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Tag: Genetically Modified Food

Nestlé Exec Says GMOs Aren’t Necessary to Feed the World

We don’t have much love for giant food corporation Nestlé around here. From promoting formula over breast milk in developing countries to infringing on water rights, Nestlé doesn’t exactly scream sustainability. That’s why it was pretty shocking to read that Hans Jöhr, corporate head of sustainable agriculture at Nestlé said that we don’t need GMOs to feed the world.

BASF Cultivating GM Potato in Europe

BASF announced they would be cultivating their genetically modified potatoes in Germany, Sweden, and the Netherlands. What does this mean for a GMO-free Europe? Nothing, really. It just means genetically modified potatoes will be on American tables sooner.

No GMO Sign at Natural Products Expo

We sadly couldn’t make it out to the Natural Products Expo this year, but when I ran across this no-GMO sign from the conference yesterday, I knew I had to share it with you.

New Connecticut Bill Seeks GMO Labeling

So far, 2012 looks like a good year for the US to join the rest of the world in fair and accurate GMO labeling. Connecticut joins the ranks of states considering mandatory GM food labels this year, with a bill called HB 5117.

Are Walmart and Monsanto in Love?

Food & Water Watch has been working for a while on a campaign to keep this unlabeled frankencorn off of Walmart’s shelves, and now they’ve launched a new arm of the campaign: Walsanto Watch. Think Brangelina or Tomkat. Walmart and Monsanto are the new “it” couple to watch, if you’re concerned about unlabeled genetically engineered food on grocery store shelves.

“FUGMO”: The Anti-GMO Mascot

Writers, Bloggers, Photographers, Cartoonists, please feel free to place the FUGMO seal of disapproval on any of your anti-GMO work. Readers, you are invited to add the seal to your avatar. (Warning: FUGMO may be offensive to some readers)

Real Food [infographic]

The fine folks at Ecomom shared this infographic on the problems with processed and genetically modified foods, and we have some tips below to help you get more real food onto your plate!