GMO are Genetically Modified Organisms that are created by taking DNA from
animals, insects, bacteria or plants and combining them together to create a species of animals or plants which is not natural.The health and environmental risks are not known.
Canada, Argentina, Brazil and China, United States have jumped on the GMO bandwagon, although GMO is banned in Europe and Japan.
What foods contain GMOs?
In Canada alone GMOs are found in about 70 percent of all processed foods. The most common ingredients are corn, soy, canola, rapseed, sugar beets, aspartame, papayas, farm raised salmo, dairy and cotton.
How to avoid GMOs?
The US and Canadian governments do not allow manufacturers to label something
100% organic if that food has been genetically modified or been fed genetically
modified feed. *Be sure the labels say 100% organic anything that just says organic can have up to 30% GMO ingredients.
Buy 100% organic products
Avoid any processed or prepackaged foods
Look for the NON GMO logo on products
Read nutrition labels carefully for hidden GMO ingredients such as Corn syrup, Corn flour, Malt syrup, Glutamic acid, Glycerol, Tofu, Tempeh etc.
What are the side effects of GMOs?
Increase food allergies
Harmful against other animals and the environment
Informative websites to help you avoid GMO