Tag Archives: Food

GMO safety debunked – hidden dangers revealed as public demands labels

gmo-foodIn light of this information, don’t you think that the public deserves labels?  It is a tragic setback that Measure 92 did not pass. You should have the right to know what you are feeding your family!

April Scott Global News Centre

(SALEM) Last week, an important development was made public, by the unlikeliest of sources, regarding Consumer Safety of Glyphosate (RoundUp) that is used to control weeds on Genetically Modified Crops. This vital and incredibly relevant information is being kept from the public, regarding the toxic effects of Glyphosate on consumers.

Former GMO supporter and government scientist for the Canadian Government, Dr. Thierry Vrain was the designated spokesperson, whose job it was to assure the Canadian public of the safety of GMO crops. He, like so many in their scientific community,  have radically changed their positions regarding consumer safety of GMOs and Glyphosates.

Help feed the stricken population of Gaza

we-are-gazaFamilies in Gaza approaching an important Muslim holiday called Eid Mubarak are hard pressed to find meat, you can help them by supporting a modest fundraising effort to buy the people of Gaza three cows.

Tim King Global News Centre

(SALEM)  Livestock were decimated by the most recent Israeli war on Gaza; meat is in short supply, and you have a chance to help get much-needed meat to the families of the landlocked Gaza Strip.  The effort is the subject of a fundraiser currently underway (http://www.gofundme.com/we-are-gaza) that, if successful, will feed many people.

End of the line: GMO production in China halted



“We believe that loopholes in assessing and monitoring [GMO] research, as well as the public concern around safety issues are the most important reasons that the certifications have not been renewed,” Wang Jing, a Greenpeace official in Beijing


In a surprise U-turn, China’s Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision.

On August 17, when these permits were up for renewal, the Ministry of Agriculture decided not to extend them. In 2009, the ministry’s Biosafety Committee issued approval certificates to develop the two crops, rice and corn.

Jordanian aid convoy arrives in Gaza

File photo of Israeli soldiers inspecting the cargo of a humanitarian aid lorry last week at the Erez border crossing

File photo of Israeli soldiers inspecting the cargo of a humanitarian aid lorry last week at the Erez border crossing

The aid convoy included 12 trucks containing food and humanitarian and medical supplies.

Global News Centre

The first aid convoy dispatched by the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization containing humanitarian and medical supplies has arrived in Gaza.

Commander of the Jordanian field hospital, Colonel Barakat al-Aqeel said on Monday that the convoy was dispatched upon directives from King Abdullah II and was supervised by Crown Prince Hussein Bin Abdullah II.

Hands across the toxins… Of British Petroleum, British Columbia and The Salmon Derby



 I’m lucky to live here in British Columbia where the waters are free from oil rigs and pipelines.
– Carin Bondar
Lucky Vancouver writer 

William Annett Global News Centre

(DAYTONA BEACH)  Carin Bondar, a worried but reconciled Vancouver writer, supports the view of the David Suzuki Foundation, from whence the founder and namesake has recently retired, presumably to spend more time with non-GMOs. And sick and tired, I understand, of banging his head against the conservative, anti-tree-hugging  establishment.

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