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How GMOs are Defended by Distorting the Facts

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 spirited discussion about genetically engineered foods was broadcast January 25, 2016 on The Agenda...
February 3, 2016 | Read Full Article

Tags: GMO, Robert Wager, Steven Druker

The Pro-Farmer, Anti-GMO Mainstream Movie We Can All Help Bring To The World

by Mark DeNicola As originally posted on It was several months ago that actor David Christopher reached out to me and the rest of the CE team to inform us of his upcoming feature film, “The Seed.” While intended to be visually on par with every mainstream Hollywood film that achieves distribution, what sets The Seed apart is that it is driven by a powerful truth...
May 11, 2015 | Read Full Article

Tags: genetic engineering, genetically engineered food, genetically modified food, GMO, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent, The Seed Movie

GMOs Are A Bad Idea. If A 15 Year Old Can See It So Clearly, Why Can’t Many Scientists?

By Joe Martino As originally posted on Recently TEDx Toronto held its event which featured a popular figure amongst the GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) community, Rachel Parent. She first started studying GMOs at the age of 12 while doing a school project. By 14 she had a heated TV debate with Kevin O’Leary which went viral and put her name and message on...
November 13, 2014 | Read Full Article

Tags: agriculture, genetic engineering, genetically engineered food, genetically modified food, GMO, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent

Can GM Crops Feed the World?

The promise that genetically modified crops can “feed the world” is largely used by the biotechnology industry to encourage widespread acceptance of their technology, but it overlooks the real causes of hunger, and disregards the limitations and harmful impacts of GM agriculture. Fact#1: In the U.S. alone, where vast tracts of land are devoted to GMO crops, and the world’s largest and most...
October 2, 2014 | Read Full Article

Tags: agriculture, Canada, genetically engineered crops, genetically modified crops, genetically modified food, GMO, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent, world hunger

What Foods are GMO?

It has been 15 years since genetically engineered (GE) crops and foods were first introduced into Canada. Currently there are 4 GE crops grown in Canada: Corn Canola Soy Sugar beet The above four crops are either insect resistant (genetically engineered to produce its own internal pesticide and thus regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an insecticide), herbicide...
July 28, 2014 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canada, GE canola, GE corn, GE soy, GE sugar beet, GMO, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent

Genetically Modified (GMO) Sweet Corn in Canada

Information for Action from CBAN: Canadian Biotechnology Action Network Genetically modified (GM, also called genetically engineered) sweet corn is being sold in some grocery stores, roadside stands and farmers markets across Canada. GM foods are not labeled, and there are no public statistics to tell us how much GM sweet corn is being grown in Canada. Field Corn, Sweet Corn and Popcorn Sweet...
July 1, 2014 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canada, genetically engineered corn, GMO sweet corn, LibertyLink, Monsanto, Roundup Ready, Syngenta

10 Reasons Why Golden Rice Won’t End World Hunger

Here are five key reasons why Golden Rice will not end world hunger: Golden rice is genetically modified in a lab and has never been proven safe for children’s health or for the environment. People do not have Vitamin A deficiency because rice contains too little Vitamin A, but because their diet has been reduced to eating rice and almost nothing else. Malnourished people are not able...
April 7, 2014 | Read Full Article

Tags: genetically engineered rice, GMO, golden rice, vitamin A deficiency, world hunger

Are GMOs affecting your pets?

Would you feed your pet something that you knew would harm them? Would you feed your pet poison, pesticides, or even GMOS? Often people concerned about their pets ask me if GMOs affect pets. GMOs in pet foods have been linked to very serious health problems. Today my article is on how GMOs affect pets, and how to stay away from them for your pet’s safety. After countless years of feeding my...
March 26, 2013 | Read Full Article

Can vegetarianism help your health and the environment?

As Ghandi, one of history’s greatest heroes once said “to my mind the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being.” I’m often asked if it is difficult to be a vegetarian or for what reasons I become one ,many people assume that being vegetarian is simply avoiding meat products, being vegetarian means much more than that ,just to be clear what does it mean to be a true vegetarian...
March 13, 2013 | Read Full Article

How GMOs Affect our Climate

How GMOs Contribute to Environmental Damages By Dr. Mercola Corn and soy—much of which are genetically engineered—are rapidly overtaking native grasslands in a number of US states. This is a trend that may have a not-so-insignificant impact on our environment and subsequently, our ability to secure our food supply long-term. As discussed in a recent Mother Jones article,1 this conversion...
March 5, 2013 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canada, environmental damage, genetic engineering, genetically modified food, GMO, Kids Right to Know, mono cropping, monoculture, Rachel Parent, roundup ready crop