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Fight over genetically engineered crops on Calif. ballot

Fight over genetically engineered crops on Calif. ballot

A high-stakes food fight in California is getting more heated. A proposal to require labeling of foods with genetically engineered ingredients has qualified to appear on the state ballot Nov. 6. That puts California on the front line of a national fight over genetically engineered crops. Such crops have had their DNA artificially altered by genes from other plants, animals, […]

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The GMO battle is heating up, big time

The GMO battle is heating up, big time

A majority of Americans say they would choose not to purchase a genetically modified product if given the choice, and yet more than 70% of the foods in US supermarkets and restaurants contain genetically modified ingredients. FDA scientists warned that GM foods can create unpredictable, hard-to-detect side effects, including allergies, toxins, new diseases, and nutritional problems. Yet despite their recommendations, […]

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Food Revolution Summit Reveals Alarming Information about GMOs

Food Revolution Summit Reveals Alarming Information about GMOs

Yesterday, Jeffrey Smith, founder of the Institute for Responsible Technology, rocked the Food Revolution Summit with some alarming information about Genetically Modified Organisms, or GMOs. Jeffrey told the audience that shortly after GM soy was introduced in the UK, food allergies shot up by 50%. Jeffrey said that GMOs are leading to a massive increase in human exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, and to […]

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Special Report: The Truth About Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs)

Special Report: The Truth About Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs)

Are you confused about genetically modified organisms (GMOs)? There’s good reason. The official policy of the US Food and Drug Administration is that genetically modified (GM) foods are not substantially different, and therefore no special safety tests are required. But the official policy of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine is that GM foods pose a serious health threat, and […]

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No April’s Fools Joke: Monsanto Voted Biggest Corporate Fool

No April’s Fools Joke: Monsanto Voted Biggest Corporate Fool

Just in time for April Fool’s Day, Green America announced the winners of its online contest to determine the biggest “Corporate Fool”: Agricultural and chemical giant Monsanto came in first, followed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Chevron. To honor Monsanto as the nation’s biggest corporate fool, a donation was made in the name of Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant […]

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