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Can Organic Feed the World?

April 27, 2012

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I haven’t had much time to blog lately, but I wanted to share part three of this series of articles with you.  (Here’s part 1 and part 2 in case you’re just dropping in now.) Feeding the world is a hot button issue.  Politicians talk about it, activists talk about it, and big agri-businesses talk […]

March 27th

March 1, 2012

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March 27th is the very last day you can comment on the petition to have the FDA label foods containing GMO ingredients.  If you would like to contact the FDA directly the docket number is FDA-2011-P-0723-0001/CP.  If you want to comment right this second, go here.  There have been more that 800,000 signatures so far, […]

Can Organic Keep You Healthy?

February 9, 2012

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Disclaimer: I’m not a doctor.  The opinions expressed below are purely my own and do not constitute medical advice of any kind.  Thank you. In the post Can Organic Heal the Earth, we discussed conventional and organic farming methods and their effects on the health of the larger environment. In this post, I’d like to […]

Stand Up for Your Food

January 22, 2012

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Over 500,000 people have taken the time to stand up and tell the FDA, “I want to know what you’re feeding me.”  Are you one of them?     Go ahead.  Make yourself heard.

Do you know what you’re eating?

December 23, 2011

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There is only one week of 2011 left.  The Just Label It campaign has already gathered more than 400, 000 comments urging the FDA to require labeling of GMO foods.  Their goal is to reach  500, 000 in the next week.  If you want to know what’s in your own food, if you think people […]

Just Label It!

October 27, 2011

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I’ve touched on the topic of GMO foods on this blog before, but there is a new campaign drawing much-needed attention to the issue.  It’s called “Just Label It”.  The goal of the campaign is to convince the FDA to require mandatory labeling of GMO foods.  Whether you think GMOs are the greatest thing since […]

Where do we go from here?

March 13, 2011

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This is the third part of my series on GMOs.  Originally the series ended here, but now with unlimited virtual space at my disposal, I’m thinking about exploring the topic further.  In the meantime I hope you enjoy this installment: Making the decision to include or exclude Genetically Modified (GM) food from your diet can […]