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What does ‘Quick and Dirty’ mean?
Why is there so much confusion surrounding GMO’s?
Why do we need this book?
What is at the core of the GMO controversy?
What are GMO’s?
How are GMO’s created?
Do all GMO’s have herbicides and pesticides in them?
Do GMO plants have animal genes in them—like salmon genes in tomatos?
What is grafting, and how is different from GMO’s?
What is the difference between a hybrid and a GMO?
What is elective breeding?
What is Roundup Ready Corn?
What is glyphosate?
What is Roundup?
Does glyphosate leave toxins in soil and water?
Is glyphosate poisonous?
Do Roundup Ready crops create a need for even more herbicides and pesticides?
What is Bt Corn and Soy?
What is Bt?
How are Bt crops produced?
Am I eating pesticides?
Do Bt crops kill beneficial insects?
Is Bt corn responsible for a glut of “sweet corn” – low protein/high sugar corn?
Is Dwarf Wheat a GMO?
What is Dwarf Wheat?
Does Dwarf Wheat cause gluten intolerance?
What is Golden Rice?
What is golden rice?
Will golden rice save starving populations?
What about GMO cotton?
Does Bt cotton increase or reduce pesticide spraying?
Are there GMO’s in my garden and local markets?
Are there GMO’s in my local produce section?
What foods contain GMO’s?
If I buy garden seeds, will I get stray GMO seeds?
Why don’t people just buy fresh, local and organic food?
Do I need to worry about bacon?
Are there GMO’s in beer, wine and liquor?
Is Monsanto evil?
Why does everybody hate Monsanto?
Does Monsanto sue innocent farmers for growing GMO seed?
Does Monsanto control the supply of GMO seeds?
Who makes GMO’s?
Where are GMO’s grown?
GMO’s and Farming
Do GMO crops require more fertilizer?
Do GMO’s require more water than regular crops?
What is monoculture farming and why is it dangerous?
Do GMO’s create monoculture farming?
What is a “small family farm”?
What is “big agriculture”?
What is No-Till Farming? Do GMO’s create better farming practices?
Does GMO plant material drift into neighboring farms and infect them?
Are GMO’s sterile, or can they cross-breed with other plants?
Are GMO’s creating Superweeds and Frankenweeds?
Will GMO’s create Frankeninsects?
What about Agrobacterium transfer to other plants, animals and humans?
Can GMO’s be organic?
How does the 2014 Farm Bill affect GMO crops and natural crops?
Are there GMO animals?
Are GMO animals safe to eat?
What if GMO animals escape?
What about milk production, antibiotics and bovine hormones?
Can people be genetically modified?
GMO’s and Our Health
What are the immediate (short-term) concerns about health?
Are there any long-term studies on health and GMO’s?
Do GMO’s cause obesity?
Do GMO’s cause ravenous appetite?
Do GMO’s cause autism?
Who is Dr. Stephanie Seneff?
Do GMO’s cause allergies?
Do GMO’s cause gluten intolerance?
Who is Dr. Peter Glidden?
High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) – is it dangerous?
Will eating GMO’s alter my DNA/RNA?
Do GMO crops create new proteins that are foreign to our bodies?
Are there medical benefits from GE technology?
Can GMO’s help cancer patients?
Can GMO’s help diabetes?
Who is Dr. Don M. Huber?
Who is Dr. Russell Blaylock? Who is Mercola?
GMO’s and the Environment
What about honey? Are GMO’s affecting bees?
Is GMO corn killing Monarch butterflies?
Is Roundup runoff putting toxins in our streams?
GMO’s in the Global Village
Will GMO plants save people from starvation in third world countries?
Why has Europe banned GMO’s?
Which countries have banned GMO’s?
Why are we forcing GMO’s on the rest of the world?
How can we feed the world population without GMO’s?
Who finances GMO’s?
Do U.S. Farm Subsidies support only GMO crops?
Should GMO foods be labeled?
Why is there resistance to GMO labeling—don’t we have a right to know?
GMO’s in the Media and Online
Who is writing all these articles about GMO’s?
How can I tell if an article is credible?
Is authentic information about GMO’s being suppressed in the U.S.?
But what about these “experts”?
How can I find real information about GMO’s?
Steps You Can Take