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What Is GMO Free? Ireland!

November 16, 2011

Ireland has made a move to ban genetically modified (GM) foods, in an effort to support those who want a GMO free option as well as to support Irish farmers. Genetically modified foods are subsidized in countries like the US, making it hard for places like Ireland to compete, especially when those GM crops are […]

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A new Canadian study published in Pediatrics studied pesticide levels in children and found those with the highest levels were twice as likely to have symptoms for ADHD/ADD. What Are Pesticides? Pesticides are used to protect crops from bugs that would otherwise destroy crops, or cause them to look unsightly/unsellable. Different pesticides have been found […]

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While Europe generally legislates against genetically modified foods, China has a more relaxed stance, from which comes genetically modified cows. There are now cows that have been genetically modified with human DNA (added during cloning, a process which itself has limited success and many unknowns) to produce human breast milk components. The idea is the […]

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Eating organic grains and produce cuts out concern about GMO foods. New research has found pesticides from genetically modified (GMO) foods in the blood of pregnant women and their umbilical cords. In the study, 93% of pregnant women had toxic pesticide residue in their blood. Other studies have found that breast milk also often contains […]

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Herbicides engineered to be used on genetically altered food crops may be causing the growth of an as yet unknown pathogen that affects plants, livestock, and (most likely) humans. Those who support GMO (genetically modified organisms, also sometimes referred to as genetically engineered or genetically altered) site its potential to increase crop harvest by making […]

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