the Natural Foods Merchandiser (june 2013) said more customers are asking now about GMO foods, for themselves and their animals. Tara cook-Littman, director of GMO free Connecticut reminds us that “natural” does not mean non – GMO and “organic” does mean non- GMO. Ask your health food store and pet store to put large tags on foods that are Non-GMO Project Verified or create separate sections for them. Stephen Trinkaus, owner of Terra Organica in Bellingham, WA, says that often manufacturers do not even know about their own products. There are many ingredients (such as citric acid) that are GMO yet companies forget to test that small ingredient for GMO.
Learn more: righttoknow-gmo.org which is focused on labeling and has other good information.
Get regular emails from KauaiRising@gmail.com as this island is battling a huge presence of GMO seed companies on their little island with the attendant heavy pesticide load that is causing illness in their children, animals and adults.
DVD – Genetic Roulette – from their website: “Never-Before-Seen-Evidence points to genetically engineered foods as a major contributor to rising disease rates in the US population, especially among children. Gastrointestinal disorders, allergies, inflammatory diseases, and infertility are just some of the problems implicated in humans, pets, livestock, and lab animals that eat genetically modified soybeans and corn.”