Brazil Farmers Say GMO Corn No Longer Resistant to Bugs
The Association of Soybean and Corn Producers of the Mato Grosso region said farmers first noticed in March that their genetically modified (GMO) corn crops were less resistant to the destructive caterpillars that “Bt corn” is supposed to protect against.
Anti-GMO Label Lobby Spent As Much in Q1 2014 As All of 2013 to Block Americans’ Right to Know
Companies and organizations opposed to labeling foods that contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients disclosed $9 million in lobbying expenditures that made reference to GE labeling in the first quarter of 2014.
The Blue Dot Tour: The Right to Breathe Fresh Air, Drink Clean Water and Eat Healthy Food
How can anyone who has even seen a photo of the Earth treat our small blue home with disdain and carelessness? How can anyone fail to recognize how precious and finite the resources, especially water, are—and that we must share and care for what we have?
The avocado is an unusual fruit. Not only is it high in calories, but it is rich in fat too. Instinct suggests that a high-calorie and high-fat food would be bad for health, yet the humble avocado actually provides a host of wonderful health benefits.
Tell the EPA to Deny Dow’s Pesticide (2,4-D) for GMO Crops
Despite numerous organizations’ efforts and 500,000 signatures to stop the EPA from moving forward with this proposal, the EPA could still prioritize Dow profits over the health and well being of our current population, future generations and our planet.
How to Put Food on the Table for 10 Billion People on a Warming Planet
Imagine being able to contain greenhouse gas emissions, make fertilizer use more efficient, keep water waste to a minimum and put food on the table for the 10 billion people crowded into the planet’s cities, towns and villages by the end of the century.