We’re not sure whether to be thankful or terrified. The people over at Natural Cures Not Medicine have compiled a list of processed foods that contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Many of you remember the disappointment felt after Proposition 37, the bill which would have required labeling of food sold to consumers made from plants or animals with genetic material changed in specified ways, did not pass in California last November. Who could forget how Monsanto, PepsiCo and other large companies fought fervently, by raising nearly $45 million against the bill, and ultimately got their way.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Since the Industrial Revolution—which alone added about 80,000 toxic chemicals—and post-World War IIpetrochemical revolution, toxins have accumulated in the human system faster than they can be eliminated. Hence, toxic overload—from our soil, atmosphere, water, food and more.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
You may already know that nuts are packed with nutrition, but when nuts are sprouted, they pack even more of a nutritional wallop.
But let’s take a look at the nutrition in a nutshell.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Did you know that over 80,000 chemicals are registered in the United States, with over 2,000 more added each year for everyday items such as food, personal care products, prescription drugs, household cleaners and lawn care items? It’s appalling, but it’s true.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
It’s bad enough that Nestlé former CEO—now Chairman of the Board—Peter Brabeck-Letmathe supports GMO farming, saying that genetically modified (GM) foods are “perfectly safe” and don’t cause any health problems, while also saying that organic farming is “not the best.”
Thursday, May 2, 2013
It’s no secret that how we manage our land and our other resources—from the local level to the global level—has everything to do with sustainability and the very future of our having any fertile land left on the earth. And simply put, farming methodologies are either part of the problem or part of the solution.
At Beyond Organic, we’re happy to say that we’re part of the solution.