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Where GMOs Hide in Your Food

New Consumer Reports’ tests find genetically modified organisms in many packaged foods—including those labeled ‘natural’

More than 70 percent of Americans say they don’t want genetically modified organisms in their food, according to a recent Consumer Reports National Research Center survey of 1,000 adults. 944 more words

Food

Let the Kids Get HUNGRY.

Wait, what?  Aren’t hungry kids emotional, dramatic, and hard to control?  Is she crazy?!   Isn’t childhood hunger a local problem, as well as a global issue?  459 more words

Homemade

A Skeptical Look at GMO Safety

(Golden rice. Photo via WikiMedia.)

Golden rice is touted as one of the highest achievements of agricultural GMOs. Enriched with a vitamin A precursor and designed for high yields, it has the potential to help millions of malnourished people all over the world, especially in Africa and South Asia. 420 more words

Science

OMG GMOs (See What I Did There??)

Recently while I was scrolling through Facebook, I came across a hilarious video that Jimmy Kimmel put together about what people know about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). 609 more words

Blog

GMO Acceptance an Uphill Battle in China

The Chinese government is trying to convince Zhou Guangxiu that the corn in the congee she wants to feed her son is safe. That may not be easy. 162 more words

Corn

GMOs: The Farmers' Perspective

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have been a heated topic since the early nineties when various varieties were introduced into the worlds food system. Consumers fear that the use of genetically engineered (GE) crops can raise the risk of health concerns. 745 more words