Life in the Lost World

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Archive for the 'GMO' Category


   Nov 10

Genetically Modified Foods: Who Do We Trust? – infographic

Organic food. Some people swear by it, some roll their eyes at the naiveté of paying more for a product that the scientific and food regulation communities generally agree is in no way superior, from a health safety standpoint, than genetically modified (hereafter: GM) offerings. But unless you’re one of the few who still take [...]

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   Mar 02

The Safe Seed Pledge and taking our power back from Monsanto

Spring. The time of year when thoughts, for many of us, turn to the garden. This years seed catalogs began to arrive a couple of months ago, and those among us that are champion procrastinators, are still making their planting choices. If you’re the kind of gardener who buys vegetable seeds or seedlings (including tomato [...]

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   Nov 06

it’s Election Day!

Election Day falling on a Tuesday is an old tradition dating back to the 1800s. Back in the day, many people had to travel a long distance from their farms to the closest town in order to vote. Tuesday was the best day because people could begin their journey on Monday and avoid traveling on [...]

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   Jun 16

Eat organic with Cascadian Farms! #giveaway ends 7/7

Mommy Does has teamed with life in the lost world and some other fine bloggers to bring you an awesome giveaway sponsored by Cascadian Farms – a leader in the organic foods industry! Cascadian Farm was founded in 1972 with the knowledge that good food starts with caring for their land. Their farms are still [...]

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   Mar 08

GE Foods at a Glance (infographic)

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   Feb 26

Gardeners Beware! A List of Veggies Owned by Monsanto

  IF YOU ARE THE KIND OF GARDENER who buys vegetable seeds or seedlings (including tomato plants) from a local garden center, as I sometimes do, beware the varieties you select. Otherwise, you could very well be putting money into the hands of the wretched Monsanto Corporation. Forewarned is forearmed, right? Here is the list [...]

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   Sep 29

Tell Grocery store CEOs: Refuse #Monsanto’s #GMO sweet corn!

Right now, Monsanto, the corporation responsible for producing roughly 90% of genetically modified seeds around the globe, is working to bring their new, GMO sweet corn to a grocery store aisle or farmer’s market near you.1 Unlike Monsanto’s other GMO crops — which are primarily fed to animals — this sweet corn is intended for [...]

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   May 04

GMO alert: U.S. attempting global censorship of GMO food labeling

GMO alert: U.S. attempting global censorship of GMO food labeling

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   Apr 29

GM Food… Feeding the Hungry or Population Control?

Around 75% percent of our processed foods contain some form of genetically modified ingredients. Today Salem-News reports that a joint experiment by Russia’s National Association for Gene Security and the Institute of Ecological and Evolutional Problems has revealed that hamsters fed genetically modified (GM) foods produce grandchildren that are unable to produce fourth generation offspring. [...]

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