GMO Inside Blog

19
Dec

Something Sweet for a Non-GMO Holiday Celebration

You can’t think about the holidays without thinking about dessert; and oftentimes one’s next thought is about sugar overloads and overly frosted cookies from the grocery store. But there are other options. If you are looking for something to take to a holiday cookie exchange, this recipe for Gingerbread People is a wonderful option, and […]

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18
Dec

What Did It Take to Defeat GMO Labeling?

On November 4th there was hope that this would be the year that the voices of citizens would win out against the PR messaging and corporate dollars of Big Ag; and biotech and GMO labeling would become an established state right for Colorado and Oregon. While the election results came in and it was clear […]

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17
Dec

How to Navigate the Non-GMO Main Dish at your Holiday Celebrations

No matter what you are celebrating this season, the holidays are a great time to enjoy Non-GMO foods from cultures around the world. Unlike at Thanksgiving, where people expect to see a Turkey, there is a lot more flexibility with December Holiday meals. If you are still wanting to serve meat, salmon is great option, […]

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16
Dec

Guest Blog: Zen Honeycutt on the DARK Act Rally

Originally posted by Moms Across America by Zen Honeycutt, Founder of Moms Across America On December 10 the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on the DARK Act, while Green America staff made it into the hearing room, hundreds of Americans rallied outside unable to attend the hearing. Here is an account of the […]

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15
Dec

Non-GMO Side Dishes for All of Your Holiday Celebrations

While mashed potatoes and green beans are an excellent option to accompany your holiday meal, there are so many other wonderful winter vegetables that can be served up this time of year. Though your neighborhood farmers markets may be winding down for the season, there are still lots of root vegetables and colored greens you […]

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12
Dec

Notes from the Hill: Congressional Hearing on the DARK Act  

Wednesday, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a congressional hearing to receive testimony on the proposed legislation H.R. 4432, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act (more commonly known as the DARK Act – Deny Americans the Right to Know Act). The bill would make the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) solely responsible […]

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11
Dec

CALL PEPSI-OWNED SABRA TODAY! “Stop Mixing in the GMOs!”

PepsiCo, owner of Sabra hummus, has spent $8.6 MILLION to keep you in the dark about GMOs. While Sabra says it is dedicated to the people, places and environment that contribute to its product, it falls short of fulfilling that claim. Why is that? Sabra hummus is one of the many PepsiCo products laden with […]

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09
Dec

TPP Fast Track is What Hypocrisy Looks Like

Have you heard of the TPP? If not, it’s no surprise since it is a secret trade deal the Obama Administration is currently negotiating behind closed doors. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (more commonly known as the TPP) is a new trade agreement that the Obama administration is negotiating with eleven Pacific Rim nations. This agreement threatens […]

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08
Dec

Guest Blog: Alana Lea, founder of the iGive Trees Project

By Alana Lea, founder of the iGive Trees Project   In 2008 I took my daughter back to the Brazilian rainforest where I was born. But what I didn’t know when we arrived, was that it had been slashed and burned during my lifetime away. It’s 93% gone now. So I initiated the iGive Trees […]

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05
Dec

Farmer Profile: Jill Smith, Pure Èire Dairy

As part of our Farmer-Grower series we interviewed Jill Smith, a dairywoman who is most definitely doing milk right. Jill owns and operates Pure Èire Dairy located in Othello, Washington. The name Èire is a bit of a play on words as it literally means Ireland, but has a deeper familial meaning as their family […]

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