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A Must Read for Today: Cornstalks Everywhere But Nothing Else, Not Even A Bee

Meet Monsanto Madness and please, please spread the word.  We need a grass-roots uprising.  Laura

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November 30, 2012
Cornfield
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“Yet, 100 years ago, these same fields, these prairies, were home to 300 species of plants, 60 mammals, 300 birds, hundreds and hundreds of insects. This soil was the richest, the loamiest in the state. And now, in these patches, there is almost literally nothing but one kind of living thing. We’ve erased everything else.”

 

Please read the full article here:

http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2012/11/29/166156242/cornstalks-everywhere-but-nothing-else-not-even-a-bee?utm_source=NPR&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=20121130

EIGHT MUST-KNOWS FOR AVOIDING GMO

Posted by Linda Howard on 26 Oct 2012 / 

1. GMOs Can Enter Your Food Supply in Many Ways
Genetically modified organisms (GMO) entered our food supply nearly 20 years ago, coinciding with the beginning of the astounding decline in the health of Americans.

Please read more at:  http://nakedfoodmagazine.com/eight-must-knows-for-avoiding-gmo/

Oh my Gosh, We’re Winning! The Largest Managed Healthcare Organization in the US Advises Members Against GMOs!

Oh my gosh, we’re winning!  Kaiser Permanente, the largest managed healthcare organization in the United States, has advised its members against GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in food!

Monsanto has to notice the tide changing.  Keep educating friends, family members, co-workers and neighbors about what GMOs are.  Repost and spread the word.   Laura

Read about it here:  http://www.willamettelive.com/2012/news/corporate-giant-comes-out-against-gmos/

 

David vs. Monsanto

Just watched this.  Love that we can watch Youtube videos on DirecTV.  This is GMOs from the farmer’s point of view.  It is really informative and inspiring.  Take some time to check it out, and share it with others.  Laura

 

 

GMO Labeling Efforts Change Course After California Defeat

mage courtesy of Jean-Marc Desfilhes

November 9th, 2012

Reuters
By Carey Gillam and Lisa Baertlein

“Labeling of GE (genetically engineered) foods is not a question of whether, but when.”

Read more at:  http://www.cornucopia.org/2012/11/gmo-labeling-efforts-change-course-after-california-defeat/

Rossen Reports: Fruit on Food Labels — Are You Being Misled?

If you’ve followed http://www.itsadecision.com, you already know to read all ingredients listing and not the front of the box.  What they don’t mention is that the products they’re showing are also full of GMOs.  Remember 90% of the sugar, canola and soybeans in processed food is GMO.  And since big food refuses to label, we have to err on the side of caution.  Laura

Experts say food companies’ colorful marketing may leave you feeling blue

By Jeff Rossen and Robert Powell

TODAY
updated 11/14/2012 7:44:13 AM ET
“It’s mostly sugar and soybean oil,”

The Post You Must Read Before Thanksgiving Detailing Out the Ingredients in all Those Favorite Holiday Products

Toxins vs.Tradition – What Will Win On Your Thanksgiving Table?

See a lot more at:

http://foodbabe.com/2012/11/12/toxins-vs-tradition-what-will-win-on-your-thanksgiving-table/

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