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Google is also a user of your privacy. Get the same searching done privately
at Startpage.com and there are lots of updates on what food is GMO and what is not.
As far as finding food that is not GMO you must never forget the basic principle of
why GMO plants are popular in corporate farming. They are designed to be cheaper. They could use the genetics to
make them have more nutrition but Monsanto designed their plants to be toxic to insects(living creatures)
and to survive their weed killers better than the weeds. The way you avoid GMO is the same reason you want to
buy a better quality product because it is worth it to you to pay more. That is true of food
as well as cars, electronics or clothes. If you only buy the cheapest of everything such as
the mattress you spend a third of your life on or your diet you basically are cheapening your
health and life. Nobody wants a cheap car if it costs you more to maintain in the repair shop.
Why would you think less of your own body? Of course, if you are young and starving you would eat the GMO
food to stay alive because getting cancer down the line would not seem urgent to you. As your personal
resources increase it naturally makes sense to upgrade what you consume since as Obamacare has proven it is anything
but "Affordable" except to those at the low end or highest ends of the economic scale. You may decide
you cannot afford to get sick and eating healthy because it is a worthy investment.
So when you go to the store you look for deals. Right. So now you set your criteria higher but look for the deal
on the better product. Just know 90% of the cheap packaged food is GMO and has unhealthy substances in it.
There are sales on organic foods at health grocery chains but you can expect it to cost more because it is currently more costly to produce today. If you refuse to buy the cheap stuff and buy organic the market will increase and companies will invest in cheaper ways including automation to produce healthy food. It is cheaper to drink tap water but
I choose to buy spring water from a local tested mountain source because its worth it to me. Someone else may just
choose to buy a water filter to make it taste better or screen out a particular harmful substance. I know this all should be obvious but I think some forget how the free enterprise system is suppose to work. The consumer is ultimately
the moral agent that keeps corporations in check instead of the government which is inherently corrupt.
---- Mike Benoit <[address removed]> wrote:
> Tom, Google is a world wide web search engine.
> When someone tells you to google they don't mean google women.
> At 06:52 AM 10/10/2013, you wrote:
> >So I have a problem
> >Â I don't want to eat GMO because I have been
> >raised on real food all my life and I ain't dead yet.
> >Â But as a kinda wannabe psuedo Libertarian, I
> >don't want to vote for a law to force it.
> >Rather I would vote with my dollars.
> >Â Where do I buy non GMO food?
> >---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >From: Food Democracy Now! Team
> ><<mailto:[address removed]>[address removed]>
> >Date: Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 12:47 PM
> >Subject: Lies and deception
> >To: Tom Stephan <<mailto:[address removed]>[address removed]>
> >time to Label GMOs! - You in?
> >us to win the fight for GMO labeling! - It's time to end the hypocrisy!
> >and the GMA have raised $17 million to kill GMO
> >labeling in Washington, Now they're suing moms!
> >Dear Tom,
> >The stakes couldn't be higher!
> >Last week, the Grocery Manufacturers Association
> >(GMA) dumped in $5 million against the Yes on
> >522 ballot initiative in Washington state.Â That
> >meansÂ the GMA, who represents companies like
> >Pepsi, Coke, Kraft, Kellogg's, Starbucks and
> >General Mills, is now the lead funder in an
> >effort to silence GMO labeling in America, with
> >a total of $7.2 million. But the real story
> >behind the continued efforts to kill GMO
> >labeling in the U.S. is even more alarming.
> >Already Monsanto has dumped in $4.8 million and
> >DuPont has pledged $3.4 million to bring the
> >opposition war chest to a total of $17.1 million
> >against the citizen-led ballot initiative Yes on
> >522 to label genetically engineered foods.
> >As political experts have predicted, Washington
> >state is a 'do or die' battle for both Monsanto
> >and the GMO labeling movement â€“ and we need your help today!
> >in $5.22, $52.20 or whatever you can to help win
> >GMO labeling and defeat Monsanto and the GMAâ€™s
> >lies once and for all! Together we win. Every dollar counts!
> >Even more alarming than the giant pile of cash
> >piling up from the opposition is the fact that
> >the Grocery Manufacturers Association is
> >currently hiding the names of the companies
> >donating the millions of dollars theyâ€™re
> >plowing into the race in what could be a direct
> >violation of Washington state campaign disclosure laws.
> >$17 Million to Kill Labeling, Now They're Suing Moms!
> >Unlike California, where giant junk food
> >companies like Pepsi, Coke, Kelloggâ€™s, Kraft
> >and General Mills made their donations public by
> >donating outright to the opposition, in
> >Washington, these â€œtrustedâ€ American brands
> >are secretly bundling their donations in an
> >effort to hide how much theyâ€™re willing to
> >give to kill GMO labeling because they're afraid of consumer backlash!
> >In an effort to get to the bottom of this
> >campaign deception, a group of local Washington
> >moms has filed a suit against the GMA to find
> >out who was paying big money to manipulate public opinion.
> >Rather than comply with Washington election law
> >and reveal their donors, the Grocery
> >Manufacturers Association and the NO on 522
> >campaign filed a countersuit against the
> >Washington momâ€™s group, Moms for Labeling. Now
> >Monsanto and the GMA are using a law designed to
> >protect citizens from corporations to instead
> >protect corporations from everyday people. Seriously?
> >Last Friday, in a perversion of justice, a
> >Washington judge sided with Monsanto and the GMA
> >and ruled against the moms, slapping them with a $10,000 fine.
> >This is outrageous and we need your help today
> >to make sure that this perversion of our
> >democracy can no longer stand! We can't let
> >these corporations continue to keep us in the
> >dark about what they're feeding us!
> >in right now so we can stop Monsanto and the
> >GMAâ€™s propaganda machine cold in Washington
> >State. Help us win the fight for GMO labeling!
> >Itâ€™s time that Americans have the right to
> >know what Monsanto is feeding us! Every dollar counts!
> >We're close to winning and need your help to
> >cross the finish line! Two weeks ago, we
> >defeated the Monsanto Protection Act in
> >Washingon DC and earlier this year we passed GMO
> >labeling laws in Connecticut and Maine, now help us win in Washington.
> >Remember, democracy is like a muscle, you either use it or you lose it!
> >donate what you can today!
> >Thanks for participating in food democracy,
> >Dave, Lisa and the Food Democracy Action! team
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