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Should We Worry About GMOs?

What is a GMO? Is it a spaceship? Is it a new type of computer or smartphone? By name, a GMO sounds sort of high-tech or futuristic. But, in reality a GMO is an abbreviation for genetically modified organism. A GMO is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques (mutation, […]

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Apples top 2014 list of most pesticide-contaminated produce.

An Environmental Report found that “every sample of nectarines tested and 99 per cent of apple samples tested positive for at least one pesticide residue”

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You are what your mother ate and when she ate it.

The trade organization representing the nation’s largest food and beverage companies wants permission to label as “natural” products that contain genetically engineered ingredients like corn, soy, canola and sugar, according to a letter sent to the Food and Drug Administration.

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Raging GMO debate calls seemingly harmless word “natural” into question

The trade organization representing the nation’s largest food and beverage companies wants permission to label as “natural” products that contain genetically engineered ingredients like corn, soy, canola and sugar, according to a letter sent to the Food and Drug Administration.

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