By Mark Fergusson, Chief Vegetarian Officer, Down to Earth
I am excited to tell you that on Sunday Oct. 10th Down to Earth will have a big Non-GMO sale! You'll get at least 40% off a wide variety of Non-GMO Verified products including entrées, pasta sauce, breakfast foods, beverages, snacks, gluten-free products, and baking items.
The sale will be the high point of our participation in the natural food industry's first Non-GMO Month. The goal of Non-GMO Month is to build awareness of the new "Non-GMO Project Verified" logo that is starting to appear on non-GMO tested product packaging. The new logo will empower consumers to exercise their right to choose non-GMO foods. We firmly believe you have a right to choose what you eat and feed your families, and the logo will help you make an informed decision about whether you want to eat GMO foods.
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Down to Earth will have a big 40% Off sale at all our locations on Sunday Oct. 10th! You'll get at least at least 40% off a wide variety of Non-GMO Verified products including entrées, pasta sauce, breakfast foods, beverages, snacks, gluten-free products, and baking items.
To see a flyer listing of all sale items click here:
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When it comes to food science, I often think of what food will be like in twenty, fifty or even a hundred years. I wonder about the quality of food available for my children, future grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. I question whether that food is going to be good for their health or not. And at the very least, if they will have the right to know what is in the food they consume ...
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We're all learning about GMOs, especially with non-GMO Day on 10-10-10. I've learned that our children are even more susceptible to the potentially harmful effects of genetically modified organisms in the food supply than adults. According to Jeffrey Smith, author of Seeds of Deception, "Children's bodies develop at a fast pace and are more likely to be influenced and show the effects of genetically modified (GM) foods." Children are also up to four times more prone to allergies than adults. Since one of the risks of GM foods is potential allergic reactions, and since children's allergy rates are skyrocketing , this makes it even more important to be careful about what we feed our kids.Read more »
“Even minor tampering with nature is apt to bring serious consequences, as did the introduction of a single chemical (DDT). Genetic engineering is tampering on a monumental scale, and nature will surely exact a heavy toll for this trespass.”
-Dr. Eva Novotny
Astrophysicist, formerly from Cambridge University, and spokesperson for Scientists for Global Responsibility
For your cooking delight we are bringing you our monthly cooking class recipes:
Feature! Favorite Tofu Burgers
Additional tasty recipes:
Spaghetti Veggie Medley Sauce
Oh Mighty Oatmeal