GMO presentation
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

GMO presentation

on

  • 1,758 views

Talking Points for Non-

Talking Points for Non-

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,758
Slideshare-icon Views on SlideShare
1,750
Embed Views
8

Actions

Likes
1
Downloads
42
Comments
0

1 Embed 8

http://gmofreewv.blogspot.com 8

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    GMO presentation GMO presentation Presentation Transcript

    • GMO Free WVAn Overviewby Trixie Devine
    • Presentation Overview GMO- What is it? Definition Examples GMO- Why Care? Health Risks Environmental Risks GMO- What to do? GMO- My campaignGMO Free WV
    • GMO-What is it? GeneticallyModified Organism Pesticide creating Herbicide resistant “Frankenfoods”GMO Free WV
    • GMO Free WV
    • Example 1GM TomatoesNon-WeatherResistant TomatoArctic FlounderGenesGM Cold-ResistantTomatoes(Less Productivity)GMO Free WV
    • Example 2GM Corn/Soy Herbicide Resistant “RoundUp Ready” Produce Pesticides Chemically alteredGMO Free WV
    • GMO-Why Care? Health Risks Environmental RisksGMO Free WV
    • Health Risks BT Toxins inthe air MortalityRate SlowedGrowthRate GrowthDefects InfertilityGMO Free WV
    • Environmental Risks Contaminating Native Fields of Crops Bio-Diversity Issue Pesticides killing beesbirds, and other livingorganisms Contaminating streams “Superweeds” Monsanto LawsuitsGMO Free WV
    • GMO- What to Do? Avoid processed foods containing ingredientsfrom corn, soy, canola, sugar beets, andcotton Look for Non-GMO Project verified products. Eat organic. Buy locally grown foods. Grow your own.GMO Free WV
    • GMO- What to Do? Spread awarenessin your community Write to foodcompanies Write to politicians Attend rallies Boycott Kellogg’sGMO Free WV
    • GMO- My Campaign Others’ results CompaniesAgainst GMLabeling My Campaign ChartGMO Free WV“We are not doing anything illegal.Using GMO products in your area islegal. ” –various companies“The fruits and vegetables in ourproducts are not geneticallyengineered. Other ingredients such asoils, starches or sweeteners, may be.”–Del Monte, similarly Campbell’s“We are aware of these GMOconcerns. All o f our dry beansand vegetable seed varieties…are GMO free.” –Hanover, Bush
    • $0$500,000$1,000,000$1,500,000$2,000,000$2,500,000CompanyContributions Against Propisition 37- GMO LabelingGMO Free WV
    • Questions? HandoutsGMO Free WV