Transparency is sexy. Misleading people, not so much. If you had no idea that ingredients, labeled by the EPA as pesticides, are hiding in your food, you’re not alone. Here are nine dirty little secrets about GMOs that impact everyone from farmers to families to the financials of our economy:
Tag Archive: genetic engineering
Today we have more food options than ever before. From organic, to locally grown, to vegan, we can find food anytime, almost anywhere. Not only is it available 24/7 and marketed to us using mobile apps and Internet games, but it is also full of lots of ingredients that just didn't exist when we were kids. So while our food may look the same, looks can be deceptive, as it now contains artificial, engineered and genetically altered ingredients that are so new that patents have been filed on them in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Engineered with new traits and characteristics, to withstand the routine spraying of record amounts of weed killers and other toxic ingredients, our food may look the same but it is anything but.