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Food Industry Sues Vermont for State GMO Labeling Law

It did not take long for the corporate food bullies to put profits before people's health. On June 12th, Monsanto and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) filed a lawsuit in federal U.S. Distri…

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Monsanto Wins The World Food Prize

Most Americans have their eyes on the famous prizes: Oscars, Grammys, Tonys, etc. But, every year, there are numerous other awards and prizes given out (think Nobel Peace Prize). There is something ca…

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Tell Supermarkets No to Frankenfish

It's time to take a stand and tell major U.S. supermarkets to boycott  genetically engineered salmon commonly referred to as "Frankenfish."  Many major stores, including Target, Trader Joe's and Whole…

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Tumors Linked to Genetically-Modified Corn

In a study published in Food Chemical Toxicology, scientists at the University of Caen, Institute of Biology, in France found severe effects of Round-up tolerant genetically modified (GM) corn, even w…

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17 Essential Reasons to Eat Organic Food

Organic food was the only option for thousands of years.  Now, with pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and genetically-modified foods, organic is still the best option.  Here are 17 reasons to eat or…

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4 Potential Health Risks of Eating GMO Foods

Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are any living thing that has had its genetic material altered in some way through human scientific interference. This does not refer to “selective breeding,” …

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6 Frankenfoods to Avoid

Genetically-modified foods (commonly known as GMOs) are increasingly linked to immune disorders and many other health problems so it’s no surprise that more and more people are trying to avoid them.  …

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CEO of Nature’s Path Talks About GMOs

Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Arran Stephens, CEO of Nature's Path. For those who don't know, Nature's Path is the largest organic breakfast foods company in North America, and one of …

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6 Advantages to Buying Your Food at the Farmers’ Market

With all the dirt being dug up about some of my favorite health food companies supporting No on Prop. 37, I was starting to feel betrayed. "No, Santa Cruz Organic! Not you too," I thought, when I firs…

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Prop. 37: People Have a Right to Know What They’re Eating

As it gets closer and closer to November 6, there has been an increased amount of publicity about Prop. 37, the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act. If Prop. 37 passes, California…

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