An Update to the Oregon GMO Labeling Campaign

A few days ago I received my voters’ pamphlet for the Oregon general election.  Measure 92 requires food manufacturers and retailers to label “genetically engineered” foods.  Current law does not require labeling of “genetically engineered” food.  Measure 92 defines “genetically engineered” food as food produced from organisms with genetic material changed through in vitro nucleic acid techniques and certain cell-fusing techniques.  Traditional plant-breeding techniques like hybridization is … [Read more...]

Healthy Eating Starts with Informed Knowledge

Before we discuss diet-free eating, it is important to review the latest information on “genetically modified organisms” (GMOs). These organisms have been introduced into our food supply.  Over the past few years, there has been an increase in disorders that are believed to be GMO-related.  These are gluten, autism, allergies, asthma, gastro-intestinal disorders, infertility, mental disorders, weight gain, and others. Before genetically engineered foods were introduced … [Read more...]