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After watching several documentaries about our food supply and learning just how deficient in nutrients the food we consume has become over the past 30-years, our family has decided to make some serious changes. We are buying organic, eating in season and buying locally. Our meat is grassfed, our bread in homebaked and I feel good about what my family is eating.

If you aren't aware of the danger genentically modified corn and soy products present to your families diet, continue reading. Find out the latest news and commentary on GMO food sources, eating and buying organic foods, nutritional news, food related health issues and much more.

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American Chronicle

by Bill Haymin

June 8, 2008

In Panama, as in the US, GMOs are permitted in the food chain without any labeling at all. This is an ecological, medical and consumerĀ“s rights disaster.

Only strong consumer advocacy, and market pressure against anything which might have GMOs in it (that means avoiding anything which is not labeled "organic" or "GM Free") will change US policy. But once the environment, or your body, is contaminated with foreign DNA, there is no know way to reverse that process.

San Francisco Chronicle (CA)

by Marisa Lagos

June 8, 2008

Health officials warned consumers today about an outbreak of salmonella in raw tomatoes, following the illness of one woman in Contra Costa County and 144 other infections nationwide.

The source of the tomatoes is still unknown, but officials believe that large tomatoes, including Roma and round red, are carrying the strain, Salmonella sereotype Saintpaul, that has infected 145 people since mid-April. Red plum tomatoes may also be affected, according to a statement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


by Jeffrey Gold

June 8, 2008

While the Topps Meat Co. churned out millions of frozen hamburgers a month, beef ground one day was often stored and "reworked" with meat from another production cycle, government documents show.

A conveyor belt that moved raw patties to packaging was marred by "gouges, cracks and tears," inspectors said. They found residue on surfaces that fresh meat came into contact with. But the plant kept operating, until an outbreak of E. coli last summer...

The Wall Street Journal

by Sara Schaefer Munoz

June 5, 2008

Just in time for barbecue season, some meat purveyors are rolling out beef raised on grass or other organic feed -- and are promising that their products are tastier and healthier.

While most of the cuts do nicely on a grill, a few have sweet flavors that could turn off even die-hard carnivores. While most of the cuts do nicely on a grill, a few have sweet flavors that could turn off even die-hard carnivores.

Food Consumer

by Jeffrey M. Smith

June 2, 2008

This guide will help you determine which products are made from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) so you can make healthier non-GMO brand buying choices.

Though most industrialized countries require labeling of GMOs, the U.S. does not. 9 out of 10 Americans want genetically modified (GM) foods to be labeled. Most people say they would avoid brands if labeled as GM.

New York Daily News

May 26, 2008

New Yorkers are switching to homegrown dining in an effort to cut costs as the economy flounders.

Forget budget furniture or do-it-yourself interior design - New Yorkers are switching to homegrown dining in an effort to cut costs as the economy flounders. The number of green-thumbed residents using the city's vegetable gardens has increased by the bushel in recent months because of soaring prices in the food aisles.

Natural News

by Barbara H. Peterson

May 14, 2008

The problems with Genetically Modified (GM) foods are as many as they are varied. Respected scientists have risked everything to step forward and warn consumers that this new "solution to world hunger" is bad for their health.

Giant agri-business companies such as Monsanto forge ahead to flood the world's food chain with experimental technologies that are proving to be harmful to life. The worst part is, the longer this reckless experiment is allowed to go on, the closer we get to a complete planetary takeover by Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO).

Science Daily

March 13, 2008

A new study shows that exposure to a chemical called diacetyl, a component of artificial butter flavoring, can be harmful to the nose and airways of mice.

Scientists at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), conducted the study because diacetyl has been implicated in causing obliterative bronchiolitis (OB) in humans. OB is a debilitating but rare lung disease, which has been detected recently in workers who inhale significant concentrations of the flavoring in microwave popcorn packaging plants.

The Organic & Non-GMO Report

January 18, 2008

New regulations propose strict guidelines for voluntary labeling of non-GMO products.

While biotechnology and food industry representatives praised the new regulations, consumer and environmental groups criticized them, saying they didn't go far enough, particularly in terms of labeling GM foods. The FDA rejected consumer demands for labeling.

by Ben Eastaugh and Chris Sternal-Johnson.

September 16, 2007

The true story of Soy has not been told. The many serious health hazards from consuming soy have not been told.

The consumer has not been made aware of the dangers, in order for them to make an educated decision on whether or not to consume soy. You have the right to know, and I'm going to tell you. The Health Risks Of Soy Includes But Not Limited To...

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