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GMOs in Natural Breakfast Cereals

October 13th, 2011 | by Heather Carr

GMOs are found in many breakfast cereals labeled “natural”, including popular brands like Barbara’s, Kashi, and Mother’s. The Cornucopia Institute tested a wide variety of breakfast cereals for genetically engineered ingredients. What they found is surprising. Even long-time respected natural brands contain 25%-100% GMOs.


Horizon Organic Milk Claims Misleading Customers?

April 25th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Horizon Organic Milk is marketed by White Wave, which is a division of Dean's Foods. It is the largest organic milk bottler and the largest dairy conglomerate in the United States. The Cornucopia Institute filed a formal request with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last week "asking for an investigation into Dean Foods’ advertisements for its Horizon milk with Omega-3 DHA." The Cornucopia Institute believes that Horizon Organic Milk's nutritional benefits are being overstated


These Eggs Are Organic – Technically Speaking

October 7th, 2010 | by Heather Carr

Certified Organic foods are supposed to be grown or raised differently from conventional foods – environmentally-benign pesticides and fertilizers, if any at all, and pastured, humanely-raised animals. But is that always true? The Cornucopia Institute spent two years visiting the chicken farms of organic egg brands and what they found was not always pretty



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