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Stop GM Alfalfa in Canada

True Crisis - GM Alfalfa In Canada Take Action Now: Write to the Minister of Agriculture instantly and let them know your thoughts about GMO Alfalfa here: Visit: Ask Rachel to speak at your school or environmental event Look for and buy ‘Non-GMO project’...
June 11, 2014 | Read Full Article

Tags: alfalfa, Canada, GMO, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent

My Uphill Battle Against the Government for Kids' Food Safety

As we are fast approaching the end of 2013, I can't help but reflect on what an amazing and interesting year it's been. I now have a not-for-profit organization called Kids Right To Know, and have been invited to speak in lots of countries. I'm travelling the world spreading the word about freedom of choice and food safety! It's been an incredible experience so far. I've learned so much and met so...
December 21, 2013 | Read Full Article

GMO OMG Movie is Coming to Toronto

GMO OMG dives into the controversy surrounding genetically modified organisms, tracking the potential...
November 17, 2013 | Read Full Article

Rachel Parent Challenges Rona Ambrose To Discuss GMOs

As originally published on Huffington Post November 7, 2013 Teen activist Rachel Parent has challenged Health Minister Rona Ambrose to a debate on genetically modified foods. During the March Against Monsanto rally at Toronto's Queen's Park in early October, Parent invited Ambrose to talk about launching independent government studies on the safety of GMOs and mandatory labeling.legislation. Rachel...
November 7, 2013 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canada, Canadian Health, genetically engineered foods, gmo labeling, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent, Rona Ambrose

Young Activist Rachel Parent Seeks GMO Labelling in Canada

“Isn’t it the best when you meet someone who isn’t afraid to take action when they see a problem in the world? And who does it with enthusiasm and optimism? And leaves you feeling inspired and hopeful that we all have the power to make a change if we just put our minds to it? I had the great pleasure of meeting such a person this winter.” Click here to read the entire blog post at Kitchen...
April 9, 2013 | Read Full Article

Tags: genetically engineered food, GMOs, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent

Whistle Blowers Receive Award from CJFE

On November 24, three former Health Canada scientists, famous for refusing to approve bovine growth hormone and other drugs for consumption in Canada, were honoured at the 14th annual award ceremony by the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) Anna Maria Tremonti of CBC’s “The Current” was the host, and the recipients were Shiv Chopra, Margret Haydon, and Gerard Lambert, who had worked...
November 24, 2012 | Read Full Article

Tags: Canada, genetically modified food, GMO, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent

Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) Joins Forces to Denounce 2,4-D Crops

The Canadian Biotechnology Action Network has joined forces with groups Équiterre, Nature Québec, the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Prevent Cancer Now, and Vigilance OGM to denounce approval of 2,4-D tolerant GM corn and soy which will expand pesticide use in Canada. If you would like to voice your opinion about genetically engineering our crops to tolerate being sprayed...
November 19, 2012 | Read Full Article

Tags: 2, 4-D, agriculture, Canada, GMO, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent

Proposition 37 GMO Labelling in California Defeated

Industry money—in the form of $46 million from junk food and biotech corporations—has defeated the Californian ballot on mandatory labelling of GMO foods. The California vote lost 53% to 47% after countless misleading television ads and household mailings claimed that the labelling GM foods would raise the price of food.  Thanks to a huge grassroots mobilization that brought the vote that far...
November 7, 2012 | Read Full Article

Tags: alfalfa, Canada, GMO, gmo labeling, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent

What Are GMOs?

If you eat food, you should watch this documentary. To watch the full documentary, visit: For more information on GMO, visit:
September 12, 2012 | Read Full Article

Tags: genetically engineered crops, GeneticRoulette, GMO, Kids Right to Know, Rachel Parent