Avoiding GMO’s in Fruit and Vegetables
Fruits and Vegetables
Quick hints to avoid and understand fruits and vegetables that are genetically modified.
Foods that are GE free:
Tips on GE Fruits and Vegetables- Keep in mind:
- GE papaya is grown from Hawaii. Check your local market to see if whether your local produce of papaya is grown in Hawaii or not.
- Most GE soy and corn become animal feed; the vast majority of the remainder is incorporated into processed foods.
- Although infrequent, GE squash (zucchini, yellow crookneck squash), is grown in small amounts; as your grocer if you are concerned.
Organic Food Tip
To be sure your food is non-GE, buy certified organic summer squash, sweet corn, and papaya.