Look for Products That Have Been Verified Non-GMO
October 22, 2015
Follow the Butterfly! Buy products that carry the Non-GMO Project Verified seal, to avoid GMOs and to help build a non-GMO future!
How safe are the foods you eat? Megan Westgate, Executive Director of the Non-GMO Project, joins us to tell us all about GMOs—genetically modified organisms, which can be found in as much as 80-percent of our food. But how safe are they? Many of the foods that are most popular with children contain GMOs. Cereals, snack bars, snack boxes, cookies, processed lunch meats, and crackers all contain large amounts of high risk food ingredients. Many processed foods in general, contain GMOs. More than 60 countries require labels on GMOs.. and many have severe restrictions or outright bans on the production and sale of GMOs. The U.S. and Canada are two of the only developed nations in the world without GMO labeling.
Healthy eating habits start at home and often at a very young age. It's important to promote healthy choices with your children to show why—and how—a healthy lifestyle can be fun. We've got some tips to help you if you've got a picky eater on your hands:
On this special episode, we're supporting our nations troops with the Wounded Warrior Project. Plus, a new edition of Behind the Mystery and a delicious fall recipe from celebrity chef Ralph Pagano.
Discover the Wounded Warrior Project, a charitable organization that helps veterans and active duty service members.