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By Mike Gioscia

A GMO is not the vintage muscle car your uncle has stashed in his garage, or cyber shorthand kids use while texting. No, GMO’s are ‘Genetically Modified Organism’s’, and they’re in 70% of our food. So, why do you care? Well, you are what you eat, and a GMO is (announcer voice) ‘an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques’.

What kind of material? They’re not telling. What type of engineering? Dunno. What type of techniques? No answer. The kicker is, they don’t need to tell us! There’s no protocol for big corporations to inform us that what we’re eating is actually food, or some type of science experiment. And therein lies the problem. Eat what you like, but you should at least know what you’re eating; food, or Frankenfood.

Over 60 countries mandate GMO labeling. Not the USA! Most…

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The South Shore and South Coast has been home to hunting, gathering, fishing, farming––and great eating––for over 10,000 years. We are committed to identifying, devouring, and sharing all that Southeastern Massachusetts has to offer today and preserving local options for future generations.
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