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How To Prepare A Non-GMO Thanksgiving Feast [Infographic]

How To Prepare A Non-GMO Thanksgiving Feast [Infographic]

For our American readers, the Thanksgiving holiday is almost here. Although eating an enormous amount of food seems to be the tradition no matter what holiday we’re celebrating, Thanksgiving certainly earns the award for most food-centric of all our seasonal soirees.

The problem is that many of the traditional Thanksgiving foods are no longer the innocent treats they once were. Almost every crop and brand has been infiltrated by genetically modified organism (GMOs). Things are more complicated because, thanks to the lobbying efforts of biotech companies like Monsanto, GMOs remain completely unlabeled in America. Buying certified organic alternatives can help reduce the chance that you’ll serve up unwanted GMOs, but it’s not always a budget-friendly option.

This handy infographic, created by the Non-GMO Project, helps spotlight traditional dishes that present a high risk for GMO contamination. Use your grocery dollars wisely by choosing organic or locally-produced alternatives for these ingredients, and save on conventional versions that present a low GMO risk.

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Beth Buczynski

Beth is a freelance writer and editor living in the Rocky Mountain West. So far, Beth has lived in or near three major U.S. mountain ranges, and is passionate about protecting the important ecosystems they represent. Follow Beth on Twitter as @ecosphericblog or check out her blog.

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11:45AM PDT on Mar 14, 2013

thanks

11:09PM PST on Feb 6, 2013

Thanks

10:01PM PST on Feb 5, 2013

Thanks for the article Beth

1:59AM PST on Dec 11, 2012

We should all be grateful for not being turkeys these days!

7:26AM PST on Dec 5, 2012

Thank you

5:54AM PST on Dec 2, 2012

Thanks.

4:28AM PST on Nov 26, 2012

It is interesting notes for turkey and cranberry sauce.

5:03AM PST on Nov 21, 2012

Thanks :))

12:42AM PST on Nov 21, 2012

Thanks for the info

12:25AM PST on Nov 21, 2012

Thanks

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