Category Archive: Food and GMO

Mar 06

Terminator Seeds Just Keep Coming: Sign the Petition to Keep Brazil’s ban in Place!

“Terminator” seeds, crops whose seeds have been genetically engineered to die at harvest instead of being replantable, have long been a source of controversy and have been banned in Brazil. Since time immemorial, farmers have saved seeds to reuse during the next planting season, but biotech companies created this unholy atrocity in order to force …

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Oct 31

Mad Soy Disease Strikes Brazil

Institute of Science in Society They call it “mad soy disease” in Brazil, where it has been spreading from the north, causing yield losses of up to 40 percent, most notably in the states of Mato Grosso, Tocantins and Goias. Like its namesake, mad cow disease, it is incurable [1, 2, 3]. This is the …

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