GMO Articles

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GMO ARTICLES

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.

On the Subject of Soy | BioStar US

On the Subject of Soy…

Soy is one of the most common ingredients in equine feed, and is also found ...
Consider the Source: Not All Colostrum Supplement Products are Alike | BioStar US

Consider the Source: All Colostrum Products Are Not Alike

As more research demonstrates the health benefits of bovine colostrum for horses, dogs and humans, ...
Certified Non-GMO? Pesticide-Free? You Have a Right to Honest Answers

Questions & Ethics: Keeping the Feed and Supplement Industry Honest

At BioStar, we are asked lots of questions by horse and dog owners.   It’s an ...
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

Assessing Quality of Food Ingredients

We consumers are becoming more knowledgeable and savvy about reading labels, yet we are now ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...