Items tagged: GMO

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Test Your Knowledge of GMOs

October 9, 2017 - 7:03 pm

Are GMOs good or bad? Why is online information so conflicting? Why are the results of scientific research so dramatically different from one study to the next? This quiz contains 15 quick multiple-choice questions to help you become more aware about genetically modified organisms. Once you start...

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It Isn't Health Canada's Job To Put A Positive Spin On GMOs

September 25, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Last year, Health Canada commissioned a study into consumer perceptions of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Health Canada intends to use the findings to more effectively communicate to the public how food products derived from biotechnology is regulated. The research found that...

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Rachel Parent Attends The Monsanto Tribunal

October 18, 2016 - 3:50 pm

On October 14–16, 2016, representatives from over 800 organizations representing 30 nations convened at The Hague, Netherlands for The Monsanto Tribunal. This international civil society gathering shared testimonies from farmers, families, scientists, business owners, and global organizations that shed...

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Rachel Meets Montana Jones

July 13, 2016 - 4:49 pm

This past Sunday I had the honour of visiting a farm in Hastings, Trent Hills Ontario, for LifeStock, a fundraising event held for Wholearth FarmStudio. LifeStock was attended by hundred of people who all had a common interest at mind, as well as being filled with hope, positivity, and passion...

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March Against Monsanto on May 21

May 23, 2016 - 2:19 pm

Each year during the month of May, people all around the world join together in a Global March Against Monsanto (the #1 corporation responsible for GMO crops). Rachel Parent invites you to join her and her fellow Kids Right to Know children and teens march together through the streets of Toronto. Mark...

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Buy Today and March to Our Theme Song Tomorrow!

May 20, 2016 - 2:25 pm

There's still time! Click the CD cover below: for just 99 cents you can purchase and download the Kids Right to Know Theme song—perfect for marching along at the March Against Monsanto... TOMORROW! Join Rachel tomorrow at Queens Park in Toronto at 11:00 am (near the Edward the 5th statue). Learn...

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Dr. Stephanie Seneff (MIT) Lecture about GMOs and Glyphosate

April 20, 2016 - 4:58 pm

Guest Lecture: Dr. Stephanie Seneff (MIT) on GMOs & Glyphosate - Real Threats to Human & Environmental Health, held at the University of Toronto Thursday, 28 April 2016 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT) Join us for a free exciting educational lecture by Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Senior Research...

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My Meeting with Galen Weston of Loblaws

March 31, 2016 - 5:00 pm

I recently had the honour of meeting with Galen Weston Jr., executive chairman and President of Loblaw Companies Limited a huge grocery chain across Canada. The wheels were set in motion after my meeting with our former Minister of Health, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, back in the fall of 2014. Ms...

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How GMOs are Defended by Distorting the Facts

February 3, 2016 - 4:38 pm

Exposing The Fictions That Were Fostered During The Discussion Broadcast By TVO’s “The Agenda” By Steven M. Druker, J.D. Executive Director, Alliance for Bio-Integrity Public Interest Attorney and Author of Altered Genes, Twisted Truth To download a copy of this article, click here > A...

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Rachel Parent Confronts Hugh Grant at Monsanto Shareholders Meeting

February 2, 2016 - 5:05 pm

On January 29, 2016, thanks to a Monsanto shareholder that kindly provided me with proxy (authority to stand in their place), I was able to participate in Monsanto’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders held in St. Louis, Missouri. By my side were Anne Temple of Moms Across America (standing in for Zen...

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Rachel Parent Targeted by Pro-GMO Lobby

December 23, 2015 - 2:42 pm

By Allison Vuchnich Network Correspondent • Global News Canada Newly released documents reveal a Canadian teenager and her activism on the issue of GMO labelling were the subject of emails strategizing how her message could be countered nearly two years ago. At the time, Rachel Parent was...

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Viva Las Veggies at Leslieville Farmers’ Market: September 20, 2015

September 20, 2015 - 12:21 pm

Join us for Viva Las Veggies—a celebration of all things veg—this Sunday! September 20, 2015 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Jonathan Ashbridge Park Along with the usual abundance of fresh local farm produce and ready-to-eat vegan and vegetarian foods, guest speakers (including Rachel Parent), and live...

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Montreal Potluck Protest against the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology - July 20, 2015

July 20, 2015 - 1:07 pm

Join us for a protest rally across the street from the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, organized by the largest biotech lobby group in the world (whose members include Monsanto, Dow AgroSciences and BASF). Companies are meeting to plan how they can make new products from genetically modified...

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Launching of Canadian Council on Food Sovereignty and Health - May 24, 2015

May 24, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Join us at the official launch date for the Canadian Council on Food Sovereignty and Health, a national food advocacy organization in Windsor-Essex, the largest food-producing region in Canada. Sunday May 24, 2015 1-4pm Giovanni Caboto Club 2175 Parent Avenue Windsor, Ontario N8X 4K2 Tickets...

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Food Revolution Day - May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Food Revolution Day is Fighting to put Compulsory Practical Food Education on the School Curriculum. With diet-related diseases rising at an alarming rate, it has never been more important to educate children about food, where it comes from and how it affects their bodies. “By educating children...

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