NEW ASBC POLL FINDS BUSINESS SUPPORT FOR MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

New ASBC Poll Finds Business Support For Minimum Wage Increase In 2014, ASBC commissioned scientific polling of 555 small business owners nationwide. A poll report just released with Business for a Fair Minimum Wage showed that a clear majority – 61 percent – of small business owners support an increase …

New GMO Studies Demonstrate ‘Substantial Non-Equivalence’

========================================================gm maize and counterparts. This makes a mockery of the regulatory principle of ‘Substantial Equivalence’The concept of ‘Substantial Equivalence’ was first introduced in 1993 by theOrganisation for US Food and Drug Administration, theCanadian Food Inspection Agency and Japan’s Ministry of egypt showed substantial non-equivalence and toxicity for GM cornIn April …

Why We Measure: It’s All About People and Our Planet’s Well-being

Why We Measure: It’s All About People and Our Planet’s Well-being From the Editor As we wind down the year, we’re reflecting on the many leaders and organizations we’ve worked with around the world. 2013 has been an especially gratifying year as we celebrated our organization’s tenth anniversary. Below are …

Government by big business goes supranational

  http://mondediplo.com/2013/12/02tafta Le Monde diplomatique, English edition, December 2013 Government by big business goes supranational The corporation invasion A new treaty being negotiated in secret between the US and the EU has been specifically engineered to give companies what they want – the dismantling of all social, consumer and environmental …

SIS scientific publication November 2013 The New Genetics and Natural versus Artificial Genetic Modification

SIS scientific publication November 2013 The New Genetics and Naturalversus Artificial Genetic Modification###################################################################Mae-Wan Ho, Entropy 2013, 15, 4748-81.Abstract: The original rationale and impetus for artificial geneticmodification was the “central dogma” of molecular biology that assumed DNAcarries all the instructions for making an organism, which are transmittedvia rna to protein to …

Scientists Declare No Consensus on GMO Safety

ISIS Report 21/10/13Scientists Declare No Consensus on GMO Safety#############################################A group of 93 scientists from all over the world deplore the disinformationover the safety of GMOs and expose the lack of empirical and scientificevidence on which the false claims of “consensus” on safety are being madeSign the statement or see the …

LOHAS Highlights Love and Profit as Motivation to Sustainability

LOHAS Highlights Love and Profit as Motivation to Sustainability By Claudine Schneider, Ethical Markets Advisory Board member and correspondent   Report on the June 2013 LOHAS Conference, Boulder, Colorado “You protect what you fall in love with”, so said one of the featured presenters at the recent LOHAS conference (Lifestyles …

  “A prize proclaiming to be as prestigious as the World Food Prize should carefully evaluate any food technology which uses GMOs, adhering to the Precautionary Principle.  We laud those who call attention to the faulty science and policy outcomes, such as EMM Advisory Board member Ashok Khosla and friends Vandana Shiva …