In case you missed it: A Federal Judge In Mexico Orders Total Ban Of GM Maize Crops Over Environmental Harm. More Here: http://sustainablepulse.com/2013/10/12/mexico-judge-orders-total-ban-of-gm-maize-crops-over-environmental-harm/#.UlrRmGQ4Vr1
In Mexico, thousand of campesinos marched in the capital Thursday to protest the planting of genetically modified corn by U.S. corporations. Read more here: http://www.democracynow.org/2013/2/1/headlines/mexico_thousands_protest_bid_by_us_firms_to_plant_gmo_corn
Many GMO crops are engineered to produce their own pesticide (such as Bt toxin), while others have been created to withstand large applications of herbicides like Roundup. Both have had devastating consequences for pollinating species like honeybees.
The Mayan communities stated that the planting of GM Soybeans affected the traditional historical practices of the people (beekeeping) and that there was a violation of their right to a healthy environment through the overuse of herbicides and deforestation that GMOs encourage. Learn more: http://orgcns.org/1iEoYhZ
This quote describes a part of me because it touches on how everyone sins and people should acknowledge it. Knowing that at some point, everyone has sinned, everyone has made a mistake, then, you can accept that the mistakes themselves can be different. This describes me because I like to think that I am generally very accepting of people with different lifestyles and try to keep an open mind.
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