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Girl Scouts and Girl Guides take on GMO cookies

girlscout thin mintsBy Rady Ananda
COTO Report

Watch out when kids take up a cause; they can have more political pull than 1,000 bleary-eyed cynics.

This time, girls are getting in on opposition to genetically modified foods by demanding their organizations only sell organic – or at the very least, GMO-free – cookies.

In February of this year, Alicia Serratos of Orange County, California started a petition to get Girl Scouts of the USA to sell GMO-free cookies. She’s gathered over 10,000 signatures so far, and wants 100,000. Mostly, she wants GMO-free cookies.

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