Genetically Engineered Food
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6 Reasons To Avoid GMOs

Genetically Engineered Food

When was the last time you thought about how food was made, where it came from, whether and if it was chemically treated? With the first ever Non GMO Month around the corner, an awareness campaign launched by the Non GMO Project, perhaps now is a good time to pay attention. As you look at each food item and its ingredients, consider these fundamental unanswered questions concerning genetically modified (GM) foods — which are most foods that you eat today.

GM CROPS - PART3: THE ECONOMICS OF GM FOOD

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SUMMARY: "The vast diversity of seeds developed by farmers over centuries, with special characteristics in drought or flood tolerance, taste and medicinal properties is often lost when corporate control of seed promotes a few varieties in which heavy investments have been made and high profits are to be reaped. "

INDIA GM CROPS - PART2: THE MYTH ABOUT FOOD SECURITY

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SUMMARY: "The hype for promoting GM is that it increases food security. India produced bumper stocks of food grains, all without GM, yet 200 million people are hungry. GM will not address the issues of poverty, poor storage and corruption, which deprive the poor of food. This is the second part of a three-part series|"

The hype for promoting GM is that it increases food security. India produced bumper stocks of food grains, all without GM, yet 200 million people are hungry. GM will not address the issues of poverty, poor storage and corruption, which deprive the poor of food.

INDIA GM CROPS - PART 1: THE TRUTH ABOUT GM FOODS

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SUMMARY: "There are inherent risks and dangers if India were to adopt genetically modified crops. Here is an expose about several myths surrounding GM crops. This is the first part of a three-part series"

(Dilnavaz Variava has been involved with the environmental movement in India for close to 40 years. She has held many roles, including CEO of WWF-India, Vice-President of the Bombay Natural History Society-BNHS, and on several apex committees of the Govt of India. She is also Convener of the Consumer Group for Alliance for Sustainable and Holistic Agriculture- ASHA.)

FILM 'GMO OMG': 85% OF THE FOOD WE EAT CONTAINS GMOS

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SUMMARY: "When it comes to the food we eat, it’s time to get real. At least, that is what Jeremy Seifert thinks. Seifert directed the film GMO OMG, released Friday, which tackles the subject of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and their impact on, in the film's words, "our children, the health of our planet, and our freedom of choice." There is no getting around it — GMOs are a big part of the America’s everyday diet. The scary thing is, most of us don’t even realize it"

When it comes to the food we eat, it’s time to get real.

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