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Q: How about lentils?

Answered by Community Manager - Jun 16, 2020

A: Nope, no there are no GMO lentils anywhere, or any legume or dry bean for that matter. To learn more about lentils, please visit USA Pulses.  [...]


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Q: What kind of apple is gmo

Answered by Community Manager - Jun 16, 2020

A: Like many fruits and vegetables, apples turn brown when they’re bitten, sliced or bruised when damaged flesh is exposed to oxygen. It’s because of an enzyme called polyphenol oxidase (PPO), but one company, Arctic® found a precise way to reduce the amount of PPO in apples. And they’ve used this technique to improve varieties that you already know and love. There is only one company that makes GMO apples, Arctic®. They come in several varieties, Arctic® Golden, Arctic® Fuji, and Arctic® Granny.  Look for Arctic® apples packaged as pre-sliced or the dried ap [...]


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Q: If GMO food is so safe, say the experts. Why is labeling such foods so hard ? And why is there so much resistance from the corporations creating these foods?

Answered by Community Manager - Jun 16, 2020

A: Thank you so much for your question. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has implemented a law to label GMOs, called the Bioengineered Disclosure law. Companies have until 2022 to disclose GMO ingredients on food.  We have a resource that tells you everything you need to know about GMO labeling in the U.S. The FDA also has an educational resource on GMOs called Feed Your Mind.  [...]


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Q: I'm confused why is this bad for us

Answered by Community Manager - Jun 16, 2020

A: Why do people think GMOs are bad? There’s a lot of information out there claiming that GMOs are harmful, but be careful what advice you trust because, for some, misinformation pays. Negative information about 'why GMO is bad' is often circulated by people who stand to benefit from shedding a negative light on genetically modified (GM) products. By positioning their own goods as a better, more ‘earth-friendly’ alternative to GMOs, they are able to increase their profits. At GMO Answers, we think it’s important to share accurate information about whether GMOs are good or bad so people [...]