Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Non-GMO Shopping Guide

How You Can Avoid GM Foods, and Help Others Do the Same

Most people want to avoid GM foods but it is virtually impossible to do so, since the government prevents GMO labeling.
However, Jeffery Smith has compiled an excellent resource for you to avoid the government block of information. It is the free Non-GMO Shopping Guide. Print it out, and share it with your friends and family, and post it to your social networks.
Alternatively, you can download a free iPhone application, available in the iTunes store. You can find it by searching for ShopNoGMO in the applications.
If you're feeling really ambitious you can also order the Non-GMO Shopping Tips brochure in bulk, and bring them to the grocery stores in your area. Talk to the owner or manager and get permission to post them in their store.

For More Information

Jeffrey Smith, the executive director of the Institute for Responsible Technology has authored two excellent books on this topic which I highly recommend reading:
  1. Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies about the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating
  2. Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods.
There are also a number of great films and lectures available, including:

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