Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Non-GMO Shopping Guide

If you would like to know more about GMO foods, and why we should avoid them, here is a great website.  They have a downloadable Shopping Guide for Non-GMO Foods as well as great information on GMOs and their hazards to our health.  
Why Should I Avoid GMOs

4 Simple Tips to Avoiding GMOs:

1. Buy Organic - Certified organic
    products cannot intentionally
    include any GMO ingredients
2. Look for "Non-GMO Project"
    verified seals
3. Avoid At-Risk Ingredients including
    Corn, Soybeans, Canola, Cottonseed
4. Buy Products Listed in our
    Shopping Guide... read more

If you have a baby  see this page for non-gmo baby food and infant formula.   The brands featured there are enrolled in the the Non-GMO Project Standard.  For more information please click here.

From their website:
The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) recently released its position paper on Genetically Modified foods stating that "... GM foods pose a serious health risk". The AAEM called for a moratorium on GM food, with implementation of immediate long-term safety testing and labeling of GM food. The AAEM is just one of many organizations worldwide calling for these steps to be taken.

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