GMO Insider Blog

27
Aug

International Year of Soils – Video Profile 2

  by Carly Giddings, Food Campaigns Intern Chris Roehm is an organic farmer who runs and maintains Square Peg Farm in Grove, Oregon. Roehm grows annual vegetables and sells them directly to consumers at local farmers markets. Years of experience have taught him that “soil health and organic farming are virtually one and the same.” […]

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20
Aug

[video] Grab your Virtual Megaphone to Call out Starbucks

For over a year GMO Inside has been campaigning to get Starbucks to transition to organic dairy. As one of the largest purchasers of dairy in the US, Starbucks is in a unique position to make big change in the dairy industry. Imagine how much better your latte would taste if it was made with […]

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18
Aug

Packing a Non-GMO Lunchbox

  It is back-to-school time! As the summer comes to an end, it is time to start thinking about what you are going to fill your kid’s lunch box with. Some of the most popular lunchtime snacks and foods have GMOs hidden in them. With so many great alternatives out there, make sure to educate […]

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11
Aug

International Year of Soils – Video Profile 1

  by Carly Giddings, Food Campaigns Intern Inspired by the Rodale Institute, farmer Roger Lansik of Oldebolt, IA converted his conventional farm to an organic one in 1995 and he doesn’t plan on ever going back. As he learned from Rodale, healthy soil, combined with consistent crop rotation, makes healthy crops. Roger’s interview sheds important […]

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30
Jul

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Pine Nuts! Macadamia Nut Pesto

by Carly Giddings, Food Campaigns Intern What’s gloriously nutty, garlicky, and green all over? You guessed it, pesto! A few cloves of garlic and a bundle of green leafy basil are givens when it comes to making the perfect batch of pesto, but we’ve got a secret weapon to nail the gloriously nutty part. Adding Royal […]

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28
Jul

International Year of Soils – Getting our Hands Dirty

by Carly Giddings, Food Campaigns Intern We can no longer consider dirt a four letter word: soil health is essential for global food security and fresh water storage which puts great pressure on humans to consider its improvement an ecological must. For this reason, GMO Inside is sharing a series of short videos, produced by the […]

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26
Jul

Mmm Mmm Better: Campbell’s making progress on non-GMO and organics

by Todd Larsen, Co-Executive Director of Green America Campbell’s is one of America’s most iconic brands.  The company famous for soups also produces thousands of other food items.  Famous brands under the Campbell’s umbrella include Pepperidge Farm, Bolthouse Farms, and Prego. Like most major food companies, Campbell’s had not kept up with the changing tide […]

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23
Jul

10 New Food Books for the Last 10 Weeks of Summer

by Carly Giddings, Food Campaigns Intern Running of out of summer reads? We’ve got a list of 10 new food books that are sure to last you through summer’s end. From Doritos to dairy deception, these books will help you end the summer feeling well engaged in today’s latest food conversations. So, grab a cold glass […]

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21
Jul

There’s A New Non-GMO Label on the Block

by Carly Giddings, Food Campaigns Intern Looking for the USDA “Non-GMO Process Verified” Label at The Grocery Store? You Won’t Find It. Confused? You should be. The USDA has yet to clear up consumer confusion and address the difference in discretion between the USDA and FDA at the consumer level. USDA has merely directed confused […]

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16
Jul

Teaism – Cooking up Better Food in Washington, DC  

Teaism is a small chain of Asian-inspired restaurants located in the Washington, DC metro area. It was fast casual/fine-casual before the term existed, well before the likes of Chipotle made conscious on- the-go eating the new hot thing. With a background in fine dining, co-owner Michelle Brown started out 20 years ago with the idea […]

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