Monthly archives: June, 2013

NOBULL: China’s Great Uprooting – Moving 250 Million Into Cities – NYTimes.com

If the outcome is the same, what’s the difference between the Chinese government forcing people off the land and in America corporate agriculture doing the same? Both are a Great Leap – backward. Dave A. Leaving the Land China’s Great Uprooting: Moving 250 Million Into Cities Articles in this series look at how China’s government-driven



NOBULL: Maine Is Second State to Pass GMO Labeling Law

Maine Is Second State to Pass GMO Labeling Law By Maggie Caldwell Fri Jun. 14, 2013 3:05 AM PDT Right To Know activists rally in DC. Daniel Lobo/Flickr Just nine days after Connecticut passed its genetically-engineered food labeling law, Maine lawmakers approved their own legislation requiring food manufacturers to reveal genetically engineered ingredients on products’



NOBULL: The Farmer, The Architect and The Scientist

The Farmer, The Architect and The Scientist The ABN and The Gaia Foundation | June 12, 2013 A new film, ‘The Farmer, the Architect and the Scientist’ tells the story of a seed hero. Dr Debal Deb is a pioneering ecologist committed to working with traditional farmers in eastern India to conserve indigenous seed diversity.



NOBULL: Callicrate discusses Smithfield-China deal — Tim Danahey Show

Callicrate discusses Smithfield-China deal Smithfield knows the industrial approach to agriculture is over – dump this loser on China! The Tim Danahey Show recorded on April 13th 2013 Mike Callicrate speaking at Occupy Food in New York When China’s Shuanghui Group purchased America’s Smithfield Foods (the largest pork producer in America) for $7 billion, it



NOBULL: Supreme Court Rules Human Genes May Not Be Patented

Supreme Court Rules Human Genes May Not Be Patented Human genes may not be patented, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday. The case concerned patents held by Myriad Genetics, a Utah company, on genes that correlate with increased risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. The central question for the justices in the case was



NOBULL: Corporate capitalist model still has a stranglehold on the economy…

Carl Gibson | My Chat With Matt Taibbi Carl Gibson, Reader Supported News Matt Taibbi: "Let’s not underestimate how powerful the corporate capitalist model still is. They still have a massive stranglehold on the economy. They have an enormous amount of money. They still have virtually complete control over both houses of Congress and the



NOBULL: New study finds GM grains harm reproductive and digestive health

A long-term toxicology study on pigs fed a mixed GM diet: Adverse effects of GM crops found. By Dr. Judy Carman This is a briefing about the contents of a new, peer-reviewed scientific paper titled: A long-term toxicology study on pigs fed a combined genetically modified (GM) soy and GM corn maize diet, by Dr.



NOBULL: Post-acquisition, JBS becomes world’s largest in poultry

Post-acquisition, JBS becomes world’s largest in poultry By Bob Moser on 6/11/2013 JBS SA’s newest acquisition of Seara Brasil will make it the largest poultry processor in the world, in addition to already being the world’s top beef processor, the company said Tuesday. But reactions from local analysts and the Brazilian stock market were lukewarm



NOBULL: Eating is a moral act: Mike Callicrate special presentation June 21

JUNE 11, 2013 Customer Update "Food is not a luxury lifestyle product. It is a social good." – Tracie McMillan, author of The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table On why eating is a moral act Ranch Foods Direct owner Mike Callicrate will make a special presentation



NOBULL: TransCanada Whistleblower Warns Of Shoddy Pipeline Practices

TransCanada Whistleblower Warns Of Shoddy Pipeline Practices Posted: 06/11/2013 7:37 am EDT Former TransCanada Corp. employee Evan Vokes’ impassioned testimony before a Canadian Senate committee last week painted "a very, very bleak picture of the pipeline industry in Canada, and probably by extension, the States," according to Sen. Betty Unger. Vokes’ allegations on Thursday against