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Election Action: Ask your candidates on GMO regulation

Ask your candidates: Do you support mandatory government safety assessments for all genetically engineered foods and seeds? If elected, would you ensure that all genetically engineered foods and seeds are...

The CFIA is proposing to exempt many new GM seeds from regulation

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has launched a public consultation on a proposal to exempt many new genetically engineered (genetically modified or GM) plants from government regulation for environmental...

These fish stole an antifreeze gene from another fish and became natural GMOs

Evidence suggests gene moved from herring to smelt in process similar to genetic modification in the lab Millions of years before scientists created genetically modified Atlantic salmon with genes from...

Urgent Action: Demand Health Canada regulate all GM foods

Demand mandatory safety assessments for all genetically engineered foods and crops. Take action today. Click here to send your instant letter to the Minister of Health. en français – Passez...

Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Certificate Workshops – Starting March 20

Are you interested in learning more about Holistic Nutrition? CSNN has developed a new certificate workshop called Healthy Eating & Lifestyle. We are happy to offer this certificate workshop on...

GM Corn Failing

Using genetically engineered (genetically modified or GM) insect-resistant (Bt) corn is “gone” as a strategy to manage the corn rootworm pest in Ontario. Farm newspapers are describing a “failure” and...

Corporate Spin on Gene Editing

The biotechnology and pesticide industry lobby group CropLife Canada has just launched a website to promote the new genetic engineering techniques of gene editing, or genome editing. The new industry...

Mexico to Ban Glyphosate, GM Corn Presidential Decree Comes Despite Intense Pressure from Industry, U.S. Authorities

Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador quietly rocked the agribusiness world with his New Year’s Eve decree to phase out use of the herbicide glyphosate and the cultivation of genetically...

GMO Bans Start 2021: Mexico, Peru & Tanzania act to protect farmers

In the global fight over the future of farming, there is significant news at the start of 2021. Some national governments in Latin America and Africa took historic steps to...

GM SALMON: US COURT ORDERS NEW ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

A US court has ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to approve the GM salmon was unlawful. The decision does not interrupt GM salmon production or sale...

In Memoriam: Percy Schmeiser

Saskatchewan farmer Percy Schmeiser died at 89, on October 13, 2020. “Corporations should not be able to control people, seeds, plants, and food through patent law.” – Percy Schmesier, 2007. The...

USA Organic not always what it should be

As consumers call for improved animal welfare, stewardship of the soil, and conservation of dwindling water supplies, Aurora Organic Dairy is preparing to open a heifer factory on 1,900 acres...
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