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GE Pigs & Salmon...eeww.

The Art of Persuasion...Creative Capitalism...hmm...The Power of Food Companies

*inspired by Alive Magazine's article Genetically Engineered Pigs and Salmon by Lucy Sharratt

Genetically modified, or Genetic Engineering is happening all around us. Most of our canola is GM. And lots of soya & flax is too.

Canadian researchers have come up with genetically engineering Atlantic salmon to have faster development times, and pigs engineered to carry less phosphorous in its feces. They could be approved for your consumption here in Canada any day now. It's scary & it's sad...one of these will be the first genetically engineered animals in our food system. What about GE food labelling? What about the health risks?

Have you heard of AquaBounty? They're the company that first asked approval in the US for it's genetically engineered salmon that grows faster than other farmed salmon. Their product would be used in industrial farming. It's now preparing to apply to He…

Natural Oils & The Benefits

http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/life/botany/avocado-info.htm
Avocado Oil is rich in proteins, minerals, and vitamins A, D, and E. It's an anti inflammatory and excellent for dry and damaged skin including sunburn, eczema and aiding wound healing. Penetrates well into the skin. We here at Babar Too Co. use it in our Baby Balms.

http://www.the-ibenefits.com/benefits-of-olive-oil.html
Olive Oil has high amounts of Vitamin E. It inhibits the growth of bacteria on the skin and acts as an antioxidant. Fabulous for all your skin's needs. Heavier in texture.


http://theprimordialgoddess.wordpress.com/
Coconut Oil used topically helps wounds and boost collagen. It is known to have antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal properties. It's great for removing makeup too! It hydrates skin and is great after sunburn! Check out our Belly & Baby Oil collection where we use fine quality coconut oils!

http://www.sohotnow.info/homemade-skin-care-recipes-using-grapeseed-oil/
Grapes…