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GMOs: Want to learn more?

First Posted: 9:50 am - September 8th, 2015 Updated: 10:58 am - September 8th, 2015. - Views

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Want to learn more about GMOs and non-GMOs? Here is a list of links online to a variety of websites dispensing both GMO facts and opinions, including sources used in these articles in Rural Life Today:

http://www.oeffa.org/

Food Safety

http://www.fooddialogues.com/

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/05/us/on-hawaii-a-lonely-quest-for-facts-about-gmos.html?_r=1 (Article about the difficulty of a Hawaian official’s frustrated attempt to learn the facts about GMO, as opposed to “spin”)

MARCH AGAINST MONSANTO

http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/5000/pdf/TheImpactOnHumanHealthOfGeneticallyModifiedOrganismsInFoods_HYG-5058-14.pdf (fact sheet from OSU on GMOs)

http://www.eater.com/2015/7/29/9062791/monsanto-journalism-bootcamp-national-press-foundation (Article about a journalist’s trip to visit Monsanto.)

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/the-gmo-debate-5-things-to-stop-arguing/2014/10/27/e82bbc10-5a3e-11e4-b812-38518ae74c67_story.html (Story on the GMO debate)

https://www.animalsciencepublications.org/publications/jas/pdfs/92/10/4255?search-result=1 (University of California study on GMOs and animals, Dec. 2014)

http://gmo-journal.com/2015/05/21/gmas-initial-attempt-to-halt-vermonts-gmo-labeling-fails/ (Appears to be anti-GMO site. Aticle on labeling and Vermont)

http://soyinnovation.com/healthy-competition/ (High oleic GMO soybean website)

http://unitedsoybean.org/topics/high-oleic-soy/

Labeling law info:

• http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/GuidanceDocumentsRegulatoryInformation/Allergens/default.htm

• http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm352067.htm

• http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/GuidanceDocumentsRegulatoryInformation/LabelingNutrition

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