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do you know if you're eating real food, not GMO aka
I don't get it, it takes nothing to change the wording
on a label and there are always labels to be printed
when food is being made ready for market. So the cost
is negligible. But the companies that want to continue
to use altered-food put on a big ad campaign with some
medical doctor (or actress) saying it was a big waste
of money. That is not what I would think that you
would call wanting to eat healthy food and wanting to
know if you are putting altered food into your mouth
and the mouths of your family.
is an article about that campaign http://www.rodale.com/prop-37-and-california There
is no evidence to back up their claims.
for a subject that was really not known about 5 years
ago, we are educating people. It is now an issue and a
lot of people voted to label GMO foods.
think what we can do is ask the companies that have
non-GMO foods to just label their foods. That way we
can simply buy those, and the big food companies will
notice as they would feel it in their bottom line
what do we do? Here is an article to help you know
what to look for http://www.rodale.com/10-food-label-lies
Food Labels: It includes what to look for on
false labels such as "No Added Growth
Hormones" "Natural" (when used on
packaging) "Grass Fed" "Antibiotic
Free" "Nutrition Facts" (on labels)
"Front of Packaging Labeling System" "BPA-Free"
"Pesticide-Free" and what you can do to get
real honest healthy food.
are labels on produce called PLU, they help the
cashier in the grocery store know how much to charge
you, but they have other advantages.
heard that someone said the labeling of produce
telling us if it is Organic, GMO or conventionally
grown is an urban legend. But we don't think
they did their homework.
can read Consumer
Reports article on what these codes say about
the produce. There are lots of other places
where you can read the same thing. This is like a
really well-kept secret that I'm glad I found out
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