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Seeds of Debt - Trailer

A very strong message on the plight of Indian farmers being driven deeper into financial entrapment. Forced to buy seeds from Syngenta, the poor farmers are forced to take loans at rates of around 60% to provide funds for the purchase. Suicides and total wipe out is what has happened to many poor farmers in Andhra Pradesh, India. A very sad documentary, and warrants positive and quick remedial action from the central and state government to help these farmers.

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Genetically engineered crops, glyphosate and the deterioration of health in the United States of America (Journal of Organic Systems)
Genetically engineered crops, glyphosate and the deterioration of health in the United States of America (Journal of Organic Systems)

Evidence is mounting that glyphosate interferes with many metabolic processes in plants and animals and glyphosate residues have been detected in both. Glyphosate disrupts the endocrine system and the balance of gut bacteria, it damages DNA and is a driver of mutations that lead to cancer.
http://cdn2.gmoinside.org/wp-inside/uploads/Journal-of-Organic-Systems-2014-Vol9-No2.pdf

 


Sneaky Pro-Monsanto Law in African Nation of Almost 26 Million Faces New Setback
28 November 2014 - By Nick Meyer

While the eyes of most of the nation were focused on World Cup soccer action in Brazil last summer, Monsanto and other large multi-nationals were maneuvering behind the scenes to gain access to Ghana through new seed rules designed to open the doors to a host of huge agribusinesses. The country's Plant Breeder's Bill giving intellectual property rights that would allow such companies to patent seed varieties…
http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/sneaky-pro-monsanto-law-in-african-nation-of-almost-26-million-people-faces-new-setback/

 


Dramatic Correlation Shown Between GMOs and 22 Diseases
19 November 2014 | Authors: Kevin Zeese Margaret Flowers | Popular Resistance

"Genetically engineered crops, glyphosate and the deterioration of health in the United States of America," was published in The Journal of Organic Systems this September and links GMOs to 22 diseases with very high correlation.
http://www.nationofchange.org/2014/11/19/use-gmos-crops-glyphosate-rise-critical-diseases/

 


#PesticidesFreeWorld for Children: Online campaign against pesticides launched on International Children’s Day 2014
19 November 2014 / PAN Asia Pacific

PENANG, Malaysia – To mark the International Children’s Day today, regional advocacy group PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) launched an online campaign in ten countries to raise public awareness on the detrimental impact of pesticides on children.
http://www.panap.net/campaigns/hhps/children-and-pesticides/2510

 


Largest international study into safety of GM food launched by Russian NGO (The Guardian)
11 November 2014 - John Vidal

A $25m three-year experiment will involve scientists testing thousands of rats which will be fed differing diets of a Monsanto GM maize and the world's most widely-used herbicide which it is engineered to be grown with. The world's largest and most comprehensive long-term health study on a GM food
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/11/largest-international-study-into-safety-of-gm-food-launched-by-russian-ngo

 


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