Browsing the "GM food" Tag

Ask Walmart to Say No to GM Sweet Corn

January 12th, 2012 | by Heather Carr

Monsanto's genetically modified sweet corn is being planted on 250,000 acres this year – approximately 40% of the sweet corn market. Labeling of genetically engineered foods is not required, so there will be no way of knowing if the fresh produce in your shopping cart is GM or not. Ask Walmart to say no to GM sweet corn on their shelves


Agribusiness Owns Your Poop (Cartoon)

October 4th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

A good friend of mine on Facebook shared this cartoon recently and I immediately though, "Oh, that has to go up on Eat Drink Better!" So, here's the cartoon, created by Marc Roberts


Non-GMO Month & New GMO Report

October 3rd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Heather mentioned on Saturday that October is Non-GMO month and she has pledged to not eat GMOs (or processed foods) for the whole month. Good luck to you, Heather! The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is participating in Non-GMO month too, of course. It had a great intro to the month, that first starts with some highlights (and lowlights) of the year so far and then predicts how October is going to change things up. Also, Food & Water Watch has just released a big report on GMOs


Corn Rootworm Now Resistant to Monsanto’s Genetically Modified Corn

September 5th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

As Ken Roseboro wrote earlier today, Monsanto GM sweet corn is about to be much more ubiquitous in the U.S. Interestingly, this announcement comes at about the same time as the release of a new study out of Iowa State University showing that some organisms that are supposed to be repelled by this GM corn are becoming resistant to it (and passing on that resistance to their offspring)


How to Join the No-to-GMOs Movement

April 12th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Following up on my post yesterday on the horrible but not at all surprising news that 13 scientific studies have linked GMOs to organ disruption, as promised, here's a little more info on how to get involved in the citizen movement against GMOs


THE GMO Video

October 11th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

Normally, I do a full article even when I include a video in a post, but the following video is [&hellip


Bt Corn Benefits Non-GM Corn

October 11th, 2010 | by Heather Carr

A new study published in Science found that Bt corn provides economic benefits for farmers who plant non-GM corn in nearby fields. It sounds great, but is that the whole story



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