25 Feb '12, 3pm

We Know What's For Dinner But Not What's On Our Plates... | Seventh Generation: via @AddThis

...and the odds are good that whatever's there has been genetically altered because genetically engineered (GE) organisms are all over our food supply. Yet you wouldn't know it from reading food labels because that information is missing in action. This needs to change, and here's what you need to know about making that happen. GE plants or animals have had their genes altered in order to allow the organism in question to do new things that help food producers. That could mean corn that makes its own pesticides, tomatoes that grow faster, salmon that produce extra growth hormones, or almost anything else. The problem is that nobody really knows if GE foods are actually safe to eat, and there are more than a few hints that they might not be. Studies at the National Academy of Sciences have found that GE foods could potentially be introducing new allergens and toxins into ou...

Full article: http://www.seventhgeneration.com/learn/blog/we-know-whats...

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