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New GMO Food Labeling Bill

By Kim Robson:  Regular visitors to Green Mom know that we’ve been following the issue of the relative safety and labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The United States is the world’s largest consumer of foods made with genetically altered ingredients. Many popular processed foods are made with soybeans, corn and other crops whose genetic …

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Coming Soon, Genetically Modified Salmon to Your Grocery Store

By Fredrica Syren: Ahhh, salmon. Known for its pink color and healthy fats and, of course, being one of the most delicious fish to eat. It used to be that salmon came from Alaska or Norway until farmed raised salmon became available, and now…genetic salmon is making its way onto …

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Get Educated on GMOs — Best GMO Documentaries

By Chef Centehua:  GMOs, or Genetically Engineered Organisms, are experimental gene combinations within plants whose DNA has been genetically altered with bacteria of other plants and animals. This kind of cross breeding cannot occur naturally. In 1982, the FDA approved GMOs for pharmaceutical use, and crops were also widely introduced to consumers. During …

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Youth Activist Takes On Monsanto

 By Kim Robson The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) airs a popular show called the Lang & O’Leary Exchange. Hosts Amanda Lang and Kevin O’Leary tackle the top business issues of the day in sometimes heated exchanges. Kevin O’Leary is a self-made billionaire who is proud to describe himself as “opinionated, ruthless, …

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Monsanto Protection Act—Protecting Who or What?

By Kim Robson  During the last week of March 2013, Congress passed and President Obama signed a budget bill that prevented the government from shutting down. It ensures America’s solvency for the next six months, until the end of September. Yay, right? Wrong. Buried deep inside the bill is language …

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Genetically Modified Salmon Legalized

By Fredrica Syren Due to cost, more and more of our foods are becoming genetically modified these days.  However, we really don’t know what the long-term effects of these foods are because they really have not been tested enough.  Since GMO foods do not require labels, the scary thing is …

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No On Prop 37

I’m very disappointed to announce that Proposition 37 that would require genetic engineered foods to be labeled did not pass.  53.7% people voted against this important proposition compared to 46.3%.  The sad part is that the reasons to vote no are so weak compared to giving people a choice of whether …

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Processed Foods and How To Avoid Them

By Chef Centehua Processed foods are foods transformed from their raw state, usually to last longer, for convenience. Drying, freezing, heating and fermenting are ways we naturally process foods in order to preserve them; however, here I would like to discuss the processed foods which contain toxic additives that are a detriment to …

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