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NEWS AND UPDATES ON GMOs, FARMING, and FOOD QUALITY

BioStar believes in non-GMO and organic farming, and we go the extra step to stay current on the happenings around the world and in the US.

GMO World Map

Keeping Score: The Non-GMO “Nice” List

Santa has a 'naughty' and 'nice' list, and BioStar does too. Not only do we ...
Assessing quality of food ingredients

Formulator’s Corner: Assessing Quality of Food Ingredients

We consumers are becoming more knowledgeable and savvy about reading labels, yet we are now ...
BioStar US What does Natural Really Mean

Video: What Does “Natural” Mean?

What is natural? To you it may mean a lush green farm producing some of the ...
Foxes in the Henhouse: GMO Labeling Bill in Congress

Foxes in the Henhouse: GMO Labeling Bill in Congress

Written by Tigger Montague, as posted on ASBC.org under the title, "Foxes in the Henhouse: ...
Heavy metal and arsenic levels in our food and water are on the rise.

Arsenic and Heavy Metals: Risky Business for Horses, Dogs, Humans…

A rare type of kidney disease (CKD) in humans has killed thousands of agricultural workers along ...
Beet pulp for horses

GMOs and Beet Pulp for Horses

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are so deeply imbedded these days in our food system, that ...
Roundup & Glyphosate Resistant Superweeds

Glyphosate & Superweeds: Toxic to Cells and More

Spring is almost here, and soon begins the preparation of the ground for planting. Sadly, ...
'Gene VI' -- a viral gene -- has been found in Monsanto GMO corn.

The Hidden Viral Gene in GMO Crops

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has recently discovered that the most common genetic regulatory ...
GMO labeling for horse feed & supplements too!

Voluntary Labeling of GMOs: Our Right to Know

Companies that are against Proposition 37 (GMO labeling) include: Kashi, Ben and Jerry’s, Honest Tea, Odwalla, ...
Genetically Engineered Lysine

Lysine & Genetically Engineered Amino Acids

As most horse owners know, lysine is an essential amino acid for horses; common food ...

Dioxin and Roundup: A Tale of Two Chemicals

Two infamous chemicals made the news recently: Dioxin and Roundup. Dioxin is the name given ...
Roundup: bad for you, bad for your horses

Just Say No to Roundup

In January, 2011 Don Huber Ph.D., a plant pathologist and international authority on nutrient deficiency ...
Processed feed

Distillers Grains: The Antibiotic Connection

Distillers grains, also known as "distillers dried grains with solubles" is a common ingredient in ...
Commercially processed horse feed

Processed Horse Feed: The Great Compromise

The advantages of commercially processed horse feed: There is no question that commercially processed horse ...

Whole Food Supplements