I have discussed genetically modified food a number of times in regards to the outcry for labeling. Obviously people feel they have the right to know what is in their food. However, producers of these genetically modified seeds continue to say that there is nothing to label. "Corn is corn," as they would say. Organic corn is corn - just as Round-Up Resistent corn is corn. Even if I fully believed that genetically modified food posed absolutely no health threat to society at all and that the ... Continue Reading
Are GMO companies getting the best of both worlds – obtaining patents and avoiding labeling?
Learn about the GMO debate and how you can get involved in signing petitions for labeling standards.
In my last article “Activism at Work: Farewell to Pink Slime” there were a number of comments stating this as a number one reason individuals have chosen a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. Not knowing what is in the meat products currently on our store shelves is a huge factor in changing your diet. Unfortunately we don't always know what is in our produce either. Our produce has been inundated with genetically modified organisms and currently produce companies do not have to label these ... Continue Reading
Creating a compost bin is a simple way to reduce waste while helping the environment.
April is Earth Month, and to celebrate, I would like to share a smart and simple way for you to help our planet – composting. It seems the general public has been made aware of so many key terms concerning environmental awareness, like genetically modified organisms (GMO), Bisphenol A (BPA) and Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC). While learning about all the new research can sometimes be overwhelming, what’s important to remember is that we can all do our part. This may involve using cloth diapers, ... Continue Reading