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FDA Agrees – New GMO Golden Rice Has Failed!

GMO Golden Rice was promoted as an urgently needed solution to fight vitamin A deficiency in developing countries.  It was touted as “an effective source of vitamin A” that could “save a million kids a year.” But, the FDA published a letter in May stating that the latest version of GMO Golden Rice, named GR2E, has failed to meet the objective. The…

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Free Market Win! (rBGH)

We’re gaining ground on the rBGH front!   In January, thanks to consumer pushback, major milk buyers – including Grassland Dairy Products and Mullins Cheese – began refusing to buy milk from cows that were injected with rBGH (recombinant bovine growth hormone).  Numerous other dairy plants followed suit, including Foremost Farms – the largest dairy cooperative in Wisconsin.   By May, rBGH was also banned by cheese…

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Free Talk (Richmond, VA)

PRESS RELEASE   Dr. Sina McCullough is our speaker on Thursday, September 14th at 6:30 p.m. at Grove Avenue Baptist Church.   She earned a Ph.D. in Nutritional Science and a B.S. in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior from the University of California at Davis.  Dr. McCullough taught Biochemistry and Bioenergetics at UC Davis before becoming the…

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Let Your Voice Be Heard! (FDA Policy)

The FDA is determining their policy on genome editing of both plants and animals – foods that will end up on our dinner plates.   They are accepting comments on the topic of genome editing until April 19, 2017.   Please consider letting your voice be heard by submitting a comment at the following link:…

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Dye on Our Oranges!

Did you know that some oranges are dyed orange?     According to the FDA, oranges in certain regions of the United States have historically been artificially colored.   Why?   Sometimes oranges mature while still green if the climate isn’t right.   How are oranges colored orange?   Two methods are allowed by the FDA: 1.…

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