The Institute for Responsible Technology has launched a new website for all those Americans (more than 50% of the population) who said they would avoid GMO enhanced food if it was labeled. It’s called the Non-GMO Shopping guide. Polls show 9 out of 10 Americans want GMOs labled, the US does NOT require labeling! What are GMOs? Genetically Modified Organisms or gene-spliced food. You take the genes of one species and put it into another. This is not the same as splicing a tree with another tree, this is more like splicing a tree with a cow!
Europe which is always light years ahead of us have many countries that are GM free or reject GMOs. The World Trade Organization will not let any country outright ban GMO products.
The IRT website lists popular brands that don’t use ingredients from the eight GM crops such as soy and corn. It also list dairy products that don’t allow the controversial GM bovine growth hormone. Needless to say I have bookmarked this site and have sent the link to friends and family!
IRT’s Executive Director, Jeffery Smith says, “our new website gives consumers back the power to make an informed choice.” You can even download the guide to carry with you when you go shopping.
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