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Organic ready corn

Want some organic c0rn? Good luck with that one… Corn relies on the wind to cross-pollinate. The problem is that organic corn can pollinate off of GMO corn crops many miles away. (Technically, if you plant “organic corn”, you get … Continue reading

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What happens when you eat GMOs?

When you eat GMO foods, does any of the unique DNA of the genetically modified organism affect you? Monsanto and other GMO companies shout NO! But the amount of DNA from food that gets past the intestines is not really … Continue reading

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Superweeds coming to a farm near you!

At every garden center, everywhere you look, you see Roundup weed killer crowding all the shelves; all the while boasting to rid you of all weeds big or small. Roundup is a trademark product of Monsanto – you know, the … Continue reading

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GMO food for thought

GMO crops dominated production last year with sugar beets making up 95% of US beet crops. GMO soy hammered 94% of US soybean crops, canola at 90%, cotton 90% and corn 88%. The scary part is that these numbers increase … Continue reading

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Good news/ bad news about bees:

The good news is that only one quarter of the US honeybee population died last winter, according to an annual survey. How is that good news you ask? The prior season saw the death of over 30% of our precious … Continue reading

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Scientific American told a lie

Scientific American had a recent editorial titled “Labels for GMO Food Are a Bad Idea.” This supposedly science-based media giant has sided with Big Agriculture to argue: “Instead of providing people with useful information, mandatory GMO labels would only intensify … Continue reading

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Gender bender

Want a sex change? The cheap and highly popular weed killer, atrazine can change male frogs into females. Slow to respond – even though one class-action suit has won a paltry $105 million from the manufacturer, the EPA is going … Continue reading

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Our changing GMO world…

A few weeks ago, without fanfare, the USDA officially deregulated Monsanto’s Round Up Ready Alfalfa. This means two things. One: Our cows, deer, sheep, goats and other herbivores are now going to be on a GMO diet. Two: All alfalfa … Continue reading

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