Booch Joins CBAN in The Fight Against GMOs

Booch Joins CBAN in The Fight Against GMOs

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Food sovereignty. Environmental justice. Healthy livelihoods.The Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) is a collaboration of 16 groups across Canada that “research, monitor and raise awareness about issues relating to genetic engineering in food and farming.”Their mission:"To promote food sovereignty and democratic decision-making on science and technology issues in order to protect the integrity of the environment, health, food, and the livelihoods of people in Canada and around the world by facilitating, informing, and organizing civil society action, researching, and providing information to government for policy development."The Truth About Genetic EngineeringGenetic Engineering (GE), also commonly referred to as Genetic Modification (GM), both describe recombinant DNA technology (rDNA).GE and GM practices manipulate organisms by adding DNA through biotechnology, thereby altering the genome. Intervening at the molecular level, through GM and GE, directly…
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Energizing Hockey Players, One Elixir at A Time: Booch Sponsors The OHF Tournament

Energizing Hockey Players, One Elixir at A Time: Booch Sponsors The OHF Tournament

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What comes in many flavours, is totally refreshing, is great for athletes, and is now an official sponsor of the OHF Tournament!?Both are authentically Canadian.Both are good for health.Both are centered on community.Both symbolic of healthy living, Booch and hockey have joined forces.As avid hockey fans, the Booch team found this partnership to be equally as exciting as educational!Founded in 1989, the Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) hosts an annual three-day tournament that takes place at the end of the hockey season. Along with eight other locations across Ontario, London hosted the 2017 OHF Minor Hockey Championships, which took place earlier this year, from April 7 - 9, 2017.Booch was the first time sponsor of the Major Midget division of the London Junior Knights, donating $500 in cash and $500 in…
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Meeting at the Cross Stitch

Meeting at the Cross Stitch

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Wear a patch. Educate children. Spread food literacy. Support local.It’s not a common concept, but it’s a mighty important one!More than being able to identify one legume over another, food literacy is about being cognizant and receptive of the food we eat, from nutritional value to more complex chemical compounds. It’s also about understanding how the meals we digest and the beverages we sip impact our health, our environment, our economy, political ecology, and societal relations between people, businesses, wildlife, and more.Booch is well attuned to food literacy, in terms of teaching the public about digestive disturbances and raising awareness to how kombucha—the “elixir of life,” as it has been referred—can help drastically alter the state of gut health.Shawn Slade, co-owner of Booch Organic Kombucha, says:“We are grateful to support…
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