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Bee Against Monsanto actions planned in October listen

10/04/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Tags: pesticides, bees, Monsanto, GMO, March Against Monsanto, genetically modified organisms, poison

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Nathan Schwartz is helping to organize Bee Against Monsanto actions in the Tampa Bay area, including Saturday October 12.

They are related to the March Against Monsanto.



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Tampa activists March Against Monsanto as part of global coordinated actions opposing genetically modified organisms listen

05/28/13 Roberto Roldan
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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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 ...

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Former Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein in studio ahead of March Against Monsanto.

05/24/13 Janelle Irwin
Last Call Friday
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Our guest today is 2012 Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein.

Jill is in town this weekend for the Green Party of Florida annual meeting.

She’ll also be participating in the March Against Monsanto Saturday at 1 p.m. beginning at Tampa's Hyde Park Playground.

We spoke about the issue of genetically modified organisms and the largest producer of them, Monsanto.

But first, about what’s happening this weekend ...

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Franken Farms Labs labels cans as activism to draw awareness to March Against Monsanto and GMOs listen

05/22/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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This Saturday there will be coordinated protests across the country and around the world opposing genetically modified foods and the company Monsanto.

There are even March Against Monsanto rallies planned in Tampa and St. Petersburg.

In the meantime some activists have printed food label...

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Pinellas County Commission Chair on the Upcoming Meetings About the County Budget; and FOODOPOLY with Author Wenonah Hauter

04/08/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Good morning, Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today- it’s time to prepare county budgets. We’ll talk with the chairman of the Pinellas County Commission Ken Welch about the upcoming budget process—as well as the referendum on mass transit that will be on next year’s ballot…..

And later- the takeover of American Agriculture by giant corporations. It’s happening. What does it mean for farmers, consumers, and people concerned about food safety. We’ll talk ...

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World's Seed Heritage at Risk

07/23/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up an interview with author Janisse Ray about her new book The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food. From the book's publicity release: "Part memoir, part botany primer, part political manifesto…[by which] even couch potatoes will be enthralled," (Publishers Weekly, starred review) Ray's informed and impassioned plea on behalf of seeds—and therefore our future food—is compelling and vitally important.

Seeds...

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Agent orange corn?

06/21/12 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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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...

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