GMO Insider Blog

10
Jan

Regenerative Resolutions

Tired of making the same generic New Year’s resolutions every year that, let’s be honest, you never stick to anyway? Roughly half (45%) of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, with the most common being vows to lose weight, get organized, and save more. (Sound familiar?) Unfortunately, only 8% of people are actually successful in attaining […]

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10
Jan

The Rundown on Regenerative Agriculture

It is widely known that global climate change is a huge issue facing our planet.  This problem has been caused in large part by humans interfering with the carbon cycle. For years, scientists have pointed out how the burning of fossil fuels has released an excess of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, creating a greenhouse […]

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20
Dec

Last Minute Gifts for the Progressive Procrastinator

We’ve all been there. You’re swamped with work, you have a ton of errands to do, you need to find something to wear to a holiday party, and then you remember. You need to get a gift for the host! Before you reach for that Starbucks gift card conveniently located in the checkout line, think […]

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13
Dec

Naughty or Nice? See How Your Christmas Cookies Measure Up

Santa’s been making a list and checking it twice, and so have we! Here’s the definitive GMOInside list of naughty and nice cookies to leave out for Santa this Christmas. With all his hard work getting everyone’s presents ready for Christmas morning, Santa deserves delicious cookies with ingredients that are natural and festive. Here’s our […]

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06
Dec

The Monsanto-Bayer Merger: Cause for Panic?

With the recent election and current politically divisive climate, there is a lot of uncertainty about the future, including the economic direction of our country. One troubling uncertainty, for example, is whether the Monsanto-Bayer merger will occur.  Bayer, a pharmaceutical giant, and Monsanto, one of the world’s largest chemical companies, are set to merge in […]

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01
Dec

Kamut Berry Pilaf with Butternut Squash and Cauliflower

With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s a great time to start trying out warm, hearty meals to serve at gatherings with friends and family. With this Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Kamut Berry Pilaf, you can have a nutrient dense meal without sacrificing flavor and satisfaction. Also, by choosing your own ingredients you can select organic […]

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21
Nov

5 Ways to Celebrate a Non-GMO Thanksgiving

by Jamie Landa, Food Campaigns Fellow From travel arrangements to meal planning, preparing for Thanksgiving can be stress-inducing. With so much going on, we want to help make it easier to identify which foods to put on your table for an environmentally sound and healthful Thanksgiving feast. By following these five simple steps, you can […]

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17
Nov

What’s Wrong with Modern Wheat?

Bob Quinn is the man behind KAMUT® Brand khorasan wheat, a unique ancient grain from Mesopotamia. After receiving a Ph.D in Plant Biochemistry from UC Davis and selling his business interests in Northern California, he moved back to his family farm in Montana. Through the use of a trademark he has dedicated his company to […]

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16
Nov

TPP is stalled…but not dead yet.

You might have heard that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is dead. The White House has all but given up on efforts to pass this massive and destructive trade deal during this administration. This is promising news for the hundreds of organizations, like Green America, who fought to stop this toxic deal. Though the TPP won’t be […]

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03
Nov

Does this look like ‘humanely raised’ to you? Take Action Now!

Do you look for meat, and poultry products that are produced humanely?  Unfortunately, foods labeled as “humanely raised” may come from factory farms with terrible conditions for animals. The Food Safety and Inspections Service (FSIS) is charged with ensuring “the labeling of meat and poultry products is truthful and not misleading.” Animal welfare and environmental stewardship claims are supposed […]

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