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Slow Food Movement

Environmental Science
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Destinee Lansden

on 18 December 2012

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Transcript of Slow Food Movement

Inside The Food Industry Monsanto:
Definition: Monsanto Corporation of St. Louis has been slowly dominating the world's supply of seed for staple crops (corn, soybeans, potatoes)
Slow food is an alternative to fast food, it strives to preserve traditional and regional cuisine and encourages farming of plants, seeds and livestock characteristic of the local ecosystem.
Fast food is the term given to food that can be prepared and served very quickly.
Monsanto has spent over $30 billion in recent years buying numerous U.S. seed companies. Monsanto specializes in genetically modified seeds.
A key component of the U.S./Monsanto plan to dominate world agriculture with genetically modified seeds is the absence of labeling of genetically engineered foods. Products can be sold without the label "genetically modified." By: Maggie McBrayer
Regan Jenkins
Destinee Lansden Slow Food VS. Fast Food GMO Food:
GMOs have had specific changes introduced into their DNA by genetic engineering techniques.
The way humans modify food organisms include: selective breeding, plant breeding, and animal breeding, and somaclonal variation. Scientists first discovered that DNA can transfer between organisms in 1946
The first genetically modified plant was produced in 1983, using an antibiotic-resistant tobacco plant Let's Look Into GMO Foods! Genetic Modified Organisms Andrew Beck Grace Slow Food VS. Fast Food Eating Alabama Monsanto *Monsanto has spent over $30 billion in recent years buying numerous U.S. seed companies. Monsanto specializes in genetically modified seeds.
*A key component of the U.S./Monsanto plan to dominate world agriculture with genetically modified seeds is the absence of labeling of genetically engineered foods. Products can be sold without the label "genetically modified." has been slowly dominating the world's supply of seed for staple crops (corn, soybeans, potatoes) -shortening -Nutri-Grain Bars
-Cheerios
-Pop Tarts
-Lucky Charms
-Hershey’s
-Kit-Kat
-Reese’s Peanut
Butter Cups
-Ketchup
-Oreos
-Sprite
-Gatorade
-Macaroni & Cheese
-Beefaroni
-Fruits and vegetables
-margarine
-Cooking oil -Muffin Mixes -Peanut Butter -Sugar -Buttermilk -Nesquik -Taco Sauce -Oatmeal Raisin -Cheeze-It -Fried Chicken -Salisbury Steak -Roast Turkey -Angel Hair Pasta -Tater Tots Monsanto
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