A Gluten-Free Vegan Mom Who Knows

A raw, grain-free, corn-free, soy-free, oil-free, celiac mama raising her two healthy celiac girls.

July 16, 2012
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Let’s Use this Canned Chicken as Inspiration to Demand a Healthier National Food Standard while Protecting Our Local Food Banks

Photo from SA_Steve’s Photostream on Flickr. This is something that I refuse to buy (available at Walmart) to take my own pictures, so I send mythanks to Steve for this picture!

 

I thought I saw it all until I saw Sweet Sue’s canned chicken circulate around Facebook.… Read more

March 31, 2012
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Woodstock Farms and 365 Organic Products: Products of China

UPDATE (22 April 2012): 
As many have expressed after reading the following, buying local organic produce is more important than ever, and if you live in the US or Canada, the Eat Well Guide is an excellent resource when looking for a CSA, farmers market, farmers, and/or store that sells local, sustainable, and organic food that you can trust.Read more

May 20, 2011
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GMO? GE Foods? Monsanto? How Will/Do They Impact Me and My Family?

We hear about GMO food more and more each day, but do we all really understand what GMO foods are, and more importantly, how they impact our health as well as our environment?


1)  Here’s a great place to start: GMO 101: Everything Monsanto Doesn’t Want You to Know


2)  Fact number ten ofMonsanto’s Dark History: 10 Facts You Should Know About Monsanto makes me furious: 

“In March 1999, UK researchers at the York Laboratory were alarmed to discover that reactions to soy had skyrocketed by 50% over the previous year.Read more

March 26, 2011
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GMO Soy in Chocolate

When I watched Food, Inc. in December of 2009, I learned about Monsanto dominating the soybean industry with their patented GMO soybean that is resistant to herbicides of which destroy every plant except the genetically modified soybean plant. These genetically modified soybeans are resistant because an herbicide resistant gene taken from bacteria is injected into the soybean.… Read more