Real Not Phony Food Archives

  • Dec 15, 2015 3

    GMO Fraud Revealed

    A French court has found that fraud and defamation were employed to discredit a study linking GMOs to cancer in rats. Dr. Gilles-Éric Séralini, a French molecular biologist who studies the health effects of GMOs, recently won two court cases against those who had sought to ruin his reputation afte...

  • Nov 24, 2015 44

    Monsanto’s Spy Software to Control the Entire Agriculture Market

    We must stop this attempt to create a new and potentially even bigger monopoly. Action Alert! Monsanto recently reached a deal with Deere & Co. that could dramatically alter the US agricultural market, and not for the better. John Deere, the world’s largest producer of agricultural machinery, ...

  • Nov 24, 2015 11

    Plan for an End Run around GMO Labeling  

    This would be a behind-the-scenes move by Sen. Stabenow. We also discuss GMO corruption of journalists, “Frankenfish” approval, a new Chinese cloning facility, and EPA corruption. Action Alerts! Rider Will Thwart State GMO Laws The House of Representatives has approved the so-called “Safe and ...

  • Nov 24, 2015 0

    OPED— Questions of GMO Safety Miss the Larger Point

    Proponents of genetically engineered (GE) crops maintain the dogmatic stance on two issues: that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe, and that the science is “settled.” Actual scientific research, however, tells a vastly different story. The use of GE crops has led to a drastic increa...

  • Nov 17, 2015 7

    Natural GMOs???

    The FDA is currently taking comments on rules related to use of the word "natural" on food labels. One issue they are considering is whether to label GMOs as natural. Huh? ...

  • Nov 17, 2015 21

    Are GMOs a “Natural” Food?

    The FDA may think so. Action Alert! Last week, the FDA announced that it would be accepting public input on how—or whether—to define the term “natural” on food labels. This action came about as a result of a number of petitions filed by the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association (GMA) and Cons...

  • Sep 22, 2015 43

    Is Raw Milk Cheese About To Get The Axe?

    Help us protect the best tasting and healthiest cheese from a spurious new FDA attack. Action Alert! George W. Bush’s FDA banned the import of the finest French artisanal cheeses, which are usually made from raw milk that has been cultured with special bacteria, and then aged, which makes it even...

  • Sep 22, 2015 9

    Think You’re Buying Raw Milk Cheese? Maybe Not.

    Some raw milk cheese you’re buying from large companies in the US may be falsely labeled. It isn’t raw at all—it’s been “subpasteurized”! The Healthy Home Economist, a website run by Sarah Pope, recently ran a fascinating article detailing how large health food companies are tricking con...

  • Sep 22, 2015 9

    New Congressional Bills Aim to Protect Consumer Access to Raw Milk

    Federal bills have been introduced that will make it easier to sell raw milk across state borders—but they need our support to succeed. Action Alert! Late last week, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY), Chellie Pingree (D-ME), and a bipartisan coalition of sixteen other lawmakers including Jared Polis (D-CO...