“We have the right to know.” That sounds reasonable….doesn’t it? Why wouldn’t we want to know something especially when it comes to our health? Don’t you think we have the right to know the ingredients of something that we put in our mouth? After all, what we eat makes up our cells, skin, organs, tissues…our entire body!
California recently tried to pass a proposition allowing for the labeling of GMO’s or genetically modified foods. (Prop 37) It did not pass. I actually find it hard to believe that voters voted against such a measure. Monsanto and other “invested” companies in favor of GMO’s fought the initiative with millions of dollars in advertising trying to sway votes against the proposition. It appears to have worked. Who knows if there was any voter fraud? How would we know? (Just saying!)
The Right to Know Movement is growing. Grassroot efforts are stirring in various states such as Connecticut and here in New York to get GMO’s labeled. This past week, I met with the New York Right To Know Group in N.Y.C. New York State does not have a ballot initiative like California and other States. In order to get GMO’s labeled in New York, it must be done the old fashioned way…the legislative representatives have to vote. There is GMO legislation which was drafted in 2011 which is sitting idle. The bill will be resurrected or new legislation drafted. I cannot give out our strategy, but if you want to help get involved in this movement, please send me an email at Christine@innerbeautyworkshops.com. Also, please join this facebook page for updates and current information. https://www.facebook.com/GmoFreeNewYork
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This week I welcomed my special guest Certified Holistic Health Coach Xandra O’Neill on my radio show WakeUP & Live. We discussed the importance of health preconception and during pregnancy. Take a listen!!
Christine Segal is a Certified Holistic Health Coach having studied at Integrative Nutrition. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Education. She hosts a weekly radio show on health and wellness on Freedomizer Radio called “WakeUP and Live.” Please visit her website at www.innerbeautyworkshops.com for more information. Christine works with clients in person or via telephone. Please write her for a consultation Christine@innerbeautyworkshops.com.