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GMOs are feeding the world… GMOs are destroying our health and environment. With all of the conflicting information out there about GMOs, it’s hard to understand. That’s why I am going to break down the basics of GMOs for you and tell you why you should care. What are GMOs? GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism and is most often referred to when it comes to our food. The DNA from other plants, viruses, animals and bacteria are injected into the cells of existing species. This is supposed to make them more resistant...

A post on Organic Connections Magazine called People Don’t Want to Be a GMO Experiment got me thinking about a few things. Why we should be concerned about GMOs Most people assume that GMOs are safe because they are so widely available, which is not true. GMOs have never been proven to be safe and no they aren’t feeding the world. It was some time in the late 1980s/early 1990s when they were first widely planted. So it hasn’t been that much time to see any kind of long term effects and if they are truly safe. Ultimately...

Posted on Oct 19 2011 - 2:30am by Mike Lieberman
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GMOs (genetically modified foods) are something that I frequently discuss on this site and Facebook. When I saw the Just Label It campaign, I thought it fitting to share here. The goal of the campaign is to get GMO foods labeled by getting enough signatures and flooding the FDA with them. I’m not one for signing petitions and all that, but thought the cause...

Posted on Aug 17 2011 - 2:02am by Mike Lieberman
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The latest in crazy GMO news that I read on Rodale.com is that there will soon be a genetically modified kentucky bluegrass. According to the article: The grass is still in its research-and-development stage, so it’s not available in stores yet, but experts fear the recent USDA decision to not regulate it as a noxious weed or plant pest could push it onto the...

People often ask me if Miracle-Gro is organic. My response is usually, “Who cares?” The majority of Miracle-Gro’s product line is filled with chemicals and synthetics. They do have some product that is organic and certified by OMRI. Scott’s, the parent company of Miracle-Gro, is in bed with Monsanto and are the exclusive agent of Round-Up. For...

The main reason that so many people get behind chemical gardening and agriculture is the belief that it’s the only way to feed the world. This load of crap has been force fed to us by the same companies that are producing the food. What else do you expect them to say? They have all of us believing that with the rising population and our limited resources that organic methods of growing food couldn’t possibly feed the world. I have news for you – GMOs aren’t doing such a great job of it either. Here is why: Top...