Real Not Phony Food Archives

  • Jan 3, 2017 5

    Are GMOs the Same as Conventional Crops?

    Of course not. But that is what the US government has been pretending. Action Alert! A new study states authoritatively, in scientific terms, that GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and conventional crops are different and explains why. This is a critical first step toward making it easier for yo...

  • Dec 13, 2016 6

    Want Holes in Your Stomach? Eat More GMOs

    Weed killer used on GMOs may be wreaking havoc on Americans’ guts. Action Alert! Feeding GM food soaked in Monsanto’s Roundup causes liver and kidney problems, fertility issues, tumors, fatigue, paralysis, allergic reactions, and more in animal studies. Now it appears that some GMO foods may be ...

  • Dec 6, 2016 16

    Will the “Father” of Monsanto’s GMO Business Lead the State Department?

    Yes, we’re referring to Mitt Romney. Last week President-elect Donald Trump met with Mitt Romney. The transition team describes him as one of four leading candidates for Secretary of State. Mitt Romney was, of course, the Republican presidential nominee who lost to Barack Obama in 2012. He was als...

  • Nov 29, 2016 4

    Fake Olive Oil in Your Kitchen?

    Will the FDA finally do something about it? Action Alert! The FDA has reportedly known about mislabeled and fraudulent olive oil and other foods for decades, but has done nothing to address the issue. Now Congress has stepped in. In April of this year, lawmakers directed the FDA through an appropr...

  • Nov 1, 2016 0

    Glyphosate: Will the EPA Capitulate to Its Cronies?

    They’re concerned the truth will come out about this ubiquitous poison. Action Alert! Recently we reported that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a draft report on the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide. This was in adv...

  • Nov 1, 2016 8

    Do We Really Need GMOs to Help Feed the Poor?

    “GMOs will help feed the world.” This is what we hear, in one form or another, as one of the main arguments in favor of GMO technology. It may be a good tactic, but is not a truthful one. The scientists who just won the World Food Prize have provided useful evidence that we don’t need GMOs to ...

  • Oct 18, 2016 1

    GMO: The Truth about the Science

    The truth can be very hard to get. So we’ve updated our own GMO Fact Check site. And we need to stop a new effort to use taxpayer money to spread industry propaganda. Action Alert! Earlier this month, major biotech and agriculture groups sent a letter to key members of the House and Senate Appropr...

  • Oct 11, 2016 9

    FDA To Redefine “Healthy” Once Again

    As usual, the agency is using outdated science and is heavily influenced by industry. Action Alert! Following the recent update to the Nutrition Facts label and the approval of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the FDA is proposing to update the definition of “healthy” and in federal re...

  • Oct 4, 2016 11

    Frankenbroccoli for Dinner?

    Organic products are at risk. Action Alert! When consumers purchase organic produce, they expect to avoid vegetables and fruits that have been genetically modified or sprayed with dangerous pesticides. The unsettling reality, however, is that cross-contamination between GM plants and conventional or...