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What are GMOs? (Infographic)

What are GMOs? (Infographic)

GMOs are everywhere — they are found in 80 percent of packaged foods in America and in over 90 percent of our soy and cotton. But what are they? This handy infographic delivers a nice overview of what is means to be “genetically modified” and which countries require labeling and which do not.

For more information, see 10 Reasons to Avoid GMOs.

 

Courtesy of Nature’s Path

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2:03AM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

What IT REALLY IS? Killing of life in the long term...............

11:03PM PST on Feb 5, 2013

Thanks for the article

5:20PM PST on Jan 28, 2013

This seriously makes me want to go home to Australia. Why would the US and Canada want to be the only places in the world that are so lenient with GMO's? It terrifies me to think of what the people here are putting in their bodies.

5:15AM PST on Nov 8, 2012

thank you

5:48AM PDT on Sep 16, 2012

GMO's- hum! Wonder if they could be the cause of increase in various cancers? Anybody seen any info?

9:30AM PDT on Aug 30, 2012

Grazie per le informazioni.

7:38PM PDT on Aug 29, 2012

I have recently discovered organic chickens (food) and you can really taste the difference.

9:31PM PDT on Aug 6, 2012

I can't beleive labeling is not mandatory in Canada and the US. This needs to change!

7:30AM PDT on Aug 6, 2012

Thanks for the info.

7:11PM PDT on Apr 23, 2012

HERES THE REST OF THE LIST:

10. Partially hydrogenated oil - most European countries completely ban it or severely restrict it.

11. Iodine for use in disinfecting drinking water.

12. Many chemicals / preservatives like Titanium Dioxide (used to make food white or bright and in other products like toothpaste). See: Jelly Bean Jubilee with a Little Titanium Dioxide Mixed In

13. BHA and BHT (found in many frozen dinners, breakfast cereal and meat). See: A Serial Cereal Eater – At Least for the Last Few Weeks

14. Sodium nitrite and potassium nitrate (found in sausage, pepperoni and hotdogs).

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