Tag Archive | Genetically modified food

What the Heck is a GMO? (Just Label It, Part 1)

If you live in Oregon or Colorado, you have the great privilege in November to stand up to the big corporations and let them know you won’t be bought. I’m talking about measure 92 in Oregon and prop 105 in Colorado that call for labeling groceries containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). There’s a lot to […]

Coming to a State Near You

In the year 2000, a mother heard a radio spot about genetically modified organisms. She then wanted to find a baby formula that was gmo free.  She discovered this to be a difficult task without gmo listing on the label. In 2002, she got Oregon initiative 27 on the ballot–the first ballot measure in the […]

Proposition 37, Carrots, and Audience

Recently, I received a note  from a friend  in California who had just finished reading Seed Savers. I was glad to learn she enjoyed the book, and, I’ll admit, somewhat surprised when she continued, saying, “There is a proposition on the CA ballot regarding genetically modified foods. Supporting information speaks of Monsanto’s control of seeds. […]