FOLLOW UP: GMO DOCUMENTARY

August 16, 2017 Admin 0

A few weeks ago I published an article explaining the difference between Genetic Engineering and natural ways of cross breeding crops. To follow that article up, there’s a documentary that I’d recommend you watch to help better understand the effects of Genetically Modified Organisms. If you missed the previous article […]

GMO’S VS. CROSS BREEDING

July 31, 2017 Admin 0

A couple weeks ago I was frequenting the farmers market as I prefer to support “organic” (some are not certified organic but are generally non GMO) local farms. I try to track down someone that I can talk to about the produce before I purchase it to clarify how their […]

CRISPR Modified Mushrooms Now for Sale

April 19, 2016 purposelywell 0

CRISPR modified mushrooms are going to be put on sale within the United States soon because of what some consider a loophole in legislation. CRISPR, relatively new as a type of genetic modification first showcased in 2007, relies on essential parts of a bacteria’s immune system to splice, activate or […]

GLYPHOSATE AND CANCER RISK

November 22, 2015 purposelywell 0

You often hear from the US government and big food corporations that Genetically Engineered foods are perfectly safe. However, the herbicide, glyphosphate, is proving to be highly toxic. It has been labelled as a cancer causing compound by the WHO.  GE foods (often called GMO) are engineered to withstand this chemical. […]

Genetically Modified (GMO) Is Not Just a Hybrid

October 6, 2015 purposelywell 0

There is a lot of confusion between, open pollination, a hybrid, an heirloom and a genetically modified plant. For centuries people have been planting seeds, growing them, saving the seeds and planting it again. That is open pollination. For just as long farmers have been breeding plants naturally by creating […]