These companies don’t want GMOs labeled in California

This is why I grow most of my vegetables, trade for fruit with neighbors, and buy the rest from organic farmers. We are being poisoned with GMO “monster seeds and foods” along with pesticides. Anything that involves chemicals or scientific altering must be avoided. It’s unnatural and changes the DNA and chemical makeup of all living organisms. It promotes disease, weakens our immune system and compromises the strength of the body, mind and spirit. Think about what you are putting in your mouth and where it came from. Boycott these products as if your life depends on it because it does.

Grist

As the battle to get genetically engineered foods (or GMOs) labeled in California — a battle that could very well have an impact on labeling nationwide — heats up, Big Food and Big Ag are working in concert to push back to the tune of $25 million. The fight centers around Proposition 37, the ballot initiative from the Right to Know Campaign that will go to vote in November.

If it passes, the result would be no small change. As Mother Jones’ Tom Philpott wrote recently:

Since GM corn, soy, sugar beets, and cotton (the oil part) are processed into sweeteners, fats, and other additives that suffuse the US food system, the initiative would require the labeling of something like 80 percent of all non-organic processed food sold in supermarkets.

As you can see in the chart below, The “Big 6” pesticide makers (BASF, Bayer, Dow, Dupont, Monsanto, and…

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