Organic Non-GMO Living

Beyond The GMO Propaganda

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If you’ve visited The Farmer’s Lamp before, you know where we stand on the GMO issue. But why do we feel this way?

One of the first things I say when I’m asked to speak about the GMO issue is this: “I don’t care if everyone agrees with me or not. I’m not here to convince you to see things my way. Arguing and controversy is not the solution and is not what I’m about. I’m here to offer you the information. To give you the resources you need to do your investigation and make your own decision. If I want to be able to make my decision and live with the consequences of it, then I must want the same thing for you. In our corporate ran country, truth is often shrouded in smoke and mirrors. The goal for me is to help you remove those or at least see past them so your decision is not based solely on corporate GMO propaganda.”

I offer that same thought to you. The first thing we should talk about is exactly what a GMO is and is NOT. Genetically modified organisms are often called genetically engineered organisms which I believe is a more accurate name for them. They are NOT hybrids.

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Six Bottom Line Issues We Must Face About GMOs

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No matter where you stand on the controversy over GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms), or GE (Genetically Engineered) Crops as they are also called, there are some bottom line issues that must be considered. It’s no longer just about the right and wrong of GMOs. It’s much deeper than that. It’s about the American public’s right to know. It’s about our right to be informed about what we are consuming and what the products we purchase are made of. There are six (6) major issues I’m not OK with. Decide for yourself if you’re OK with them, or not.

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