Tag Archives: GMO foods

From Dolly to Dinner: Your Right to Know

In California, voters have a chance next month to take a stand for our right to know when our food has been genetically modified, whether in plants or animals, by voting YES on Prop 37, the Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act. GMO foods are currently found in 70% of packaged foods in conventional [...]

Americans Call on Food Companies to Can Monsanto’s New GMO Corn

In August, the gene altered (GMO) crop giant Monsanto announced it would for the first time sell a variety of GMO sweet corn, intended for marketing as canned and/or frozen whole corn. Since the vast majority of GMO corn has, until now, been used as animal feed or for highly processed foods, this development called [...]

Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and Produce Stickers: How NOT to Spot GMO Food

Are you concerned about the known and unknown health effects of eating genetically engineered (GMO) foods, such as new food allergies and an increased risk of antibiotic resistance, among others?  Do you worry that, because these foods are engineered to withstand megadoses of pesticides, they may expose you to even more poisons than other industrially [...]