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USDA: Escaped, Highly Invasive GE Grass Poses No Environmental Harm

Commercial Approval of Engineered Bentgrass Given Despite Failed Efforts to Stop Its Spread From Old Experiment Plots PORTLAND, Ore.— The Environmental Protection Agency released a final environmental impact statement today giving the green light to genetically engineered creeping bentgrass, a highly invasive grass genetically engineered by Monsanto and Scotts to withstand what would normally be a fatal dose of the herbicide glyphosate. Decades-old outdoor experiments have proven the novel grass impossible to control, as it escaped from “controlled” plots and invaded irrigation ditches, river banks and the Crooked River National Grassland, crowding out native plants and the wildlife that...

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Millions face health risk from ‘toxic’ GM crop

A genetically modified crop eaten by millions of people and animals around the world may be unsafe because of previously undetected toxic effects, a study has claimed. Maize that has been modified to survive being sprayed with high doses of weedkiller contains “worryingly large increases” in substances that can worsen allergic reactions and increase the risk of cancer, according to research by King’s College London. The NK603 maize has been widely planted in the US, Canada, Brazil and Argentina since being approved more than a decade ago. Monsanto, which produced it, said that it was “substantially equivalent” to non-GM...

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JEFFREY SMITH IN ARIZONA : Health Hazards of GMO Foods

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Will Tuttle Talk In Tucson, author, The World Peace Diet

February 15, 2018, 6:00pm - February 15, 2018, 8:00pm

Hear Dr. Will Tuttle, Author of The World Peace Diet, speak, with a Q & A afterwards. Food will be for sale by local plant-based vendors. Dr. Will Tuttle is a visionary speaker, educator, author, and musician. A former Zen monk with a Ph.D. from U.C., Berkeley, and a vegan since 1980, his writings, music, and presentations focus on compassion, creativity, intuition, and the intersection of social justice, animal liberation, and environmental, health, spiritual, and peace issues. He is the editor of Circles of Compassion, author of Your Inner Islands, and recipient of the Courage of Conscience Award and the Empty Cages Award. The World Peace Diet is now translated and published worldwide in 16 languages, connects many dots–culturally, historically, nutritionally, ecologically, psychologically, and spiritually–to reveal how our routine exploitation of animals for food and other products boomerangs in countless ways, affecting both our outer world and the inner landscape of our daily experience. A more conscious way of living is beckoning, and the World Peace Diet approach blends mindfulness with kindness and respect for each other and all expressions of life, creating a practical foundation for harmony and freedom for ourselves and our world. Doors open at 5 p.m. Free Plant-Based food and food for sale. www.greenheartbakery.com www.tumerico.com

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