With no labeling, few realize they are eating genetically modified foods – Los Angeles Times – By Monica Eng, Chicago Tribune reporter- May 24, 2011

by drsjbecker on May 31, 2011

Some consumers are concerned that such foods may pose health risks and say manufacturers should be required to identify them for consumers.

When a team of activists wearing white hazmat suits showed up at a Chicago grocery store to protest the sale of genetically modified foods, they picked an unlikely target: Whole Foods Market.

Organic foods, by definition, can’t knowingly contain genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs. But genetically modified corn, soy and other crops have become such common ingredients in processed foods that even one of the nation’s top organic food retailers says it hasn’t been able to avoid stocking some products that contain them.    


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