We know the USDA poisons a million animals — mostly birds — each year as part of its “pest” reduction program, but these birds exhibit birth defects which may be caused by ingesting Monsanto’s Roundup-treated crops and the insects that ingest them. ~ Ed.
By Keith Goetzman
There’s an outbreak of bird beak deformities in Alaska, British Columbia, and Washington, and scientists are trying to figure out what’s behind it. Birder’s World reports that black-capped chickadees, Northwestern crows, red-breasted nuthatches, and other birds are turning up with deformed beaks at unprecedented rates:
Posted in Bioweaponry, Environment, FDA, USDA, Genetic Engineering
Tagged bird deformities, ecocide, Monsanto, organochlorines, pollution, roundup, USDA
Urges USDA to rescind approval of genetically engineered alfalfa: “In layman’s terms, it should be treated as an emergency.”
Late term spontaneous abortion
By Rady Ananda
A plant pathologist experienced in protecting against biological warfare recently warned the USDA of a new, self-replicating, micro-fungal virus-sized organism which may be causing spontaneous abortions in livestock, sudden death syndrome in Monsanto’s Roundup Ready soy, and wilt in Monsanto’s RR corn.
Dr. Don M. Huber, who coordinates the Emergent Diseases and Pathogens committee of the American Phytopathological Society, as part of the USDA National Plant Disease Recovery System, warned Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that this pathogen threatens the US food and feed supply and can lead to the collapse of the US corn and soy export markets. Likewise, deregulation of GE alfalfa “could be a calamity,” he noted in his letter (reproduced in full below).
Posted in Bioweaponry, Environment, FDA, USDA, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering, Obama and Company
Tagged biotechnology, corn export, don m huber, feed supply, Food Supply, ge alfalfa, ge corn, ge soy, genetically engineered crops, herbicides, Monsanto, Pesticides, pollution, roundup, roundup ready gene, soil toxicity, soy export, USDA, vilsack
By Rady Ananda
By a vote of 178 to 98, on February 9th, Canada’s House of Commons defeated Bill C-474, an Act that would have required an analysis of potential harm to export markets before permitting the commercialization of any new genetically engineered seed. Organic farmers now fear the collapse of the wheat and alfalfa markets, since Canada’s export markets reject biotech food.
Jack Layton, MP (Toronto-Danforth) and leader of Canada’s New Democrats, expressed his disappointment in an email promising to “continue to take every opportunity to pressure the government to initiate a public debate around genetic engineering and to use a precautionary approach to this important issue.”
Posted in Bioweaponry, Environment, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering, Obama and Company
Tagged bayer, biotech, biotechnology, c-474, canada, dupont, Environment, ge crops, Genetically Engineered Food, gmo exports, Monsanto, obama, Organic, syngenta
By Rady Ananda
While over 200 organizations lobbied on the Food Safety Modernization Act (S.510), no one seemed to notice an unconstitutional section in the bill until after it passed on Tuesday. That day, Roll Call advised that the bill contained a provision, Sec. 107, allowing the Senate to raise revenues. This violates Article I, Section 7, of the U.S. Constitution, granting that power exclusively to the House. S.510 opponents now celebrate the House’s use of the “blue slip process” to return the bill to the Senate.
Posted in Bioweaponry, Constitution, FDA, USDA, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering, Human Relationships, Human Rights Civil Liberties, Land Grab, Obama and Company
Tagged biotechnology, corpogov, food control, Food Criminalization, food freedom, food legislation, food safety bill, local foods, Monsanto, natural foods, s510, tester amendment inadequate
By Rady Ananda
Need a good laugh? Check out the bizarre reasoning offered in support of the Patriot Act for Food (S 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act), which the U.S. Senate will vote on shortly (likely Monday). From a need to stop food smuggling, to the law is too old, to the terrorists are gonna get us, elites sure are shy on brains when it comes to credible propaganda. They must be drinking fluoridated water and smoking Monsanto marijuana, or hoping you are.
Posted in Big Pharma, Bioweaponry, Economy Economics, Energy, Environment, FDA, USDA, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering, Obama and Company
Tagged agent orange, aspartame, Big Pharma, biotechnology, bioterrorism lab, BPA, chlorinated chicken, codex, corpogov, ddt, dhs, Environment, factory farms, farmers, fda, food control, food freedom, food legislation, food safety propaganda, food smuggling, food terrorism, Genetically Engineered Food, Glyphosate, Homeland Security, katrina, monopolies, Monsanto, PCB, Peasants, pollution, Ranchers, Rbst, S 510, scientific studies
By Max Igan
The Crow House
51 minute talk on American Voice Radio – 10/29/10 – covering the topic of aerial spraying, the new film, What in the World Are They Spraying, and the criminalization of natural food, including the food raids by the FDA.
Posted in Big Pharma, Education, Environment, FDA, USDA, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering, MSM Shills, Psy-Ops, Religion Spirituality
Tagged chemtrails, codex, fda, food control, food raids, food wars, geoengineering, mass media mass control, max igan, Monsanto, psyops, terminater seeds
By Robert C. Koehler
Today’s big news stories — the wars, the eco-disasters — all seem to have the same gaping hole in them. This hole is lack of awareness, and its thrum, once you begin to hear it, soon becomes deafening: We can’t go on like this.
We can’t keep playing conquering fool, arrogantly ordering the world to our liking by killing everything that doesn’t fit into it. We can’t keep throwing more of the same at our problems. We can’t keep fighting nature, or one another, and expect somehow to win in the end. We can’t keep buying time at an increasingly horrific price. Time is running out. And petroleum isn’t the only thing we’re addicted to.
“Just as the heavy use of antibiotics contributed to the rise of drug-resistant supergerms, American farmers’ near-ubiquitous use of the weedkiller Roundup has led to the rapid growth of tenacious new superweeds,” the New York Times informed us several months ago.
Posted in Environment, FDA, USDA, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering
Tagged agent orange, chemical farming, dow chemical, ecocide, GMO crops, GMO herbicide, Monsanto, pesticide resistance, pigweed, superweeds
By Rady Ananda
No-GMO campaigns won victories recently in Bolivia, Luxembourg, and Japan (at least temporarily), while Bulgaria saw the introduction of a bill to clearly label all genetically modified products and to ban distribution of GM food to children. We’re not so lucky here in the States. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has deregulated over 79 GM products – the most recent being a genetically engineered (GE) soybean line developed by Pioneer Hi-Bred International. Now, APHIS seeks public input on deregulating Monsanto’s GE sugar beet known as H1-7.
You know you have something to say. You have until June 28 to do so. At this link, you can read the Notice and submit a comment.
Posted in Environment, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering
Tagged aphis, food legislation, Genetically Engineered Food, Genetically Modified Organisms, gm beets, h1-7 gm beet, monopolies, Monsanto, pollution, public comments on gmos, water rights
The policy is a direct carry-over from the Bush years. Want fries with that “change?”
By Barry Estabrook, The Atlantic
Posted on April 28, 2010, Printed on May 11, 2010
If you were hoping there might be some change in the U.S. government’s official position on genetically modified and genetically engineered (GM/GE) foods under the Obama administration, tough luck.
Last month there was the appointment of big-time GM/GE advocate (and former Monsanto lobbyist) Islam Siddiqui to Office of the United States Trade Representative as the country’s chief agricultural negotiator. Now comes a position paper from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that opposes labeling for genetically modified food. The U.S. claims that letting consumers know whether or not food contains GM/GE products is “false, misleading, or deceptive.”
You read that correctly. In Obama Newspeak, telling the public the truth is false, misleading, or deceptive, while concealing facts is not. Incidentally, the language is identical to that used by previous administrations. How’s that for change?
Posted in Environment, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering, NWO, Obama and Company
Tagged agribusiness, deception, Food Safety, gmo, Labeling, lobbyists, Monsanto, Organic, Secrecy
Guest Blogged by Steve Green
S 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2010, may be the most dangerous bill in the history of the US. It is to our food what the bailout was to our economy, only we can live without money.
“If accepted [S 510] would preclude the public’s right to grow, own, trade, transport, share, feed and eat each and every food that nature makes. It will become the most offensive authority against the cultivation, trade and consumption of food and agricultural products of one’s choice. It will be unconstitutional and contrary to natural law or, if you like, the will of God.” ~Dr. Shiv Chopra, Canada Health whistleblower
Posted in Big Pharma, Bioweaponry, Environment, FDA, USDA, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering, Guest Blogger, NWO, Obama and Company
Tagged burson martstellar, corpogov, food control, Food Criminalization, food freedom, globalization, GMO foods, monopoly, Monsanto, s510
Islam Siddiqui, Obama's latest Monsanto Man: chief Ag Negotiator, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Image at bit.ly/bv8CYD with a hat tip.
By Rady Ananda
Despite declining bee and butterfly populations from agricultural chemicals, on Saturday the US Senate approved President Barack Obama’s nomination for chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Monsanto lobbyist Islam Siddiqui.
“Dr. Siddiqui’s confirmation is a step backward,” said Tierra Curry, a scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity (the “Center”). “His appointment ensures the perpetuation of pesticide- and fossil-fuel-intensive policies, which undermine global food security and imperil public health and wildlife.”
Posted in Environment, FDA, USDA, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering, Obama and Company, Region: Europe
Tagged ag trade rep, bee colony collapse, butterfly die-off, center for biological diversity, corpogov, die-offs, dow cropscience, dupont, ecoterrorism, Environment, Genetical Engineering, gmo, islam siddiqui, Monsanto, Organic, organic consumer assn, pesticide pollution, pollution, syngenta, USDA
By D. Snodgrass
In Monsanto v. Geertson Seed Farms, No. 09-475, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case which could have an enormous effect on the future of the American food industry. This is Monsanto’s third appeal of the case, and if they win a favorable ruling from the high court, a deregulated Monsanto may find itself in position to corner the markets of numerous U.S. crops, and to litigate conventional farmers into oblivion.
Here’s where it gets a bit dicier. Two Supreme Court justices have what appear to be direct conflicts of interest.
Posted in Environment, FDA, USDA, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering, Human Rights Civil Liberties, Obama and Company
Tagged Conflict of Interest, Corporate agriculture, deregulation, Food Safety, gmo, monopoly, Monsanto, Oversight, profits vs environment, Supreme Court, USDA
India bans some GMO crops while biotech illegally plants others
2/23 Update: India’s Prime Minister voids GMO ban: Sets up pro-GMO committee to vote this Saturday
By Rady Ananda
India’s battles over genetically modified organisms (GMO) intensified this month as both sides maneuvered to promote or resist their proliferation. Mediating the debate, at least for now, is India’s Minister of Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh.
Posted in Bioweaponry, Environment, FDA, USDA, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering
Tagged biosafety, biotech battles escalate india to sue gmo giants, biotechnology, BRAI 2009, BT Brinjal, bt cotton, cartagena protocol, food freedom, Genetical Engineering, genetically modified food, gmo, gmo india, ht cotton, mahyco, Monsanto, rady ananda, shiv chopra, vandana shiva
By Byron Richards, CCN
In the 2010 growing season Monsanto plans to unleash its latest Frankenfood experiment on the American and Canadian public, a new version of genetically mutated corn with eight abnormal gene traits called Genuity SmartStax corn. It is the culmination of an astonishing scandal that has been steadily building over the past decade. During this time Monsanto’s mutated seeds have grown to 90% of the U.S. soy crop and 85% of the corn crop – and wheat is next on their agenda. Their efforts have been marked by corporate bullying and have drawn the attention of the Justice Department who is conducting an antitrust investigation. All the while they have been spending millions on lobbying to fast track their agenda before the American public even realizes what hit them. Europeans are livid about the lack of safety testing for this newest Monsanto experiment. Monsanto is making an ominous power play to corner the worldwide market on food and seeds. In the process they are adversely altering the very nature of food itself.
Posted in Big Pharma, Bioweaponry, Environment, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering, NWO, Obama and Company
Tagged captive agency, corpogov, corporate dysfunction, fda, food, Food Safety, genetic engineering, genetic motification, Genetically Modified Foods, gmo, Monsanto
By Rady Ananda
Much attention has been given to our breaking piece, Three Approved GMOs Linked to Organ Damage, with hundreds of websites around the globe publishing it – from North and South America to Europe, Asia and Africa. Bullhorn Journal has just posted an interview with Séralini, the scientist spokesperson for the research team that revealed the organ damage link:
Posted in Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering, Healthcare, Obama and Company, Region: Europe
Tagged biotechnology, Bioweaponry, bullhorn journal, CRIIGEN, food freedom, genetic engineering, Genetical Engineering, Genetically Engineered, Genetically Modified Foods, genetically modified maize, Genetically Modified Organisms, gmo, heirloom seeds, Monsanto, Non GMO Shopping Guide, organ damage GMO, Organic, rady ananda, Seralini, three approved GMOs linked to organ damage
Expert Jeffrey M. Smith, author of the #1 GMO bestseller Seeds of Deception, and Genetic Roulette, entertains a wildly appreciative audience with shocking facts about how genetically modified organisms (GMOs) entered our lives. Smith links GMO to toxins, allergies, infertility, infant mortality, immune dysfunction, stunted growth, and death. Whistleblowers were fired, threatened, and gagged, and warnings by FDA scientists were ignored. Start today to protect yourself by joining the Campaign for Healthier Eating in America— a plan that gives the consumer the power to end the genetic engineering of our food supply.
Posted in Censorship, Economy Economics, FDA, USDA, Food & Farming, Genetic Engineering, Healthcare, Whistleblowers
Tagged Allergens, fda, gmo, Immune Problems, Infant Mortality, Monsanto, Tipping point, Toxic Products, Whistleblowers