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The Real Cost of GMO

There are a lot of urban legends about GM foodstuffs. The word “genetic modification” brings up images of Frankenstein’s Monster and burbling puddles of ambulatory, flesh-eating goo. 32 more words

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Genetics – Grain – Profits

Food, water and shelter are the basic necessities of life. With the growth in population, these very necessities are the pressure point of daily life.  In my earlier post “bursting at the seams” I had chronicled the problem of population explosion in the lesser developed countries (LDC) in contrast with population decline in the more […]

https://rajrajanblog.wordpress.com/2016/05/29/genetics-grain-profits/

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IFP CALLS FOR GMOS TO BE BANNED IN SA

The party has called on govt to ban the products, pending an investigation into their toxicity.

from Eyewitness News: 

CAPE TOWN – The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has called for genetically modified foods in South Africa to be banned, pending an investigation into whether they can be toxic to humans. 154 more words

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Gene Editing Makes Cows Without Horns

Cattle have now been made hornless through genetic editing, with no apparent side effects, researchers say.

In the United States, roughly 80 percent of all calves raised for dairy and 25 percent of beef cattle get their horns removed every year – that’s 4.8 million and 8.75 million head of cattle, respectively. 454 more words

More Big Retailers Say 'No' to GMO Salmon

On the heels of Canada’s approval of GMO salmon, a coalition of more than 30 groups released updated numbers showing that nearly 80 major food retailers 80 grocery retailers with more than 11,000 stores not selling GMO salmon, including Albertsons, Safeway, Costco, Kroger, Target, Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods, along with restaurant chains including Red […]

https://delarosafood.wordpress.com/2016/05/26/more-big-retailers-say-no-to-gmo-salmon/

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America’s First Certified Organic Fast Food Chain Is Here — and It Pays $16 an Hour

By Carey Wedler | The Anti Media As fast food chains like Jack in the Box and McDonald’s fight to stay afloat, a new fast food chain is challenging fundamental norms within the industry. 26 more words

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