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Roundup Found in Children’s Breakfast Cereals

By Kim Robson: If you’ve been reading Green Mom articles for any length of time, you’ve probably noticed that we are not fans of Big Agribusiness giant Monsanto and their signature product, Roundup weed killer. Recently, a cancer patient who’d used Roundup extensively in his job as a groundskeeper won …

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Genetically Modified Food to Be Labeled by 2020

By Fredrica Syren: Due to cost, more and more of our foods are becoming genetically modified these days. Just a few years ago, the first genetically modified animal protein was FDA approved for sale in stores, and these days it’sin company with genetically modified salmon.The fact is that currently 60%-70% …

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Cancer Patient Sues Monsanto for Roundup-Related Illness

By Kim Robson: Over the years, we’ve kept a close eye on chemical manufacturing giant Monsanto and, in particular, the ongoing health threats from its signature product, Roundup Weed Killer. Roundup’s key ingredient, glyphosate, has been linked toreproductive disorders and horrifying birth defects; ADHD; Alzheimer’s; Parkinson’s; respiratory, heart, kidney and …

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Has Seed Sharing Been Made Illegal in the United States?

By Kim Robson: For thousands of years, farmers have reclaimed and cleaned seeds from the harvest, then kept them over the winter for replanting the next spring. Agri-business giant Monsanto had had enough of that. They developed genetically modified (GM) seeds that resist Monsanto’s own herbicide, Roundup™, allowing farmers to …

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Youth Activist Takes On Monsanto

 By Kim Robson The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) airs a popular show called the Lang & O’Leary Exchange. Hosts Amanda Lang and Kevin O’Leary tackle the top business issues of the day in sometimes heated exchanges. Kevin O’Leary is a self-made billionaire who is proud to describe himself as “opinionated, ruthless, …

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Monsanto Protection Act—Protecting Who or What?

By Kim Robson  During the last week of March 2013, Congress passed and President Obama signed a budget bill that prevented the government from shutting down. It ensures America’s solvency for the next six months, until the end of September. Yay, right? Wrong. Buried deep inside the bill is language …

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Cut Back on Corn!

By Asha Kreiling Corn is ubiquitous in the American food system. Take a gander at the ingredients label of a few food items on the shelves in a regular grocery store, and you will find that an astonishing number of them will list at least one corn-derived ingredient. High fructose …

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