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How to Shop for GE-Free Food

By John McQuaid, Lisa Gosselin, "3 Keys to Finding GE-Free Food," March/April 2011

3 tips for finding food that isn't genetically engineered.


READER'S COMMENT:
"I'm surprised that you don't mention the PLU codes on fresh produce. 4 digits means its conventionally grown; a 9 in front of the 4-digit code means its organically grown; an 8 in front of the 4-digit code means GE. http://www.plucodes....

One of the biggest quandaries for consumers today is that there is no labeling requirement for genetically engineered food. There are, increasingly, though, ways to identify foods that don’t contain GE ingredients. If you are concerned about consuming genetically engineered foods, look for these GE-free labels.

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