"The Frankenfood Conspiracy", how biotech lobby push to impose GMO in the UK
The Frankenfood Conspiracy, the secret negociation with top level tories to impose GM crops in the UK
ETC Group : Gene Giants Seek “Philanthrogopoly”
The Gene Giants know their market dominance looks conspicuously like an anticompetitive oligopoly, so they’re launching a series of initiatives – including the false promise of cheap, post-patent GE seeds – to mollify antitrust regulators and soften opposition to transgenics while advancing their collective market control.
August 29, 2011
A diplomat with the US embassy in Madrid immediately felt the need for “talking points” so it knew what to say in response to the content in the film “The World According to Monsanto”.
Monsanto responds to the Earth Open Source Report on Roundup
We are aware of the report released by Earth Open Source regarding Roundup herbicides and glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicides. Monsanto health and environmental experts are reviewing the report in detail.
Eart Open Source report : Public kept in the dark on Roundup link with birth defects
Industry and EU regulators knew as long ago as the 1980s-1990s that Roundup, the world’s best selling herbicide, causes birth defects – but they failed to inform the public.
The Genetic Conspiracy – about Monsanto
How safe is the so-called “Green Genetic Engineering” really? Monsanto, the world’s largest genetic engineering corporation, insists it is safe.
Biotechnology Industry Spends Over Half a Billion Pushing Controversial Projects like Genetically Engineered (GE) Food Animals
WASHINGTON - Over the last decade, top food and agriculture biotechnology firms and trade associations spent over half a billion dollars - $572 million - in campaign contributions and lobbying Congress in support of controversial industry projects like genetically engineered (GE) food animals, according to a new analysis by national consumer advocacy group Food & Water Watch.
Soya for Africa – The Gates Foundation opens door for Cargill
Cape Town – The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is to grant US$8 million to develop a soya value chain in Africa, in partnership with US non-profit organisation TechnoServe and agricultural commodity trading giant Cargill.
Outrage Over Claim that Anti-GM Campaign "Causes Hunger"
CAPE TOWN - Civil society organisations have reacted with outrage to claims that the international campaign against genetically modified (GM) crops is partly responsible for food shortages and food insecurity in Africa.
Gates Fondation invests in Monsanto
GATES FOUNDATION INVESTS IN MONSANTO Both will profit at expense of small-scale African farmers
Monsanto: The World’s Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit
At a biotech industry conference in January 1999, a representative from Arthur Anderson, LLP explained how they had helped Monsanto design their strategic plan.
Europe’s biotech industry accused of modifying the truth
New report shows no problem with EU GMO laws
The Science of Wishful Thinking: ISAAA’s report on GM crops
"The developing world embraces a controversial technology," declared the title of a recent article in the Economist Magazine, referring to genetically modified (GM) crops. This is a rather shocking statement to attribute so matter-of-factly to the entire developing world. Surely, it must be supported by a rigorous and ethically sound set of research data...
Bt cotton failure a profit ploy?
NEW DELHI: Did declining profitability prompt Monsanto’s announcement that its Bt cotton variety had failed to beat the pink bollworm pest in four districts in Gujarat and could this be part of a ploy to promote its second generation GM cotton variety? The Union government thinks so.
Monsanto Lies, Again (and Again and Again)
Earlier this week, Monsanto was found guilty by France’s highest court of false advertising, for claims that Roundup, its toxic weed killer, is biodegradable and leaves “the soil clean.”
Monsanto’s Propaganda. The era of Robert Shapiro, the “GMO Guru”
How Monsanto promoted GMOs as the answer to world hunger and the saviour of the planet.
These “magic” GMOs are not on the market today
Propaganda to promote easier acceptance of GMOs?
Drought resistant GM crops ready ’in four years’
GM oilseed rape and maize that tolerate water shortages are in field tests - opponents remain sceptical
Manipulation of medias: Monsanto’s fake parade of poor famers at Johannesburg.
How big biotech lobbyists and Monsanto setted up a fake march of "poor farmers" at the Summit of Johannesburg, using the slogan "I don’t need white NGOs to speak for me".
A journalist has investigated behind the event to discover a international network of lobbyists leading straight to Monsanto.
The New York Times: Backing up Monsanto’s propaganda!
The NY Times is reporting word by word Monsanto’s propaganda about "the new seeds that would double the yields of corn, soybeans and cotton by 2030 and would require 30 percent less water, land and energy to grow."
Argentina: THREATS TO SCIENTIST WHO SHOWED ROUNDUP DANGERS
Reports from Argentina say there have been attempts to intimidate the lead researcher of a study showing that Roundup - the glyphosate herbicide developed by Monsanto - can cause brain, intestinal and heart defects in fetuses.
Monsanto and Its Philanthropy
Over a period of several years Monsanto, a multi-billion dollar transnational corporation (TNC), has worked very hard to build its image as a champion of the poor. To legitimize this image it is engaged in a high profile effort through giving grants to some established NGOs such as the World Vision.