URGENT ACTION ALERT: Help Stop USDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

 The red cockaded woodpecker is one of the endangered species imperiled by the proposed development of GE eucalyptus plantations in its habitat in the US Southeast. Photo courtesy: USFWS Demand the USDA reject genetically engineered eucalyptus trees in the US… Read More

Will Donald Trump Impact Future of Genetically Engineered Trees?

After Six Years USDA, GE Tree Company ArborGen Fail to Launch GE Eucalyptus  New York (12 January 2017) – Tuesday, 17 January 2017, the eve of the new Trump Presidency, will mark six years since genetically engineered tree (GE)… Read More

Report: GMO Corn Consumed By Millions May Be Unsafe

This is yet another example of genetically engineered organisms having unintended and unpredictable impacts. It underscores the need to use the Precautionary Principle when dealing with all GMOs–forcing scientists and industry to PROVE these GMOs are safe BEFORE… Read More

‘Open Source’ Plant Breeders Resisting Corporate Control

By Rachel Cernansky Originally Published at Ensia.com   December 12, 2016 — Frank Morton has been breeding lettuce since the 1980s. His company offers 114 varieties, among them Outredgeous, which last year became the first plant that NASA astronauts… Read More

Genetically Engineered Bentgrass Approved Despite Failure to Stop Spreading From Old Experiment Plots

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Environmental Protection Agency released a final environmental impact statement today giving the green light to genetically engineered creeping bentgrass, a highly invasive grass genetically engineered by Monsanto and Scotts to withstand what would normally… Read More

New York Times: GM Crops Don’t Increase Yields, Reduced Chemicals

The New York Times, one of the most widely read mainstream newspapers, is reporting what many readers here may already know – GM crops do not result in better yields or lower chemical usage. “Doubts about the promised… Read More

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and the Mentality of Propaganda Control

Originally published by GlobalResearch.ca   By Richard Gale and Dr. Gary Null   The evidence for genetically modified organism (GMOs) safety for human consumption and its environmental risks remains one of the nation’s most contentious, controversial and debated… Read More

Bayer Increases Bid To Form GM and Pesticide ‘Juggernaut’ with Monsanto

German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer is increasing its offer to purchase American rival Monsanto. Together, these two companies would form “a juggernaut in the genetically modified seeds and pesticides business,” according to German news website DW.com: Bayer raised its offer… Read More

ChemChina-Syngenta Deal: Why It Matters

Originally published by Chinadialogue: A US national security panel this week cleared a deal proposed by state-owned Chinese company ChemChina to acquire Syngenta, the Switzerland-based seed and biotechnology agribusiness. At US$43 billion (287 billion yuan), it will be… Read More

Genetically Engineered Crops, Trees Not Welcome in Victoria, BC

TimesColonist.com reports that City councillors have unanimously agreed to a motion last week calling for a set of rules to restrict genetically modified plants in B.C. and Canada. Canadians worried about the potential effects include Victoria councillors Ben Isitt and Jeremy… Read More