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Food Justice Trend

GMO- Genetically Modified Organism


Do you know what is in your food? You may be thinking I can trust what is being sold to me in the grocery store, I can trust the corporations behind what is in my food, right. Wrong! Be Careful what you eat, what you do not know can hurt you?

Scientist are being allowed to put hands on certain foods sold at grocery stores that appear to be natural. Scientist have taken DNA from one organism and injected in another organism to enhance its durability making the organism less natural.

A good example are tomatoes dying from frost. So the scientist thought to add the DNA from an arctic flounder into the DNA of a tomato. Now you are eating an Arctic Flounder which is a living creature and a tomato which is a vegetable. Another bizarre thing we may be eating in our diet is wood, in the form of cellulose which is a virgin wood pulp found in our foods and  labeled as cellulose, gum, or powdered cellulose. Why have scientist  been adding wood in our foods it i…