3) These New York Gardeners Are Fighting The System By Growing Food
4) Boulder County to proceed with GMO crop phaseout
5) Just Because Science Can Genetically Engineer Foods, Doesn't Mean We Should
6) International Monsanto Tribunal Calls for Human Rights Over Corporate Rights
7) Watch the Monsanto Tribunal April 18 press conference (video)
8) Summary of the Monsanto Tribunal Advisory Opinion
9) Monsanto Tribunal Advisory Opinion—full document
The tipping point is here. What are you doing to push GMOs over the edge? Our shopper's guide can help.
1) Dr Kongtip: Glyphosate and Paraquat Discovered in Maternal and Fetal Blood Serum in Thai Women
2) How Monsanto Buys Science and Promotes Cancer
3) New study on Monsanto weedkiller to feed into crucial EU vote
4) This New Label On Food Will Keep You From Getting Poisoned By Monsanto’s Weedkiller
5) Glyphosate labels to change, Health Canada announces (after firing the scientists who found it unsafe)
6) France’s Manu Chao, musician and activist, wrote "Seeds of Freedom." The song highlights how industrial agriculture, with its pesticides, GMOs and corporate seed monopolies, destroys peasant systems and violates their rights to seeds, land and natural resources. (Don't miss this beautiful, inspiring 4 minute video)
7) Green MEP: EFSA should release full glyphosate studies
8) The government is going to counter ‘misinformation’ about GMO foods ($3M US government campaign to promote GMOs)
9) Belgium Bans Glyphosate Herbicide Use for Non-Professionals
Now we know we are winning because the US government has launched a $3M campaign to promote GMOs and Canada has declared that glyphosate is safe to use. In the grocery stores non-GMO is the newest selling point on the labels, including on foods that have never been genetically modified. Keep the pressure on! Can you spare ten minutes a week to write to one company and ask about their GMO policy? You can use the contact forms on their websites. Pick any company that has GMOs in their food. If you don't know who to write to, go to the Traitors list on our Shopper's Guide at http://occupysonomacounty.org/?q=gmo-heroes.
Get involved and join us at our next Earth Action Campaign meeting on Monday, May 15, 7-9 PM, Peace & Justice Center, 467 Sebastopol Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401.
Together We Can Stop GMOs!