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Examines the influence of this in all likelihood risky expertise on nutrition assets, animals, and our personal our bodies.

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To place the trust of mothers and the delicate newly developing physiologies of newborns in the path of so many unknowns is unconscionable, pure and simple. Many people ask us why we don't simply promote breast-feeding as the obvious alternative. 2009 11:36:41] page_23 robin-bobin < previous page page_23 next page > Page 23 women cannot nurse their babies no matter how much they want to. Maybe they've had a mastectomy or AIDS. Research now indicates that the HIV-virus passes through the breast milk into the infant.

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Organic sugar, butter and milk provide the basis for great desserts. There are jams and spreads and all sorts of quick and easy non-GE treats available. Great organic pastas and sauces, salsas, cheeses, whipped cream, soy products and chips are tucked away on your grocery shelves. Just pretend you're on a treasure hunt instead of in a mine field. Take those teenagers along with you, and set them to work finding that non-GE junk food! A Ray of LightCertifying The natural products industry is diligently responding to its consumers' desires for non-GE foods.

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