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Studies Show GMOs in Majority of U

Studies Show GMOs in Majority of U

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ On Sunday, Oct. 10, Whole Foods Market and retailers across the country will celebrate NonGMO Day to raise consumer awareness about the presence of genetically modified organisms GMOs in the food supply. Driven by the nonprofit NonGMO Project, this Sundays events are designed to send a wakeup call to consumers across the country.

Most Americans arent familiar with GMOs or aware of the extent of their use in food, explains Joe Dickson, Whole Foods Markets food, organic and environmental quality standards coordinator. We invite our communities to stop by our stores and learn more about this issue. are completely free of GMOs. The NonGMO Project standard is a processbased standard that avoids the intentional use of GMO ingredients by providing suppliers with procedures and best practices for minimizing the presence of GMO ingredients. Whole Foods Market currently carries more than 800 products that are verified by the NonGMO project, with thousands more in the pipeline. Many of those will be on display and available for tasting demonstrations at Whole Foods Market stores across the country on Sunday.