It's come to my attention lately that many people do not know very much about GMO's and the dangerous threat they pose. & It's a really important thing to be informed about.. they are a major health concern!
I just watched the video 'Everything you HAVE TO KNOW about Dangerous Genetically Modified Foods' by Jeffery Smith, activist and author of Seeds of Deception and Genetic Roulette. He is very positive that we can make a change and are on our way to doing so.
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are the result of laboratory processes which artificially insert foreign genes into the DNA of food crops or animals. Those genes may come from bacteria, viruses, insects, animals or even humans. Although banned by food manufacturers in Europe and elsewhere, the FDA does not require any safety evaluations. Most Americans say they would not eat GMOs if labeled, but the U.S. does not require labeling. GMOs are not safe, but have been in the food supply since 1996 and are now present in the vast majority of processed foods in the US.
A large portion of Europe have already succeeded in kicking GMO's out of the food supply.
What it takes to do that are people in the know avoiding buying GMO products.
The Biggest GMO products are the ones most heavily subsidized by the gov't: Soy, Corn, Cotton and Canola. ..another good reason to avoid vegetable oils.
& most importantly - How to Avoid GMO's:
- Buy Organic
- Buy products labeled non-GMO
- Buy products listed on a non-GMO shopping guide
- Avoid at risk ingredients ((soy, corn and canola & almost all packaged products, which contain these, ..and often hidden))
For more info check out his website - Institute for Responsible Technology & download the Shopping Guide ! : )
& also this page is interesting - shows invisible GM ingredients.