GMO Label Laws

Words like “organic” and “natural” are terms you are likely to see at your local grocer, but what about “GMO-free”? According to the World Health Organization, GMO (genetically-modified organism) is defined as “organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally.” GMO LawsThe health effects of eating GMO crops are relatively unknown, so many states are pushing for GMO labeling laws. According to the website, the nine GMO crops on the market in the U.S. are corn, soybeans, canola, cotton, sugar beets, alfalfa, Hawaiian papaya, zucchini and yellow crookneck squash.


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