0The Lowdown on GMOs

October 15, 2016 GMO Genetically Modified Foods

October is Non GMO Month, and we at Organic Roots believe in living GMO free. Are you out of the loop when it comes to GMOs? You have the right to know, so here are the basics and you make the call! What Are GMOs & Why Should I Avoid Them?   The Non GMO Project defines GMOs (genetically modified organisms) as “living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated in a laboratory through genetic engineering”. The science here…

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0Exclusive: First 5 Minutes Of GMO OMG movie

July 21, 2014 GMO Genetically Modified Foods

We are so excited that the GMO OMG movie is coming out this Tuesday! July 22nd! Organic Roots is still trying to arrange a movie viewing in Temecula! So stay tuned. Is food that has been genetically modified to withstand adverse weather conditions and insects, or to yield a greater crop, healthy for consumption? Or does this modification alter what we’re putting into our bodies so fundamentally that we may not know the full extent of the consequences? Those are…

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110 Banned Foods Americans Should Stop Eating Infographic

June 4, 2014 In The News, Organic Eating, GMO Genetically Modified Foods

Are you eating food that’s already banned in other countries but is still allowed to poison and kill Americans? Learn these pernicious ingredients and common foods through this infographic. Use the embed code to share it on your website. Are you eating “food that’s already banned” in other countries but is still allowed to poison and kill Americans? Learn these pernicious ingredients and common foods through this infographic. Use the embed code to share it on your website.

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0Vermont Senate Passes Mandatory GMO Labeling Law

May 1, 2014 In The News, GMO Genetically Modified Foods

By Carey Gillam and Lisa Baertlein, Reuters April 2014   he Vermont Senate passed a bill on Wednesday, April 16th that would make the state the first in the United States to enact mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically modified crops. “We are really excited that Vermont is going to be leading on this,” said Falko Schilling, a spokesman for the Vermont Public Interest Research Group, which backed the bill. The bill, approved 28-2 by the Senate, has already…

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0Ins and Outs of Organic and Non-GMO

February 27, 2014 Organic Eating, GMO Genetically Modified Foods

WHAT ARE GMOS? GMO stands for genetically modified organisms; also referred to as GE (genetically engineered). GMOs are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses or other plants and animals. These experimental combinations of genes from different species cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding. First introduced into the food supply in the mid-1990s, GMOs are now present in the vast majority of processed foods in the US. However, they are BANNED in…

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