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[Real Canadian Superstore] BOTAN CALROSE RICE 8kg $6.97

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angryaudifanatic wrote:
Jul 13th, 2019 11:09 pm

All I am doing is trying to provide some awareness. That's all.
More like spreading bullshit. Got any proof that any rice on the market is GMO? Doubt it!
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Can anyone confirms if this is store specific?
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angryaudifanatic wrote:
Jul 13th, 2019 11:09 pm
1) Please cite.
2) This is a topic that is pretty in depth and extreme. Some of us dont want GMO food. If you disagree with me/us then I respect your decision, but I certainly don't chase $0.39 corn either...

All I am doing is trying to provide some awareness. That's all.
1) Please cite yourself. From the walmart product page, it's Non-GMO certified..

2) Awareness of what? As you said, it's so in-depth and extreme that anything but a case-by-case analysis of each and every GMO product is reckless armchair science. Yes, some GMOs are bad; some GMOs have also saved hundreds of thousands if not millions of lives. A blanket "I don't GMO" is a personal choice, but not informed enough to preach.
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Im going to have to watch this thread for quality rices to buy now.
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Just bought two, was planning to buy 4, but it seemed OOS as of 745am this morning
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stcv3 wrote:
Jul 13th, 2019 11:41 pm
More like spreading bullshit. Got any proof that any rice on the market is GMO? Doubt it!
You operate life assuming everything you buy is non GMO? That's bullshit indeed.

If it doesn't have a label you don't know if it is or isn't. That's a fact.

For something like rice which needs fending off against a slew of bugs you immediately think the rice that you're buying which is not indicative of it it is or is not GMO is in fact not GMO? Well then.

Someone brought up the Walmart product page. Fair, although Botan sells a line of non GMO rice. No one here including me knows whether or not the rice sold for this deal is gmo or not.

I find it hypocritical that many on RFD refuse to buy three cent corn on special but will jump on this deal. It must be nice not knowing all of the hazards that lie with rice.

A simple two second google search will tell you everything you need to know about rice.

As far as what's wrong with gmo rice? That's a personal question. I avoid that like I do genetically modified salmon which is allowed to be sold in Canada without a label. Are you all ok with the latter too?

I am not.

PS There is no need to be defensive if you are OK with GMO foods. Just go ahead and buy it. You don't need 100% buy in from strangers on the internet.
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angryaudifanatic wrote:
Jul 14th, 2019 8:30 am
You operate life assuming everything you buy is non GMO? That's bullshit indeed.

If it doesn't have a label you don't know if it is or isn't. That's a fact.

For something like rice which needs fending off against a slew of bugs you immediately think the rice that you're buying which is not indicative of it it is or is not GMO is in fact not GMO? Well then.
Imagine being so paranoid that you think the GMO bogeyman is in every food unless proven otherwise.

"In 2000, the first two GM rice varieties both with herbicide-resistance, called LLRice60 and LLRice62, were approved in the United States. Later, these and other types of herbicide-resistant GM rice were approved in Canada, Australia, Mexico and Colombia. However, none of these approvals triggered commercialization. Reuters reported in 2009 that China had granted biosafety approval to GM rice with pest resistance,[4] but that strain was not commercialized. As of December 2012 GM rice was not widely available for production or consumption."
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetically_modified_rice
angryaudifanatic wrote:
Jul 14th, 2019 8:30 am
I find it hypocritical that many on RFD refuse to buy three cent corn on special but will jump on this deal. It must be nice not knowing all of the hazards that lie with rice.

A simple two second google search will tell you everything you need to know about rice.
Please enlighten us on on the risks of GMO rice. Oh, and "two second google search" isn't a valid source.
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SamuelNapper wrote:
Jul 14th, 2019 11:57 am
Imagine being so paranoid that you think the GMO bogeyman is in every food unless proven otherwise.

"In 2000, the first two GM rice varieties both with herbicide-resistance, called LLRice60 and LLRice62, were approved in the United States. Later, these and other types of herbicide-resistant GM rice were approved in Canada, Australia, Mexico and Colombia. However, none of these approvals triggered commercialization. Reuters reported in 2009 that China had granted biosafety approval to GM rice with pest resistance,[4] but that strain was not commercialized. As of December 2012 GM rice was not widely available for production or consumption."
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetically_modified_rice


Please enlighten us on on the risks of GMO rice. Oh, and "two second google search" isn't a valid source.
Using Wikipedia to source on one hand and then asking me to enlighten you on the risks of GMO rice on the other (when the same can be said that there is no concrete proof that GMO corn is bad for you either) is a terrible way to respond to my post.

Health Canada for one, just approved Golden Rice (GMO rice) in Canada, even though it's not meant to be sold here. That was as recent as 2018.

It is a correct understanding that GMO rice is not readily available (At least in Canada), but personally I'm not willing to take the chance. CpTI resistent rice is even undergoing trials in rice. Sure, not mass produced yet or consumed, but I would rather not take risks.

I don't get why you're so defensive. I have no desire to check if the rice I am buying is GMO or not every time, so I'll stick with ones with a label.
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rofl only on rfd do you see a hot deal on rice turn into GMO argument

The hot deal on rice is already pretty funny, throw in the GMO and it's hilarious! LOL!
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I'm at the RCSS Aurora and the Botans cleaned out.
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Winkle wrote:
Jul 14th, 2019 1:00 pm
I'm at the RCSS Aurora and the Botans cleaned out.
That is because angryaudifanatic made some of us 2nd guess ourselves and went on ahead to clean it out him/herself Smiling Face With Open Mouth
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grabbed one bag from the store near the scarborough town center, scanned the price , it is 11.97, then just took one bag
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angryaudifanatic wrote:
Jul 13th, 2019 11:09 pm
1) Please cite.
2) This is a topic that is pretty in depth and extreme. Some of us dont want GMO food. If you disagree with me/us then I respect your decision, but I certainly don't chase $0.39 corn either...

All I am doing is trying to provide some awareness. That's all.
You're using the word GMO rather loosey loosey. Everything you eat is GMO. The bananas, apples, rice, and vegetables. You think bananas naturally grow that big? You think those bell peppers are naturally occurring? Humans have spent thousands of years modifying and selectively breeding our food to get better yields/taste.
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Sicklyslick wrote:
Jul 14th, 2019 1:28 pm
You're using the word GMO rather loosey loosey. Everything you eat is GMO. The bananas, apples, rice, and vegetables. You think bananas naturally grow that big? You think those bell peppers are naturally occurring? Humans have spent thousands of years modifying and selectively breeding our food to get better yields/taste.
Selective breeding and GMO are two different things. Genetically modified corn is NOT achieved by selective breeding. It is actual genetic manipulation.

If you're going to attack someone for using a term "loosey loosey" it would be helpful if you understood what you were saying first.
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angryaudifanatic wrote:
Jul 14th, 2019 12:26 pm

It is a correct understanding that GMO rice is not readily available (At least in Canada), but personally I'm not willing to take the chance. CpTI resistent rice is even undergoing trials in rice. Sure, not mass produced yet or consumed, but I would rather not take risks.

I don't get why you're so defensive. I have no desire to check if the rice I am buying is GMO or not every time, so I'll stick with ones with a label.
So what you're saying is even though there's 99.9% chance that the rice the OP posted is not GMO, you are not gonna buy it? Good for you! Just leaves more for the rest of us not wearing tin foil hats.

Calrose rice is not genetically engineered. End of story!

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