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As a Mexican court considers overturning a ban on GMO corn, farmers continue the uphill struggle to preserve traditional seed varieties.

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cornwomenThe millenia-old native species of Mexican maiz are being forced from the Earth by GMO seeds foisted on growers by international food cartels like Monsanto. The trailer for the upcoming documentary Sunu takes a look at the problem. [Mas…]

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Taco Bell serving ‘soylent gringo’? GMO corn causes concern

by Victor Payan August 20, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from WASHINGTON, DC) A new Food and Drug Administration study has detected a questionable strain of genetically-engineered corn in taco shells produced for Taco Bell. “It could cause digestive problems, cramping, spasms, allergic reactions and even night blindness,” Colonel Ben Enoso of the FDA’s Genetic Corn Division told a press conference Monday. “Unfortunately, […]

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Robocrop: Mexican groups rally to skewer Monsanto’s killer GMO corn

by Victor Payan June 12, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MEXICO DF) Farmers, activists, students, scientists and foodies organized a Carnival of Corn in Mexico City over the weekend to protest  genetically-engineered corn being forced into the food supply by corporations specifically like Monsanto. GMO corn, which is short for GITMO, or Guantanamo Corn, carries a gene designed to kill insects if eaten and […]

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Not everyone hates GMO foods; Itty Bitty Mexicans back GMO frijoles

by EresNerd May 31, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from AUSTIN) A rainy day failed to damper the spirits of people marching against Genetically Modified Organisms in downtown Austin Thursday. With signs proclaiming JUST SAY NO TO GMO, the crowd rallied on the steps of the Capitol to protest the “seeds of destruction” they say GMO foods present to society. Not all the people […]

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Protestors target Monsanto’s plans for soy ‘chicharrones’ (updated)

by CHICO REYES May 17, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from MISSOURI) Busloads of pro-pig activists from Texas converged on Monsanto’s St. Louis headquarters here today to protest the chemical/agricultural mega-corporation’s plans to produce extruded soy flaps meant to replace natural chicharrones. Bearing signs that read “NO PORK NO PEACE,” “WE WANT LARD FOR OUR MONEY” and “SAY NO TO SOY CHICHARRONES,” the […]

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