Genetically engineered crops banned in Jackson County, Oregon in landslide victory against GMOs
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
People of Jackson County, Oregon, a largely agricultural area of the country, absolutely do not want genetically engineered crops to be growing anywhere near them. Very encouraging for farmers to stand up and push away the stranglehold the Big 6 tries to impose on the farmers.
Vermont will be first state in nation to require GMO labeling
Thursday, April 24, 2014 March-Against-Monsanto.com
Vermont is the first state in USA to require food manufacturers to label products containing genetically modified organisms. The bill would take effect July 1, 2016. A new beginning as other states are expected to follow suit.
Illegal GM food raises concerns
April 02, 2014
The Hainan provincial agriculture department said that nine corn and cotton samples out of 107 specimens were identified as genetically engineered and that they were destroyed immediately in late December, 2014. Since the GM seeds were imported, its highly likely that the GM seeds were supplied by Mosanto and Syngenta.
Cultivation of BT Brinjal begins (Bangladesh)
January 22, 2014
In early 2014 the Bangladeshi government officially approved the cultivation of Genetically Modified (GM) BT Brinjals. While the Agricultural dept has been going on an aggressive marketing blitz on this product, it has yet to release it to the market for sale to the public.
French Farmer Fined for NOT Using Pesticides
January 2, 2014 by Entomology Today
Bureaucracy prevails over common sense. French laws require growers to treat their vines with pesticides to control flavescence dorée, a bacterial disease transmitted by leafhoppers. However, one grower refused to do so, arguing that there was no need since his vines were not infested, and that using the pesticide would kill beneficial insects as well.