Genetically modified organisms, or GMO, labeling alerts consumers to the presence of genetically modified microorganisms or plants that are part of the food products that they buy. Even if the GMOs are not present, but w... More » Food Food Facts

GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, are organisms that have undergone some changes to their DNA through genetic engineering. GMO foods are foods in which these alterations have been made in order to add some benefic... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

The foods most likely to contain genetically modified organisms include corn, soy, sugar beets, zucchini and yellow squash, according to the Non-GMO Project. Ingredients such as high fructose corn syrup, molasses, lactic... More » Food Food Facts
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Foods with a high risk of being genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, include alfalfa, canola, corn, soy and sugar beets. Summer squash, zucchini, cotton and papaya are other common GMO crops. Some food ingredients th... More » Food Food Facts

Global Healing Center and Natural Society each host online lists of genetically modified foods they feel consumers should avoid. Global Healing Center lists 20 foods to avoid, and Natural Society's article addresses the ... More » Food Food Facts

As of 2015, foods that contain genetically modified organisms are considered safe by the World Health Organization, the National Academy of Sciences and the American Medical Association, states WebMD. However, no indepen... More » Food Food Facts

Some pros of genetically modified foods include better overall quality and taste of the food, more resistance to disease and more nutrition benefits, according to Health Research Funding. Some cons of GMO foods are envir... More » Food Food Facts