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Shocking “Health” Companies to Avoid in 2013

When it comes to what you put in your body I believe you have a right to know.  That includes when genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) are found in foods you might be eating.  After all, GM foods in…

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What Makes Food “Natural” Anyway?

Last summer I made cheese. I did this, while donning a hairnet and wearing a lab coat in a very well-regulated facility, with an expert cheese maker never more than three feet away. All of the milk we…

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Lobbies Sought Pope’s ‘Blessing’ for GM Foods

While it seems like ages ago that the whole muckraking WikiLeaks controversy surfaced (it has only been a little over 15 months) there still exists some relevance, beyond the sensationalism, to what w…

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Germany Decides Genetically-Modified Foods Are Not Welcome

German chemicals giant BASF is closing its biotech division in Germany. The move was prompted by massive resistance to genetically modified food among both the public and politicians. GM opponents are…

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Monsanto Wins Worst Company of 2011 Award

Natural Society has awarded Monsanto the Worst Company of 2011 award for its ongoing work to threaten human health and the environment.  Currently responsible for 90 percent of all genetically-modifie…

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The Tampered Apple: Haven’t We Been Down This Road Before?

"A bowl of apples is like a piece of art," says Tony Freytag, marketing director at Crunch Pak, an apple-processing company. "It's display. People won't touch it. But you put out a tray of cut-up appl…

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Human Genes Introduced Into Dairy Cows

Brace yourself:  scientists have created some freakish genetically-modified human-cow amalgams to produce cow’s milk with the properties of human breast milk.  According to the Telegraph, the scientis…

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8 Worst Food Trends of 2011

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, Experience Life What can I say? It was a good year, it was a bad year, it was a year. But, 2011, there are also some parts of you I’d just like to forget. Like these ei…

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Lone Farmer Tackles Corporate Giant Monsanto

Who says monsters can’t be beaten?  Certainly not Percy Schmeiser—a humble farmer in the Canadian prairies.  When he planted seeds he probably didn’t realize he would come up against the genetically-m…

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New Frankensalmon May Invade U.S.

Over the past several weeks, the US Department of Agriculture approved more genetically-engineered (GE) foods: Alfalfa (which becomes hay and then food for animals that becomes food for humans) …

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