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GMO Foods

Do You Eat GMOS? (82% (9% What is GMO? Foods That Might Contain GMOS Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) is an entity that has had the genetíc makeup modified through genetic engineering techniques. The organisms used in GMO include yeast, plants, fish and mammals. In the case of food products, GMOS have been genetically altered for a number of reasons not necessarily associated with health or nutrition. Other terms meaning GMO are "genetically engineered", "genetically altered" and "genetically improved. Soda Frozen Pizza Apples Meat Should Food Containing GMOS Be Labeled? Bread Corn Peas Dairy and Cheese 8% Are Foods Containing GMOs Safe to Eat? Food Should Be Labeled It Isn't Necessary To Label Them Safe To Eat Dangerous to Eat I Not Sure 45- 40- 35- 30- Not Sure O +/- 3.8% HuffPost/YouGov poll http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/04/gmo-poll_n_2807595.html 15- GMOS by the Numbers Ommibus Poll – Huffington Post 60 Number of countries that have either banned the sale of or have required labeling of food containing GMOS Percentage of Genetically Modified Crops Resources: Huffington Post U.S. Food and Drug Administration CBSNews.com Forbes.com WebMD.com Monsanto.com NationalGeographic.com NewScientist.com Percent of processed foods that contain at least one GMO 5 ingredient found in the average grocery store according to estimates from the Grocery Manufacturers of America 94% 90% 88% 90% of sugar beets grown in U.S. 54% of sugar sold in processed foods America comes from sugar beets. of corn crop in of soy crop grown in the U.S. Soy is a staple of processed foods. of cotton crop in U.S. Cottonseeds U.S. Corn is used come from cotton in a number of and is used in vegetable oil and margarine. 1000 Number of professional chefs who publicly endorsed Prop 37 in California for GMO labeling Read More at: http://eulinaryschoolsconnection.com/are-you-eating-gmo-foods and fed to livestock

GMO Foods

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What is in the food we cook in our restaurants? What can new culinary professionals do about it? Should all GMOs be labeled?

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