Are you familiar with substantial equivalence? Substantial equivalence assumes that if a GMO contains similar amounts of a few basic components such as protein, fat, and carbohydrate as its non-GMO counterpart, then the GMO is substantially equivalent to the non-GMO and no compulsory safety testing is required. This is how GMOs were made available in the U.S. Read more here and share this graphic about substantial equivalence: http://gmoinside.org/substantial-equivalence #GMOs #GMOseeds…
Colorado mom, health advocate, GMO labeling leader and author Robyn O'Brien takes on the biotech industry agent-for-hire Dana Bieber, who was flown in from Seattle to Colorado at the last minute when the anti-labeling side got wind that Robyn was the proponent of the GMO labeling bill in Colorado in this important, 30-minute televised debate. Watch and share: http://youtu.be/zV6Wcz5cZUI. #food #farming #labelGMOs #righttoknow #stopmonsanto
The true toxicity of glyphosate—the active ingredient in Monsanto’s broad-spectrum herbicide Roundup—is becoming increasingly clear as study after study is published demonstrating its devastating effects.
Across the nation, farmers, corporate executives at giant multinational food companies such as Unilever, and millions of Americans who question the health effects of genetically engineered food are watching and waiting to see what happens in the Vermont lawsuit. Oral arguments in the case tentatively are scheduled for early January. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/12/nation-watching-gmo-labeling-fight-vermont #GMOs #LabelGMOs VT Right To Know GMOs
Monsanto banned in Mexico, effective immediately!
Farmers bought into RoundUp Ready corn, soy and cotton in a big way. Now, 85% of all corn and 90% of all soybeans grown in the U.S. have that trademarked RoundUp Ready gene. RoundUp Ready is king of the hill when it comes to commodity seeds — but not for long. Five years from now, RoundUp Ready may be nothing more than a relic of the past. See more: http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/06/happy-anniversary-monsanto #GMOs #StopMonsanto #Roundup #food
Los Angeles May Become Largest GMO-Free Area In The US. Read Here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2013/10/los-angeles-may-become-largest-gmo-free-area-us
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