Archive for the "Genetically Modified Organisms" Tag

Medical Professionals Endorse the California Right to Know GMO Food Initiative

After hearing all of Monsanto and the big food industry companies’ negative campaign against California’s Prop 37 initiative to mandate labeling food that has genetically modified components, I was thrilled to discover that doctors are supporting and endorsing the passage of Prop 37.


But first let’s clarify what we’re talking about when it comes to genetically modified organisms (food) aka GMO.


Understanding Genetically Modified Food


Let’s review basics about genetically modified food. Monsanto, the company that produces the genetically modified seed, controls the patent on these seeds. If a farmer tries to save his own seed like … Read the rest

Please, Please Study California’s Proposition 37 Carefully

Have you heard the ads against proposition 37 on our California ballot in November? Some of the statements are obvious lies. Then listen to the list of sponsors of the campaign against prop 37. Monsanto tops the list, followed by the big food industry, none of whom I want to trust with my health. They are more interested in your dollars than your health!


They also want to keep you in the dark about whether you are eating genetically modified food. You may be trying to eat optimally healthy and not be aware of the potential time bomb lurking … Read the rest

Yes! Label Genetically Modified Food

by guest author Jean Saffell

As you all know, I [Jean Saffell] support the labeling of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) used in foods. In November, Californians will get a chance to vote on the issue with Proposition 37, the ballot initiative to label genetically engineered foods.


This article outlines what is at stake:


I’d like to point out that 50 other countries do require labeling of Genetically Modified Foods. The companies currently spending millions to oppose labeling in California already label their products sold in other countries. So why do they oppose labeling products for their USA … Read the rest