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Independent magazine about health, the environment, personal growth and creativity.

News Releases

GE-contaminated flax seed raises concerns for Canadian organic sector
2009-09-11
Organic Trade Association
GE-contaminated flax seed raises concerns for Canadian organic sector. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) in Canada has called the recent discovery of contaminated flax seed in Europe â#ounacceptable...
Organic Trade Association in Canada opposes introduction of genetically engineered alfalfa
2009-06-09
Organic Trade Association in Canada
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) in Canada has registered strong opposition to federal permission to allow production of genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa in Canada.â#oAlfalfa is a perfect crop f...

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Connexions Library: Food Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on food.
The Crusade in Favor of GMO: Falsehoods and Vilification Will Not Fool the Public
Todhunter, Colin
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Pro-GMO campaigners often attack critics of the technology by claiming their negative views of it emanate from well-funded environmentalist groups or commercial interests in the organic food sector. T...
GMOs: Fooling -- er, "feeding" -- the world for 20 years
Grain
Article
2013
Grain
Myths and outright lies about the alleged benefits of genetically engineered crops (GE crops or GMOs) persist only because the multinationals that profit from them have put so much effort into spreadi...
"Lies, Lies and More Lies" - GMOs, Poisoned Agriculture and Toxic Rants
Todhunter, Colin
Article
2016
Counterpunch
As as been well documented, it is the pro-GMO lobby/industry that distorts and censors science, captures regulatory bodies, attacks scientists whose findings are unpalatable to the industry and bypass...
Monsanto: Contamination By All Means Necessary
Todhuner, Colin
Article
2013
What happens when you allow commercial interests free rein over a nation state's food and agricultural policies? Consumers and farmers end up paying the price.
Monsanto's Worst Fear May Be Coming True
Latham, Jonathan
Article
2015
Independent Science News
The Chipotle restaurant chain decides to make its product lines GMO-free -- a trend that may be a threat to Monsanto's goal of controlling the food industry.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 23, 2016
Science and its enemies
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Our society and its institutions, public and private, regularly tell us that science, and education in the sciences, are crucial to our future. These public declarations are strangely reminiscent of t...
The Seeds of Spin: Decoding Pro-GMO Lies and Falsehoods
Todhunter, Colin
Article
2016
CounterPunch
If you are in some way critical of genetically modified food and agriculture or have some concerns that remain unaddressed, here is a brief interpretive (satirical) guide for navigating the seedy worl...
The So-Called Scientific "Consensus": Why the Debate on GMO Safety is Not Over
Food & Water Watch
Article
2014
Food & Water Watch
Biotechnology seed companies, aided by advocates from academia and the blogopsphere, are using their substantial resources to broadcast the myth of a "scientific consensus" on the safety of GMOs, asse...
Transpacific Partnership and Monsanto
Chicherio, Barbara
Article
2013
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has the potential to become the biggest regional Free Trade Agreement in history, both in economic size and the ability to quietly add more countries in addition to...
Vandana Shiva On Resisting GMOs: "Saving Seeds Is a Political Act"
Gelder, Sarah Van
Article
2013
Toward Freedom
Sarah van Gelder interviewed Vandana Shiva, renowned for her activism against GMOs, globalization, and patents on seeds and traditional foods.

Sources Bookshelf

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth
How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public
Drucker, Steven M.
Book
2015
Drucker elucidates the scientific facts about genetically engineered foods that the PR myths have been obscuring.


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