United States Environmental Protection Agency

What is GMO

A GMO is a genetically modified organism (also called “genetically engineered”): a plant, animal, or microorganism that is created by means that overcome natural boundaries. Genetic engineering involves crossing species that could not breed in nature. For example, genes from a fish have been placed in strawberries and tomatoes. Many people believe that GMOs will make food better tasting, more nutritious, and longer lasting. Others hope that they will help feed the developing world’s growing population. However many, like Mori-Nu, worry that neither the FDA, the Department of Agriculture (USDA), nor the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has done any long-term […]

BAGMO – Belizeans Against GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) 1

BAGMO is a group of concerned citizens that are fighting the implementation of GMOs in Belize due to health risk they pose to consumers that ingest the by-products. There is much to be concerned about with these proposals.. Test are already being done and products are already in Belize. We will be keeping you updated on important readings, videos, contact information for those involved in Belize as well as ways that you can fight GMOs from being used in Belize. Permission was given by the Ministry of Agriculture to bring in GMO corn to plant as a trial. This move […]