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What Exactly is Xanthan Gum and Should You Eat It?

If you’ve read the labels on packaged food lately, chances are good that you’ve seen xanthan gum listed on the label. And, like most people you probably hesitated, wondering, “What exactly is xanthan …

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County in Oregon Soon to be GMO-Free

In three weeks, propagating, raising or growing any kind of genetically-modified crop will be considered criminal activity in Josephine County, Oregon. That’s because a year ago on May 20, 2014, the c…

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U.S. Government Set to Approve Monsanto Protection Act

While Americans are busy enjoying their summer holidays, the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture has been busy signing off on a bill that will destroy any likelihood of labeling genetically-modified f…

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Did Monsanto Organize a Fake Grassroots Campaign in Favor of GMOs?

The company that brought you genetically-modified foods, the carcinogenic pesticide Roundup, and what many would describe as global mayhem, may be stooping to a new low, according to the Organic Consu…

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Simple Ways You Can Help Fight Against GMOs

A genetically modified organism (GMO for short) is any organism whose genetic material has been artificially altered through genetic engineering. While the science is relatively new, it’s certainly ma…

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Pizza Hut & Taco Bell Remove Artificial Ingredients From the Menu

Pizza Hut and Taco Bell announced on May 26th that they will remove all artificial colors and flavors from their food. The move is likely in response to consumer demands and increasing consumer awaren…

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11 Ways to Eliminate Genetically-Modified Food from the Planet

By now you may have heard that the state of Vermont was victorious against the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and other industry groups in upholding their law requiring genetically-modified f…

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Why Chipotle Said ‘No’ to GMOs

Chipotle says it's "G-M-Over it." The burrito giant responded to growing consumer pressure today, announcing that all genetically modified foods have been booted from the menu. GMOs weren't lurk…

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Colorado is the Next State Fighting for GMO Labels

The battle against GMOs is being waged once again, this time in both Oregon and Colorado. Both states will go to the polls to decide whether or not foods containing GMOs should be labeled as such. …

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How You Can Keep Annie’s Homegrown Organic

Can General Mills be trusted to keep Annie's Homegrown organic foods organic? A petition on Care2 hopes to ensure that the answer is "yes." You know Annie's. The company, which sells snack foods, s…

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