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2013-06-28 23:03:29

Moms Across America are publishing an open letter to Hugh Grant, Monsanto Board Members, and Staff regarding the hazards of GMOs and increased pesticide use. (1) Release features quote from Zen Honeycutt, co-founder of MAA, recently interviewed by CNN. Mission Viejo, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Moms Across America are gathering around the country to spread awareness of GMOs because they have seen the health of their children improve when they remove genetically modified, or GM foods, from...

2013-06-27 23:01:14

Glyphosate – Is it causing Breast Cancer, Obesity & Birth Defects? New film being produced by Jeff Hays and directed by Bobby Sheehan “Bought” asks the question, “Has the Safety of our Food Been Sold out from Under Us?” Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Jeff Hays today announced that principal photography has begun on the new documentary film – Bought. A new crowd funding campaign at indiegogo.com has an early trailer. At one point in history, glyphosate was...

2013-06-21 23:02:52

The journal Weed Technology features a new article documenting the results of field tests of resistant Palmer amaranth in glyphosate-resistant soybean crops in Arkansas. Conducted over a 2-year period, the study showed that deep tillage alone produced an 81 percent reduction in Palmer amaranth emergence. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Weed Technology – When weeds become resistant to herbicides, the advantage of growing herbicide-resistant crops is lost. Farming practices that limit...

2013-06-11 23:17:18

Attorneys Chosen as Finalists for Fourth Time in Six Years for Prestigious Award DALLAS (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 For the fourth time in six years, attorneys at Baron and Budd, a national plaintiffs´ law firm, have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year Award. Baron and Budd attorneys Scott Summy, Carla Burke, Cary McDougal and Mitchell McCrea were nominated for their work on a water contamination case involving the herbicide atrazine. After...

2013-05-22 23:21:24

[398 Pages Report] North & Latin America Crop Protection Chemicals Market report categorizes the Market by Types (Fungicides, Herbicides, Insecticides, Bio-Pesticides and Adjuvants), Crop Types & Geography forecasting — 2018 (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The report, "North and Latin American Crop Protection Chemicals Market by Types (Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides, Bio-pesticides and Adjuvants), by Crop Types, by Geography: Trends and Forecast to 2018", defines and segments the...

Agent Orange Linked To Lethal Prostate Cancer
2013-05-13 16:25:43

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have found a link between lethal forms of prostate cancer and the chemical warfare toxin known as Agent Orange used in the Vietnam War. Researchers writing in the journal Cancer say they found links between Agent Orange exposure and deadly forms of prostate cancer. The herbicide was used as part of the military offensive during the Vietnam war in an attempt to destroy crops as well as the forest canopies that Viet Cong...

2013-04-28 23:01:55

Wright & Schulte has recently filed a multiple Imprelis tree damage lawsuit on behalf of nearly 30 individual property owners nationwide. This Imprelis lawsuit alleges that use of Imprelis killed or permanently damaged the plaintiffs´ trees and other plant life and that full extent of Imprelis tree damage has yet to be discovered. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 28, 2013 The product liability lawyers at Wright & Schulte, LLC have filed a multiple plantiff Imprelis lawsuit on behalf...


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Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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