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Woolworths Manipulating GMO Semantics Yet Again?

African Centre for Biosafety unmasked Woolworths yet again. ACB tests discovered that Woolworths White Sandwhich Bread contains 85.62% of GM Soya. Yet this product label remains “May Contain GM”. Woolworths Answers Their Concerned Customers: Woolworths Statement on May 30, 2014 “We have recently

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No to GMO in our Bread Petition

Campaign Update A message from ACB Firstly, a big thanks to those of you that signed ACB’s petition to the CEOs of the big food companies to say to no to GMOs in our foods.  To those of you that haven’t, we’d

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Posted in BREAD, DIETS, ENVIRONMENTAL FARMING HAZARDS, FOOD SECURITY, GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, GLYPHOSATE, GMO, HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES & FOOD, MONSANTO, NUTRITION, PICK N PAY, PUBLIC HEALTH, RETAILERS, ROUNDUP READY, SOUTH AFRICA RETAILERS, WOOLWORTHS

ACB Update on Portfolio Committee Hearing on 2,4D Resistant Crops

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Roundup Linked to Global Boom in Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance

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African Centre for Biosafety Petitions Government in Cape Town

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Consumer News Updates

Update to Woolworths GMO labelling After almost a year of corresponding with Woolworths, Grass formally laid a complaint, on 30 October 2013, with the National Consumer Commission requesting that Woolworths comply with the GMO labelling law and correctly label their

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Woolworths & GMO labelling

Update to this story Grass has formally laid a complaint, on 30 October 2013, with the National Consumer Commission requesting that Woolworths comply with the GMO labelling law and correctly label their products that contain 5% or more GMO content.

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Oak Valley Piggery in Elgin

Oak Valley Estate was founded in 1898 by Sir Antonie Viljoen, a medical doctor who graduated from Edinburgh University in Scotland. He was a farmer extraordinaire, and amongst his many farming achievements were the establishment of the first commercial deciduous

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GMO Foods! What is the role of our Supermarkets?

By Earth Cool Consumer To see more of this article, please click here and linked here too

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Evidence of GMO Harm in Pig Study

A groundbreaking new study  shows that pigs were harmed by the consumption of feed containing genetically modified (GM) crops. 168 newly-weaned pigs in a commercial piggery were fed either a typical diet incorporating GM soy and corn, or else (in

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