13 Aug '11, 12pm

Less office and more nature! That's our motto for this weekend. We hope you all have a great time!

The fact that 165 million acres of GMO crops are currently being cultivated is made even worse by the idea that it's difficult and sometimes impossible to avoid these foods in your grocery store. As a nation we have vastly more GMO cultivated land than any other country and we're one of the few industrialized nations that doesn't label GMOs as such . But this could all change, starting with California. Proponents of GMO labeling are fighting hard to get the measure on the California ballot in 2012 so the masses can let their opinion be known. According to LabelGMOs.org , after the organization turns in the language of the initiative the state can take 40 to 60 days to digest it. And once they get it back, they have 150 days to gather 504,760 qualifying signatures. Experts at LabelGMOS.org think they need between 750,000 and 800,000 signatures to ensure the initiative gets ...

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