Non GMO Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Going to a grocery store with kids is not always easy. And especially hard is walking close to the bakery section where there is lots of sweets in every direction. “Can I have a cookie” is a question you are...

Genetically modified mosquitoes?

I have a few family members that live in South America that have contracted Chikungunya from a mosquito bite. I must admit that thinking of going to visit the areas affected with my children frightens me a bit. So I...

GMO Free Labels – What are the rules?

Read this interesting article in the New York Times.  Voluntary labelling has led to a lot of confusion because there are no uniform standards for many of the different labels.  Also food companies are using the words “non-G.M.O.” on products...

Where GMOs hide in your food – Consumer Reports

In more than 60 countries manufacturers are required to label foods that contain genetically modified ingredients. But GMO labeling is not a requirement in the U.S or Canada. New Consumer Reports’ tests find genetically modified organisms in many packaged foods—including those labeled...

What can I do to avoid GMOs in the grocery store?

According to the Non-GMO Project, the following are considered High-Risk Crops (in commercial production; ingredients derived from these must be tested every time prior to use in Non-GMO Project Verified products (as of December 2011): Alfalfa (first planting 2011) Canola (approx. 90%...

The coming food disaster

This article is a must read.  David Schubert is professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.  The Salk Institute is considered one of the best medical research institutes in the world. Quick Notes: Weeds are becoming resistant so the EPA...

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