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GMO Genetically modified food

How My GMO Vision Was Shattered

“GMO firms are radically changing our food supply and we owe it to ourselves and our families to try to understand what they are doing and why. ” GMO Myths and Truths, Edition 2, John Fagan, PhD, Michael Antoniou, PhD, and Claire Robinson, MPhil “Roundup Ready¬©” and Monsanto are not new terms to me. Growing …

Generally Recognized as Safe

Do You Want GRAS in Your Food?

What are GRAS Additives? The GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) system, an FDA designation, was originally created to define a list of common food additives used prior to 1958. For example, sugar and vinegar were some of the original GRAS additives. However, GRAS has since become a loophole that food manufacturers use to avoid FDA …

define your food

Who Decides What is Food and What is Not?

“The greatest wealth is health.” Virgil We all want to feel energetic and strong; we want to avoid chronic illness and disease. As moms, we intend to feed our families health-promoting foods, not disease-promoting food-like substances. So, who is responsible for ensuring the foods we buy in the grocery store have been proven safe, not …