The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) requirements for labeling fruits and vegetables with the USDA seal “Organic” are simple. They are either 100% organic, or they are not organic. 259 more words
Tags » Genetically Modified Organism
Genetically modified organisms are not new. It was Gregor Mendel in the early 1800′s who created modern genetics with his yellow and green peas. Mendel found he could produce a desired trait, such as size or shape of pea, by selectively choosing which plants to breed. 445 more words
It boils down to one fact; when you purchase soda, and consume it, you are redistributing your health to the 1 percent via higher corporate profits, dividends and share prices.
Family Farms Under Attack–Take Action to Save Our Farmers
Family farms under attack! Sadly, this is a scenario we’ve become all too familiar with: armed raids on farms and long, drawn out court cases that threaten to bankrupt farmers. 869 more words
Here are two GMO quotes. I’ll let them speak for themselves, and then make a few comments.
QUOTE ONE: “This compilation is a sample of the scientific references including over 1200 studies, surveys, and analyses that suggest various adverse impacts and potential adverse impacts of genetically engineered (GE/GMO) crops, foods and related pesticides. 650 more words