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The Local GMO Revolution That Could

The Local GMO Revolution That Could | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
A few conscientious individuals took it upon themselves to stage a GMO revolution right in their own Oregon county.
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Politics Aside, Urban Farming Grows in DC

Politics Aside, Urban Farming Grows in DC | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
An urban farming movement is growing right in Washington, DC, as residents look to create a more sustainable food system.
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A GMO Scientist Becomes a GMO Skeptic

A GMO Scientist Becomes a GMO Skeptic | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
A GMO scientist who helped develop the GMO tomato has now become a skeptic about the promise of GMO foods.
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A Conventional Farmer's Transition to Non-GMO

A Conventional Farmer's Transition to Non-GMO | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
An Indiana-based seed company provides farmers with high-yielding non-GMO corn seed choices.
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When Real Science Meets GMOs

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Professor John Vandermeer discusses the potential unintended consequences of GMOs due to the biotech industry's incomplete knowledge of genetics.

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Traceability: Tracking from Farm to Fork

Traceability: Tracking from Farm to Fork | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Where does your food come from? Whether it’s the supermarket or a fine-dining restaurant, tracking comestibles from farm to fork is linking farmers, distributors, chefs and consumers.
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How to Afford Organic Food on a Budget

How to Afford Organic Food on a Budget | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Here are a 8 tips for those who want to start buying organic food but don’t want to pay the higher prices.
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Non-GMO Is Going Mainstream

Non-GMO Is Going Mainstream | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
As Cheerios and Grape Nuts cereals go non-GMO other big brands are likely to follow.
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Johnny’s Selected Seeds: Behind Every Great Vegetable and Fruit Is a Seed

Johnny’s Selected Seeds: Behind Every Great Vegetable and Fruit Is a Seed | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Johnny’s Selected Seeds fills the need for organic and heirloom seeds to grow the healthiest and widest variety of produce.
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Former GMO Engineer Drops Biotech and Goes Organic

Former GMO Engineer Drops Biotech and Goes Organic | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
The career of Thierry Vrain has spanned the full range of agriculture—from “chemical” agriculture and work as a genetic engineer to being an advocate of organic farming and an opponent of GMOs.
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Leaps and Bounds: The Exploding Demand for non-GMO Animal Feed

Leaps and Bounds: The Exploding Demand for non-GMO Animal Feed | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it

Feed suppliers report exponential growth of demand for non-GMO livestock feed with requests for feed coming from all over the country.

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6 Reasons Fermented Foods Are Good For You

6 Reasons Fermented Foods Are Good For You | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
It’s rare for anyone to get through a day without eating fermented foods celebrated for their powerful flavors and unique healing qualities.
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Don’t Let the Big Food Block State Level GMO Labeling

Don’t Let the Big Food Block State Level GMO Labeling | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Lobbyists are pushing a bill in Congress that would block states from passing GMO labeling, redefine GMO foods as “safe” and allow GMO foods to be labeled as “natural.”
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California GMO Labeling Bill Passes First Hurdle

California GMO Labeling Bill Passes First Hurdle | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Committee passage was the critical first step in winning statewide GMO labeling.
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Can Non-GMO Supply Keep Up With Demand?

Can Non-GMO Supply Keep Up With Demand? | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
As more big manufacturers switch to non-GMO ingredients, experts are looking at the supply chain with raised eyebrows.
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Tell Costco to Join Kroger and Safeway in Rejecting GMO Salmon

Tell Costco to Join Kroger and Safeway in Rejecting GMO Salmon | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Costco, one of the largest retailers of salmon in the U.S., still hasn’t made a commitment not to sell GMO salmon.
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FDA Sued over Food Additives

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The illegal use of “Fast-Track” by the FDA has put Americans at risk of rouge food additives for more than fifteen years.
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Chipotle TV: Farmed and Dangerous

Chipotle TV: Farmed and Dangerous | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Chipotle has entered the TV production realm with a series on Hulu: Farmed and Dangerous.
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A Non-GMO Version of the Non-Browning GMO Apple

A Non-GMO Version of the Non-Browning GMO Apple | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
As USDA nears approval for a controversial GMO apple, a non-GMO alternative is quietly introduced and without the GMO baggage.
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Chipotle's Move to Non-GMO Clean Food Gets Wall Street's Attention

Chipotle's Move to Non-GMO Clean Food Gets Wall Street's Attention | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Chipotle's financial results for its fourth quarter are proving that moving to Non-GMO clean food is not only profitable but also should be the fiduciary duty of other food companies.
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The Falcacy of the Natural Label

The Falcacy of the Natural Label | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
The folks at OnlyOrganic.org have put together a fun and unfortunately all-too-true look at how the natural label is used to promote foods that are anything but natural.
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2013: A Banner Year for the Food Movement

2013: A Banner Year for the Food Movement | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
2013 was the year of the Food Awakening. Consumers and Wall Street got in on the food movement like never before.
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Video Recipe: Gluten-Free Black Bean Brownies

Video Recipe: Gluten-Free Black Bean Brownies | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Enjoy these gluten-free, low glycemic index brownies suitable for people under glucose control and as a substitute snack for kids.
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President Obama Challenged on 2007 GMO Labeling Promise

President Obama Challenged on 2007 GMO Labeling Promise | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
More than 200 organizations and businesses called on President Barack Obama today to uphold his 2007 campaign pledge to require GMO labeling.
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Monsanto Whistleblower Says Genetically Engineered Crops May Cause Disease

Monsanto Whistleblower Says Genetically Engineered Crops May Cause Disease | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
According to a whistleblower, GMO Giant Monsanto has been systematically suppressing negative information about their altered seed products for many years.
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