Last March, after years of sustained drought and recession here in Alberta, we were considering…
There are many reasons why you might want to avoid genetically modified organisms, more commonly known as “GMOs.” Most consumers have concerns about health. Other questions one might ask in the face of this new technology: What do GMOs do to our ecosystems, the independence of our farmers, and the rights of consumers to decide what to put in their bodies?
If you’re interested in avoiding GMOs, understanding the different non-gmo claims is important to know what they mean–and don’t mean. Some either don’t test for the presence or absence of GMOs, or allow so much GMO material that the claim itself is questionable. A Greener World’s Certified Non-GMO by AGW label only accepts the testing threshold of 0.9% incidental occurrence of genetically modified traits. Others allow as much as 5%, and even approve known contamination! How else does Certified Non-GMO by A Greener World compare? Use this handy comparison chart to see how we stack up to other non-gmo labels, and help you find products that meet your expectations.
Download the Non-GMO Comparison Chart here.