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Tampa activists March Against Monsanto as part of global coordinated actions opposing genetically modified organisms listen05/28/13 Roberto Roldan
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
More than 500 people from around the bay area marched against genetically modified organisms (GMO) and the multinational corporation Monsanto. Activist groups organized the march from Hyde Park to downtown Tampa to raise awareness of the dangers to agriculture.
“It’s very important that we put a moratorium immediately. No new GMO products, no new GMO fields, no advancement of GMO’s whatsoever and, at the same time, we begin an immediate phase out of all GMO’s and a transition to healthy,...
Franken Farms Labs labels cans as activism to draw awareness to March Against Monsanto and GMOs listen05/22/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
This Saturday there will be coordinated protests across the country and around the world opposing genetically modified foods and the company Monsanto.
In the meantime some activists have printed food label...3 comments
10/01/12 Jon Butts
Sustainable Living and Alternative Health Listen to this entire show:
On today’s program our guest was the president of the Pinellas chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society, Jan Allyn. We talked about the importance of native plants and the chapter’s upcoming Native Landscape Tour, which will take place on October 6 &7, 9AM to 3PM, as a self-guided tour of homes and businesses in Pinellas County. To find out more check out www.pinellas.fnpschapters.org. Their monthly meeting takes place on the first Wednesday of the ...Be the first to comment
09/21/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday Listen to this entire show:
This month, French researchers said genetically modified corn may have caused tumors in laboratory rats. People concerned about genetically modified foods are launching a campaign for accurate labeling. At an event hosted by Food and Water Watch at a health food store in Tampa Thursday night, 40 people learned how they can persuade elected officials to introduce a law that requires labels on genetically engineered foods.
Kara Kaufman is the Tampa field director for the Let Me Decide Camp...1 comments
06/21/12 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View Listen to this entire show:
Rebecca Spector with Center For Food safety talks about efforts by Monsanto to get approval of a genetically modified corn that would be able to tolerate 2,4D-an agent in Agent Orange. The USDA, who has the authority to approve Monsanto's new seed, will be giving a decision soon . The EPA is taking opinions whether 2,4 D can safely be used in this way. Public comment is open until June 22-but Rachel said that opinions are still open and welcome. Since the introduction of Monsanto's Roun...Be the first to comment