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iPhone app helps consumers avoid "Frankenfoods"


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It's no secret that Genetically Modified Organisms, or GMOs, are running rampant in the American diet.  And these organisms, which are primarily found in corn, soy, canola, and cotton (and yes, we do have some cotton in the diet via cottonseed oil).  Sugar beets are a growing source of GMO carbs as well.

And the questions about the safety of GMOs in the diet are growing at a rampant rate.

But the United States doesn't require labeling of GMO-containing foods due to the success of the GMO lobby in federal and state legislatures.  So how is the consumer to know what foods do and don't contain these substances?

The Center for Food Safety is here to help with a free iPhone application (or, if you don't have an iPhone, they have a PDF document with all the information as well).  The application is well set up - with news, political actions to take, and a great source of which foods are safe and which bear the most scrutiny.

The application can be downloaded at the iTunes application store.  Additionally, I've heard there is an Android version as well, which you can find by searching the Android Market for "True Food."  Highly recommended.

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