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The YouTube Movie That Will Make You Shake Your Head: “Stop Monsanto From Poisoning Hawaii: Genetic Engineering Chemical Warfare”

If you’re like me, you think of Hawaii as this pristine and gorgeous state where you’d love to own a retirement home.

After seeing the YouTube documentary called “Stop Monsanto From Poisoning Hawaii: Genetic Engineering Chemical Warfare”, I think you’ll change your mind pretty quickly.

As it turns out, Hawaii has been the global center for open-field testing for genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). Over 5,000 tests have been conducted by companies such as Monsanto, Dow, Dupont, Syngenta and BASF, and toxic chemicals get sprayed on an almost daily basis.

Furthermore, GMOs contaminate the local organic farms, which make it difficult, if not impossible, for people to grow or consume non-GMO food.

The situation in Hawaii is beyond appalling, and this movie does an excellent job of telling the story of something that very, very few people know about.

I find it mind-boggling that landowners, such as Kamehameha Schools, could allow such beautiful terrain to be treated with such recklessness. Do these people have absolutely no moral compass?

TO WATCH THE FULL MOVIE, SEE THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST

HOW CAN YOU HELP

If you want to fight back against GMOs, here are a few things that you can do.

1) Get involved, donate money, and spread the word about the California ballot initiative to label GMOs.

Why?

Right now, we are the only developed country in the world not to label GMOs. If we can make the labeling of GMOs mandatory:

– the demand for GM-food will drop.

– the demand for organic will surge.

– toxic pesticide use will decrease, thus making our water supply cleaner.

In California, citizens – instead of politicians and bureaucrats – will be voting on this issue later this fall and if California approves this measure, other states will most likely do the same.

Please read this post about the California ballot initiative and consider donating money.

I have read that the major chemical and seed companies have committed to spend $60 million to kill this proposed measure.

2) Sign up for Just Label It, the federal campaign headed by Stonyfield’s Gary Hirshberg, and tell the FDA to make GMO-labeling mandatory.

3) Buy organic food, and avoid GM-food. Money is an extremely powerful tool, and we have to vote with our dollars every single time we to go to the market or to a restaurant.

 

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Ozuké – The Best Organic Kimchi I’ve Ever Had

When I review organic food products, I do my best to make sure that they are available either online or at retail locations throughout much of the country, so readers can go buy them.

Sometimes, however, my excitement about a product is so strong that I have to make an exception.

Over the Thanksgiving holidays, not only was I fortunate to have eaten at Dr. Andrew Weil’s restaurant True Food Kitchen for the very first time, but I was also lucky enough to have discovered Ozuké kimchi by the Esoteric Food Company.

For the most part, sauerkraut, kimchi and other fermented foods is a very regional business.

So, wherever you go in the U.S., there tends to be a different local producer of these foods.

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MUST-WATCH: The Documentary BITTER SEEDS Tells the Shocking Story of Why 250,000 Farmers in India Have Committed Suicide

Recently, I was sent a screener of the documentary BITTER SEEDS, winner of the Green Screen Award at IDFA Amsterdam, winner of the Global Justice Award at OXFAM Novib, and official selection at the Telluride Film Festival.

Despite all of its acclaim, I put off watching the movie because I knew the horror that would be awaiting me. And my fears were completely justified.

Never before have I watched a film where I have had a tear in my eye from beginning to end. Never.

India is suffering a major crisis right now – 250,000 farmers have committed suicide over the past 16 years. But why are they doing this?

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