Hank D and the Bee: Is October a Bad “No GMO” Month?

No GMO Month

October is No GMO Month, but with all of the high fructose corn syrup-sweetened candy out there for Halloween, it’s a tough time to cut out the GMOs!

Halloween candy is often chock full of high fructose corn syrup, which is usually made from genetically modified corn. What do you guys think? Is October the wrong month to ask folks to ditch the GMOs, or is this candy-laden season the perfect opportunity to raise awareness?

More on “No GMO Month” and GM high fructose corn syrup:

From EatDrinkBetter: Non-GMO Month & New GMO Report
From HuffPo: Genetically Modified Foods: 4 Reasons to Celebrate Non-GMO Month
From GMO Watch: High-fructose corn syrup.

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is an Environmental/Political cartoonist for Planetsave, Elephant Journal, Wend Magazine, Twilight Earth, Ecopolitology, EcoSnobberySucks, and more... Joe also does a kids enviro-toon called Hank D and the Bee on EcoChildsPlay and NaturalPapa. Joe lives in University City, Missouri and spends his free time with his beautiful wife, enthusiastic daughter, and curious toddler of the same name. He also enjoys writing, drawing, painting, walking, biking, skateboarding, gardening, reading, listening to music, playing sports, and watching plays (especially the plays his wife's site-specific theatre company, Onsite Theatre puts on).   Visit Joe's online cartoon gallery at JoeMohrToons.com.