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Approximately 70 percent of processed foods in grocery stores in the U.S. contain bioengineered ingredients.
In several peer-reviewed studies, mammals fed GM corn and soy developed kidney and liver problems that could mark the onset of chronic disease.
The release of GMOs into the environment can cause unintended environmental and commercial harm, including documented GMO genetic contamination of other plants.
64 countries around the world require GMO ingredients to be labeled - the US is not one of them.
93% of Americans favor labeling of GMO ingredients but the biotech industry has spent millions to block mandatory labeling initiatives.
Three chemical corporations acquired more than 200 seed companies from 1996 to 2008 - they control over half of the world's commercial seed market.
Monsanto's patented genes are in 95% of all US soybeans and 80% of all US corn.
The cost per acre of soybean and corn seeds (most of which is GM) has tripled since 1996 in the US.
Every $5 in food stamps means $9 in economic activity.
Sydney, Australia’s Chief Development Officer says the city plans to reach 100% renewable power, & heating, and cooling by 2030.
There are still more libraries than McDonald’s locations in the United States
If minimum wage had risen at same rate as US productivity growth, it would now be over $17/hour.
In 23 countries food is recognized as a constitutional “right.” Guess which country’s not one of them.
80% of the waste generated by a typical school could be recycled or composted.
A kite can generate enough energy to power eight homes for a year.
To boost political participation law requires Brazil high schoolers to study philosophy for 2 hours a week!
Beef production uses 35 energy calories for 1 food calorie, while plants use only 3.
Don't worry, be healthy! Harvard scientists find that optimism helps the heart!
Globally, the economic cost of malnutrition is $3.5 trillion, or 5% of global GDP.
In 12 years, Belo Horizonte cut its under-five mortality rate by 73%.