Just Label It!

Labeling of GMOs will be on the ballot next month in California. If prop 37 is passed, it means that food that is genetically modified will have to be labeled as such. Currently, there are no such laws in the states Continue reading

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Natural Does Not Equal Organic

I have decided there is a need for another GMO blog!  Lately, there has been information circling about Kashi® using genetically modified ingredients and consumers seem to be shocked.  I am not sure why there is such shock.  If it’s not certified organic, or nonGMO project verified and contains soy, corn, cotton, or canola – it is genetically modified!!  Continue reading

Genetically Modified Foods

What is a genetically modified organism, or GMO?  Genetically modified food is made by forcing genes from one species (bacteria, virus, animals, or humans) into the DNA of crops or animals in order to introduce a new trait.  GMOs are usually engineered to withstand herbicides and/or to produce an insecticide. Continue reading