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Posted 1 year ago on May 14, 2013, 3:10 p.m. EST by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN
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I want to share two exciting developments that are proof of the impact that we're having together in protecting our food:

  1. Food & Water Watch is suing the FDA1 for concealing records on arsenic in chicken feed. As the New York Times2 reported this weekend, when factory farms fed a Pfizer-created arsenic drug to chickens, it ended up in the meat of the chicken. Experts say there is no safe level of additional exposure to arsenic, which is linked to several kinds of cancer. We had a huge victory last year to ban the use of arsenic in chicken production in Maryland, and are pushing for a national ban on its use.

  2. Thanks to pressure from over 50,000 of our supporters like you and many others, the USDA is going to delay its decision on approving genetically engineered "Agent Orange" and Dicamba-resistant crops3 that Monsanto and Dow have created until they can do environmental impact statements.

These crops are unnecessary, and we believe they could pose a huge risk to people and the environment by encouraging increased chemical use, so it's great news that the USDA is actually going to investigate before approving the crops for widespread planting.

Unfortunately, yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court also unanimously ruled in favor of Monsanto's bullying of farmers with the patents on their seeds, but we will continue our work to oppose unnecessary and unlabeled genetically engineered foods, and I hope you will, too. Just this morning, Food & Water Watch released a new report4 exposing how U.S. government agencies are doing Monsanto's dirty work by promoting genetically engineered crops in developing countries.

The impact of our work becomes more apparent every day, but we can't do it without you. Can you make a donation to help us continue our work to fight against corporations like Monsanto and Pfizer to help keep your food safe?

I'm so excited to come to work tomorrow and see the impact we'll continue to have together.

Together we will win,

Sarah Alexander

Deputy Organizing Director Food & Water Watch act@fwwatch.org


  1. Food & Water Watch Sues FDA, Press Release, May 13, 2013

  2. Healthy Study Find Increase Arsenic Levels in Chicken, New York Times, May 11, 2013

  3. Busy Few Days for Biotech Food Watchers, Blog, May 13, 2013

  4. Biotech Ambassadors, Diplomacy or Marketing, Press Release, May 14, 2013


FDA apparent depraved indifference ( again exposed to the light of day )

Example of Democide? ( being a federal institution ) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democide

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[+] -5 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

How UN-conscionable - How in-excusable. How F'n Monstrous.

This - MUST - END

Excerpt:

Agent Orange is the combination of the code names for Herbicide Orange (HO) and Agent LNX, one of the herbicides and defoliants used by the U.S. military as part of its chemical warfare program, Operation Ranch Hand, during the Vietnam War from 1961 to 1971. Vietnam estimates 400,000 people were killed or maimed, and 500,000 children born with birth defects as a result of its use.[1] The Red Cross of Vietnam estimates that up to 1 million people are disabled or have health problems due to Agent Orange.[2]

[-] -3 points by Nevada1 (4759) 1 year ago

The picture of the babies in the bowl.

[-] -1 points by highlander21 (-46) 1 year ago

I think I would prefer personal greed to the nebulous altruistic gibberish that is pushed today. You really do not know those individual's motives.

[+] -7 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] -2 points by highlander21 (-25) 11 minutes ago

I think I would prefer personal greed to the nebulous altruistic gibberish that is pushed today. You really do not know those individual's motives.

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" I think I would prefer personal greed "

OBVIOUS

Thanks anyway for owning up to it.

[-] 1 points by highlander21 (-46) 1 year ago

For me...that is not a mark of shame. My desire for personal gain drives me to do my utmost on my job. My desire for personal growth propels me to enrich my mind.

[+] -7 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

U R selfish - just admit it. Everyone else already sees it. U look 2 enrich? WhoBoy U R LOST.

[-] 0 points by highlander21 (-46) 1 year ago

thank you. I spent 10 years in college, learned a skill that got me gameful employment with a 6 figure income. I earn that 6 figure income while at the same time helping my customers and give them what they need. I then pay a substantial portion in taxes and have been blessed not to have to rely on the government dole.

[+] -7 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

learned a skill that got me gameful employment with a 6 figure income.

GAMEFUL - employment??? some how I don't doubt that.

[-] -1 points by CalliopeAZ (4) from Sedona, AZ 1 year ago

I think the main reason that Monsanto enjoys the protection of the government is because officials recognize that we have an unsustainable human population worldwide. GMOs, as evil as they clearly are, still provide some basic level of food for people who might otherwise exist in famine conditions. And the profits help make life that much more cushy for the shareholders and bought-off politicians.

Every finite environment has checks and balances to prevent over growth of a given organism. In the human world, those checks and balances are disease, famine and war. But we as a species do all we can to thwart the onset of those things, and the result is unsustainable population.

We will reach the tipping point one way or another, despite our best efforts to forestall the inevitable.

[-] 4 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 1 year ago
  • The area of the state of California is 163,696 sq miles....
  • which is 4,563,582,566,400 sq ft....
  • dividing that by the world population of 7,085,200,000.... is 644 sq ft...

  • You can put everyone in the world into the state of California .... and each person will have 644 sq ft... to stand on....

  • THE WORLD IS NOT OVER POPULATED !!!!!!!!!

[-] 2 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 1 year ago

or....

  • The land surface area of the World is 57,500,000 sq miles ....
  • which is 1,603,008,000,000,000 sq ft....
  • dividing that by the world population of 7,085,200,000.... is 226247.38 sq ft...

  • You can everyone in the world an equal area of land .... and each person will have 226247.38 sq ft... to stand on....

  • THE WORLD IS NOT OVER POPULATED !!!!!!!!!

[-] 2 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

How exactly is a GMO evil?

[+] -8 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Poison crops - they grow with their own pesticide - manufacturing it.

Seed that when planted - the harvest produces no live seed to continue.

And so much more.

[-] 2 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

http://nutrition.about.com/od/askyournutritionist/f/gmo_foods.htm

Clearly the plants are fine for human consumption. What bad do they do?

[+] -7 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Clearly the plants are fine for human consumption.

Naive much?

[-] 2 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

Can you explain "poison crops?"

The plants themselves are just collections of amino acids. Our bodies can't tell the difference between a GMO AA and a natural AA.

So the plants themselves are fine.

[-] 2 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

GirlFriday, this type of biochemistry is WAY above your pay grade. Go back to cleaning latrines.

[-] 1 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

Boy, shine my shoes, boy.

[-] -2 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

Now, bark like a dog.

[+] -5 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Got any beggin strips? That'll get it going.

[+] -4 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

He has done real well today figuring out how to beg and crawl. Not bad for as uneducated as he is. This should be a piece of cake.

[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

It IS quite the fool. Hardly a warm-up.

[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Look it up in the dictionary - start with poison and move on to crops. Ask your mom if U need help.

[-] 2 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

But let me teach you biochemistry. Any and all plants are simply long chains of amino acids. Natural OR GMOs. Whether or not their genetics has been modified, our biochemistry or physiology cannot distinguish a GMO from a natural or progeny plant. We eat them our enzymes break down the long chains into individual AAs. We then use those AAs to build our needed proteins.

So where is the danger?

[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Stinkle

U do not know enough about biology or biochemistry or gene manipulation to make any sort of educated statement.

PERIOD

[-] 1 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

I have a minor in biochemistry. Major in molecular biology.

Just link a peer reviewed study for me. I have looked. I can't find any.

[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

U think Monsatan is gonna publish? If you find anything - it will not be provided ( willingly ) by Monsatan. Reports are from countries that have had experience with Monsatan.

[-] 0 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

I see 2 reports, one from 1999 by Pusztai that aren't been duplicated by even himself, and Seralini, again debunked by independent researchers.

I doubt Monsanto would publish negative results but my daughter is a farm researcher and she says no way a university would allow itself be pressured to drop a bad study. It isn't possible.

[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Course not - neither is an economic meltdown caused by wallstreet selling toxic product......................................................wait a minute

[-] 0 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

That makes no sense, but I expect that from you.

[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

I am not surprised. U Do seem 2 have difficulty comprehending reality.

[-] 3 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

Do you have any link that can prove your point? The plants themselves are toxic?

[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

If I go looking I will find it - but at the mo? I am not interested - U go look.

[-] 0 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

Get the fuck out of here. You can't find proof. Some of us are looking for science. Shine my shoes, boy.

[+] -4 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Sorry that U are a product of Ur environment/upbringing = Toxic.

Really Obvious 2 others.

[-] 0 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

So, you have no idea, boy. Thought so. My car needs waxing, boy.

[+] -5 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Get off Ur ass and do it then Dink.

No-body died and named U King - that would B Ur delusion - one of em anyway.

[-] 2 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

There isn't any poison GMOs. Look it up. I did.

You lied.

[-] 2 points by gsw (2697) 1 year ago

Causes cancer

http://seedsofdeception.com/pdf/119.pdf

Sorry you all .... It smells like a conspiracy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pusztai_affair

[-] 2 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

Pusztai's research has been completely denounced by 2 independent scientific review boards.

http://academicsreview.org/reviewed-content/genetic-roulette/section-1/1-1-pusztais-flawed-claims/

So, do you have any others?

[-] 2 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

That is an opinion piece, not a research study. Do you have a peer reviewed research study?

[-] 1 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

From YOUR link Given the absence of epidemiological data on the effects of consuming GM foods, one of the best sources of information may be clinical case studies. One case study involves a boy living in the US. He was eight years old in March 2012, when he began suffering severe gastrointestinal pain after eating. He was constipated and had blood in his stool. Tests for celiac disease proved negative. In October 2012 the boy’s mother heard about GM foods and removed them from his diet. She also gave him a preservative-free probiotic. Within weeks, the gastrointestinal symptoms vanished. To date the boy remains Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives.75 The film and its director are subject to the usual attacks directed at critics of GMOs, so mem- bers of the public are encouraged to reach their own conclusions. According to practitioners and patients interviewed in the film, symptoms that can improve or disappear when GM foods are removed from the diet include gastrointestinal disorders, food intolerances and allergies, immune responses, and asthma. Speed of recovery varies but full results are typically seen within six weeks.75 Farmers interviewed in the film75 and other media outlets76 have healthy and symptom-free.

One boy supposedly got better. ONE,! That's your proof?

And your link is based on the debunked Seralini study. DEBUNKED. Meaning not scientific.

[-] 1 points by gsw (2697) 1 year ago

Here science guy

http://www.ijbs.com/v05p0706.htm

I'll let you go on, I don't need to convince myself. Good night.

[-] 1 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

Your rash going away by organic food is great, but do you understand that has zero relation to GMOs?

I believe in organic farming, but there is science behind that, solid science.

[-] 0 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

The Seralini study, AGAIN.

HERE IS MY ANSWER,

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22287-study-linking-gm-crops-and-cancer-questioned.html

Everything, every single thing you posted is related to that ONE study and that study has been destroyed.

So say it: gsw has nothing of proof. gsw can't find one piece of evidence. Not a one.

[-] 1 points by gsw (2697) 1 year ago

Ok my persistant neck rash disappeared when I went organic.

How will we know, Monsanto don't allow testing--just good for school kids

That’s right. As a precondition to buy seeds, either to plant for crops or to use in research study, Monsanto and the gene giant companies must first sign an End User Agreement with the company. For the past decade, the period when the greatest proliferation of GMO seeds in agriculture has taken place, Monsanto, Pioneer (DuPont) and Syngenta require anyone buying their GMO seeds to sign an agreement that explicitly forbids that the seeds be used for any independent research. Scientists are prohibited from testing a seed to explore under what conditions it flourishes or even fails. They cannot compare any characteristics of the GMO seed with any other GMO or non-GMO seeds from another company. Most alarming, they are prohibited from examining whether the genetically modified crops lead to unintended side-effects either in the environment or in animals or humans.

[-] -1 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

and that study has been destroyed.

By whom???? Was there perhaps a conflict of interest that was funded for positive results???

Dun Dun Dunnnnn

[-] 0 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

Another OPINION piece that leads with the only recent study (Seralini) that reports negative results for GMOs but the Seralini study had been debunked.

Do you understand science from opinion?

Can you find any other scientific studies? Please, no opinion pieces.

[-] 2 points by gsw (2697) 1 year ago

One of the great mysteries surrounding the spread of GMO plants around the world since the first commercial crops were released in the early 1990’s in the USA and Argentina has been the absence of independent scientific studies of possible long-term effects of a diet of GMO plants on humans or even rats. Now it has come to light the real reason. The GMO agribusiness companies like Monsanto, BASF, Pioneer, Syngenta and others prohibit independent research.

An editorial in the respected American scientific monthly magazine, Scientific American, August 2009 reveals the shocking and alarming reality behind the proliferation of GMO products throughout the food chain of the planet since 1994. There are no independent scientific studies published in any reputed scientific journal in the world for one simple reason. It is impossible to independently verify that GMO crops such as Monsanto Roundup Ready Soybeans or MON8110 GMO maize perform as the company claims, or that, as the company also claims, that they have no harmful side effects because the GMO companies forbid such tests!

That’s right. As a precondition to buy seeds, either to plant for crops or to use in research study, Monsanto and the gene giant companies must first sign an End User Agreement with the company. For the past decade, the period when the greatest proliferation of GMO seeds in agriculture has taken place, Monsanto, Pioneer (DuPont) and Syngenta require anyone buying their GMO seeds to sign an agreement that explicitly forbids that the seeds be used for any independent research. Scientists are prohibited from testing a seed to explore under what conditions it flourishes or even fails. They cannot compare any characteristics of the GMO seed with any other GMO or non-GMO seeds from another company. Most alarming, they are prohibited from examining whether the genetically modified crops lead to unintended side-effects either in the environment or in animals or humans.

The only research which is permitted to be published in reputable scientific peer-reviewed journals are studies which have been pre-approved by Monsanto and the other industry GMO firms.

http://www.globalresearch.ca/gmo-scandal-the-long-term-effects-of-genetically-modified-food-on-humans/14570

Enjoy your Happy gluttony. Eat all you want. What you don't know may hurt you.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

http://www.i-sis.org.uk/New_GM_nightmares_with_RNA.php

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/31975/title/Plant-RNA-Paper-Questioned/

And of course the saner view, which still admits further study should be done, not only to rule out possible bad effects, but to perhaps find beneficial effects.

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/science-sushi/2012/01/12/the-very-real-scaremongering-of-ari-levaux/

On a two way street, it's good to know which direction you should be moving in.

[+] -4 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 2 points by gsw (2472) 8 minutes ago

Well the obesity link seems apparent

http://sciencenordic.com/growing-fatter-gm-diet

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See also high fructose corn syrup - and it's effect of making one feel perpetually hungry.

[+] -4 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 2 points by gsw (2472) 0 minutes ago

Well the obesity link seems apparent

http://sciencenordic.com/growing-fatter-gm-diet

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Am I shocked?

Yes - that it has taken so long to make a connection.

Wheat was one of the 1st altered grains - ever hear of ciliac disease? People are having a hard time digesting this stuff. Well one theory bandied about is that wheat is relatively new as a food source for us. One problem with that viewpoint - no problems were reported prior to implementation of altered wheat.

[+] -4 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 2 points by gsw (2464) 18 minutes ago

Ok my persistant neck rash disappeared when I went organic.

How will we know, Monsanto don't allow testing--just good for school kids

That’s right. As a precondition to buy seeds, either to plant for crops or to use in research study, Monsanto and the gene giant companies must first sign an End User Agreement with the company. For the past decade, the period when the greatest proliferation of GMO seeds in agriculture has taken place, Monsanto, Pioneer (DuPont) and Syngenta require anyone buying their GMO seeds to sign an agreement that explicitly forbids that the seeds be used for any independent research. Scientists are prohibited from testing a seed to explore under what conditions it flourishes or even fails. They cannot compare any characteristics of the GMO seed with any other GMO or non-GMO seeds from another company. Most alarming, they are prohibited from examining whether the genetically modified crops lead to unintended side-effects either in the environment or in animals or humans.

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Damn if that don't just destroy all my misgivings and fears.

Damn - that's just it - I feel much worse NOW.

[-] 2 points by gsw (2697) 1 year ago

Well the obesity link seems apparent

http://sciencenordic.com/growing-fatter-gm-diet

[+] -4 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

OH - NO - Say it ain't SOoooooo

LoneStranger will be so conflicted - now that it is spewing conspiracy theory.

[-] -3 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Playing the troll song 4 the shills in attendance tonight?

[-] -3 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

U think anything like that is gonna be put out as information to the public? Ur name Pollyanna? by chance?

[-] 0 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

So this is just YOUR conspiracy theory? You have not one shred of proof?

I can see a danger in Round Up insensitive plants, not that they would be toxic, but that lazy farmers might saturate their fields with Round Up and not clean the crops well. But that is more farming technique.

Pleas link a study that shows GMOs are toxic.

[-] -1 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

I couldn't post under your last post but the Scientific American article is SCIENCE. That is what I am talking about.

Can you find that sort of science condemning GMOs? I would feel good about that.

[-] 1 points by gnomunny (6592) from St Louis, MO 1 year ago
[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Understand me here.

I'm NOT dead set against it.

I'm just saying it should have had a LOT more study before it's usage got to the point it's at now.

It's not just possible harm to humans, but to animals and the environment.

And not just from the organism itself, but from the ancillaries.

Monsanto isn't real famous for through study, quite the opposite.

Serious study costs money and time. Their ONLY impetus is profit.

Studies are done only to the minimums asked for.

NOTHING more.

They are notorious for being Worldwide assholes, even for a corporation.

Keep that in mind.

[-] -1 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

And I don't disagree. I don't like round up on food. But that isn't GMO, that's bad agriculture.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

But you didn't agree either.

In fact, you ignored most of what I said.

Lord? Why do they always do that?

[-] -3 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Shill

10 Reasons to Say No to Genetically Engineered Crops and Foods www.beyondpesticides.org/gmos/reportsandpublications/gm... Most genetically engineered (GE) crops are either engineered to produce their own pesticide in the form of Bacillus thurengiensis (Bt) or are engineered to be ...

[-] -2 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 2 points by shooz (19985) 5 minutes ago

Think he'll talk about roundup's ties to Parkinson's disease?

The (R)epelican'ts defanged and underfunded the FDA and USDA a long, long time ago.

They are so underfunded, they can't train from within, that's why they are often forced to recruit from within the industries they are supposed to watch dogging.

Another win win for Monsanto.

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YES - MUCH OF WHAT IS LEARNED/EXPERIENCED MUST COME FROM OUTSIDE SOURCES - OUTSIDE OF THE USA

[-] -3 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Their ONLY impetus is profit.

And if the FDA ain't gonna make em.......they sure as hell are not gonna volunteer to do it.

[-] 2 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Think he'll talk about roundup's ties to Parkinson's disease?

The (R)epelican'ts defanged and underfunded the FDA and USDA a long, long time ago.

They are so underfunded, they can't train from within, that's why they are often forced to recruit from within the industries they are supposed to watch dogging.

Another win win for Monsanto.

[-] -1 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

So I am guessing you are also against stem cell research.

[-] -3 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 0 points by freemarket5555 (-38) 5 minutes ago

So I am guessing you are also against stem cell research.

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U still here? Glutton 4 punishment - MUCH???????????????

[-] -1 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

You posted opinion pieces.

I do see one danger, over reliance on herbicides due to herbicide resistant GMOs. Sloppy farming could be damn risky.

All the rest of your links is just opinion.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

http://www.motherearthnews.com/natural-health/gmo-safety-zmgz13amzsto.aspx#axzz2TKUhElrn

Doesn't look like an opinion to me.

Looks like a tumor, but I suppose I could either be mistaken, or you didn't follow any of the links.

That's pretty BIG danger you actually admit to, wouldn't you say?

[-] -1 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

Did you even read? You posted AGAIN from the Seralini study! That's the only study outlining deleterious effects from GMOs but Seralinis study had been debunked, destroyed by independent researchers. It has never been duplicated. All the bad results come from that one debunked study. Do you have another study. I can't find one.

Here is the debunking of the ONLY study, Seralini, debunked by other independent French, not Monsanto researchers.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22287-study-linking-gm-crops-and-cancer-questioned.html

Now please drop that study, it has no credibility. Find another. I cannot.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Questioned.

What if it was YOUR tumor?

https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/prop37/pages/67/attachments/original/1348032282/Peer_reviewed_studies_on_GM_food_health_risks.pdf?1348032282

Fact is, I can't find a lot of studies that say they are perfectly safe either.

Sounds to me like it needs a whole lot more study.

[-] -2 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

So this is just YOUR conspiracy theory?

Nice try to throw mud. Asshole. It is all there 4 U 2 Find. Though I do not expect U 2 look.

[-] 0 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

The Seralini study debunked

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22287-study-linking-gm-crops-and-cancer-questioned.html

By Scotland, by Other French researchers, by EVERYONE.

SIX French scientific academies debunked it. SIX!!

[-] -1 points by freemarket5555 (-182) 1 year ago

I did, and there isn't any. Nice try tho.

Loser, can't even prove me wrong.

[-] -3 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Currently - somewhere around 40% of all crops in the USA rot in the field.

[-] -2 points by OTP (-203) from Tampa, FL 1 year ago

Wenonah Hauter is doing a fantastic job with this.

Although I didnt think "Let ME Decide" was the best name for the campaign, through tireless work it is having a real impact.

March on Monsanto May 25th in EVERY CITY.

[-] -2 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

How about the ties to ADHD and food coloring?

Have they regulated them?

Nope.

Is your kid driving you nuts?

Guess who's really to blame.

Corporate profits.

Plus all the extra money spent to get them to calm down, or keep them occupied.

It's a gold mine.

[+] -7 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Yes - the rise of disease of all kinds = Greed

[-] -2 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Parkinsons disease and it's ties to defoliants and insecticides.

Have they offered to regulate them?

Nope.

[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

It is time and long past time.

Perhaps this will be the opening of the door.

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Lead poisoning and it's ties to gun nuttery.

[+] -5 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

There should be a study - I am thinking gun nuttery may also be related to penis envy [ in that the guys wished theirs was larger ]

But lead could very well be involved.

Maybe that would be a "joint" study conducted with the AMA mental health division.

[-] -1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Yeah, the "market" really reacts responsively and decisively to every issue.

Decisively on the side of profit............damn those little people.

Let's cut even MORE funding to the EPA, FDA, USDA.............etc.

[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Yep then tie their hands as tightly as possible as well - they look like shit because they can't do shit.

[-] -1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Almost as toothless as the UN.

[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Yep - not quite - but real close.

[-] -1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago
[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

The Bastards should have their pictures posted like in the post office most wanted. Only all over the internet. With a list of their crimes.

[-] -2 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago
[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 2 points by shooz (19986) 3 minutes ago

Don't hold your breath.

You might turn blue.

This is ALEC legislation, so there's plenty of money around to keep pushing it over and over, until it get signed.

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Blue is better than red these days - As those reds in power R Insane.

Money - Hell that is the Power that needs to B disproved as being all powerful.

[+] -6 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Not every conservative is a corpoRATist - still would like to see them weigh-in on overturning CU or something.

[-] -1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Don't hold your breath.

You might turn blue.

This is ALEC legislation, so there's plenty of money around to keep pushing it over and over, until it get signed.

[-] -1 points by redandbluestripedpill (333) 1 year ago

It is clear to me that there is only one door, and it is ART5.

[+] -4 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Natural Resources Defense Council – The Earth's Best Defense ... www.nrdc.org/

Taking the Battle Over Pebble Mine to London Last month, NRDC and a delegation of Bristol Bay leaders met with the new CEOs of Anglo American and Rio Tinto -- the global giants behind the Pebble Mine -- at their annual shareholder meetings in London. We presented more than 200,000 new petitions against the mine, which would devastate Alaska's Bristol Bay ecosystem. Our coalition also ran a full-page ad in the London Financial Times calling on the CEOs to abandon this project that threatens environmental and financial disaster. Take Action

[+] -5 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

The Obama administration just released its first major fracking policy--the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rules for fracking on 600 million acres of public land. And it’s even worse than we feared.1

In a major concession to the fracking industry and its lobbying efforts, the proposed rules are even weaker than previous drafts of the rules.2 3 And they do nothing to close Dick Cheney’s infamous “Halliburton loophole,” which exempts fracking from key parts of the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Clean Water Act.4

Of course, it’s become clear that there is simply no safe way to frack. So even worse than the specific concessions made to industry in the draft regulations is the assumption that fracking should be allowed to continue on federal lands despite overwhelming evidence that it endangers our air, water and climate.

The BLM is accepting public comments on its proposed fracking rules for 30 days. We need to let the administration know that these rules are totally inadequate. The administration needs to ban fracking on public lands – not cave to the industry and endanger our health and safety.

Submit a public comment telling the Bureau of Land Management: Ban fracking on federal lands. Click here to submit a public comment.

An area of federal land larger than the entire state of Florida is currently under lease for oil and gas extraction, so this is one of the most important fracking policy decisions the Obama administration will make.5

Unfortuanately, every indication is that the White House is still putting the interests of oil and gas companies before the health and safety of American communities. The proposed regulations let the industry keep secret the toxic chemicals it injects underground by designating them as "trade secrets" without oversight from the BLM. The rules allow the industry to store contaminated waste in massive open pits, which can release dangerous air emissions and leak toxins into groundwater. And the rules do nothing to prevent the industry from fracking wells right next to homes and schools.

And of course, the harm fracking does to local communities is compounded by its significant contribution to the climate crisis.6 As the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere passes 400 parts per million--well beyond what many scientists say is safe--the Obama administration should be working to keep its promise to confront climate change, not encouraging the extraction of vast new reserves of dirty oil and gas.

Submit a public comment telling the Bureau of Land Management: Ban fracking on federal lands. Click here to submit a public comment.

Thanks for fighting fracking.

Zack Malitz, Campaign Manager CREDO Action from Working Assets

Take action now ►

  1. Steven Mufson, "Obama administration issues draft fracking regulations," Washington Post, May 16, 2013

  2. Matthew McFeeley, "Obama Administration Caves To Fracking Industry in New Proposed Rules," NRDC Switchboard, May 16, 2013

  3. Mike Soraghan, "White House huddled with industry before changes to BLM fracking rule," EnergyWire, April 12, 2013

  4. Lauren Pagel and Lisa Sumi, "Loopholes for Polluters," Earthworks, May 16, 2011

  5. Amy Mall, "More than six percent of U.S. already leased for oil and gas: new NRDC analysis," NRDC Switchboard, February 26, 2013

  6. Joe Romm, "IEA’s 'Golden Age of Gas Scenario' Leads to More Than 6°F Warming and Out-of-Control Climate Change," ThinkProgress, June 7, 2011

[+] -5 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Sent out a public comment, adding to the comment already included:

http://act.credoaction.com/go/627?t=2&akid=7948.4833456.fCpEae

To Continue May I add: Fossil Fuel is destroying our environment - poisoning our air, land and water. The poisons released are causing disease and death - cancer is sky rocketing in the population - and fossil fuel has caused it's share. It is also destroying our climate = Global Warming Climate Change = Turbulent weather - Storms rain and snow - tornadoes - floods - and drought.

The President says he agrees with the climate science scientist's - That We have to stop using/burning fossil fuel. The climate scientists say we are at a point in the pollution level and the earth's warming that the process could go out of all control - we have next to none for control now - only thing we can do - is to stop polluting and let the atmosphere slowly recover. The scientists say we are about to set off a chain reaction - where our stopping pollution will not matter as the earth will finish the job.

Now considering what science is telling us and the president saying that he believes the science.

What is the president doing - opening up more land for fossil fuel extraction?

It is INSANE. 1st of all We do not need it ( we are in a glut ). Besides having alternative technology Clean/Green technology for Power generation - heating - cooling - to power industry as well as for taking care of All our transportation needs on land sea and air.

We also are currently in a market GLUT situation for fossil fuel. We do not need more at this time. It is being exported - for profit - not need - notice also - we have so much right now that they "fossil fuel" is exporting - but the cost to the consumer keeps going up - does that not defy economics? But that last is still irrelevant as we can not continue using fossil fuel. Science Tells Us - The President agrees and also Tells us.

So why is more land being opened up to extract fossil fuel? It is killing us with poisons already - poisons in the Air Land and Water - add in the fact that the global warming process is about to go out of control. ASK YOURSELF - Why are we continuing to go after what is not needed going after it for profit purposes only. When it has already been declared that we can not continue doing this.

Get real - stop fracking now - seriously commit to implementing alternative energy - CLEAN ENERGY - Spend stimulus money there - NOW - and get people back to work while saving the planet.

[+] -5 points by DKAtoday (28492) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

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