At least one mainstream medium in Australia is publishing a documentary about the undeniable ill effects of using Monsanto’s primary product, Roundup, in farming. This documentary is based, among others, in the published IARC report in 2015 declaring glyphosate as carcinogenic, and the Australian Cancer Council’s take on Monsanto’s Roundup. Better late than never. Read more “The “Monsanto Papers” Shed More Light on Carcinogenic Roundup”
A hearty bowl of oatmeal is a healthy way to start your day, but according to a new study, that bowl of oatmeal can contain dangerous levels of glyphosate, a weed-killing chemical linked to cancer. Read more “Monsanto Carcinogen Weedkiller Found in Children’s Breakfasts”
On Tuesday, German Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner announced that legislation is being drafted to end the use of glyphosate in the country’s home gardens, parks and sports facilities.
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in agricultural giant Monsanto’s Roundup product, is used to kill weeds. In Germany, an estimated 40 percent of all crop-growing land is treated with the toxic chemical. Read more “Germany, EU Parliament, Phasing Out Monsanto Weedkiller Roundup”
The Monsanto Tribunal is an international civil society initiative to hold Monsanto accountable for human rights violations and ecocide. Eminent judges heard testimonies from victims and experts. Then, they delivered a legal opinion following procedures of the International Court of Justice (on April 18th 2017, The Hague). Read more “Monsanto’s Activities Tantamount to Human Rights Violations & Ecocide | Monsanto Tribunal”
The global corporate pest under the brand name Monsanto is raking “better-than-expected second quarter earnings, helped by strong demand for its soybean and corn seeds.” Read more “Glyphosate & GMO Peddler Monsanto Sees 28.7% Profit Jump”
In 2015, the University of California – San Francisco started conducting a study about glyphosate in humans after it has been classified as carcinogenic by the United Nations.
Governments are cooperating with Google so the latter could access millions of medical records already on file, while Operating System giant Microsoft wants to store data into our DNA.
What are they cooking exactly?
Most biotech companies, especially Monsanto have engaged themselves in the wanton tampering of Nature’s way of doing things for decades, the destructive effects of which are just beginning to be appreciated by the mainstream population.
Their motivation has always been about making bigger profits than the last one.
A report by Jeremy Scahill in The Nation revealed that the largest mercenary army in the world, Blackwater (later called Xe Services and more recently “Academi”) clandestine intelligence services was sold to the multinational Monsanto. Blackwater was renamed in 2009 after becoming famous in the world with numerous reports of abuses in Iraq, including massacres of civilians. It remains the largest private contractor of the U.S. Department of State “security services,” that practices state terrorism by giving the government the opportunity to deny it.
Monsanto is just one of those devious tentacles of the Corporation, that has a complete grip on the institutions that are supposed to regulate it.
Individually we can only do so much to cause a dent on its political clout in DC and elsewhere. But collectively we might be able to shut it down.
A Legacy of Destruction: Monsanto’s Dark History Exposed in Stunning New Photo Essay
Whether you call it soybeans or edamame, the bottom line is the same: soy should not be eaten by anyone pursuing good health. By now, it’s well known in the natural health community that almost all soy is genetically modified, but what is not so well known is that instead of contributing to nutrition, soybeans and most of the products made from them may actually rob the body of nutrients, destroy thyroid function, and cause developmental problems in infants and children.
Clearly, an investigation of large-scale government corruption by this singularly destructive corporation is long overdue. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has been taken over by an outside organization. RootsAction has launched a campaign demanding a Congressional investigation.
The organization is called Monsanto.
By Nick Meyer On September 3, 2014
Take one look at the movie poster and perhaps one American multi-national corporation comes to mind: the infamous St. Louis based genetically modified seed giant Monsanto.
Do we really need Monsanto’s GMOs to feed the world? Looking at the research and the studies, the answer is quite clear. Let’s take a look at the 8 proofs that we most certainly do not need GMOs to feed the world:
1. One Organic Rooftop Farm Can Feed 9000 People
One organic rooftop farm can feed 9000 people. They don’t use pesticides, herbicides, or fungicides, and they provide fresh produce to their community year-round (1). This is a big slap in the face to the biotech companies who lie, saying that GMO is needed to feed the world. This is only one urban farm bucking the system.
Residents of 18 European states have been tested positively to traces of glyphosate, a globally used weed killer, the study says. It remains unclear how the chemical used on Monsanto GMO corps got in people’s bodies.
It turns out that 44 per cent of volunteers had it in their urine, but it is yet unclear how the herbicide got into their systems.
“These results suggest we are being exposed to glyphosate in our everyday lives,” Adrian Bebb, spokesperson of environmental group Friends of the Earth (FoE) said in a statement.
The study, carried out between March and May 2013, showed that proportions of positive samples varies between countries, with Malta (90 per cent) , Germany (70 per cent), UK (70 per cent) and Poland being “the most positive samples” and Macedonia and Switzerland – “the lowest”.
“Our testing highlights a serious lack of action by public authorities across Europe and indicates that this weed killer is being widely overused,” the group said.
Glyphosate is essentially used on plants including grasses, sedges, broad-leaved weeds and woody plants as well as great variety of genetically modified crops. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, which is sprayed in large amounts on genetically engineered, so-called “Roundup Ready,” crops.
“It is crucial for growing genetically modified (GM) crops, many of which are modified to withstand glyphosate,” FoE said.
All volunteers, who provided their urine samples, are people from European cities; they had no contact with glyphosate or used products containing it in the run-up to the tests.
The company that’s been playing God with all of us is giving up its influence in Europe.
Monsanto epitomizes all that is evil in the world of Corporatocracy we are all in.
We should be aware that this company is everywhere.
It’s almost surreal, but it’s true. Monsanto has officially give up its fight to spread genetically modified seeds and plants throughout Europe.
In a time when the power and political influence of Monsanto Co. seems nearly insurmountable, this is a huge victory for opponents of genetic engineering. For those in the U.S. and other countries where Monsanto’s stranglehold is palpable, it serves as a rally cry to keep up the good fight.
“We’ve come to the conclusion that this has no broad acceptance at the moment,” Monsanto Germany spokeswoman, Ursula Lüttmer-Ouazane, told Taz, a Geman newspaper. According to Reuters, European officials for Monsanto also told Taz “that they were no longer doing any lobby work for cultivation in Europe and not seeking any new approvals for genetically modified plants.”
Just as in the United States, millions of European citizens have spoken out against Monsanto’s unchecked control of agriculture through the use of patented, genetically-modified seeds and plants.
A recent poll in Europe found that 60% of respondents considered “Frankencrops” a threat to public health. In 2007, the United States launched a planned retaliation against European countries for refusing to take GMOs into their food chains. In 2009 Monsanto sued Germany because it banned these products, reported FarmtoConsumer.org in late 2012.
We should not stop the rage until the last seed of Monsanto is crushed.