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GMO’s

It’s Not Just Monsanto’s Genetically Engineered Wheat: You May Already Be Eating Rogue GE Crops

Can humans control and contain genetically engineered crops? The answer appears to be no. Of the four major crops grown in the U.S., genetically engineered (GE) seeds are available for three: corn, soybeans and alfalfa. But a farmer growing the fourth major crop, wheat, could not (leg
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GMO-free ingredients are tough to round up in the U.S.

By John Upton, Grist.org Responsible food manufacturers are trying to meet consumer demand for products that are free from transgenic ingredients. And they are finding it exceedingly difficult in the U.S. to do so. The New York Times reported Sunday on the difficulties — and high cost
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Miracle grow: Indian farmers smash crop yield records without GMOs

What if the agricultural revolution has already happened and we didn’t realize it? Essentially, that’s the idea in this report from the Guardianabout a group of poverty-stricken Indian rice and potato farmers who harvested confirmed world-record yields of rice and potatoes. Best of al
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Warning: Major Supplements Openly Contain GMO Vitamin Sources

Genetically modified organisms have permeated much of the crop industry, absolutely infesting the processed food market, but are many ‘health’ supplements free from the presence of GMOs? As it turns out, major supplement producers actually will openly admit that they deriv
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The Grocery Store That’s Changing the Food System

Big news for people concerned about avoiding genetically modified organisms (GMOs): Whole Foods, the nation’s largest natural and organic foods retailer, has just announced that by 2018, all products sold in its stores must indicate whether they contain GMOs. Read more at Rodale
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