Defensive bioweapon? DARPA wants insects to spread genetically modified viruses… to ‘save crops’

A US military program dubbed ‘Insect Allies’ could be used as a biological weapon, a group of European scientists warns. The Pentagon’s research arm claims they are intended to defend crops, but doesn’t deny ‘dual-use’ potential. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology and the University of Freiburg in Germany, as well as … Continue reading Defensive bioweapon? DARPA wants insects to spread genetically modified viruses… to ‘save crops’

Record US Farmers Switching to Non-GMO Crops in 2015

http://naturalsociety.com/record-us-farmers-switching-non-gmo-crops-2015/? This is the rising sentiment among farmers of the US as a confluence of factors urges them to become pro-organic. From falling GMO grain prices to a rising tide of public distrust of genetically modified ingredients, failing GMO traits, higher GMO seed prices, and the premium prices that people willingly pay for quality food … Continue reading Record US Farmers Switching to Non-GMO Crops in 2015