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CEREAL CHILLER Cheerios, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes and Doritos among products found to contain GM crops WEEDKILLER that has possible link to cancer

A PESTICIDE containing weedkiller has been found “at alarming levels” in popular foods across the US including cereal and snacks. Honey Nut Cheerios, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes, Raisin Bran and Frosted Flakes and Doritos Cool Ranch, Ritz Crackers are among the affected products. These best-sellers were reportedly found to contain higher than average traces of glyphosate – a widely used weedkiller used on …

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Go Harrison – 08.01.16

SEGMENT 1: GUESTS: Del BigtreeBackground Summary: VAXXED “Vaxxed” investigates how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), concealed and destroyed data on their 2004 study that showed a link between the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine and autism.  The information was revealed by a whistle-blower inside the CDC, senior research scientist William Thompson. Dr. Thompson has alleged that during …

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Ralph Nader – Vanishing the People’s Wealth to Make the Bosses Richer

Imagine you are a shareholder in a big company and the top executives are sitting on huge amounts of cash and are not interested in putting it to work through productive capital investments, research and development, reducing company debt or paying employees a higher wage. What would you want done about it? Since you and other shareholders are the owners …

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Andrew Kimbrell – In a Remarkable Triumph of Democracy Over Corporate Power, GMO Labeling Has Finally Arrived in the U.S.

For that last 15 years, numerous organizations and legislators have been battling to require the labeling of genetically engineered foods. During that time 64 other countries have mandated this labeling, but not the U.S. Many of us in the food movement have said that it was not a matter of if we would join with these countries and have GE …

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Katherine Paul, Ronnie Cummins – Food Companies Plan to Label GMOs—but Is There More to the Story?

The world’s largest food corporations have spent hundreds of millions of dollars (some of it illegally) to avoid being required to label the genetically engineered ingredients in their products. But with the July 1 deadline for complying with Vermont’s GMO labeling law on the horizon, a handful of the largest multinational food corporations have announced they will now label GMOs—not solely because they …

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Helena Norberg-Hodge – Connecting Over Soil

It’s no secret that there’s a divide between the global North and South. Most people know about the huge wealth gap between the industrialized and so-called “developing” worlds, and that rates of pollution, resource use, greenhouse gas emissions – and much more – vary widely between them. But there’s another gap, one that’s rarely discussed in the media, or even …

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Nadia Prupis – Meet the Nation’s First School District to Serve 100% Organic Meals

The Conscious Kitchen prepares a lunch at Bayside MLK Jr. Academy. (Photo: Turning Green) When schools in California’s Sausalito Marin City District return to session this August, they will be the first in the nation to serve their students 100 percent organic meals, sustainably sourced and free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). More than 500 students at Bayside MLK Jr. …

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Food And Chemical Companies Spent Big In 2014 To Defeat GMO Labeling

Food and biotechnology companies spent $63.6 million in 2014 alone to oppose mandatory labeling of genetically modified food ingredients, or GMOs, according to a new analysis by EWG. According to the report, industry lobbying expenditures to defeat labeling – reported on federal disclosure forms that listed GMO labeling as well as related policy issues – nearly tripled compared to 2013 as the industry tried to …

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Farmers turn to GMO-free crops to boost income – Christopher Doering

When Justin Dammann enters his southwestern Iowa cornfield this month, the 35-year-old farmer will sow something these 2,400 acres have not seen in more than a decade — plants grown without genetically modified seeds. The corn, which will head to a processor 20 miles down the road this fall, will likely make its way into tortilla shells, corn chips and …

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GMO Labeling Will Not Increase Food Prices

Tomorrow morning, the House Agriculture Committee will hold a hearing on the impact of GMO labeling on food prices. Several witnesses will raise their hands and give sworn testimony that a simple disclosure on the back of a package that food made with genetically modified ingredients will raise food prices. All of them will be wrong. Here’s the truth: changing labels has …