If we want to support the well being of the earth, we have no choice but to support organic agriculture and challenge GMO production and stores which carry Genetically Modified corn, soy beans and canola oil. If it’s not labeled “Organic,” chances are it’s GMO, especially corn, as Monsanto has a monopoly over corn seed production and is exporting their toxic mix to countries all over the world.
GMO’s contain pesticides and the use of GMO’s and RoundUp, both created by Monsanto, have polluted our water, caused birth defects in children, illness in adults and death to beneficial insects and animals. GMO’s are unsafe and should not even be in our food chain. Nor should we be feeding GMO corn to wildlife such as birds, chip monks and squirrels.
EWG’s 2011 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce (makes a great print out) http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary/
RoundUp foods are corn, soy, alfalfa, canola, and cottonseed oil… if it’s in a box or a can = you can bet it’s GMO.
Article below discusses Round UP Ready GE Alfalfa:
Oct 12, 2011 – … supposedly ‘natural’ cereal products contain GMOs and pesticides, even … Corn Flakes contained more than 50% genetically modified corn.
Pesticides used in corn production may harm wildlife living in or around corn fields
Mar 15, 2012 – New research shows a link between an increase in the death of bees and insecticides, specifically the chemicals used to coat corn seeds.
Cooking tomatoes to produce paste, tomato juice, ketchup, sauce, and salsa makes… The Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce (see below) ranks pesticide …
EWG’s 2011 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary/
Learn about the impacts of pesticides on your health