Aug 052018
 
2018-08-02  NEWS RELEASE:  University of Saskatchewan is taken to Court,   Refuses to disclose Right to Know symposium proceedings

Below is the actual press release.   See also Significance explained:   U of Saskatchewan taken to Court . . . = = = = = = = = = UPDATE:  GOFUNDME  has been set up. Goal: To fund the legal costs of forcing the University of Saskatchewan’s senior administration to comply with the recommendations of Saskatchewan’s […]

Aug 012018
 
2018-07-06  'This is a horror story': $100M U of S global food institute plagued by conflict, CBC  (Agriculture, GMO, Industrial food supply)

GIFS, the Global Institute for Food Security, at the University of Saskatchewan. It is NOT about global food security.  It is a re-framing of  agriculture. WHY is re-framing necessary? an international movement made the name “Monsanto” the red flag in front of a raging bull, the public.  Awareness of the industry and its tactics through […]

Jul 312018
 
2018-07-30  The mysterious case of Alberta's rogue GMO wheat: Could it happen again?   Calgary Herald

The mysterious case of Alberta's rogue GMO wheat: Could it happen again?   (INSERT, Sandra:   Re “Could it (rogue GMO wheat) happen again? – –  There have already been rogue GMO flax and rogue GMO rice.   The information is in these postings: “Triffid” GM flax seed coming to you, compliments of the University of Saskatchewan […]

Jun 152018
 

With thanks to CBAN June 15, 2018. Halifax – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced the discovery of unapproved genetically modified (GM, also called genetically engineered) wheat near a farm in Alberta, but says the contamination is an isolated event.(1) “We’re relieved this is an isolated contamination case but we’re concerned that the […]

Jun 042018
 
2018-06-04   Monsanto No More: Agri-Chemical Giant's Name Dropped In Bayer Acquisition,  National Public Radio (NPR), U.S.

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/06/04/616772911/monsanto-no-more-agri-chemical-giants-name-dropped-in-bayer-acquisition by  Camila Domonoske A protester takes part in a March Against Monsanto in Paris in May 2016. The European chemical and pharmaceutical giant Bayer is buying Monsanto — and dropping the U.S. company’s now-controversial name. Francois Mori/AP Originally, it was just a name — Olga Monsanto’s name, to be precise. Around the turn of […]

Apr 302018
 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/apr/30/fda-weedkiller-glyphosate-in-food-internal-emails US government scientists have detected a weedkiller linked to cancer in an array of commonly consumed foods, emails obtained through a freedom of information request show. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been testing food samples for residues of glyphosate, the active ingredient in hundreds of widely used herbicide products, for two years, […]

Mar 222018
 

Having trouble reading this mail? View it in your browser. The Canadian government is getting money from the sales of the GM salmon. The federal government is receiving 10% royalties from sales of the genetically modified (GM or genetically engineered) salmon. The royalties to the government are part of a 2009 $2.8 million-dollar grant agreement […]

Mar 072018
 

https://www.organicconsumers.org/blog/farmers-vs-monsanto-glyphosate-showdown-comes-us-court-san-francisco   Get ready for a huge week in federal court in San Francisco where expert witnesses will face off on the science surrounding glyphosate, the world’s most widely used pesticide. The outcome of the hearing, determined by U.S. Judge Vince Chhabria, will establish whether farmers and their families can proceed with legal action against Monsanto Co. over […]

Nov 042017
 

EU on brink of historic decision on pervasive glyphosate weedkiller  (Monsanto, roundup),  The Guardian. Oct 24, very good article.  Update, Oct 25, the EU temporarily dodged the bullet (again). AVAAZ and other organizations have successfully campaigned, mobilizing millions of people to stop the poisoning.  We have been active on this file through the years. There […]