Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Institute for Responsible Technology - Buy Non-GMO

Institute for Responsible Technology - Buy Non-GMO

This is important information. These GM foods are killing the animals they are being tested on. You need to know what you are eating and decide for your self...

Go to the site and download your copy of the non-GMO shopping guide and keep it with you whenever you shop:
  • Store it inside your reusable shopping bag
  • Put it into your coupon holder or check book
  • Leave it in your car Remember the four simple tips to avoid GMOs
  • Tip #1: Buy Organic
    Organic producers cannot intentionally use GMOs.

    Non-GMO Project

    Tip #2:
    Look for "Non-GMO" Verified Seals

    Tip #3: Avoid At-Risk Ingredients
    If it's not labeled organic, or doesn't have a Non-GMO Project Verified Seal, then avoid processed food products ingredients made with these GM crops: Corn, Soybeans, Canola, Cottonseed and Beet sugar.

    corn syrup

    • Corn flour, meal, oil, starch, gluten, and syrups
    • Sweeteners such as fructose, dextrose, and glucose
    • Modified food starch*
    • Soy flour, lecithin, protein, isolate, and isoflavone
    • Vegetable oil* and vegetable protein*
    Canola Canola oil (also called rapeseed oil)

    Cotton Cottonseed oil

    Sugar Avoid anything not listed as 100% cane sugar since GM beet sugar recently entered the food supply. To avoid it, look for organic and non-GMO sweeteners, candy and chocolate made with 100% cane sugar, evaporated cane juice or organic sugar.

    Aspartame The artificial sweetener also known as NutraSweet and Equal, which is derived from GM microorganisms.
  • Tip #4: Download their Shopping Guides. Also, while on their site, learn about the list of "invisible" GMO Ingredients.

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