Do you know what GMO food means? GMO stands for “genetically modified organism.” This means man changes the genes of a food plant in a way that would not have been achieved naturally, nor by crossing or recombination. So what? Does it matter that many of the foods we eat are genetically modified? Does it matter that Shaklee soy products are non-GMO and that I am very proud to be able to offer that to you? What’s the big deal?
This totally unnatural process of food creation destroys the natural genes in food, causes mutations to form in the DNA, and even the inserted gene can be altered and form proteins which could trigger allergic reactions in people. If you want more information on GMO go to www.responsibletechnology.org. This is a BIG problem but also one which can be solved. In 1999, European companies committed themselves to non-GMO food and have been successful. America can do the same with the GMO food crops, such as, soy, corn, canola, cotton, and sugar beets. We can start by refusing to eat GM foods.
However, this isn’t as simple as you might think. The FDA does not require companies to label foods with a GM label. But be assured that the companies who do care about your health are sure to let you know that their products contain non-GMO food. www.shaklee.com or www.schenkel.myshaklee.com Have you found other products with the non-GMO label?