Do Your Favorite Snack Brands Contain GMOs?

Earlier this week on my Facebook page, I posted a disastrous list of America’s most popular snack brands – all of them containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).

Top Snacks

Everyone was in uproar about their favorite brands – Nabisco, Frito Lay, Orville Redenbacher, and Kellogg’s heavy use of GMOs in their popular products and asked for alternatives.  I created this handy chart below that lists some of my favorite non-GMO snacks that are equivalent in taste and satisfaction to these popular snack brands. To be perfectly honest, I think the non-GMO snacks taste better knowing they aren’t poisoning me.
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The United State of GMOs – Keeping Us in the Dark

Watch: My Personal Account Of How Our Leaders In Washington Are Denying One Of Our Most Fundamental Rights:

As a delegate from North Carolina at the recent Democratic National Convention (DNC), I sought the truth about GMO-labeling from the leaders of our country and was completely appalled at what I discovered. As many people may know, our food is missing a very important label – one that President Obama, the FDA, and the USDA have made a concerted effort to deny us from having.
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Would You Like to Have Dinner With Me in NYC to Support Prop 37?

The federal government is denying our fundamental basic right to know what is in our food and collectively, I know we can change this.

I hope you will join me and Max for a fundraiser benefiting the California Right to Know Campaign – the ballot initiative to label genetically modified foods.

You might be wondering I am so passionate about supporting an issue I won’t be able to vote on in November. The federal government has refused to label genetically modified foods, which means that we have to get labeling passed on the state level. Due to the sheer size of California’s economy and the influence that this state has on the rest of the country, passing GMO-labeling in California will have a massive ripple effect and will encourage other states to do the same and may even force companies to implement nation wide labeling. Unfortunately, major corporations (the ones I am boycotting) are doing whatever they can to stop this bill from passing and are outspending us 10 to 1. The chemical and seed manufacturers Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow, Dupont, Bayer and BASF just dropped another 5.5 million, bringing the total opposition spend to over 32 million dollars.

Prop37Fundraiser

Hosting this fundraiser on the east coast will raise awareness to more people who may not know what this critical ballot initiative means to them.

The fundraiser will be on October 1, 2012 in New York City at GustOrganics (NYC’s certified organic restaurant) and includes a 3 course dinner. Tickets are available at Brown Paper Tickets. We have a limited number of seats, so if you wish to be part of this event, get your tickets soon.

If you are a subscriber and cannot afford to attend financially but would like to show your support, please send me an email or leave a comment below. I would like to buy a ticket for one of you to join me.

I can’t wait to meet you!

Food Babe

P.S. My radio interview on Food Nation is posted. Listen as I spill all the details of my protest at the DNC.

Food Nation Radio: DNC Delegate Stands Up To Obama And USDA At Convention – Audio (September 18, 2012)