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GMOs Don't Belong in Your Food

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Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are unnatural, novel organisms created and patented by giant corporations. Since the 1990s, GMOs have entered the food supply without undergoing independent, long-term safety testing.

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New GMO Alert: Molecular Farming
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Busy as a Beverage
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New GMO Alert: Purple tomato recently approved for U.S. import and cultivation
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New GMO Alert: Molecular Farming
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The Butterfly Protects Your Right To Choose
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New GMO Alert: Modern Kitchen
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Volunteer on the Standards Committee!
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Program Rules and Procedures
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