Can Genetically Modified Microbes Undermine the Health of Humans and the Environment?

Can Genetically Modified Microbes Undermine the Health of Humans and the Environment? by IRT News Team | May 26, 2021  by Jeffrey Smith Why on earth is a significant portion of human breast milk entirely indigestible by the nursing infant? Is this a design flaw?

BEES HAVE RIGHTS

Court rejected Bayer’s final bid to overturn the ban and undermine the EU’s precautionary principle EU Court of Justice rejects Bayer attempt to overturn ban on bee-killing pesticides The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the European Commission was right to ban the use of three bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides – imidacloprid, clothianidin andContinue reading “BEES HAVE RIGHTS”

Weedkillers are accelerating the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

AFC TAKEAWAY: Consuming too much antibiotic fed animals and too much weed killer on the plants leads to the same place = resistance to antibiotics.  Three herbicides used on GM herbicide-tolerant crops – glyphosate, glufosinate, and dicamba — increase Weedkillers are accelerating the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria New research (see item 2 below) shows thatContinue reading “Weedkillers are accelerating the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria”

Calyxt gene-edited soybean flops in the US

 Delayed product launches and poor farmer take-up contradict company’s business model that claims “a speedy development cycle using novel gene-editing technologies” Calyxt gene-edited soybean flops in the US Gene editing has been hyped as a way to bring products with attractive traits to market much more speedily. But so far very few products have emergedContinue reading “Calyxt gene-edited soybean flops in the US”

Beyond Meat® Opens Manufacturing Facility in China

Nasdaq:BYND Beyond Meat® Opens World-Class Plant-Based Meat Manufacturing Facility in China to Accelerate Localized Production and Innovation Beyond Meat becomes the first multinational company focused solely on plant-based meat production to open its own production facility in China April 07, 2021 04:00 ET | Source: Beyond Meat, Inc. SHANGHAI, China, April 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BeyondContinue reading “Beyond Meat® Opens Manufacturing Facility in China”

Beyond Meat® Announces Expansions Throughout Europe

Nasdaq:BYND Beyond Meat® Announces Major Retail Expansions Throughout Europe This spring, Beyond Meat products will be available in thousands of new retail locations in the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria and more April 12, 2021 07:45 ET | Source: Beyond Meat, Inc. EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND), a leaderContinue reading “Beyond Meat® Announces Expansions Throughout Europe”

Any Animal-Free Eating Spanish Immigrants Out There?

Is the USA Turning Spanish Immigrants Into Killers? Or are they social media born and bred? When they turn off the computer do they become animal-eaters again? Where are all the Spanish vegans for health or vegans for the animals in the USA, besides the part-time ones on social media? I’ve lived in Cleveland forContinue reading “Any Animal-Free Eating Spanish Immigrants Out There?”

Pesticides Missed By Regulatory Safety Tests EU

Pesticides often found in EU foods cause ill health effects missed by regulatory safety tests   State-of-the-art tests show damage from mixtures of pesticides, when each is present at a level regulators claim is safe Consumption of a mixture of pesticides commonly found in foods in the EU at levels deemed safe by regulators hasContinue reading “Pesticides Missed By Regulatory Safety Tests EU”

Pesticide toxicity to invertebrates and pollinators increasing in GM crops

Pesticide toxicity to invertebrates and pollinators increasing in GM crops  Results demolish claims of decrease in the environmental impacts of pesticide use “Insect ‘apocalypse’ in US driven by 50x increase in toxic pesticides” is the startling headline of an article in National Geographic about some just published research in the journal Science that completely demolishesContinue reading “Pesticide toxicity to invertebrates and pollinators increasing in GM crops”

A Bitter Pill

I taste Monsanto in my produce. My limes are too bitter, strong bitter. My cabbage boils two hours and it’s still rubbery. It’s taking forever to boil potatoes, so I’m not any more. My lettuce looks crisp on the outside and rotted in the middle. My tomato skins texture like plastic. My salad is gone,Continue reading “A Bitter Pill”

GMO boosters suffer logic bypass in using COVID vaccines to promote GMO deregulation

GMO boosters suffer logic bypass in using COVID vaccines to promote GMO deregulation Authors arguing for deregulation of GM crops and foods fail to mention that vaccines are tightly regulated – scientist Earlier this month we published an article reporting how pro-GMO spin doctors are using COVID-19 vaccines to promote GM crops. Examples of thisContinue reading “GMO boosters suffer logic bypass in using COVID vaccines to promote GMO deregulation”

Plant-Based Food Tech Company Good Catch® Secures Over $32M In Series B Financing Round

  Plant-Based Food Tech Company Good Catch® Secures Over $32M In Series B Financing Round Rising global interest fuels robust investment in alternative protein products, highlighting significant shift in consumer behavior and mindset NEWS PROVIDED BY Good Catch  Jan 15, 2020, 09:55 ETNEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Gathered Foods, makers of Good Catch® plant-based seafood products, today announcedContinue reading “Plant-Based Food Tech Company Good Catch® Secures Over $32M In Series B Financing Round”

Inside Monsanto’s campus where scientists are changing the way you eat

On a sprawling campus in California, Monsanto chips away at making a juicier melon, a shelf-stable onion, and a tomato that doesn’t go limp in shipment. Monsanto is no one-trick GMO pony. Founded in 1901, the agricultural biotech company has fueled innovations in herbicides, pesticides, and ever-controversial genetically modified crops (GMOs). But it may comeContinue reading “Inside Monsanto’s campus where scientists are changing the way you eat”

CAMPBELL’S ANNOUNCES VOLUNTARY GMO LABELING

  The company, which owns brands like Pepperidge Farm, Plum Organics, V8, and Prego, will begin disclosing the presence of genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) in its products — a first for a major U.S. food manufacturer. Read More: Campbell Announces Voluntary GMO Labeling