You can eliminate GMOs from your diet and combine your purchasing power with that of other health-conscious consumers.
$pend your food dollars on healthy non-GMO brands! Buying non-GMO not only impacts your own and your family’s health concerns, it also influences the buying decisions of food manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. Food manufacturers worldwide have switched to non-GM ingredients in response to consumers demanding they make a change or lose customers. See download below.
Look for Non-GMO Project Seals
From Crystal Sugar: David Berg, President of Crystal Sugar, the nation’s largest sugar beet processor, told the New York Times he thought customer acceptance of GE sugar was “a big nonevent.”
Tip #4: Download (ResponsibleTechnology.org) Shopping Guides
Use either IRT’s new Non-GMO Shopping Tips brochure or redesigned Non-GMO Shopping Guide to help you identify and avoid GM foods. We devote an entire page in each guide to help you uncover hidden GM ingredients on food labels that often read more like a chemical periodic table. If you have an iPhone, download our ShopNoGMO guide for free from the iTunes store.
*May be derived from other sources.
There is a growing movement for buying local and supporting local farmers. Resources to find organic and locally grown foods can be found using the links below:
Dairy Products may be from cows injected with GM bovine growth hormone. Look for labels stating No rBGH, rBST, or artificial hormones. OR Buy Organic Milk from reputable grass fed farm (some lower cost organic milk is from grain fed cows, depleting the essential vitamins and minerals).
Sugar If a non-organic product made in North American lists “sugar” as an ingredient (and NOT pure cane sugar), then it is almost certainly a combination of sugar from both sugar cane and GM sugar beets.