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Guide to Avoiding GMOs

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GMO ingredients are in your favorite foods - from cornstarch and corn syrup to soybean oil and granulated sugar. And it's not just processed foods, even fresh fruits and vegetables like potatoes, squash, apples, papayas and pink pineapples may have been genetically modified.

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Discover how to navigate grocery store aisles and steer clear of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Learn simple tips to ensure your shopping experience is GMO-free.


Discover the abundance of healthy and fresh options in the produce aisle. Not only is it the best place to steer clear of GMOs, but it also allows you to make a positive impact on your local economy and farmers. Opt for organic produce and prioritize local choices. Please note that potatoes are now classified as "high-risk" due to the prevalence of genetically-modified varieties. Conscious sellers usually inform buyers that their products contain GMOs.

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Meat, Dairy Products, Fish and Poultry

Seek out dairy, eggs, meat, and fish that are Non-GMO Project Verified. Or, opt for organic, grass-fed, or wild-caught for a safer choice when verification isn't possible.

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Discover GMO-free goods in the bulk aisle. While beans, grains, and spices are typically safe, be cautious when selecting items such as trail mix, granola, and soup mix. Opt for high-risk ingredient-free alternatives.

Packed Products

Beware of GMOs lurking in boxed, canned, and bottled products found in store center aisles. Unassuming ingredients like corn, soy, canola, and sugar beets may contain GMOs in various forms. To ensure your food is GMO-free, opt for items with the trusted Non-GMO Project Verified label. For the ultimate assurance of food quality and safety, seek out products that proudly wear the organic label.

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Food Additives

The food-based vitamin and supplement industry is stepping up their game to bring you transparency in ingredient sourcing. Get your hands on the ultimate list of Non-GMO Project Verified choices and make informed decisions for a healthier you.

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Buy Local Products

Discover the power of buying local to avoid GMO foods and support small farms and local vendors. By choosing locally sourced options and farmers markets, you can confidently enjoy consciously made products that are free from GMOs. If you're ever unsure about the GMO status of a local product, simply ask the friendly vendors who are eager to share their production methods with you.