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Vermont to Pass GMO Labeling!

Against the odds and the lofty wallets of Monsanto lobbyists, Vermont is soon to be the first state to require mandatory GMO labeling. On April 16, with a vote of 28 to 2, the Vermont state senate …

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Are We Ready for Genetically Modified … Trees?

That's right, it's more than just corn and soybeans. Scientists are now considering the genetic modification of trees. What need is there to modify a tree, you ask? Well, in an effort to grow more "su…

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What Exactly are ‘Agent Orange’ GMOs?

Last week, news broke that the USDA is recommending the approval of new, herbicide-resistant, genetically engineered corn and soybeans, sometimes referred to as "Agent Orange" GMOs. Here's what you n…

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General Mills Now Makes GMO-Free Cheerios

General Mills announced that original Cheerios are now made without genetically modified ingredients. The change comes a year after GMO Inside launched a campaign pressuring General Mills to remove…

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Consumers Have the Power. Companies Quietly Change Harmful Ingredients

More and more people are paying attention to what's on food labels. Because of this increased interest in food ingredients, some companies are quietly removing the more questionable ones. Americans…

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GMO In Your Apples? No Thanks, USDA!

There are no two ways to slice this: the genetically-engineered apple that the USDA is about to approve is not good news. Here is why: 1. Despite what the powers that be are claiming, there is NO …

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15 Genetically Modified Foods To Look Out For

Are you trying to limit your intake of genetically modified foods? We've got the skinny on 15 products you'll want to look out for... and some may surprise you. We probably don't have to school you…

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GMO Debate, in a Nutshell (Infographic)

The GMO debate goes back and forth constantly, so here's the rundown. With proponents arguing GMO crops save money and have no scientifically proven adverse health effects, and protesters pointing out…

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Top 20 Frankenfoods to Avoid

Genetically-modified (GM) foods and food ingredients have infiltrated our food supply, tainting what was once healthy. While agri-businesses continue to claim they are safe, increasing amounts of rese…

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New Hampshire Initiates Bill to Label Genetically-Modified Foods

Now that genetically-modified foods will soon require labeling in Maine, New Hampshire is considering following suit. The House subcommittee has begun work on a GMO-Labeling bill that would require fo…

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