by Robyn O’Brien
You may not think you are eating genetically modified foods, but chances are that if you’ve grabbed a back of chips, loaf of bread or any other staple from the grocery store, you are.
Just how pervasive are genetically modified foods in the US? Very. The ingredients listed below are found in most conventional, processed foods. High fructose corn syrup, soy lecithin, vegetable oil, cornstarch and other ingredients are where genetically engineered ingredients are used. Genetically engineered corn, which in some cases, is registered by the EPA as a pesticide, and genetically engineered soy are often fed to the animals we eat.
And while these ingredients are labeled in countries around the world, they are not yet labeled here in the United States. Read Full Article »