21 Things Everyone Can Do To Eliminate Engineered/Fabricated Food

  1. Avoid engineered/fabricated food. Consumer choices send a strong message —75% of all processed food contains GMOs; corn, soy, and canola oil are 80%-90% GMO. Avoiding these products keeps your family healthy. Purchase organic; get your Non-GMO shopping guide; look for the Non-GMO Food Project label.
  2. Help pass legislative or ballot initiatives by spreading the word, collecting signatures, and donating. We have the right to know what is in our food!
  3. Talk to others — whether they’re friends, family or strangers — help educate! Hand out educational materials about engineered/fabricated food or place them where others will see it. Pass out educational material to your neighbors.
  4. Spread the word by sharing links through email or social media to educate your friends and family. Organizations like The Institute for Responsible Technology, GMO Free California, GM Watch, Millions Against Monsanto, Organic Consumer Association, and the GMO Truth Alliance all publish regular updates on social media and have mailing lists as well.
  5. Send out or share others’ Twitter feeds that help educate the public and remind them of the importance of putting an end to engineered/fabricated food.
  6. Seek audiences for educational talks or webinars through groups you already belong to, such as religious organizations, parent-oriented events, health, school, college and gardening related organizations, where these types of educational events are often welcomed.
  7. Invite friends and family members to watch a non-GMO movie such as The World According to Monsanto, Scientists Under Attack or The Future of Food.
  8. Read and recommend books about GMOs, such as Seeds of Deception or Genetic Roulette.
  9. Most, if not all, organizations fighting against GMOs or for GMO labeling are non-profit organizations relying on donations from supporters. Donate to these organizations — they could not do the work that they do without our financial help.
  10. Contact the food manufacturers you buy from and ask them if they use engineered or fabricated ingredients. Let them know that you will no longer buy their products if they do.
  11. Contact your local health food store or co-op and ask them if you can hand out educational materials to their customers.
  12. Contact your local newspapers, magazines or any media with educational articles, letters or videos.
  13. Get a booth at a local event or Farmer’s Market and hand out educational material. Help educate your local healthcare professionals about the dangers of engineered/fabricated food and why they should recommend a diet that avoids these foods.
  14. Contact your government representatives, including the president, and let them know that you want to end engineered/fabricated food. Sample letters will be available on our website soon.
  15. Keep in touch with other sustainable food organizations for updates, such as the Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth or GM Watch.
  16. Volunteer to help at local events that promote sustainable food that is not genetically altered or artificially fabricated.
  17. Grow your own Non-Engineered Food.
  18. Petition your local schools to serve real food.
  19. Ask the grocery store chains to label all engineered/fabricated food and to stop selling engineered/fabricated food.
  20. Take Care of Yourself! Taking on a huge industry that is tied to our government can feel overwhelming. Make sure you spend time nurturing your body, mind and spirit.
  21. Get Involved and Get Active! Contact the organizations listed above and attend local events featuring real food alternatives to engineered/fabricated foods.

 

One Response to "21 Things Everyone Can Do To Eliminate Engineered/Fabricated Food"

  1. Ken Gartner says:

    An additional idea — talk to your physician! At each visit, do tell them you are concerned about GMO and nanotech exposure from the environment. Educate them and, possibly, inspire them to educate themselves about the topic. Having doctors engaged in this vital ‘public health’ discourse is a Good Thing.

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