Category Archives: GMO

Debunking the Need for Provisions in the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

Simply put, the FSMA is inequitable in terms of its effect and impact on small to medium farmers. Furthermore, the FSMA is negatively impactful on the millions of consumers that choose local, organic, seasonal, and unprocessed foods.  Most notably on … Continue reading

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First Connecticut, Next the World: GMO Labeling to go Viral and other 49 States to Follow

On June 5th, the state of Connecticut has become the first to successfully enact a law requiring food containing genetically modified ingredients. Prediction:  Every other state in the USA will follow as this goes viral. How?  Why? It’s simple: packaging.  … Continue reading

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Japan cancels U.S. Wheat order on GMO Concerns…

This should not be a surprise for those of you that track developments in GMO and Monsanto.  What may be surprising is the escalation of other countries against GMO’s while the USA remains steadfast for reasons that are incomprehensible except … Continue reading

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GMO Salmon = A Very Bad Idea

There are MANY reasons why allowing GMO salmon would be a bad idea including: It’s GMO !!! It would put the wild fish population at risk Here are some resources/links to help you form your own opinion: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/dec/17/scottish-salmon-fishing http://www.oceanconservancy.org/our-work/aquaculture/aquaculture-genetically.html http://deptwildsalmon.org/resources/literature/aquaculture/Continue reading

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Mark the Date: Whole Foods + 2018 + GMO Labeling

Whole Foods, the nation’s largest natural and organic foods retailer, has just announced that by 2018, all products sold in its stores must indicate whether they contain GMOs. For more information, see: http://www.rodale.com/whole-foods-and-gmos

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Monsanto Blocks Research on GMO Safety

Since when is researching “food” considered industrial espionage?  We put food this in quotation marks here because anything GMO should only be considered “food” in the sense that it can be consumed, but the implications of eating are not fully … Continue reading

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Fish will be Fish…so Don’t Allow GMO Fish to Happen !!

Does GE really think that the proposed  genetically modified “frankenfish” salmon will not escape their commercial fish farming pens? Of course they will, and when they do, fish will be fish.  They will breed with non-GMO fish and the entire fishery … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Food Brands Made With Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Genetic Engineering (GE) or Genetic Modification (GM) of food involves the laboratory process of artificially inserting genes into the DNA of food crops or animals. The result is called a genetically modified organism or GMO. GMOs can be engineered with … Continue reading

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Avoiding GMO’s

First of all, what is a “GMO”? A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques.  For more information, read this Wikipedia. Why avoid GMO’s?  The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) … Continue reading

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