Saturday, November 10, 2012
Prop 37 in California -
... so this proposition to require food manufacturers to label their food if it contains Genetically Modified Organisms ended up being outspent by Monsanto to defeat the measure, but now more people are aware of GMO foods and that's a step in the right direction. I try to avoid them like the plague. There are still some areas I need to improve. Yellow mustard is my latest thing to phase out because of the vinegar .. which most likely contains white distilled vinegar made from Round Up ready corn. Wouldn't it be nice to know and decide if we want to consume such food? The movie, Genetic Roulette, is a good introduction to GMO foods and the problems they can cause. Once in a while you can view it for free .. but currently there is a $2.99 donation fee to watch on-line, however, there is a free movie trailer to watch at the website.
Round Up ready high fructose corn syrup). Our options are to spend close to $30 for a bottle of real organic maple syrup .. or make a lightly sweetened fruit syrup made with very little cane sugar and fresh berries. Most often, I make the berry syrup and save the maple for special treats. Are you even aware or concerned about the health risks associated with GMO foods?