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Children face the greatest risk from the potential dangers of GM foods

Posted on October 10th, 2010 by Manu

  What’s a GMO? A GMO (genetically modified organism) is the result of a laboratory process of taking genes from one species and inserting them into another in an attempt to obtain a desired trait or characteristic, hence they are also known as transgenic organisms. This process may be called either Genetic Engineering (GE) or […]

Buy Non – GMO

Posted on October 9th, 2010 by Manu

GMOs in Food Here is a summary of crops, foods and food ingredients have been genetically modified as of May, 2010: Currently Commercialized GM Crops in the U.S.: (Number in parentheses represents the estimated percentage that is genetically modified.) Soy (91%) Cotton (71%) Canola (88%) Corn (85%) Sugar Beets (90%) Hawaiian papaya (more than 50%) […]

GMO Around the World

Posted on October 9th, 2010 by Manu

Q. What about in neighboring countries? In Canada, government scientists also complained that they were being pressured to approve the GM hormone, which is injected into cows to increase milk supply. They were concerned about human health impacts. They testified that the drugs maker, Monsanto, offered them a bribe of $1-2 million to approve it. […]

GMOs and the FDA

Posted on October 9th, 2010 by Manu

Government Regulation: Q. Hasn’t the FDA said that GM foods are safe? The biotech industry claims that the FDA has thoroughly evaluated GM foods and found them safe. This is untrue. The FDA does not require safety studies. Instead, if the makers of the GM foods claim that they are safe, the agency has no […]

October is Non- GMO awareness month – FAQ

Posted on October 9th, 2010 by Manu

10-10-10 the day of Non-GMO awareness. A significant day in the US food history. Today many of us are reaching out to our friends, neighbors and family to inform you of genetically modified foods and why it is important for you to know about these harmful ingredients. What’s a GMO? A GMO (genetically modified organism) […]