Are you familiar with substantial equivalence? Substantial equivalence assumes that if a GMO contains similar amounts of a few basic components such as protein, fat, and carbohydrate as its non-GMO counterpart, then the GMO is substantially equivalent to the non-GMO and no compulsory safety testing is required. This is how GMOs were made available in the U.S. Read more here and share this graphic about substantial equivalence: http://gmoinside.org/substantial-equivalence #GMOs #GMOseeds #nonGMO Gmo Awareness, Health Matter, Safety Test, Non Gmo, Food, Nongmo, Basic Components, Gmos Monsanto, Substanti Equivalent
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For a growing global population facing dwindling resources, non-GMO plant-based proteins are the future, says 29-year-old non-GMO and organic soybean and corn supplier World Food Processing (WFP). THE CAPTION IS BALONEY! MOST COUNTRIES DON'T EVEN ALLOW GMO'S EXCEPT OURS!!
"if you put a label on genetically engineered food you might as well put a skull & crossbones on it." -president of Asgrow Seed Co., a subs. of Monsanto. "Monsanto should not have to vouchsafe the safety of biotech food. Our interest in in selling as much of it as possible. Assuring its safety is the FDA's job." -Monsanto's director of corporate
#GMO food #monsanto - Became a dietitian because believed we can save lives with food. Cannot save lives with food that is poisoned, genetically modified , and weak/lacking nutrition. It is with our dollars that we will take the food system back away from these big biotech and food corporations that are now telling us what we can and cannot eat. People need to monitor safety and not the government because too much money and power with big ag/corporate. Stop buying their products, buy organic!
Due to numerous health and safety concerns, and known environmental and economical impacts, many countries require #GMO labeling or ban GMOs altogether. But despite petitions and appeals for state and federal regulations on GMO labeling in the U.S., at present the best way to avoid GMOs is to be a vigilant label reader and watch out for the 8 most common genetically modified foods.