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Feature Article

Non-GMO Products on SALE – Celebrating your right to know!

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Down to Earth is celebrating Non-GMO Month by putting a wide variety of non-GMO products on sale from Thursday, October 10th through Wednesday, November 13th. Customers can see which items are on sale by viewing our Super Saver Flyer Deals online. The flyer is also distributed in our stores. Look for these special signs featuring the Non-GMO Seal.

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In the News

Down to Earth’s Long-Term Goal is to be: All-Organic & GMO-Free

As we move towards our long-term goal to be all-organic and GMO-free, we give priority to organic and Non-GMO Project Verified products in our purchasing decisions, and are gradually eliminating products that contain GMOs. Unfortunately, we are unaware of any grocery store in the USA that can claim to be GMO-free, though we are hopeful that one day, many stores, including Down to Earth, will be able to make that claim.

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Health Tip

Eight Health Reasons to Avoid GMOs

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Sometimes the subject of food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) can seem so confusing that it's easy to gloss over. But it is important to understand the potential negative health risks.

A GMO is the result of a laboratory process where genes are taken from one species and inserted into another in an attempt to obtain a desired trait or characteristic. These experimental combinations of genes from different species do not and cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding. Many shoppers prefer to avoid them. Why?

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Veggie Quote

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

-Mahatma Gandhi
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Vegetarian Recipes

Our team of chefs uses organic and natural ingredients in our cooking classes, and the following recipes reflect how easy it is to choose non-GMO foods. All the corn products (polenta and frozen corn), soy products (tofu and soy sauce) and papayas found in our stores are organic and non-GMO verified, so you can be sure you are choosing the healthiest foods for your family.

Featured Recipe

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For your cooking delight we are bringing you our monthly cooking class recipes:

Feature! Polenta with Mushroom Sauce and Bitter Greens

Additional tasty recipes:

Spicy Corn Chowder

Coconut Tofu and Papaya Salad

Green Papaya Salad

Cleansing Fruit Salad

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