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Non-GMO, You Ask? Wait…What Is GMO?

GMO… The term sounds oddly familiar, and yet, some people have no idea what it actually means. Well, if you are one of those people, the confusion is about to be cleared. GMO stands for “genetically modified organisms”, and is basically plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with bacteria, viruses, or other plants and animals to create hybrid new species. There has been a lot of research on the links between GMOs and consumers’ health problems, environmental damage, as well as the violation of farmers and consumers rights. Most developed nations do not currently consider GMOs safe. There are currently more than 60 countries that currently limit or restrict the use, sale, and production of GMOs. The US …