2011: This is the second year for the NO GMO Campaign. Natural Health News has been covering this issue for many years and our blog has many related articles. Today I learned that USDA gave a $500,000 grant to the firm that wants to create GMO salmon. Your tax dollars at work.
This month is NO GMO month and currently a walk to Washington is happening. Let you member of CONgress know you don't want GMO in your food and you want labels.
10.04.2010 NEW: from Food Politics
UPDATE: 22 September - see our article featured this week at the NO GMO Project
GMO Compass: stay educated about GMO
UPDATE: 21 September - SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL ORGANIC MONTH
ORIGINAL POST 21 July-
from OCA - 4 Simple Ways to Avoid GMOs
1. Buy organic - organic producers are not allowed to use GMOs
2. Look for "Non-GMO" labels
3. Avoid risky ingredients: corn, soy, vegetable oil (canola, cottonseed, and soybean), sugarbeet sugar
4. Buy products listed in the Non-GMO Shopping Guide
Coming in October 2010, the first NON-GMO Month
It is estimated that GMOs are now present in more than 75% of the processed foods in the average grocery store.
Many people are concerned about the potential health risks of products made using the relatively new technology of genetic modification. The Non-GMO Project respects your right to know what’s in the food you’re eating and the products you’re buying.
Where consumers can learn more
Marketing push targets bioengineered food