The Ultimate Sacrifice

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It’s Memorial Day.  The holiday when we honor Americans who have made the ‘ultimate sacrifice’  – their lives – to uphold and defend the privileges we enjoy.  How many of us truly appreciate and actually participate in a republic “of the people, by the people, and for the people?” – and for which so many of our forefathers have sacrificed? … Read more

A Hopi Elder Speaks

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A Hopi Elder Speaks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvHMe3F411E “You have been telling the people that this is the Eleventh Hour, now you must go back and tell the people that this is the Hour.  And there are things to be considered . . . Where are you living? What are you doing? What are your relationships? Are you in … Read more

MAY DAY! MAY DAY!!

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Would you rather feed your kids food engineered by nature or  Monsanto? Since more than 80% of processed food contains GMO’s, having a choice means it must be labeled. However, when former Congressman Jim Bates asked U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to label GMO’s the Secretary responded: “I have talked to my staff about labeling genetically engineered … Read more

Mission POSSIBLE!

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Your mission – if you choose to accept it – is to pick up the phone this Wednesday, April 1st and ask your representatives to support the GMO Right to Know Act. Both the House and the Senate are in session, and every member of Congress is in their national office in D.C.. Everyone who … Read more

You Can’t Fool Mother Nature

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Abraham Lincoln aptly observed: “Public sentiment is everything.  With it, nothing can fail.  Without it, nothing can succeed.”  Thirty states have launched initiatives to require labeling of genetically engineered food, and federal legislation was introduced on February 12, 2015. The Genetically Engineered Right-to-Know Act was introduced in the Senate by Senator Barbara Boxer from California, and … Read more

Why We Need to Label GMO Food

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The frequently heard claim that genetic manipulation of organisms is a ‘precise science’ without dramatic risks can no longer be made or will be recognized as dishonest. http://natureinstitute.org/txt/st/org/index.htm Introduction to This Site Much of the public debate concerning genetically modified organisms, their widespread use in animal and human food, and their impact upon the environment … Read more

Look Up

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“I called the piece ‘Look Up’ to remind us God engineered Nature.  Re-engineering is a bit of an insult  – as if to say “You did your best but we know a thing or two and can make improvements.” – John Preston The Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act is about requiring labeling for food that has been … Read more

The Original Corn Chips

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We’re not working to put “genetically engineered corn” on the label.. We’re working to get genetically engineered corn out of Fritos.  

Connect the Dots

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No one wants to eat genetically engineered food. No one wants to buy genetically engineered food. When it’s labeled, genetically engineered food doesn’t sell very well. When labeling of genetically engineered food is required in the U.S., food companies will stop using genetically engineered ingredients. When labeling was required in 64 other countries, they stopped producing GMO food. … Read more

Audacity of Hope

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“A better politics is one where we appeal to each other’s basic decency instead of our basest fears. A better politics is one where we debate without demonizing each other; where we talk issues, and values, and principles, and facts, rather than “gotcha” moments, or trivial gaffes, or fake controversies that have nothing to do … Read more