General Mills Starts Making Some Cheerios Without GMOs

Annie Gasparro
The Wall Street Journal
January 2, 2014

General Mills Inc. GIS -0.02% has started producing Cheerios free of genetically modified content, making the 73-year-old breakfast cereal one of the highest-profile brands to change in the face of growing complaints over such ingredients from activist groups and some consumers.

The change—which only affects original Cheerios, not other varieties like Honey Nut Cheerios—has been in the works since about a year ago, when General Mills began working to change manufacturing for Cheerios to eliminate ingredients containing genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.

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It’s time to demand GMO labeling!

It’s getting close. We only have 15 days before people start sending in their votes for the GMO labeling initiative in Washington State. Now, the opposition has a $17.1 Million campaign of Lies. But we have the people, and the truth on our side.

It’s time to demand GMO labeling!

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Another Farmer’s Field Tainted with GMO; Monsanto Says Levels Are ‘Permissible’

Melissa Melton
Truthstream Media
September 20, 2013

Like so many of these stories that come out quietly every day in this country, another farmer’s crops have been tainted with genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

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GM Golden Rice: Miracle or menace? Top activists speak out

Carolanne Wright
Natural News
September 19, 2013

Supporters of genetically modified crops have a new darling to advocate, this time under the name “Golden Rice.” Touted as a miracle for starving countries, the saffron colored rice is designed to prevent blindness caused by vitamin A deficiency. Once again, the crusade to promote yet more Frankenfare has scientists and mainstream media joining the ranks, lending so-called credibility to the product. Conveniently forgotten, however, are the solutions to hunger and illness which tend to be far superior economically, nutritionally and environmentally.

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Grassroots movement affirming right of individuals to deny vaccines gaining momentum across US

Ethan A. Huff
Natural News
September 18, 2013

Whether their respective governments recognize it or not, every human being on the planet possesses a fundamental, God-given right to choose his or her own medical care, including the decision of whether or not to be vaccinated. And a growing grassroots movement known as the American Rally for Personal Rights (ARPR) wants people everywhere to know and own this right, particularly as it pertains to the growing vaccination debate.

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Washington GMO Labeling Bill Coming Soon, Organic Farmers Still Victims of GMO Contamination

Natural Society
September 15, 2013

If you haven’t heard of Washington’s Initiative 522, it’s the state’s version of a GMO labeling act that will go into effect if enough signatures are received – and could go into effect in July of 2015. The 522 Initiative is getting heated enough, but extra controversy surrounds the lawdue to its implications for Northwest hay exporters – including those who grow alfalfa, since they say overseas customers don’t want GM crops.

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