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Genetically modified foods are nothing to fear

Genetically modified foods are nothing to fear

Megan Mann

March 27, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I was one of those people who voted against genetically modified organism food labeling. Why? Well, because I know the truth about GMOs, and I don't buy into the hype that says they're bad or need to be specially labeled. Truthfully, neither should you. I have some knowledge on GMOs beca...

‘Organic’ labeling isn’t what it seems

‘Organic’ labeling isn’t what it seems

Veronica De La Cruz

September 21, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

If eating quality food means spending $250 every two weeks on groceries, then I'm all for it. Despite the fact that I may not have a ton of extra spending money, I always make it a priority to buy organic produce, and I think others should do the same. After participating in a live Twitter...

Genetically altered crops may hurt pigs

Genetically altered crops may hurt pigs

Yessenia Funes

February 1, 2014


Filed under News

Pigs that are fed genetically altered crops may suffer from severe stomach inflammation at a rate of 2.6 times more than pigs that aren't, according to the research of one Iowan farmer. Howard Vlieger, who has studied genetically modified crops for over 20 years, presented his research at the Chico Grange off of Nord Avenue Thursday night. A Pig's st...

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