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Where GMOs Hide in Your Food

You may be surprised to know that the federal government has not mandated that genetically modified organisms be proved safe before they’re used in your food. But safety assessments are mandatory in other major developed countries, including China, Japan, and the countries of the European Union.

To read further on Genetically Modified Organisms, check out:Vote with your pocketbook on GMO foods, Spending Millions To Prevent GMO Labeling, Unwitting Public Consuming More GMO Foods While Evidence Of Harm Continues To Mount.

Tony

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New Consumer Reports’ tests find genetically modified organisms in many packaged foods—including those labeled ‘natural’

More than 70 percent of Americans say they don’t want genetically modified organisms in their food, according to a recent Consumer Reports National Research Center survey of 1,000 adults. The trouble is, it’s hard to avoid them. Consumer Reports’ tests of breakfast cereals, chips, soy infant formulas, and other popular products found that GMOs lurk in many packaged foods—including some that carry labels suggesting that they don’t have these controversial ingredients.

In more than 60 countries, manufacturers must label foods that contain genetically modified ingredients. But GMO labeling isn’t required in the U.S. Yet our survey found that 92 percent of Americans want genetically modified foods to be labeled. And concerns about the potential health and environmental risks of GMOs coupled with an unwillingness on the part of the federal government to mandate labeling are…

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Vote with your pocketbook on GMO foods

GMO means Genetically Modified Organism.

Over 60 countries around the world require GMO labeling or ban GMOs outright. But not the U.S.

The food companies on the left of the graphic spent tens of millions of dollars in the last two labeling campaigns – in California and Washington State – to prevent you from knowing what’s in your food. You can even the score by switching to the brands on the right; all of whom stood behind the I-522 Right to Know campaign. Voting with your pocketbook, at every meal, matters. You can read more about GMOs on Dr. Mercola’s website.

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You can access the Shoppers’ Guide to Avoiding Genetically Engineered Food for yourself.
Tony

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