YouTube Thierry Vrain is a retired biologist and genetic engineer. This video comes from a lecture tour across Canada in 2013-2014, to raise public awareness about the link between engineered food and poor health. In particular, Vrain focuses on the history, use and unique properties of Monsanto’s glyphosate, and its enormous impact on our food system.
Food Babe by Vani Hari One of the things I love to do every year is visit The Natural Products Expo, I go to both shows every year (west coast and east coast) to see the types of natural products food companies are creating and meet the founders behind them. Every year I see more and more Non-GMO products being created which is a great sign of the times, but there’s something really tricky and
The Organic & Non-GMO Report by Ken Roseboro Source: Brady Wahl Some natural food retailers have concerns about non-GMO label but say it’s necessary for consumer choice While some natural food retailers are concerned about the impact of Non-GMO Project verified products on sales of organic foods, most believe that—without mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods—the non-GMO label is needed to give consumers a choice in the marketplace. Non-GMO could hurt organic sales Organic foods
Final Infographic Spotlights Dueling Food Brands on Colorado and Oregon Initiatives For the third election cycle in a row, biotech corporations and large agribusinesses narrowly defeated statewide citizen initiatives that would have mandated the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) ingredients on food packages. This time the electoral showdowns took place in Oregon, where it was narrowly defeated, and Colorado where the loss was decisive after labeling backers chose to focus their resources on Oregon. (click on
Organic Connections by Ken Roseboro Source: Kevin Dooley A growing number of farmers are considering planting non-GMO corn and soybeans as well as organic grains. A combination of factors including low prices for corn and soybeans, higher GMO seed costs, premium prices for non-GMO and organic grains, and failing GMO traits may push more farmers to go non-GMO or even organic. Non-GMO sales higher this year “Our non-GMO seed sales are significantly higher than last