Newly Leaked Cable: Pope ‘quietly supportive’ of GMOs (via Food Freedom)

By Rady Ananda Just released yesterday, a November 19, 2009 leaked cable indicates Pope Benedict XVI supports genetically modified foods, though he will not publicly admit it.  A June 2009 cable from the US Vatican Embassy confirmed the Pontiff’s refusal to take a stance on GM foods, which was verified in December 2010 by a […]

Wikileaks: State Dept. wants intel on African acceptance of GMOs | Grist

Tom Philpott has reported on the State Department’s biotech-loving science adviser Nina Federoff and her industry ties — and certainly USDA Chief Tom Vilsack believes that genetically modified foods are an answer to world hunger. So this revelation hardly counts as a surprise. But it’s still a shame to see that our spymasters are actively […]

Green Party New York: Guv cand Hawkins calls for a ban on Genetically Modified Foods

    Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor, today called for a ban on the planting of genetically modified crops in New York State. The Greens have previously drafted state legislation to impose a five year moratorium on the planting of such crops. “Americans have become guinea pigs for the biotechnology industry due […]

Green Party of Hawaii regains ballot status

The Green Party of Hawaii has regained ballot status for the 2008 elections, after gathering more than twice the number of petition signatures required.  “Thanks go out to the tireless efforts of local Green activists as well as supporters who traveled to Hawaii to help with the petition drive,” said Hawaii Green Party Secretary Claire […]