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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…

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…

We want GMO labeling. We have a right to know what's in our food.

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). http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/Suppliers2/The-biggest-fallacy-about-GMOs-is-that-we-need-them-to-feed-the-world-WFP #GMOs #nonGMO #hunger #food

This is an excerpt from the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility’s statement on the lack of scientific consensus on GMO safety. http://www.ensser.org/increasing-public-information/no-scientific-consensus-on-gmo-safety/ The number of signatories has been increasing: http://www.ensser.org/media/0613/

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.

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.