September 2nd, 2014
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Tag Archives: GMOs

THE GMO SCRABOOK…MAYBE!: CHINA INKS DEALS WITH ZIMBABWE

China and Zimbabwe have just inked several deals, and this one – shared by Mr. B. – positively invites our customary high octane speculation: China, Zimbabwe ink slew of cooperation deals Lest we forget, the article outlines why Zimbabwe is the target of Western sanctions – well, at least outlines some, though certainly not all, of the[More...]

THE GMO SCRAPBOOK: RUSSIA, SERIOUS ABOUT THAT GMO LABELING AND BAN, IS TAKING McDONALD’S TO COURT

In yesterday’s News and Views from the Nefarium(Aug 21, 2014) I reported about two articles, one, a two year old article about some provocative admissions from a Nestle’s manager, and the other, a more recent article about Russia’s imposition of fines on agricultural producers in that country that do not properly label GMO products. Most of[More...]

NEWS AND VIEWS FROM THE NEFARIUM AUGUST 21 2014

Russia continues on its course of action against GMO’s, enacting tough new labeling laws and fines for improper labeled food, and a Nestle’s manager makes some astonishing admissions: In a Surprising Contradiction, Nestlé Official Says GMOs Aren’t Necessary Govt approves fines for improper GMO labeling  

BIG AGRICULTURE, GMOs, AND THE UKRAINE

Here’s another article, from earlier this year (March in fact), about the big agriculture lurking in the background of the events that have unfolded in the Ukraine, and again, it was shared with us by Catherine Austin Fitts. This one, folks, shines the light of an even more enlightening context on Mr. Putin’s recent moves[More...]

THE GMO SCRAPBOOK: INDIA: THE FLY IN THE BRICSA OINTMENT

Yesterday I blogged about a scenario I speculated about in last Thursday’s News and Views from the Nefarium, namely, that it appears President Putin of Russia is using the Western sanctions as a crisis of opportunity to forge a BRICSA bloc agricultural trade zone, and through that perhaps, to start negotiation on a set of agricultural[More...]

THE GMO SCRAPBOOK: THE VATICAN HAS BEEN “LOBBIED”(READ, PRESSURED)…

In Thursday’s News and Views from the Nefarium, I reported on some interesting developments in Russia regarding agricultural imports. You’ll recall, Russia is banning most agricultural imports from the USA, Canada, Australia, and the EU, and expanding its imports from countries like China, Turkey, South Africa, Ecuador, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina. Notably absent from that list was India,[More...]

THE GMO SCRAPBOOK: RUSSIA SET TO BAN US AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

There has been an interesting – if not predictable – development in the ongoing feud between Russia and the USA, and this time, it’s food that’s in the crosshairs, as Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Duma are toying with the idea of a complete ban of all American agricultural products: Russia to ban[More...]