollen from genetically modified crops needs special authorisation before it can be sold. […]

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Organic Food

Wild Harvest® Organic – Wildflower Honey

Posted on 01 April 2012

key benefits Sourced from Brazilian rainforests No artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives No sugar, salt, or added ingredients Share if you eat food or drink water! Tweet Continue Reading

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Environment

Honeybee problem nearing a ‘critical point’

Posted on 13 January 2012

Honeybee problem nearing a ‘critical point’ By Claire Thompson Photo: Pesticide Action Network North AmericaAnyone who’s been stung by a bee knows they can inflict an outsized pain for such tiny insects. It makes a strange kind of sense, then, that their demise would create an outsized problem for the food system by placing the more than 70 crops they pollinate […] Continue Reading

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GMO Food

Partial List of Food Products That Contain Genetically Modified Corn Oil and Corn Products, Soy, Canola Oil, Cottonseed Oil

Posted on 15 October 2011

Salad Dressings Infant Formula Bread, Rolls, Pastry Baby Cereal Canned rolls and breads Hamburgers and Hotdogs Margarine Processed Meats Mayonnaise Crackers Chocolate Cookies Candy Fried Foods Frozen Foods Chips Tofu Veggie Burgers Soy Burgers Meat Substitutes Aspartame Ice Cream Frozen Yogurt Tamari Soy Sauce Soy Cheese Soy Nuts and Products Processed Cheese Pasteurized Cheese Tomato […] Continue Reading

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GMO Food

Mexico to Expand GMO Corn Planting-group

Posted on 19 September 2011

(Reuters) – * More than 10 permits sought again for pilot projects * Pro-GMO group sees commercial corn planting by next year (Reuters) – Permits to plant large extensions of genetically modified (GM) corn for the first time in Mexico are likely to be approved before the end of the year, said a company lobby group on […] Continue Reading

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GMO Food, Organic Food

Labels demand after shock GMO Soy-drink Tests

Posted on 16 September 2011

The Consumer Council has called for a mandatory labeling system on all pre- packaged and genetically modified food sold in Hong Kong after revealing that half the soy drinks on the market contain GM ingredients. It detected GM ingredients in half the 50 samples tested, though some had very limited amounts that were hardly quantifiable. […] Continue Reading

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GMO Food, Organic Food

Whole Foods Market Policy on Genetically Engineered Food GMOs

Posted on 15 September 2011

Genetically Engineered Foods Our goal at Whole Foods Market is to provide informed consumer choice with regard to genetically engineered ingredients (also known as GMOs or Genetically Modified Organisms). Clearly labeled products enable shoppers who want to avoid foods made with GMOs to do so. Accordingly we offer a growing array of choices in our […] Continue Reading

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Environment

Honey made near Monsanto crops must get EU check, court says

Posted on 07 September 2011

Honey made near Monsanto crops must get EU check, court says   Wed, 7 Sep 2011 06:05:15 Beekeepers with hives close to fields of Monsanto Co. genetically modified corn must have their honey checked by regulators before selling it in the European Union, the region’s highest court said.EU rules require prior authorization before goods containing genetically […] Continue Reading

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Environment, GMO Food

GMO Honey – EU Court Puts Limits On Genetically Modified Honey

Posted on 06 September 2011

BRUSSELS — Honey that contains traces of pollen from genetically modified crops needs special authorization before it can be sold in Europe, the European Union’s top court said Tuesday, in a judgment that could have widespread consequences on the bloc’s policy on genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. The ruling from the European Court of Justice […] Continue Reading

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GMO Food

Polish president vetoes bill allowing GMO seeds

Posted on 24 August 2011

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s President Bronislaw Komorowski on Wednesday vetoed a new legislation that would allow some genetically modified seeds in the country, saying it ran against European Union rules. Poland currently forbids any GMO cultivation or sales on its soil and must align its legislation with the more lenient one of the EU after […] Continue Reading

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GMO Food

Where’s The Outcry To Stop GMO Grass Seed?

Posted on 18 August 2011

Announced by the United States Department Agriculture back on the afternoon of July 1 — when most people were shopping for beer and burgers for the long holiday weekend — the word that the government was allowing Scotts Miracle Gro to further contaminate our lawns SHOULD HAVE BEEN front-page news. The story about the world’s […] Continue Reading

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