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Jackson County’s ban on GMOs holds strong! Last Friday a judge rejected a request by two GMO alfalfa farms to block the ban, stating that GMO crops are a danger to surrounding non-GMO crops.
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: MEXICO BANS GMO CORN. Just when you think there’s no winning against the biotech industry, news out of Mexico City shows all is not lost. A Mexican judge has placed an indefinite ban on genetically engineered corn. Effective immediately, companies like Monsanto and DuPont/Pioneer will no longer be allowed to plant or sell their corn within the country’s borders.
"The ultimate weapons against independent food production are genetically modified crops and the corporations that control them.” Read what Mexico is doing to protect native corn: orgcns.org/1z1iB0I
Smart Health Talk Pick: Mexico Bans GMOs Effective Immediately. Sorry Monsanto/Dupont guess you won't be able to contaminate the 20,000 native varieties of Mexico's corn like you planned. Largest tortilla maker had already committed to no GMO corn. Wow this is going to be a big blow to you since you probably had plans to use Mexico to do your experiments also, but looks like that's not working out for you either. So why is Mexico banning GMOs and US not? Are we coveting a criminal to humanity?
Political appointments contribute heavily to corruption. Loyal to former employer Monsanto, Judge Thomas was appointed to the US Supreme Court via revolving-door, crony-capitalism. As a result of revolving-door appointments, Citizens United ruled corps are people w/ 1st amendment free-speech rights, effecting in 2/2014 the ruling tobacco companies' rights are violated by requiring graphic labels; also including the right to secrecy in financial contributions - violating the one-vote rule.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association is concealing the identities of out-of-state corporations, namely Big Food companies, which are funneling donations to the NO on I-522 campaign through the multi-billion dollar Washington D.C.-based lobbying group. The Moms had a whistleblower lined up to testify. But then the judge dismissed their case, on a technicality. TAKE ACTION: Tell Washington State’s Attorney General: Investigate the GMA’s Money Laundering Scheme