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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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“Healthier” Peanut Butter Balls (Sunflower Option)

I’m thrilled to report that our Candy Chemistry workshop at Ellwood Thompson’s was a success! In fact, Hunter and I have been asked to host the workshop again next year!  Thank you Ellwood Thompson’s!   During the workshop, both children and their parents were surprised to learn about the hidden chemicals commonly contained in store…

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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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EPA Colludes with Monsanto – We Can Stop It!

Last month, court documents revealed that Monsanto worked closely with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to protect its flagship product, Roundup.   For decades, industry-funded research has concluded that glyphosate, an active ingredient in Roundup, is safe for humans.  But, now we’re learning that may not be the case.   Roundup is the most widely used weed…

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