Green Peace describes genetically modified organisms as:
“created by taking genes from organisms such as bacteria, viruses or animals and inserting them into other, often unrelated, species. Unlike traditional breeding, genetic engineering creates new organisms that would never occur in nature, creating new and unpredictable health and environmental risks. The term ‘genetically engineered (GE) food’ refers to any product containing or derived from GMOs.”
According to studies, GM foods are unhealthy and often cause food allergies, reproductive disorder, digestive disorders, and the like. With this in mind, we parents should be vigilant when it comes to protecting our children from such products.
Below are some tips to keep GMOs out of our homes: