For years, gluten-free has been one of the top U.S. food trends, but it is GMO awareness that is currently uniting Americans who care about food quality and safety. You have a right to know what is in your food and GMO awareness is all about getting the facts and being able to make an educated food choice to protect your family’s health. As consumers become more aware, they overwhelmingly choose to buy non-GMO. The gluten-free community should be no different. Did you know most of the processed gluten-free foods sold in America contain GMO’s? If you answered no, you're not alone.
What are GMO’s?
GMOs, or “genetically modified organisms,” are plants or animals created through the gene splicing techniques of biotechnology (also called genetic engineering, or GE). This experimental technology merges DNA from different species, creating unstable combinations of plant, animal, bacterial and viral genes that cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding.
Are GMOs safe?
Most developed nations do not consider GMOs to be safe. In nearly 50 countries around the world, including Australia, Japan, and all of the countries in the European Union, there are significant restrictions or outright bans on the production and sale of GMOs. Click here to read the full post...