GMO update: Are Your Kids Allergic To Food- Or What’s In It?

On the Healthy Child Healthy World website, there was a recent post regarding the rising amount of childhood food allergies and their possible link to Genetically Modified Organisms. The post discusses that perhaps more children are not developing allergies to various foods, but allergies to what is contained inside those foods: genetically engineered components. 1 in 13 children now has an allergy to a certain food(s), and 40% of children experience severe, sometimes fatal reactions. To read the article in its entirety, click here.

Previously we had posted a TEDx talk given by Robyn O’Brien, former Wall Street Executive turned “Real Food” evangelist, where she discusses her theories of how GMO foods are directly linked to the large increase of food related allergies in the world today. If you haven’t had the chance to watch it yet, you may do so below.

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rixyrCNVVGA

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