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The Food Babe Way Spurs Consumer Awareness at Grocery Store

*May contain affiliate links for books where you can read more for yourself. Question everything at the grocery store and restaurant.  Become a food detective for the sake of your own health and well-being. That’s the premise behind author Vani Hari’s new book The Food Babe Way, that’s destined to become a best-seller!  I can […]

Continue Reading By on February 10, 2015 in agriculture, conscious consumerism, families, food, GMO, shopping

Grocery Shopping Gets Easier if Colorado or Oregon Pass GMO Labeling

You’re already watching the budget, counting calories and sugar, and maybe you have someone in the family with special needs like a gluten-free diet.  You may think you can’t afford exclusively organics, but you wonder about all those processed foods that likely contain genetically modified organisms.  How can you know? Unless you shop strictly for […]

Continue Reading By on October 16, 2014 in eating better, food, food labeling, GMO, shopping

Whole Foods Meets Knoxville Community Prior to Spring 2015 Opening

Inspiration and inquiry were themes of the community meeting Whole Foods Market hosted today for East Tennessee residents. The gathering drew a mix of nonprofit community leaders, local businesses and media to a downtown art gallery. This, in anticipation of a Spring 2015 opening for Whole Foods Market in West Knoxville.  The popular grocery chain […]

Continue Reading By on June 25, 2014 in conscious consumerism, food, GMO

Favorite Quote on GMOs in Food

Scientists and medical doctors are expressing concern about the safety of something in America’s food supply that didn’t exist decades earlier.  It’s genetically modified organisms — not hybrid plants, not necessarily plants at all, but patented, in-laboratory combinations of plants with genes from other species.  Estimates say 70-80% of processed foods you eat contain GMOs. […]

Continue Reading By on June 18, 2014 in food, food labeling, GMO, health

In-Depth Discussions of Genetically Modified Food Happening Now

*The following article contains affiliate links to help continue bringing you news YOU want about topics that affect your life! If you are what you eat, what does it mean that we’re all eating genetically engineered food without informed consent? Scientists, physicians, farmers, business leaders and parents are taking an inside look at America’s food […]

Continue Reading By on January 29, 2014 in education, farming, food, GMO, Uncategorized

Stacy Malkan’s GMOs: What You Need to Know Virtual Conference

*The following article contains affiliate links to help continue bringing you news YOU want about topics that affect your life! Should I turn the kids loose in the cereal aisle or limit their choices?  Does it really matter what most USDA-approved school lunches are full of these days?  High fructose corn syrup is the same […]

Continue Reading By on January 22, 2014 in clean couponing, education, food, GMO, science, Uncategorized

Tennessee Families March Against Monsanto, for GMO Food Labeling

John and Callie Schindler were shopping in downtown Knoxville with baby boy Levi when they saw the long line of marchers in red t-shirts calling for GMO labeling.  They paused for a moment, noting that this food matter is something they’re concerned about every day. “We try to feed him GMO-free food,” they explained about […]

Continue Reading By on October 22, 2013 in agriculture, farming, food, GMO, green, parenting, pesticides, Uncategorized